Hunter New England Health
    Published
    01/04/2024
    Location
    Lookout Road New Lambton NSW, Anywhere in Australia, Australia
    Job Type
    Full-Time, Part-Time, Casual
    Reference No.
    REQ477809
    Pay Rate
    $37.09 - $42.36
    State
    NSW
    Application Close Date
    2024/04/25
    Contact Title
    Coding Manager
    Contact Name
    Jodie Pride
    Contact Email
    jodie.pride@health.nsw.gov.au
    Contact Phone
    02 4921 3405

    Description

    About the role:
    We have permanent opportunities for experienced Clinical Coders with demonstrated accuracy, productivity rate, and knowledge and experience of the Australian Coding Standards to join our skilled team on a full or part-time basis.

    • You will code episodes for John Hunter, Belmont, and Tomaree hospitals coding a varied and complex Casemix with John Hunter Hospital being a Major Tertiary referral centre for Trauma in Northern NSW, including all surgical specialities along with one of the three tertiary Paediatric Hospitals in NSW.
    • You will be coding patient records using the current version of ICD-10-AM in line with the Australian Coding Standards and correcting clinical coding errors, queries, and quality indicators (PICQ), as directed.


    Benefits:

    • We value our Clinical Coders and provide remuneration above the NSW award rates.
    • Hunter New England Local Health District will be the first in NSW to roll out the Single Digital Patient Record (SDPR).
    • Supportive, flexible, and family-friendly working environment.
    • Remote clinical coding may be considered for Senior Clinical Coders/HIM with extensive Australian coding experience, 3+ years at tertiary hospital level within Australia, located in any state of Australia.

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