WW6739 - Clinical Coder - Full-Time / Part-Time - Calvary Wakefield Hospital, Adelaide, SA

The Clinical Coder is responsible for the provision of timely and accurate coding of clinical information using the ICD-10-AM Classification System in accordance with coding guidelines and standards, both National and State.

Responsibilities / Duties: 

• Practice in accordance with Calvary and relevant Government Health policies and procedures, the position description, Code of Conduct and industrial agreements.
• Translation of the narrative descriptions of diagnoses and procedures into valid, accurate and complete ICD-10-AM codes which reflect the resources consumed.
• Assisting clinical staff in ensuring that the diagnoses and procedure descriptions recorded for coding include all levels of data specificity required for assignment of ICD-10-AM codes and that the sequencing and selection of the principal diagnosis reflects the true chronology of events in an episode of care, which is able to be clinically substantiated by supporting documentation in the medical record.
• Liaison with other Clinical Coding Officers and organisations as appropriate, with regard to queries or problems in determining appropriate ICD-10-AM convention interpretations.


· Experience and demonstrated competency in Clinical Coding using ICD-10-AM for a period of at least twelve months is essential and experience in a Hospital or health care setting

· Relevant knowledge of medical terminology & analogy

· Knowledge of DRG’s and casemix funding

· A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation


Contact Name: Alma Krecu
Contact Title: Patient Administration Manager
Phone: ( 08) 8405 3369
Email: Alma.Krecu@calvarycare.org.au

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Applications Close On: 
31 December 2019