Senior Clinical Coder

National Capital Private Hospital
Published
January 15, 2020
Location
Canberra, Australia
Job Type
Full-Time
Application Close Date
2020/02/14
Contact Title
State Health Information Manager
Contact Name
Maree Carolan
Contact Email
Maree.Carolan@healthscope.com.au
Contact Phone
02 6222 6606

Description

Senior Clinical Coder (Full- Time) – National Capital Private Hospital, Canberra ACT

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Senior Clinical Coder to join National Capital Private Hospital. To be successful in this position, considerable experience in clinical coding, strong time management and problem solving skills will be required.

As a Clinical Coder your responsibilities will include:

Timely and accurate clinical coding
Participate in case mix analysis, education & quality activities
Clinical documentation improvement initiatives
Participate in audits as necessary

About Us: We work together for better care.

Healthscope is a leading private provider of integrated health services in Australia. We are focused on providing exceptional services to our customers across 44 hospitals as well as market leading international pathology operations in New Zealand.

Our team of over 18,000 employees understand that healthcare is a special business, 24/7, 365 days a year our team provide quality care and positively contribute to the clinical outcomes of our patients.

Essential Criteria:

HIMAA Certification in Clinical Coding with experience in ICD-10-AM , ACHI & ACS
Proven experience in clinical coding
Sound understanding of Codefinder & Turbocoder
Strong organisational skills in planning, prioritising and managing workloads Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work within a team environment

Desirable Criteria:

Sound Knowledge of private sector funding models
Demonstrated understanding in WebPAS patient information system

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