Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder – Remote

Latrobe Regional Hospital
    10 Village Avenue, Traralgon, Australia
    Job Type
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    Application Close Date
    Contact Title
    Health Information Team Leader
    Contact Name
    Emma Sinclair
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone
    (03) 5173 8628


    Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder
    Latrobe Regional Hospital have an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified HIM/Clinical Coder to join the Health Information Unit on a Casual basis. We offer flexible working hours Monday - Friday (6:30am - 6:00pm).
    Reporting to the acting coding manager this role plays an important role in the Clinical Coding team at Latrobe Regional Hospital.
    The successful applicant will:

    • Successful completion of a recognised Clinical Coding Course (HIMAA or equivalent)
    • Demonstrate capacity to work independently and collaboratively as a part of a high performing team with the ability to motivate and coordinate staff.
    • Current knowledge, experience ICD-10-AM coding
    • Experience and demonstrated competency in Clinical Coding using ICD-10-AM Classification system across a broad casemix for a period of at least 3 years is desirable

    Why work for LRH?
    A leading Gippsland employer, Latrobe Regional Hospital is Gippsland's specialist referral and trauma centre located 150km east of Melbourne. We are a purpose-built teaching hospital caring for a population of more than 260,000 people. Our comprehensive range of services extends to emergency, intensive care, elective surgery, allied health, obstetrics, medical and radiation oncology at the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre, dialysis and aged care.
    Latrobe Regional Hospital were awarded the Premiers Victorian Health Service of the Year for 2022.
    We offer:

    • A friendly and supportive team
    • High quality patient care
    • A collaborative and innovative working environment
    • Modern Facilities
    • Electronic Medical Records

    Our unique difference:

    • Regional lifestyle opportunities
    • Access to excellent schools, health and transport services
    • Generous salary packaging benefits, paid parental leave and flexible working conditions
    • Expanding specialist services with future redevelopments & expansions

    Our commitment to you:
    LRH is recognised as a leading learning hospital providing ongoing career opportunities.  We provide a safe and rewarding work environment for all of our staff and have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership excellence, education and training.
    Now is an exciting time to join our team with significant growth on the horizon.
    Diversity and Inclusion
    At LRH we value workforce diversity and inclusion, where individual uniqueness is embraced. We value diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexuality.
    At LRH we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background. LRH’s Aboriginal Health Liaison Officer is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants on (03) 5173 8653.
    We at LRH strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.
    If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the People & Culture team via email at noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.
    IMPORTANT:  All staff employed in the healthcare sector are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 (3 doses), unless a valid medical exemption applies. Evidence of Vaccination (or exemption) will be required to be provided prior to commencement. Applicants for public facing positions will also be required to provide evidence of a current influenza vaccination (or exemption) prior to commencement”

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