Senior Clinical Coder – Audit and Education

NT Government Department of Health
Published
08/04/2021
Location
105 Rocklands Drive, Tiwi, Australia
Job Type
Full-Time
Reference No.
RTF 194818
Pay Rate
$106,914 - $119,328
State
NT
Application Close Date
2021/04/20
Contact Title
Jacqueline Kent
Contact Name
Jacqueline Kent
Contact Email
jacqueline.kent@nt.gov.au
Contact Phone
08 8922 6967

Description

Health Careers & Opportunities in the Northern Territory

If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory. The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, and acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.

Royal Darwin Hospital

Senior Clinical Coder – Audit and Education

Administrative Officer 6 - Remuneration Package Range $106,914 - $119,328
(Comprising salary $92,620 - $103,538 superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave). Additional salary sacrifice provisions also apply
Information Management - Top End Health Service - Chief Finance Officer
Darwin
Fixed for 12 months

We are currently seeking an experienced Senior Clinical Coder specialising in coding audits and education to join our team at Royal Darwin Hospital…
If you are looking for a new start or a fresh challenge the Northern Territory is the right move.

With the nation’s fastest economic growth and major developments underway we have plenty of work available for career-minded professionals.

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, incredible fishing, multicultural society and a legendary laid back lifestyle.

Royal Darwin Hospital is the Northern Territory’s largest tertiary referral and teaching hospital and 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, while acting as a tertiary referral hospital for the remainder of the Northern Territory, the Kimberley region of Western Australia and the northern neighbours in the event of a man made or natural disaster in the region. The Hospital has a catchment population of some 150 000 people and directly serves an area of 127 000 square kms.

Clinical Coding in the Top End is guaranteed to be a totally different experience to anywhere else in the country and while working at Royal Darwin Hospital you will gain exposure to a unique case mix that can only enhance your future in coding.

You will be part of the leadership team responsible for the supervision and training/mentoring of Clinical Coders. Experience in performing coding audits and providing education and training to support accurate coding of morbidity data for internal and external reporting activities in accordance with the operational requirements of the Top End Health Service.

You will require a minimum of five years’ experience in Clinical Coding with the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification (ICD-10-AM) and Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI) and Australian Coding Standards (ACS), 10th Edition, in an acute care tertiary level hospital with high quality and productivity results. As well as good organisational skills, strong work ethic and ability to communicate effectively with all staff.

For further information on the above position please contact Jacqueline Kent on 08 8922 6967 or email jacqueline.kent@nt.gov.au

Quote vacancy number: 72201458
Vacancy closing date: 20/04/2021 

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

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

 

Apply through link:
https://jobs.nt.gov.au/Home/JobDetails?rtfId=194818

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