Metro South Health
    Published
    14/03/2024
    Location
    Princess Alexandra Hospital, 199 Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba QLD 4102, Brisbane, Australia
    Job Type
    Full-Time, Part-Time
    Reference No.
    $102,492 to $111,516 per annum
    Pay Rate
    $51.69 to $56.24 per hour
    State
    QLD
    Application Close Date
    2024/03/27
    Position Description
    Contact Title
    Coding Manager
    Contact Name
    Artemis Chrysostomou
    Contact Email
    Artemis.Chrysostomou@health.qld.gov.au
    Contact Phone
    0731769070

    Description

    Summary
    Metro South Health are looking for an experienced Senior Clinical Coder to join their team. Metro South Health is recognised as a leader in Digital Health nationally, providing the largest digitalised health service in Australia and delivering a variety of health outcome benefits. Clinical Informatics is responsible for the Digital Health/ICT service delivery within Metro South Health. Clinical Informatics is focused on the translation of technology into healthcare, linking the patient, clinicians and technology to improve health outcomes for our patients and our community. Permanent Full time and Part time roles available, based at the PAH.
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    Online Job Ad
    Metro South Health is Australia’s first digital health service and one of the largest in Queensland, with an estimated residential population of approximately one million people or 23 per cent of Queensland’s population.
    This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro South Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.
    About the Role

    • Under the direction of the Coding Manager, guide and mentor the clinical coders in accordance with organisational goals, guidelines and relevant legislation.
    • Through quality systems, manage auditing, data verification and clinical liaison to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of inpatient morbidity data.
    • To accurately assign specific morbidity and procedural classifications to patient episodes to meet data reporting requirements of Queensland Health.
    • The Senior Coder is acknowledged as having high level clinical coding skills and knowledge, across a broad range of specialties in a tertiary setting, through extensive on the job experience.
    • The position is required to liaise and communicate with clinicians in relation to provision of documentation to support coded data quality.

    Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.
    Our ICARE² values of Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Engagement and Excellence, shape our culture within Metro South Health. Our values guide our day-to-day decision making and are fundamental to what we care about as a health service, how we behave, how we interact with each other and provide care to the many patients who come through our doors every day.
    We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.
    As a Metro South employee, you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.
    You can find out more about why it’s so great to work at Metro South here: www.metrosouth.health.qld.gov.au/join-our-team.
    Further Information
    Applicants are encouraged to apply online; please review the Role Description for more information on application process requirements. Agency referrals will not be accepted for this position.

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