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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 22492
Position Title Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Location Frankston Hospital
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• New graduates welcome to apply
• Comprehensive training available
• Opportunity to work from home

Position Summary
An opportunity exists for a highly motivated Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder to join a passionate and friendly service with a focus on quality improvement and high performance. We offer flexible and family friendly working conditions and the potential to work from home.

Peninsula Health provides integrated patient-centred healthcare to the residents of South Eastern/Bayside suburbs and the entire Mornington Peninsula.

About our Health Information Service (HIS)
Our team in HIS work with passion and dedication to accurately record and submit admitted patient data within specified timeframes enabling timely recording of casemix data and ensuring correct financial reimbursement for our hospital.

We are responsible for classifying diseases and procedures according to ICD-10-AM for Acute, Sub-acute and Mental Health patient episodes.

Peninsula Health is a growing health service, continually offering more services to patients on the Mornington Peninsula, therefore the coding service is expanding and we are looking for Health Information Managers and Clinical Coders to meet the growing demand.

Key Responsibilities
• Ensure timely and accurate coding of health service inpatient episodes using ICD-10-AM 10th edition
• Participate in an ongoing coding auditing program with a focus on coding quality and optimising health service revenue
• Participate in clinician education on casemix funding, coding and documentation standards
• Provide assistance in other duties to cover annual and sick leave
• Participate in ongoing staff development activities

Selection Criteria:
• Excellent knowledge of Clinical Coding principals and standards
• Recent Clinical Coding knowledge and experience using ICD10AM (10th Edition)
• Understanding of the Victorian Casemix Funding Model
• Understanding of DHHS data reporting requirements ie VAED
• Understanding of DHHS Hospital Admission Policy
• Bachelor of Health Information Management or equivalent
• Excellent Organisation & Planning Skills
• Excellent Verbal Communication
• Good Problem Solving Skills
• Advanced Computer Skills
• Ability to work as a team
• Demonstrated resilience
• Integrity
• Self Discipline

• Family friendly hours
• Potential to work at home
• Opportunity for career development
• Ongoing education, support and mentoring
• Salary packaging
• Large hospital network with varied casemix

How to apply
To apply, please click on the APPLY NOW button to forward you current resume and covering letter for consideration

Other Information
• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must meet the immunisation requirements of their role prior to commencement.
• Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.
Selection Criteria Essential: Excellent knowledge of clinical coding principals and standards
Essential: Understanding of the Victorian Casemix Funding Model
Essential: Bachelor of Health Information Management or equivalent
Essential: Recent clinical coding knowledge and experience using ICD10AM (10th Edition)
Desirable: Advanced computer skills and proficient in Windows applications particularly Word & Excel
Contact Person Peter Jackson
Contact Number 0397847079
Contact Email pjackson@phcn.vic.gov.au
Alternate Contact Person Emilia Pezzi
Alternate Contact Number 0397848579
Closing Date 22/11/2017
Position Description Position Description final HIM Clinical Coder Nov.pdf