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Assistant Area Manager Clinical Coding

State Government of WA East Metropolitan Health Service

This is a Recruitment Pool for Permanent Full Time appointment/s. EMHS is committed to ensuring that our services are delivered by people who are representative of the diverse communities we assist. We wholly embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage people to work with us from all ages, races, genders, religions, sexual orientations, family responsibilities or other characteristics, including Aboriginal people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, individuals with a diverse sexuality or gender or bodily diversity, and people with disability.

WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility to Apply: Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector. Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process.

Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour. Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur. Appointments may be made from this pool until 30/11/2023.

Position Profile: This position assists with managing the Clinical Coding Service to ensure accurate and timely completion of coding in compliance with international, National, State and hospital requirements and standards to ensure EMHS priorities and standards are met. Assists with the development, implementation and support of systems required to generate timely and accurate case mix data and that clinical coding services and resources are appropriate for the health service and undertakes evaluation and prepares reports on coding training programs. Develops and implements Quality Improvement and Audit Activities for the Clinical Coding unit by conducting regular quality improvement activities, reporting on results and developing appropriate strategies that result in the improvement of data collected.

Develops, implements, delivers and monitors a comprehensive education and training program for EMHS staff including newly appointed and trainee coders. Area Profile: (EMHS) The East Metropolitan Health Service (EMHS) comprises an extensive hospital and health service network that aims to maintain and improve the health and wellbeing of more than 670,000 Western Australians in its catchment area. Our hospital network works together to provide a combination of tertiary, secondary and specialist health care services including emergency and critical care, state trauma, elective and emergency surgery, general medical, mental health, inpatient and outpatient services, aged care, pal.


Date09 March 2023

Location -

type Full Time

Salary HSO Level G7 $120,444 - $124,142 p.a. (inclusive of base salary and 10.5% Superannuation) plus generous salary packaging and additional allowances as outlined in the award where appropriate

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