Overview

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Administration Officer Level 3 to Level 6 – Dependent on qualifications
Remuneration: $59,763.25 – $72,601.78 per annum (dependent on qualifications) + 10% Superannuation
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ239806

Clinical Coder
Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital

About the opportunity:
Tamworth Hospital is seeking a dedicated Clinical Coder to ensure 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. You will join our friendly and dynamic team of 6 Clinical Coders within our Clinical Coding Unit, providing coding support to other facilities as required. You will be a part of a team that are friendly and willing to share their knowledge and expertise. You will also be supported with HNELHD’s clinical coding training program and ongoing education.

About you:
You are a highly motivated individual with strong attention to detail and excellent computer and keyboard skills. Candidates who have completed a clinical coding qualification will be highly regarded, however consideration will be given to the right applicant who is enrolled in the clinical coding qualification and/or displays the aptitude to undertake. If you have an eye for detail, work well in a team and have a passion for learning then this is the job for you!

An eligibility list will be created for future permanent full or part time and temporary full or part time vacancies. 

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 PD2020_017. 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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Salary Packaging
Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt. Find out more information by contacting SalaryPackagingPLUS! via email at nswhealth@salarypackagingplus.com.au or on 1300 40 25 23.

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Working with HNE Health you will have access to a number of benefits such as long service leave, paid maternity leave and salary packaging including meal expenses.

Need more information?

1) Click here for the Position Description
2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Anzum Afsan on Anzum.Afsan@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 2nd August 2021