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Coding Auditor & Educator - Southern Region

Apply now Job no: 526873
Work type: Part time
Location: Corporate Services - VIC Metropolitan
Categories: HIM/Clinical Coder/Medical Records

Regional Coding Auditor and Educator
  • Grow your career with Australia's largest private Healthcare provider
  • Permanent part-time Opportunity (60hrs per f/n)
  • VIC Location

An exciting opportunity exists for a Regional Coding Auditor & Educator role in the Southern Region. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic Health Information Manager or Clinical Coder with recent auditing and education experience to join our team.

The Role

The successful applicant will undertake regional clinical coding audits, develop and implement coding education, and where it is identified that changes or improvements could be made which will improve the workflow and accuracy of clinical coding, the applicant will work at local, regional and national levels to implement and participate in these changes. As part of the role, there is a significant training element and the successful candidate will be required to work across various sites in Victoria (mainly metro Melbourne), there is also the possibility of some working from home therefore flexibility is a must.

This position which reports to the Regional Health Information Manager – Southern Region will also work closely with the Revenue Management Group in relation to the correct interpretation of health fund contracts, ensuring that any contract changes are correctly applied when coding episodes.

The Person

The successful applicant must:

  • Have successfully a Bachelor of Health Management/Certificate IV in Clinical Classification (or equivalent)
  • Holds a Certificate IV in Training & Assessment and/or External Clinical Auditing Course is desirable
  • Have a minimum of 5 years’ recent experience as a clinical coding including complex and varied case mix
  • Extensive private hospital coding experience with an understanding of private health insurance rules and funding models is desirable,
  • Have a thorough understanding and knowledge of clinical coding using the current ICD-AM and the ability to apply up to date coding standards and practice
  • Have the ability to travel to sites as required
  • Be able to work within a team environment or independently, using initiative to investigate concerns and participate in the development of audit programs
  • Have well-developed negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Have effective communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, planning, and organisation skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment, managing multiple tasks, delivering results within timeframes and maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders

The Organisation

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”.

Enquiries can be directed to:

Belinda Torney, Regional Health Information Manager on E: TorneyB@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.

Successful applicants are required to provide evidence of two Covid19 vaccinations prior to commencement. You may also be required to provide a current National Police check and Working with Children Check, as well as proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases.

Applications close: Friday 28 January 2022 - 1155pm

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