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February

Clinical Coding Auditor

Western Sydney Local Health District - Sydney, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 2
Remuneration: $98,105.44 - $116,361.04 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ216150

Where you'll be working
Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is responsible for providing primary and secondary health care for people living in the Auburn, Blacktown, and The Hills Shire, Holroyd and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs) and tertiary care to residents of the Greater Western Region. We are committed to our vision of 'better health services for the people of western Sydney and beyond' and to the delivery of health care or related services in line with our core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment.

What you'll be doing

The Clinical Coding Auditor is responsible for clinical coding quality initiatives including audit & review as per the WSLHD Clinical Coding Quality Plan & for assisting in the training and development for the clinical coding team across WSLHD. The position is expected to undertake highly accurate clinical coding when required and to provide advice and assistance to ensure the clinical coding team are able to maximise revenue through an improved understanding of clinical coding, casemix & DRGs.
 
 People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.

Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations. For more information, please visit: http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/ Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
 
Westmead hospital car parking allocation model is changing. There is a waitlist for parking for new staff commencing at Westmead Hospital. This does not apply for staff with disability.
 
Blacktown hospital car parking allocation model is changing. There is a managed waitlist for parking for new staff commencing at Blacktown Hospital. This does not apply to staff with a disability parking permit.
 
Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Bachelor of Applied Science (Health Information Management) or equivalent tertiary qualification with eligibility for membership of HIMAA, or HIMAA Clinical Coder Certification (CCC), and/ or relevant experience
  2. Significant clinical coding experience at tertiary level using ICD-10-AM with a sound understanding of the Australian Coding Standards which can be demonstrated by audit results, and an understanding of casemix, DRGs and Activity Based Funding models and their application within the health system
  3. An understanding of quality improvement activities in relation to clinically coded data, including clinical coding audits, ability to interpret audit results, error correction and presentation of data
  4. Demonstrated problem solving and organisational skills with high level communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to work both autonomously and within a team. Proven ability to prioritise tasks and effectively manage time and resources to achieve agreed outcomes under limited supervision
  5. Excellent verbal, written interpersonal and organisational skills with high level attention to detail and the ability to deliver mentoring and support to coding team members
  6. Proficient in the use of office computer applications including PAS, 3M Codefinder, MS Excel, MS Word & MS Powerpoint
  7. Enthusiastic attitude and demonstrated ability to work both independently, within a team and be flexible in a changing work environment.

 
 
Need more information?
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For role related queries or questions contact Fiona Ho on (02) 8890 3827 or [email protected] 

Applications Close: 8th March 2021

Sydney, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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