Health Information Manager
Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation. An exciting opportunity currently exists for two part-time (0.
5 & 0.6) enthusiastic and highly experienced Health Information Managers/ Clinical Coders to join our friendly Case mix Department. Details of position/position requirements To carry out high quality morbidity classification of discharged patients using ICD-10-AM and the maintenance of associated indices.
To optimise the quality of the coding by participating in and taking responsibility for continuous quality improvement strategies and audits. To participate in a comprehensive and ongoing education program that is developed and implemented for Health Information Managers/ clinical coders. To maintain current knowledge of developments in all aspects of health Information management.
To be successful in this role you must demonstrate: A commitment to Austin Health values: Integrity, Accountability, Respect and Excellence. Bachelor of Applied Science (Health Information Management) or other equivalent qualification and eligibility for full membership to the Health Information Management Association of Australia. Experience and proficiency with coding medical records in ICD-10-AM 10 th edition Ability to determine priorities and organise workload effectively and efficiently.
Well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as member of a large team. Possession of the following personal qualities: motivation, flexibility, initiative, reliability and professionalism . Work with us Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development.
Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working with Children Check. Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.
Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged..