Senior Coding Educator/Auditor

Bendigo Health
Published
29/10/2021
Location
100 Barnard Street, Bendigo, Vic 3550, Bendigo, Australia
Job Type
Full-Time
Reference No.
32948
State
VIC
Application Close Date
2021/11/17
Contact Title
Manager
Contact Name
Kerry-Anne Adair
Contact Email
recruitment@bendigohealth.org.au
Contact Phone
(0409) 333 633

Description

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and experienced Coding Educator/Auditor to join the well-established coding department and support the HIM/Clinical coder team.

As part of the team you will be responsible for the ongoing development and refinement of an existing program whilst providing support with quality assurance and data analysis projects within Health Information Services and Bendigo Health.

To be successful in this position, considerable experience in clinical coding, strong time management, and problem solving skills will be required.

Our senior HIM and management team will be there is assist you as you transition to your new role and the coding team will have you feeling like you are one of the group in no time.


The Position 

Position Title: Senior Coding Educator/Auditor
Classification: Dependant on qualifications and experience
Hours per fortnight: 80
Employment Status: Ongoing
Other requirements:  COVID-19 Vaccination


Bendigo Health

Our 700 bed state of the art hospital was built in 2017. We are a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. We have all of the latest technologies allowing our 4500 staff to deliver Excellent Care to Every Person, Every Time. Our teams are friendly and we offer a supportive working environment for career progression. Remuneration is in accordance with Victorian Public Health Enterprise Agreements and generous salary packaging arrangements are offered to all staff.

The Team

The Quality and Patient Information Division provides leadership for the nursing workforce throughout Bendigo Health. Quality and Patient Information provides leadership and support for quality improvement, patient safety and experience and health information services across the organisation.  The division, through both Health Information Services and Quality have key roles in medical record management, clinical documentation, freedom of information, patient safety, quality improvement, risk management, external reporting and compliance requirements. There is a strong strategic and operational focus of promoting quality improvement, supporting the organisation to review incidents, data and systems to improve patient outcomes and efficiency of the business.

In addition, the Executive Director of Quality and Patient Information holds the professional portfolio of Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer. Nurses are the largest work group within Bendigo Health and the division is focused on supporting our nursing workforce to feel valued and empowered.  Our aspiration for nurses and midwifes at Bendigo Health is to live our organisational values of caring, passionate and trustworthy.

Bendigo Region

Bendigo is one of Victoria’s fastest growing making regional cities it a great city to live and work in. Bendigo provides services for the region’s population of over 300,000 and so the city offers excellent schools, shopping and cultural precincts, sporting facilities and various tertiary facilities. We can offer generous flexible working arrangements - giving you more time to enjoy the fantastic restaurants, beautiful parks, walking trials and wineries within our region.

Diversity and Inclusion

Bendigo Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity and social inclusion and encourage people from a diverse cultural background, people with disabilities and or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

How to apply

For further information on the position please refer to the position description available on our website www.bendigohealth.org.au.  Applications are to be submitted online. If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the onboarding process.

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