Senior Clinical Coder

National Capital Private Hospital
    Published
    January 16, 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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