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An exciting opportunity exists for suitably qualified clinical coders to join our expanding team in permanent roles. Ideally we’d like you to work full time, although we can consider part time (minimum 24 hours per week). If successful, you would be based at either Dandenong Hospital or Monash Medical Centre, Clayton and have the flexibility to work remotely.
About Monash Health
Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.
What we offer you:
The opportunity to expand your clinical coding skillset
A huge range of Casemix specialties across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults including Neonatology, Cardiothoracic, Obstetrics and Neurosurgery
Coding from an electronic medical record
Initial and ongoing training, guidance and support will be provided by our highly experienced Coding Advisor team.
Professional development forums
Other opportunities may be available e.g. Auditing or education roles
Self-managed coding team
Potential to work remotely
Accrued Days Off (full time employees)
Staff benefits include salary packaging, staff gym, discounted health insurance and close to public transport
To be successful in this position
On a personal level you:
Have a keen interest in a career in clinical coding and a passion for learning and ongoing development of coding and associated skills
Are looking for the variety and challenge that comes from a diverse Casemix
Thrive working with a dedicated self-managed team within a fast-paced and dynamic environment
You must have:
Bachelor of Health Information Management or Clinical Coder qualification and eligible for HIMAA registration
Ability to work both in an unsupervised self-directed environment and within a self-managed team
Are an Australian citizen or permanent resident to apply
Relevant computer technical skills applicable to Clinical Coding Services
Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent time management skills
Exceptional attention to detail
Previous coding experience in a health facility
Applicants will be required to complete a coding test to assess coding competency as a component of the recruitment process.
How to Apply
Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.
Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.
Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:
a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and
proof of immunisation.
A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.
As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.
Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. The current orders require evidence of three doses.
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application. Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.