WW6726 - Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder - Full-Time - Northern Health, Epping, VIC

Northern Health is a dynamic health service, providing public healthcare to residents of Melbourne’s northern suburbs and the surrounding regional communities. Our campuses offer services to a diverse community across acute, subacute, ambulatory and community programs.

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder to join the HIS team at Northern Health.

he role is based in our auditing team and includes, auditing of admitted patient episodes, ICD-10-AM coding from the Clinical Patient Folder (scanned medical record) using the 3M Codefinder, and other quality related activities.

In the first instance this role is a full time position at 80 hours per fortnight.

We can offer:

• The opportunity to join a friendly and progressive team in a rapidly expanding and dynamic organisation.
• Encouragement to grow, innovate and partake in ongoing training and development programs.
• Benefits including salary packaging, monthly accrued day off, flexible working arrangements, access to EAP, library access and onsite car parking.

Responsibilities / Duties: 

• Coding of discharged patient medical records utilising the 3M Codefinder as per Australian Coding Standards
• Conduct coding audits across all specialties and sites to ensure coding accuracy and optimised funding
• Develop a close working relationship with key stakeholders to produce timely outcomes for our stakeholders


Eligible for full membership with HIMAA
Must have completed 11th edition coding education
Previous coding experience with a similar casemix to Northern Health
Successful completion of a recognised coding course
Working knowledge of ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS
Effective communication and management skills
Proven ability to achieve targets and deadlines
Knowledge of current casemix funding models
Thorough understanding of anatomy and physiology


Previous auditing experience
Experience using 3M Codefinder and a scanned medical record


Contact Name: Patricia Savino
Contact Title: Coding Auditor Coordinator
Phone: (03 ) 8405 8083
Email: patricia.savino@nh.org.au

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Applications Close On: 
30 October 2019