Senior Project Officer, Classification and Coding

Department of Health
Published
22/08/2021
Location
50 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Australia
Job Type
Full-Time
Reference No.
115162
State
VIC
Application Close Date
2021/09/14
Contact Name
Carla Read
Contact Email
carla.read@vahi.vic.gov.au
Contact Phone
03 9456 3626

Description

The Classification and Coding unit is a unit within Health Services Data which is part of the Victorian Agency for Health Information (VAHI) division of the Department of Health.

The role:

  • Support the Victorian ICD Coding Committee as secretary of the committee
  • Provide coding and classification advice to the agency’s data request hub and data users across the department
  • Support the agency’s reporting activities and initiatives
  • Contribute to the national development of the ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS and AR-DRG classifications

The successful candidate will have:

  • A demonstrated ability in clinical coding of admitted patient separations, with a minimum of three years of experience
  • Understanding of the AR-DRG classification and funding models
  • Knowledge of the key health data collections
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

The role is full time but part time will be considered.

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