Career Medical Recruitment
    Published
    October 28, 2018
    Location
    Sydney, Australia
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    Description

    Career Medical is currently seeking Contract Clinical Coders for a public hospital based in south west Sydney. It is a contractual role with as many working hours as possible for a coder. After office hours and weekend work hours options are available.

    Duties, Responsibilities & Accountabilities -

    • Responsible for timely and accurate classification of disease, operation and injury causes.
    • Maintain current knowledge of coding practices and standards, casemix and related computer applications.
    • To perform identification of codes utilising the coding software, entry of codes and grouping of codes.
    • Complete necessary notifications as required according to guidelines.
    • Participate in quality activities to ensure continuous improvement in coding processes, patient record documentation and the collection of quality health data.
    • Report additional clinical indicator and adverse patient outcomes as directed by the HIS Manager.
    • Participate in activities which contribute to the professional development of the service and/or self.

     

    Qualifications, Experience Skills & Attributes

    • Coding experience in public hospital.
    • Practical knowledge of and experience in the current disease classification and its use within the hospital setting.
    • Knowledge of casemix implications and requirements.
    • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal, communication and organisation skills including the ability to liaise with a range of health professionals.
    • High level of reliability and easy-going personality with good communication skills.
    • Proficiency in Coding Software.

    If this sounds like you and you're ready to start a new, exciting role... or maybe you'd just like to complement your existing role with additional hours, please forward your resume to Shivli Bhatnagar at recruitment@careermedical.com.au

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