Health Information Manager

Job posted: 17/02/2021
Applications close: 28/02/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Human Resources, Legal, Occupational Health and Safety, Other, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Reference: 36739

Reference: 36739

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Human Resources, Legal, Occupational Health and Safety, Other, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Health Information Manager to join our Casemix Department within Health Information Services.

Details of Department

The role of Health Information Services (HIS) is to provide a complete and accurate health information service to patients, staff and the community in a polite and prompt manner for the overall benefit of patient care.

HIS consists of Medical Record Operations,Casemix/Coding Services, Data Group and Corporate Records Management. The Service has a staffing of approximately 58EFT located over three sites.

Amongst its functions, HIS provides medical record scanning, retrieval, medical typing, morbidity data collection, release of patient information including Freedom of Information and is a resourcecentre forCasemixand Activity Based funding information.

In addition to the services outlined above, Health Information Services is responsible for the management of mandatory reporting including Elective Surgery Information System (ESIS), Victorian AmbulatoryCasemix(VACS) and Victorian Admitted Episodes Dataset (VAED).

Details of position/position requirements

  • To carry out high quality morbidity classification of discharged patients using ICD-10-AM11thedition

  • To ensure that coding is completed in order to meetinternal and external deadlines

  • To optimizethe quality of the coding by participating in and taking responsibility for continuous quality improvement strategies and audits

  • Toparticipate inAustin Health’scasemixaudit programs

  • To participate in thecomprehensive and ongoing education program that is developed and implemented for Health Information Managers/Clinical Coders

  • To maintain current knowledge of developments in all aspects of health Information management

To be successful in this role you must demonstrate/Key responsibilities will include:

  • Bachelor of Health Information Management or other equivalent qualification

  • Eligibility for full membership to the Health Information Management Association of Australia

  • A commitment to Austin Health values: Integrity, Accountability, Respect and Excellence

  • Excellent clinical coding skills using ICD-10-AM11theditionand a good understanding ofCasemix/Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs)

  • Ability to determine priorities and organize workload effectivelyand efficiently

  • Well developedinterpersonal skills and the ability to work well asmember of a large team

  • Well developedwritten and verbal communication skills

  • Well developedproblem solving skills and?the ability to resolve conflict

  • Knowledge of legislation, policies and standards relevant to Health Information Services

  • Knowledge of medical record systems including computer systems

  • Possession of the following personal qualities: motivation, flexibility, initiative,reliability and professionalism

  • Minimum of one year coding in a tertiary hospital environment

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include flexible working arragenements including working from home, salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Health Information Manager

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Emily Currie - (03) 9496 3708
emily.currie@austin.org.au - (__) ____ ____

Health Information Manager