WW6732 - Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist - Full-Time - Northern Health, Epping, VIC

Northern Health is a growing, dynamic health service, providing vital 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 Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist to join the Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) team at Northern Health.

The successful applicant will work as part of the CDI team to engage with clinical staff, review clinical documentation at the point of care and provide education to improve documentation practices. This unique role also offers coding and auditing opportunities.

We require an enthusiastic Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder with effective communication and organisational skills that can work in a team environment and relate well to all levels of staff.

This role is a full time position at 80 hours per fortnight.

Work with us! Northern Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce which reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Responsibilities / Duties: 

Eligible for full membership with HIMAA
Experience in a Health Information Management role within a medium to large complex health service.
Extensive casemix knowledge and coding experience within a medium to large complex health service.
Must have completed 11th edition coding education
Knowledge of current ABF model
Working knowledge of anatomy and physiology
Effective communication and management skills
Proven ability to achieve targets and deadlines


Contact Name: Mary Kouvas
Contact Title: Clinical Documentation Improvement Coordinator
Phone: (03) 8405 2038
Email: mary.kouvas@nh.org.au

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Applications Close On: 
11 November 2019