Clinical Coder (Casual Pool)

  • Company:
    Hunter New England Local Health District
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    19 hours ago
  • Category:
    Physicians

Employment Type : Casual
Position Classification : Dependant on Qualifications 
Remuneration : Dependant on Qualifications
Requisition ID : REQ143506 Location: John Hunter Hospital 

What you’ll be doing
Accurate translation of narrative descriptions of diseases, injuries and procedures into alphanumeric codes using the current version of ICD-10 and the correct assignment of the DRG within the NSW Health and Local Health District timeframes.
The position involves working within a professional and supportive team environment working from DMR at the JHH campus undertaking clinical coding for the John Hunter, Tomaree and Belmont Hospitals. 

To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be: an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia.

If you currently hold a temporary visa that allows you to live and work in Australia you may only be offered employment in line with the conditions and expiry date of your visa

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases

If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy

Selection Criteria

Please address the selection criteria for this position as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role. For assistance with selection criteria, please visit: http://bit.ly/HNE_Job_Application_Guide

Candidates will be assessed against the Essential Requirements and Selection Criteria for this position. Please ensure you read the position description (link in advertisement below) prior to submitting an application.

Candidates invited to interview will need to bring originals of qualifications or licenses required for the position for sighting by the panel.

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