Position Details
Reference Number 19627
Position Title Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder
Employment Type Temporary Full Time
Directorate Directorate Finance & Data Management
Division Client Data Management
Location Northern Health (all campuses)
Award Classification 01 - Health Professionals - JB1 - HLTH INFO MGR GR2 Y4
Salary (Fortnight) $0.00
Hours 80.00
Position Summary

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 Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder to join the HIS team at Northern Health. The role is based in our coding team and includes, ICD-10-AM coding from the Clinical Patient Folder (scanned medical record) using the 3M Codefinder, auditing and other quality related activities.


In the first instance this role is a full time, fixed term (maternity leave cover) position at 80 hours per fortnight.


About you:

  •  Eligible for full membership with HIMAA
  •  Successful completion of a recognised coding course
  •  Working knowledge of ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS 
  •  Effective communication and management skills
  •  Proven ability to achieve targets and deadlines
  •  Knowledge of current casemix funding models
  •  Thorough understanding of anatomy and physiology 
  •  Experience using 3M codefinder and a scanned medical record

We can offer:

  • The opportunity to join a friendly and progressive team in a rapidly expanding and dynamic organisation.
  •  Encouragement to grow, innovate and partake in ongoing training and development programs.
  • Benefits including salary packaging, monthly accrued day off, flexible working arrangements, access to EAP, library access and onsite car parking.

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.


Next Steps . . .


If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your career, then we would love to hear from you. Please click on the 'Apply' button and follow the prompts. For further details, please contact Melissa Sajeva, Operations Manager Coding and Casemix on 8405 2466 or via melissa.sajeva@nh.org.au


Selection Criteria Essential: Are you eligible for full membership of HIMAA?
Essential: Have you successfully completed a recognised coding course?
Contact Person Melissa Sajeva
Contact Number 84052466
Contact Email melissa.sajeva@nh.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Claire Ross
Alternate Contact Number 84058157
Alternate Contact Email claire.ross@nh.org.au
Closing Date 05/11/2019
Position Description
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