Mercy Health
    Heidelberg, Australia
    Job Type
    Full-Time, Contract
    Reference No.
    Application Close Date
    Contact Name
    Carlie Whiteside
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone
    03 8458 4173


    Employment Type: Temporary full-time (Until June 2025) / part-time considered
    Hours: Monday to Friday
    Salary: Grade 1 or 2 Health Information Manager, in accordance to qualifications and years of service
    Location: Mercy Hospital for Women
    Contact: Carlie Whiteside, Manager, Health Information Services. P: 03 8458 4173

    Where there’s life, there’s Mercy.
    Where there’s care, there’s You.

    Through the battles and the breakthroughs, we're there. Where will you be?

    For over a century, our incredible teams have provided care for people when they need it most. Our people feel great pride in this, and they value the security and stability we offer. But it also means so much opportunity - to build on all that’s gone before, to grow your impact and gain experience that’s hard to find elsewhere.

    Join us at Mercy Hospital, and help us deliver even greater outcomes for our patients, families, communities, and you.

    About the opportunity

    Mercy Hospital for Women has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Health Information Manager or experienced Clinical Coder with a passion for coding to join our Health Information Service team

    ● The primary purpose purpose of this position is to support the accurate and timely completion of coding for Mercy Health. Ensuring coding and casemix data is accurate and the correct coding principles are applied.
    ● Additionally you will participate in auditing of inpatient episodes.
    ● You may also partake in a health information management portfolio which may include, statutory reporting (VAED/VINAH/VEMD/VCR), forms design or quality activities to support quality service provision.

    What you’ll bring
    You’re resilient, compassionate and have a whole lot of heart. Most importantly, you are committed to delivering exceptional patient-centred care.

    You will have comprehensive knowledge of ICD-10-AM coding and casemix and excellent computer literacy and the ability to learn in-house systems.

    You will have Health Information Management or recognised clinical coding qualifications

    To thrive in this role, you will have:
    ● Excellent time management, organisational and communication skills, with the ability to adapt and problem solve.
    ● Experience in the coding of Gynaecology, Urogynaecology, Obstetrics and Neonates
    You will also be required to provide evidence of, or in the process of obtaining:
    ● A current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check.
    ● Current COVID-19 certificate, proof of current influenza vaccination and other vaccination status consistent with public health orders.
    Why Mercy Health?
    We’ve been supporting people for over 100 years. Now, we’re taking all that we have and making it even better. It’s about investing in our people and our cultures to create positive experiences and opportunities for all.
    Here are some things you’ll love about working with us:
    ● 100+ years of caring …
    We’re a cornerstone of the communities we serve, and as part of Mercy Health, the vital work you do here will always be needed. That means career stability and so much opportunity to build your rewarding future with us.
    ● A team of 10,000 hearts …
    A career in healthcare and human services isn’t always easy, and it takes true heart. Here, you’ll join a team of over 10,000 dedicated people who carry on and support each other, whatever comes their way.
    ● Countless moments and lives …
    As part of Mercy Health, you’ll be right at the heart of our impact. By improving the health outcomes of parents and babies through outstanding patient care, you’ll know that every moment you spend here truly matters.
    ● … And so much more to come.
    We’re on a journey to keep growing our organisation and impact for the next 100 years. We have the leadership, the scale, the heart and the vision for the future. Let’s achieve it together.
    You’ll also enjoy a range of other benefits:
    ● Develop and expand your skills, knowledge and impact across the scope of practice.
    ● Advance your career with ongoing professional development opportunities and educational resources in a supportive environment.
    ● Find a better balance with a flexible rostering.
    ● Make the most of your pay with our generous salary packaging options.
    ● Save big with access to a range of retail discounts across financial, healthcare, travel and other services.
    ● Live, work and feel your best with our health and wellbeing programs including an Employee Assistance Program and Fitness Passport for you and your family. If you have an existing Fitness Passport, you can easily transfer it to Mercy Health.

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