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Clincal Coder

Job description

Are you a detail-oriented professional with a passion for healthcare? Do you have a keen eye for accuracy and a desire to contribute to the quality of patient care? Have you got previous experience as a Clinical Coder? If so, please read below…………………….

The Client:
Our client is a leading Sydney Hospital healthcare institution committed to providing top-notch patient care and improving healthcare outcomes. Their dedicated team of healthcare professionals work tirelessly to ensure the highest standards of care are met. As part of their commitment to excellence, we are now seeking a Clinical Coder to join their dynamic team.

Key Responsibilities:
As a Clinical Coder you will play a crucial role in the healthcare delivery system. Your responsibilities will include:

  1. Coding on Inpatient Episodes: Accurately assign diagnostic codes, procedural codes, and other relevant information to inpatient medical records in compliance with coding guidelines and regulations.
  2. Regular Coding Audits: Conduct routine coding audits to ensure accuracy and compliance with coding standards. Identify and rectify coding discrepancies as needed.
  3. Quality Improvement: Collaborate with the quality improvement team to enhance coding processes and contribute to the overall quality of patient care.
  4. Liaising with Clinicians: Work closely with clinicians and other healthcare professionals to clarify diagnoses, procedures, and other medical information as necessary to ensure accurate coding.
  5. Collaboration with Other Departments: Communicate effectively with various hospital departments to obtain the information needed for coding, as well as to address any coding-related inquiries or concerns.

To be successful in this role, you should possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • Certification in Clinical Coding or a related field.
  • Knowledge of ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS clinical coding.
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Proficiency in using coding software and electronic health records systems.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • The opportunity to make a meaningful impact on patient care and outcomes.

How to Apply:
If you are ready to take on this exciting role and contribute to the excellence of healthcare, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and why you are the ideal candidate for this position.

Hills District, New South Wales
Medical and Nursing

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