Senior Clinical Coder - Auditor/Educator (524081)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Sep 3, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Following an announcement by the Tasmanian Government, a Public Health Direction was issued on 10 September 2021 requiring that all Health Workers are vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

Applicants for any position within the Department of Health must be prepared to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.

Salary

$86,451 to $90,735 per annum

Classification

General Stream Band 5

Award

Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Permanent, full-time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing 17 October 2021

Please note that hours may be negotiated successful applicants

Please also note that this process may be used to fill casual and fixed term opportunities as they arise.

Location

Royal Hobart Hospital – Health Information Management Services

Duties

Under the guidance of the Clinical Coding Management Team, the Senior Clinical Coder - Auditor/Educator is primarily responsible for:

  • Auditing clinical coding data within the specifications of the Agency’s Clinical Coding Auditing Framework.
  • Providing clinical coding training and education activities to the Clinical Coding team as well as support and mentoring to the clinical coding team members, including trainee clinical coders.

Essential Requirements

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:


1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • Clinical Coder certification as approved by the Health Information Management Association of Australia
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or equivalent qualification

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar vacancies.

Generic Senior Clinical Coder - Auditor, Educator Band 5 (July 2021) HR.pdf
Generic Senior Clinical Coder - Auditor, Educator Band 5 (July 2021) HR.docx
Applicant Guide.pdf
Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.
Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Important information

The email account you provide when making job applications will be used in correspondence to you. It is important that this is kept up to date and monitored regularly.

To update your email address (or contact number), log in to www.jobs.tas.gov.au and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details.

For further information contact

Hayley Niewerth

Regional Clinical Coding Manager

Phone: (03) 6166 6838

Email: Hayley.niewerth@ths.tas.gov.au

OR

Nicola Hunt

Clinical Coding Manager
Phone: (03) 6777 6545
Email: nicola.hunt@ths.tas.gov.au


Better health and quality of life around Tasmania.

Visit us at www.ths.tas.gov.au