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Clinical Coder Advanced, Finance & Business Services Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Nursing   Sunshine Coast   6 views
Job Details

A unique and exciting opportunity exists to participate in a team environment to ensure the accuracy of clinical coding by interpreting and abstracting relevant clinical information from medical records and other clinical information systems.

Live, work and play on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. Join an expanding Health Service with a culture of innovation, education, training and research, with facilities across the Sunshine Coast including the University Hospital at Birtinya.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Assign accurate morbidity and procedural codes to episodes of care, through abstraction of relevant information from the patient record and ensuring appropriate and optimal allocation of AR-DRGs.
  • Review DRG allocation in conjunction with associated information such as length of stay, specialty and care type.
  • Utilise appropriate resources and liaise with team members and clinicians to clarify information as required including correcting incomplete or inaccurate information. Identify and take action through appropriate channels to rectify discrepancies between clinical information systems.
  • Perform regular coding quality audits including targeted ABF, DRG, ACHS data validation, documentation or ad-hoc audits, EVAs and PICQ as required and directed by the SCHHS Manager of Clinical Coding Services.

Remuneration value up to $117,635p.a., comprising salary between $94,759 - $103,102p.a., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (AO5). Applications will remain current for 12 months. Please note: only applications from candidates will be accepted (applications that may result in an agency fee will not be considered).

Why work for us?

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 Queensland Health 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.
We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.
You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Sunshine Coast here:

As a Sunshine Coast Health employee, you will receive competitive remuneration and have access to:
A wellness program;
Generous superannuation;
Flexible work arrangements;
Career training and development; and
Salary packaging.

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Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.