Senior Clinical Coder – Health Information Services

Brisbane Private Hospital
Published
13/11/2020
Location
Brisbane, Australia
Job Type
Full-Time
Reference No.
200001OE
State
QLD
Application Close Date
2020/11/27
Contact Title
Health Information Manager
Contact Name
Colin Gregory
Contact Email
Colin.Gregory@healthscope.com.au
Contact Phone
07 3834 6513

Description

  • Brisbane Private Hospital
  • Senior Clinical Coder – Health Information Services
  • Full Time Position
  • Supportive Management Team 

About the Role

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated and enthusiastic Senior Clinical Coder to join the Health Information Services team. The position offers a competitive above award rate of pay with flexible hours and ongoing professional support. Your remuneration level will be in line with your clinical coding experience.

 
About Us

Owned by the Healthscope group, Brisbane Private Hospital is a 181 bed facility which provides acute, surgical, rehabilitation, drug and alcohol and intensive care services. The hospital is centrally located on the fringe of the CBD with excellent public transport access or affordable parking options.

Senior Clinical Coder responsibilities include:

  •   Timely and accurate clinical coding
  •   Participate in casemix analysis, education and quality activities
  •   Clinical documentation improvement initiatives
  •   Participate in audits as necessary

 
Essential Criteria:
  • Recognised Certification in Clinical Coding with relevant experience in ICD-10-AM
  • Sound understanding of Codefinder and 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:  

  • Health Information Management (or equivalent tertiary qualification) 
  • Sound Knowledge of private sector funding models
  • Demonstrated understanding of the WebPAS patient information system

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