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Reference Number 15794
Position Title Coding Educator - Health Contracts
Employment Type Full Time
Division Epworth Corporate
Location Richmond
Award Classification Epworth HealthCare Health Professionals Individual Agreement - Health Professional Grade 3 Year 4
Hours 38
Position Summary
  • Education role in Clinical Coding
  • Salary packaging and staff benefits
  • Located in Richmond, close to public transport

The Role

Do you enjoy working with others? Are you looking for a new and rewarding opportunity? Then this could be the job for you!  

We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced and dedicated Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder to join our expanding Coding Operations Team at Epworth HealthCare in the position of Coding Educator.

The successful applicant will demonstrate a sound knowledge of the Australian Coding Standards as well as National and State published coding advice, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and display leadership qualities.

In this position you will be supported by the Coding Manager – Richmond & Group Operations working collaboratively with the existing Coding Educators and HIS Coding Auditors. 

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Provision of coding education, support and training to all Health Information Managers (HIMs)/Clinical Coders across Epworth HealthCare.
  • Assist in planning and participation in Coding Quality Improvement activities
  • Prepare and present coding related educational material across Epworth HealthCare

Skills & Experience

To be successful for this role you will have:

  • Bachelor of Health Information Management or equivalent
  • Excellent classification and casemix funding knowledge with a minimum of three years coding experience in a tertiary level hospital
  • Previous education experience desirable
  • Highly developed time management, prioritisation and communication skills

About Epworth

Epworth HealthCare is a world-class, not-for-profit, private health care group dedicated to providing the best possible outcomes for our patients by providing the best possible care. Across our eight locations patients and staff have access to state-of-the-art diagnostic, surgical and procedural technology, world-class theatres and equipment and benefit from the extensive teaching and research occurring at Epworth every day.

The Epworth Difference is defined by our unique culture and dedication to giving outstanding patient care. From the way we recognise and reward our staff to our attitude toward the patient experience, Epworth is for those with the ambition to get better, give the best possible care and lead their field.

Epworth is a great choice for staff who want to be part of a cutting-edge, fast paced and progressive environment. 

Enquiring about and Applying for this Position

To obtain more information refer to the attached position description.

Direct your enquiries to the contact person listed below.

Applications must be submitted online – to apply for this position click Apply Now

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Epworth and a valid Working with Children Check provided by the applicant.

Note: Applications from Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted.

Contact Person Alysha Middlin - Coding Manager - Richmond & Group Operations
Contact Number (03) 9426 6597
Closing Date 22/05/2019
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