Clinical Coder

We are currently recruiting for a Permanent part-time position in the Medical Records Department

 

The Clinical Coder is responsible for accurately assigning specific morbidity and procedural classification to patient episodes to meet data reporting requirements

 

Essential Requirements: Health Information Management Association of Australia

 

  • Introductory ICD-10-AM 1-2 years practical experience or
  • Intermediate ICD-10-AM or
  • Certificate 1V in Clinical Classification

Key Accountabilities

 

  • Code inpatient episodes in accordance with Australian Coding Standards
  • Meet standards of coding accuracy and awareness of DRG assignment and the impact on potential funding
  • Identification of unclear or ambiguous documentation and subsequent initiation of coding queries
  • Participate in coding audit, quality and education to expand coding skills
  • Apply the principals of confidentiality, privacy and security with the medical environment

All written applications must address and meet essential criteria. Applications must include CV and names of 2 professional referees.

 

Wendy McIntyre

Medical Records Manager

St Andrews Hospital

280 North Street

Toowoomba Q 4350

 

P: 074646 3163

E: mcintyrew@sath.org.au

 

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