Senior Clinical Coder, Administration Officer 4/5 - St George Hospital

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REQ119567 Requisition #
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Administrative Officer level 4/5
Remuneration: $63,219,03 - $68,344.01 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ119567

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes, but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

What you'll be doing
The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional care, healthier lives’. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it.

The incumbent of this position is responsible for accurately translating inpatient episodes of care into code using the Internal Statistical Classification of Diseases and Relate Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification (ICD-10-AM) and the Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI) for Activity Based Funding (ABF), reporting and research purposes.  

    Selection Criteria
    1. Successful completion of recognised courses in clinical coding (ICD-10-AM) and medical terminology, or a Bachelor of Health Information Management (or equivalent).
    2. Demonstrated experience and competence in clinical classification using ICD-10-AM and high level understanding of Australian Coding Standards.
    3. Computer literacy and excellent keyboard skills.
    4. Excellent organisational and communication skills.
    5. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
    6. Demonstrated ability to work to and meet strict deadlines.

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Applications Close: 24 October 2019

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