WW6607 - HIM Clinical Coder – Alfred Health - Full/Part-Time - Prahran - VIC

Alfred Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across three campuses in Melbourne with leading state-wide specialist services.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for a full time or part time Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder for a fixed term 12-month maternity leave position with the possibility of an ongoing role.

    Why work for us?

  • Challenging and varied casemix
  • Flexible work arrangements and hours
  • Working from home
  • Salary packaging
  • Award winning electronic medical record (EMR) - Cerner Power Chart 
    (recipient of Digital Transformation Award for EMR rollout at the Australian Healthcare Week Awards)
  • Coding tools: iPM, 3M Code-finder and Code Focus audit database
  • Ongoing coding education support through a team leader/mentor
  • Lunch time walks or group fitness training sessions around beautiful 
    Fawkner Park
  • Gym onsite available to all staff
  • Chapel street is a but a short distance away for all your social needs
  • Vibrant, social and very friendly team
Responsibilities / Duties: 
  • Timely and highly accurate clinical coding
  • Optimise the quality of coding by participating in and taking
    responsibility for continuous quality improvement strategies and audits
  • Participate in a comprehensive and ongoing education program developed
    and implemented by Health Information managers
  • Maintain current knowledge of developments in all aspects of health
    information management
Essential: 
  • Bachelor or Master of Health Information Management or other equivalent 
    qualification
  • Minimum of two years' experience coding in a tertiary hospital 
    environment
  • Comprehensive knowledge of clinical coding systems and Australian Coding 
    Standards
  • Ability to determine priorities and organise workload effectively and 
    efficiently
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as a 
    member of a large team
  • Possession of the following personal qualities: motivation, flexibility, 
    initiative, reliability and professionalism
Desirable: 

Experience coding with a scanned or electronic medical record

Enquiries: 

Contact Name: Tracy Burgess

Contact Title: Manager, Coding & Casemix

Phone: (03 )90762128

Email: t.burgess@alfred.org.au

Applications Close On: 
19 June 2019