Clinical Coding Auditor/Educator

Wavemaker Adelaide
    Lyell McEwin and Modbury Hospitals, Elizabeth Vale and Modbury, Australia
    Job Type
    Reference No.
    825911 W16639 JT
    Pay Rate
    $83,273 - $92,614 p.a. (pro rata)
    Application Close Date
    Contact Name
    Gill Hacket
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone
    (08) 8133 2272


    • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network - Lyell McEwin & Modbury Hospitals - Elizabeth Vale & Modbury
    • Salary: $83,273 - $92,614 p.a. (pro rata) - ASO5 - Ongoing Part-Time, working 22.5 hours per week

    About Us:
    The Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) provides care for more than 400,000 people living in the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide and boasts newly redeveloped wards and Emergency and Outpatient Departments, with plans for the addition of more brand-new facilities in the near future. NALHN provides a full range of high-quality medical, surgical, maternity, diagnostic, emergency and support services. NALHN offers a range of primary health care services across the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide, with a focus on providing preventive and health promoting programs in the community, and transition and hospital substitution and avoidance programs targeted at chronic disease and frail aged.
    With a workforce of almost 6,000 employees, NALHN works to ensure quality and timely delivery of health care, whilst building a highly skilled, engaged and resilient workforce based on a culture of collaboration, respect, integrity and accountability. Our core values of respect, integrity and accountability underpin our commitment to provide excellence in care, innovation, creativity, leadership and equity in service provision and health outcomes to the Northern area communities.
    At NALHN Everyone Has a Story, Everyone Matters, Everyone Contributes and Everyone Grows.
    Benefits of working at NALHN
    From salary packaging to flexible working arrangements, a large range of opportunities for movement and career progression, you’ll find there are lots of benefits of working with Northern Adelaide Local Health Network.
    Salary packaging is an option for saving money by paying for some of your everyday expenses from your salary before it is taxed.
    Across SA Health there are always opportunities for you to develop your skills and career at any of our metropolitan or regional sites.
    About You:
    If you want to make a difference by contributing to patient safety, data and financial integrity, working with a cohesive and supportive team, then this role could be for you.
    You will have proven experience in complex clinical coding and auditing, well developed interpersonal and communication skills, a high level of time management and organisational skills, and demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making skills.
    About the Role:
    The Clinical Coding Auditor/ Educator is responsible for providing audit of clinical documentation, administrative data, ICD code assignment and application of coding standards.
    In this role you will share your learnings from audits and provide education for clinical, coding and administrative staff to ensure improved documentation and data quality, timely APC data submission, an accurate and comprehensive Casemix profile and achievement of legitimate optimisation of revenue.
    To be eligible for this position you must have satisfactory completion of the Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA) coding course, or equivalent, together with demonstrated competency in ICD-10-AM coding.
    SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.
    The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
    Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job Ref: 825911
    For further information and to apply visit and search for Job Ref: 825911

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