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Apply now Job no: 494105
Work type: Part time
Location: Pindara Private Hospital
Categories: HIM/Clinical Coder/Medical Records

We are seeking experienced Clinical Coders to join our Health Information Services team.
We have permanent part-time positions available (working hours per fortnight available are 48 and above)

 

About the Role

In this role you will support the Manager of Health Information Services at Pindara Private Hospital to ensure data is collected, collated and managed in line with hospital and relative legislative requirements.  You will be required to provide accurate and timely coding of diagnosis and procedures using current coding standards. 

You will be processing confidential data which is used for billing, morbidity collections, research, statistical analysis, management information systems, quality activities and casemix management including Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG) allocation.

You will report to the Manager of Health Information Services and will work with a small professional team.

 

About You

To succeed in this role you will bring a qualification in Clinical/Medical Coding with highly developed interpersonal skills and problem solving abilities.  You will have excellent organisations skills and a sound knowledge of health fund contracts. Qualified junior candidates are encouraged to apply!

You will also demonstrate;

  • Successful completion of ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Tenth Edition education
  • Practical knowledge in current disease classification
  • Knowledge of Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG’s) will be highly regarded
  • High level of computer literacy

This role requires an individual who works well independently whilst having a strong focus on achieving team goals.

 

Why Ramsay?

  • Relocation package available!
  • Flexible work practices to best match your work/life balance
  • Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
  • Employee assistance program
  • Industry discounts across private health insurance, retail services, financial services and more.

 

About the Organisation

Pindara Private Hospital is a modern 348 licensed acute care Hospital with extensive on site facilities including a 24 hour Emergency Department, 22 Operating Theatres including our Day Surgery and Endoscopy Unit, Intensive Care, Coronary Care, Oncology, Maternity and Paediatric units, Rehabilitation and Renal Dialysis, a state of the art Cardiac Catheter Laboratory / Hybrid Theatre, in-house Pharmacy, comprehensive Pathology and X-Ray including Ultrasound, CT scan, MRI and Nuclear Medicine imaging and a number of on-site consulting suites. Pindara Private Hospital has established an excellent reputation in the community for its high commitment to customer service, staff satisfaction and quality improvement.

The Hospital is operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 73 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. Ramsay focuses on maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety, being an employer of choice, and operating its business according to The Ramsay Way philosophy: "People Caring for People".

 

Remuneration

On offer is PRO RATA Full-Time Equivalent, base annual salary ranging from;

- $80,000 -$90,000 + Superannuation depending on experience level.

 

How to Apply

All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply Link below within this ad to lodge an application (applications should include CV and 2 current work-related referees). 

Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority.  Applicants will be required to provide a current (12 months or less) National Police check prior to appointment and persons in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases prior to commencement.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity please contact Jenny King, Coding Manager on 07 5588 9440.

Application Close: Friday, 1 November 2019

Advertised: E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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