Trainee Clinical Coder SALHN (BB-C9898)
Found in: Fidanto AU
Description:Eligibility Open to Everyone - Southern Adelaide Local Health Network Finance Corporate Services Casemix Clinical Coding- Total Indicative Remuneration 61,383 - 66,030 Multiple F T temporary positions for 12 months ASO2The Trainee Clinical Coder is responsible to a SALHN Coding Auditor Educator for the timely and accurate translation of medical and procedural terminology into ICD-10-AM International Classification of Diseases 10th Revision-Australian Modification current edition, for use in statistical analysis, epidemiology, hospital planning, research, and for the auditing of quality patient care. An important end-product of the coding process is the assignment of AR-DRG 's Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups upon which casemix funding for inpatients is dependent. The Trainee Clinical Coder will be mentored by an experienced Clinical Coder for guidance. A structured training program will be followed where by the trainee clinical coder will be expected to be able to abstract information from the case-notes, use initiative and or judgment apply specific knowledge and skills and apply coding related skills. As the Trainee Clinical Coder progresses through the training program they will be required to take on more complex cases while maintaining speed and accuracy.To be suitable for this role, you will possess the ability to integrate, compute and interpret information required to produce coded clinical data. You are required to have keyboard skills as well as organisational, analytical and numeracy skills. Able to prioritise and meet deadlines, you will communicate and relate effectively in individual and group situations with health professionals including medical, nursing, administrative and clerical personnel. You will have the ability to use initiative, and to build and maintain effective interpersonal relationships and work as part of a team.You are required to have satisfactory completion of the Health Information Management Association of Australia HIMAA Certificate IV coding course or equivalent, together with demonstrated competency in ICD-10-AM coding.Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.For Role Descriptions and contact details see attached below Job Pack. 751894 Trainee Clinical Coder ASO2 Job Flexibility Statement The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
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