WW6727 - Job Ref: 707876 - Clinical Documentation Specialist - Full-Time - Northern Adelaide Local Health Network - Adelaide, SA

Job Ref: 707876 - Clinical Documentation Specialist

• Northern Adelaide Local Health Network
• Lyell McEwin Hospital, Elizabeth Vale and Modbury Hospital
• Indicative Total Remuneration: $89,475 - $99,403 – Temp F/T (up to 16 Oct 2020) – ASO5

This is an outstanding opportunity not to be missed. Joining a dynamic and supportive health organisation, you will support the NALHN Clinical Coding Services by facilitating clinical documentation improvement support for clinicians across NALHN. Participation in ward rounds, Grand Rounds, Divisional and other meeting forums will be part of the educational component of this role. You will lead the creation and promulgation of documenting considerations in the patient medical record, to enhance the safety and quality care of the patient, record complications of care and co-morbidities influencing the Casemix complexity of patient activity. An expert key contact for the Clinical Coding Staff for clinical queries and knowledge in the language of medical record documentation, you will support and advise clinicians in their recording of clinical care to support appropriate reimbursement in the level of service rendered to selected inpatients at NALHN.

It is essential that you have successfully completed the LaTrobe University Clinical Coding Auditing Course as well as the ICD-10-AM Advanced Clinical Coding Course. With a proven track record working with medical record documentation, practices and procedures, you will have previous experience working within a Coding Unit as a qualified Clinical Coder and Coding Auditor/Educator. Your demonstrated ability in data collection and analysis will be evident by your sound knowledge of ISAAC and Casemix funding definitions and procedures. Able to work at a high level of autonomy without direct supervision, you will have demonstrated leadership, sound judgement and the capability to prioritise workload in managing key strategic projects and balancing work priorities.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Applications close: 1 November 2019

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 707876

Responsibilities / Duties: 

Kathy Davis
08 8123 2089

Applications Close On: 
1 November 2019