Alfred Health
    Published
    23/05/2024
    Location
    541 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004, Melbourne, Australia
    Job Type
    Full-Time
    Reference No.
    Job no: 69604
    Pay Rate
    $102,091.60 - $113,282.00
    State
    VIC
    Application Close Date
    2024/06/05
    Position Description
    Contact Title
    Manager – Coding & Casemix Services
    Contact Name
    Janice Yeung
    Contact Email
    janice.yeung@alfred.org.au
    Contact Phone
    -

    Description

    Job no: 69604
    Alfred Health
    Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.
    • Permanent opportunity
    • Full time (80 hours per fortnight + ADO)
    • Health Information Manager – Grade 3
    • Conveniently located at The Alfred, 541 St Kilda Road
    • Great staff benefits!

    Department Summary
    Alfred Health has entered an exciting era with the recent implementation of 3M 360 Encompass System to integrate and automate clinical documentation integrity (CDI), medical records clinical coding and performance monitoring across all Alfred Health facilities. This advanced technology will enable Alfred Health to improve, query and monitor documentation for optimal coded data, increasing coding productivity, appropriate DRG capture and reimbursement, and actionable data to support the improvement of patient outcomes.
    The Role
    We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Health Information Manager (HIM) to join our Coding & Casemix Services Team as our Operations Lead. The HIM – Operations Lead is responsible for:

    • Coordination and management of the day to day operations of the coding portfolio within the Coding & Casemix Services
    • Assess and determine resources required to support clinical coding operations to meet internal and external KPIs/targets
    • Staff management of Health Information Managers (HIMs)/Clinical Coders including rosters, leave and recruitment
    • Monitor and manage individual coder performance
    • Continuously review system, process efficiency and improvement opportunities

    Experience and Qualifications Required
    Essential:

    • Bachelor of Health Sciences (Medical Classification)/Bachelor of Health Information Management or other equivalent qualification and eligibility for full membership to the Health Information Management Association of Australia
    • Staff management experience within a medium to large complex health service

    Desirable:

    • Knowledge/experience with using an electronic medical record (EMR) and Cerner applications
    • Knowledge/experience with using iPM (patient administration system)
    • Experience with database management i.e. Power BI reports
    • Experience with other hospital systemssoftware

    Benefits 

    • Flexible hybrid arrangement (including working from home days)
    • 5 weeks of annual leave + 13 additional days off (ADO's) per year
    • Salary Packaging and novated leasing are available via Maxxia to maximise take-home salary
    • Access to health and well-being incentives such as the Fitness Passport and discounted health insurance
    • Onsite staff gym and carparking - a payroll deductible expense
    • Onsite childcare services are available (subject to availability)

    Please ensure you address the Key Selection criteria in your application. 
    If you have any questions about the role please contact Janice Yeung, Manager – Coding & Casemix Services at janice.yeung@alfred.org.au or Linda Donnelly, Health Information Manager – Audit & Education Lead at l.donnelly@alfred.org.au
    Applications close at 11 pm Wednesday, 5th June 2024 
    Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.
    In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.

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