Senior Clinical Coder

Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service
    Published
    January 15, 2020
    Location
    Rockhampton/Gladstone, Australia
    Job Type
    Full-Time
    Reference No.
    RK9L333167
    Pay Rate
    $75,711 - $83,415 p.a.
    Application Close Date
    2020/02/16
    Position Description
    Contact Title
    CQHHS District Health Information Manager
    Contact Name
    Karthick Sivasubramaniyan
    Contact Email
    Karthick.Sivasubramaniyan@health.qld.gov.au
    Contact Phone
    0469658012

    Description

    The Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service are currently on the lookout for two Senior Clinical Coders to join their hard-working team in the Clinical Coding Unit. As a Senior Clinical Coder, you'll assist the Central Queensland and Central West Health Services to meet Activity Based Funding data submission requirements through the following responsibilities:

    • Review the medical record and other sources of information (such as AUSLAB) in order to identify principal diagnosis, additional diagnoses  and any procedures relevant to the inpatient episode of care.
    • Develop and maintain an understanding of the uses of coded morbidity data.
    • Assist the Clinical Coding Service to meet monthly deadlines by prioritising work, undertaking external coding and site visits as required and actively participating in the morbidity data submission process.
    • Participate in the Coder-Clinician Liaison (CCL) program.
    • + More!

    Read the attached Role Description to find out more about how to apply, what we look for and what a career with CQ Health could mean for you!

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