Clinical Coder - Batemans Bay
Southern NSW Local Health District
Wollongong, AU
4d ago
source : I work for NSW

Where you'll be working

At Southern NSW Local Health District we are working to help our communities lead healthy lives. Our mission is that all people across our diverse societies are able to have timely access to the right healthcare in the right setting to maximise their health, wellbeing and independence.

A happy mix of seaside village and cosmopolitan towns, the Eurobodalla has an easy and relaxed charm, surrounded by forests and waterways.

National parks, marine sanctuaries and ocean beaches are all within minutes of the main town Batemans Bay. Clyde River oysters are widely regarded as Australia’s finest, and fresh local seafood is easy to find in shops and on menus.

The Eurobodalla offers diverse and eclectic art, cultural and shopping experiences. There is an abundance of lifestyle benefits available to you in country NSW and you will be amazed at what you will have access to - and it all comes without the queues and crowds of a big city.

For more information visit our website.

What you'll be doing Apply sound analytical and problem solving capabilities with an understanding of coding conventions / standards / practice to abstract, interpret and convert minimally complex clinical documentation into ICD-10-AM codes at an acceptable productivity rate to accurately represent disease processes and procedures relating to inpatient episodes of care to enable funding, research, epidemiology and Service Planning.

Selection Criteria

  • Successful Completion of HIMAA Clinical Coding qualifications, currency of qualifications within last 2 years and evidence of coding proficiency in ICD-10-AM, with a minimum of 1 years coding experience across a range of DRGs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Casemix, Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs), and Activity Based Funding (ABF) principles and an understanding of coding data quality initiatives.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of health information systems using clinical coding software, and the use of MS Office, specifically with Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Good organisational and time management skills with the ability to establish priorities to meet conflicting deadlines with minimal supervision to achieve effective outcomes.
  • Evidence of a current, unrestricted class C driver’s licence. Ability and willingness to travel for work purposes. This may involve driving long distances and overnight stays as required.
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