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Reference Number 16625
Position Title Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder - Health Contracts
Employment Type Full Time
Division Epworth Corporate
Location Richmond & Geelong
Award Classification Epworth HealthCare Health Professionals Individual Agreement - Health Professional Grade 2 Year 5
Hours 114
Position Summary
  • A customised induction program with ongoing support from Coding Educators and Auditors
  • Flexible working arrangements including working from home
  • Inclusive work place with collaborative engagement and continuous opportunities for growth 

At Epworth, we care.

We care about our patients and about our people. We care about innovating; staying ahead of the field. We care about your career development and progression, and nurturing your potential. And we care about giving the support and flexibility you need to thrive in our growing, fast-paced and ever-changing organisation.

The Role

In this permanent role, based at either Richmond, Eastern (Box Hill) or Geelong (Waurn Ponds) you will be predominately responsible for accurately coding medical records in accordance with the Australian Coding Standards. Using 3M Codefinder, you will be exposed to a diverse Casemix including Cardiothoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Interventional Cardiology, Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Oncology, Obstetrics and Rehabilitation. 

You will make an impact by:

  • Accurately coding episodes using ICD-10-AM, ACHI and the Australian Coding Standards as well relevant state, national and internal advice
  • Ensuring all records are coded within specified timeframes
  • Maintaining compliance with reporting requirements
  • Achieving high quality coded data
  • Actively participate in training, quality and education activities

To be successful in this role…

You have a drive to expand your career and enhance your skill set.  You’re comfortable working autonomously as well as part of a team. You understand how your role impacts the financial sustainability of the organisation and demonstrate a commitment to continued service improvement.

You will have:

  • Proven high quality coding skills
  • An excellent knowledge of the Australian Coding Standards
  • Relevant qualifications in Health Information Management or Clinical Coding
  • Previous public or private health sector experience
  • Experience with private sector funding models would be advantageous

At Epworth, everybody matters.

It’s the sense of belonging and being part of an organisation that puts the patient in the centre of all that is done. In addition to this, you will have access to:

  • Epworth Scholarship Program opportunities
  • Above award rates
  • Salary packaging benefits of $9,000
  • Heavily reduced health services for you and your family
  • Discounted private health insurance
  • Epworth My Benefits program with shopping, theatre, restaurants and sports ticket discounts

About Epworth

Epworth HealthCare is Victoria’s largest not for profit private hospital group, renowned for excellence in diagnosis, treatment, care and rehabilitation at 11 locations across Melbourne and Geelong.  At Epworth, our patients are at the heart of everything we do. Supported by world-class facilities, we integrate clinical practice with education and research in order to deliver outstanding patient care each and every day.

Enquire/ Apply for this Position 

Sound interesting? We’d love to hear from you. To obtain more information refer to the attached position description or contact the person listed below.

Only online applications will be accepted. Submit your CV and a short cover letter by clicking APPLY NOW to complete your application.

If successful, you’ll be required to satisfactorily clear a National Police Check (conducted by Epworth) and a hold a valid employee Working with Children Check (provided by you).

Contact Person Alysha Middlin - Coding Manager - Richmond & Group Operations
Contact Number (03) 9426 6597
Alternate Contact Person Jessica Holliday - HIS Site Manager - Epworth Geelong
Alternate Contact Number (03) 5271 7758
Closing Date 09/03/2020
Position Description
HIM_ClinicalCoder_Jan2019.pdf Open
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