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Senior Clinical Coder

Career Medical is currently seeking a Senior Clinical Coder for a Permanent Full-time position at Caboolture Hospital, one of the key public hospital campuses within the Metro North Hospital and Health Service. Caboolture is the gateway to the Sunshine Coast... white sandy beaches, stunning mountain scenery and friendly country villages foster diversity in lifestyle and hold charm and character to delight!

If the location isn't enough to tempt you, the role offers flexible hours, meaning more work/life balance for you and your family; the competitive salary corresponds to AO4 and affords long term security; the benefits include ongoing professional development, generous leave entitlements and much more.

The Position:

You'll be joining a well-established team of three Senior and two Trainee coders. All Trainees come on board as HIM Graduates under the department's 18-monthTrainee Program. As a Senior Coder, part of your role will involve coaching, mentoring and auditing the Trainees as they develop. Under the direction and leadership of the Team Manager, you will be developing your knowledge and competencies to code across a diverse case mix that will grow in complexity as the hospital undergoes a major expansion of beds, specialities and personnel in line with Metro North's Strategic Development Plan.

The campus services around 2,750 individual patient cases per month, your resume will therefore, need to evidence your reputation as a result driven professional coder who understands the importance of assigning accurate and timely coding to meet current Australian coding standards. As the complexity of the services grows, so too will your professional standing and expertise.

Skills and experience:

  • At least 2 years Clinical Coding experience in an Australian hospital - public preferred
  • Extensive knowledge, effective interpretation and accurate application of ICD-10-AM 10th Edition
  • Competence in the application of Cerner PowerChart PM and 3M Code Finder
  • Personal consistency, reliability and an easy-going nature
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills
  • HIMAACertification at Intermediate level

Applications close Friday 22/12/2017.

So, if you're committed to starting the New Year with a more balanced approach to work life, send your CV to Tony Stokes at recruitment@careermedical.com.au or call me today for a confidential chat on 02 8234 8989.

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