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Expressions of Interest - Clinical Coders

Apply now Job no: 514130
Work type: Casual
Location: Armidale Private Hospital, Baringa Private Hospital, Berkeley Vale Private Hospital, Coffs Harbour Day Surgery, Dudley Private Hospital, Figtree Private Hospital, Lake Macquarie Private Hospital, Lawrence Hargrave Private Hospital, Nowra Private Hospital, Port Macquarie Private Hospital, Southern Highlands Private Hospital, Tamara Private Hospital, Warners Bay Private Hospital, Wollongong Private Hospital, Castlecrag Private Hospital, Hunters Hill Private Hospital, Kareena Private Hospital, Linear Medical, Mt Wilga Private Hospital, North Shore Private Hospital, Northside Group Cremorne Clinic, Northside Group Macarthur Clinic, Northside Group St Leonards Clinic, Northside Wentworthville Clinic, St George Private Hospital, Strathfield Private Hospital, Westmead Private Hospital
Categories: HIM/Clinical Coder/Medical Records

We are seeking Expressions of Interest for qualified and enthusiastic Clinical Coders to join our Ramsay hospitals across NSW on a casual basis. The NSW Region includes 28 facilities located within the Sydney Metropolitan, Newcastle, and regional NSW areas. To view a list of these facilities, please visit our website: https://www.ramsayhealth.com.au/Find-a-Service/Hospitals/New-South-Wales

The Role:

Reporting to the NSW Regional Health Information Manager or relevant Manager, you will be responsible for providing accurate and timely coding of diagnosis and procedures following current Australian Coding Standards. Each hospital within the Ramsay network has a varied mix of specialties, ensuring that your work will be challenging and diverse. Importantly, you will also provide support to the relevant manager, ensuring data is collected, collated, and managed in line with hospital and relevant legislative requirements.

The data being collated and processed is highly confidential and will be used for billing, morbidity collections, research, statistical analysis, management information systems, quality activities and casemix management including Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG) allocations.

About You:

To be successful in this role, you will work effectively both within a team environment and independently as required. Your ability to maintain positive relationships and strong communication networks with all stakeholders and departments, ensuring all quality outcomes are achieved, is crucial for this role.

You will also have the following criteria:

Essential:

  • Clinical Coding Qualifications from Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA); Associate Diploma or Bachelor of Applied Science, Medical Record Administration or Health Information Management; or similar relevant tertiary qualification;
  • Minimum 1 to 3 years of coding experience;
  • Sound and updated knowledge of ICD-10-AM 11th Edition and Australian Coding Standards;
  • Sound and updated knowledge of Medical Science and Medical Terminology;
  • Knowledge and understanding of DRG and Casemix;
  • Knowledge and understanding of current Privacy legislation;
  • Ability to liaise with clinicians and hospital staff about coding and documentation requirements;
  • Eligible for membership with the HIMAA;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Excellent prioritisation and time management skills; and
  • Proven commitment to team work.

Desirable:

  • Previous work experience using 3M Codefinder; and
  • Previous experience using MEDITECH.

Remuneration

On offer is an hourly rate of $40 - $44 plus Superannuation and Casual Loading

Working with Us

Ramsay Health Care was established in 1964 and has grown to become a global hospital group operating over 480 facilities across 11 countries making it one of the largest and most diverse private healthcare companies in the world.

Ramsay is well-respected throughout the global health care industry for its quality health care operations and excellent record in hospital management and patient care. Its focus is 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”.

Requirements

To ensure the quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors, applicants will be required to provide before commencement a National Police Check, Working with Children Clearance and proof of Immunisation to infectious diseases.

Enquiries can be directed to:
Joanne Moss
Regional Health Information Manager –  NSW
E:
MossJ@ramsayhealth.com.au

To Apply:

Applications must be lodged online by clicking the Apply button within this advertisement. Your application should include your Curriculum Vitae outlining your experience and skills in line with the above criteria and 2 current work-related referees.

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