Health Information Managers and Clinical Coders

Northern Territory Government
Published
05/03/2022
Location
Alice springs, Australia
Job Type
Full-Time
State
NT
Application Close Date
2022/03/16
Contact Name
janine wapper
Contact Email
janine.wapper@nt.gov.au

Description

Health Careers & Opportunities in the Northern Territory

We are currently seeking experienced Health Information Managers and Clinical Coders to join our Health Information team with positions based at Royal Darwin Hospital or Alice Springs Hospital…

If you are looking for a new start or a fresh challenge the Northern Territory is the right move.

When you come to work in the Northern Territory you will be part of an energetic, talented workforce that enjoys a unique lifestyle that’s unmatched anywhere in Australia. Come and experience great weather, beautiful sunsets, vibrant markets, multicultural society and a legendary laid back lifestyle.

Royal Darwin Hospital is the Territory’s largest tertiary referral and teaching hospital and houses Australia’s National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre. It is a University Teaching Hospital providing acute hospital services to the residents of the Top End of the Northern Territory, and is a tertiary referral hospital for the Kimberley region of Western Australia and the northern neighbours in the event of a man made or natural disaster in the region.

Alice Springs is an iconic outback town, yet the Alice Springs Hospital is the major trauma centre for a region that extends down into South Australia and across borders into Western Australia and Queensland. It is a teaching hospital with medium level Intensive Care facilities and a broad case-mix including chronic kidney disease, complex diabetes, infectious disease, obstetrics, mental health, and day procedures. Alice Springs Hospital also provides rehabilitation services and palliative care.

Coding in the Northern Territory is guaranteed to be a totally different experience to anywhere else in the country and while working at our hospitals you will gain exposure to a unique case mix that will enhance your future in coding.

Multiple positions available:

NT Coding Education Lead

Administrative Officer 7 - Remuneration Package Range: $126,654 - $136,135) Comprising salary $109,514 - $117,815, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave. In addition salary sacrifice provisions

Two vacancies are available, one ongoing in Alice Springs and one Fixed for 12 months in Darwin.

You must have a recognized clinical coding auditing qualification and extensive experience with complex ICD-10-AM, ACHI and Australian Coding Standards, 11th Edition. Experience training clinical coders is desirable.

Quote vacancy number: 014129

Clinical Coding Team Leader 

Administrative Officer 6 - Remuneration Package Range: $107,358- $119,828) Comprising salary $92,620 - $103,538, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave. In addition salary sacrifice provisions

Fixed for 12 months in Darwin

You must have extensive experience with complex ICD-10-AM, ACHI coding according to Australian Coding Standards, 11th Edition. Experience supervising a clinical coding team is desirable.                                                                                           

Quote vacancy number: 707

Advanced Clinical Coder

Administrative Officer 5 - Remuneration Package Range $97,852 - $102,866 (Comprising salary $84,297 - $88,687, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave) In addition salary sacrifice provisions

Several fixed and ongoing vacancies are available in Alice Springs and Darwin.

You must have extensive experience with complex ICD-10-AM, ACHI coding according to Australian Coding Standards, 11th Edition. Experience mentoring clinical coders within a team is desirable.                                                                                           

Quote vacancy number: 29527

Clinical Coder

Administrative Officer 4 - Remuneration Package Range $82,629 - $94,784) Comprising salary $71,091 - $81,611, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave. In addition salary sacrifice provisions

Ongoing in Darwin

You must have minimum 2 years acute hospital experience coding with ICD-10-AM, ACHI according to Australian Coding Standards, 11th Edition.

Quote vacancy number: 43223                                   

For further information on the above positions please contact:

Darwin: Jacqueline Kent on 08 8922 8635 or email jacqueline.kent@nt.gov.au 

Alice Springs: Janine Wapper on 08 89517088 or email janine.wapper@nt.gov.au

Closing date: 16/03/2022

Information for Applicants

Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address). For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit www.jobs.nt.gov.au  

Information on the Northern Territory and its great lifestyle is available at www.australiasnorthernterritory.com.au

Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT @ https://forms.pfes.nt.gov.au/safent) and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.

Department of Health is a Smoke Free Workplace

Note: All NTPS employees are required to provide evidence of having completed two COVID-19 vaccinations or in certain circumstances a medical exemption.

Picture your life out here – www.OurLifeOutHere.nt.gov.au

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