TRAINEE CLINICAL CODER
ILLAWARRA SHOALHAVEN LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT
WOLLONGONG, NSW, 2500
Purpose of Position
Under the supervision of a Coding Educator and Senior Coder the Trainee Clinical Coder will be required to undergo practical training in the coding of inpatient episodes at The Wollongong Hospital using 10th Edition of ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS.
Job-Share will be considered for this role.
Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.
An eligibility list will be created for future temporary and permanent full-time and part-time positions.
Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.
1. Recent completion of a recognised clinical coding qualification, eg. from OTEN or HIMAA and/or relevant experience. 2. Demonstrated aptitude for detailed clerical work of an investigative nature. 3. Demonstrated excellent communication skills including spelling accuracy, good comprehension of the written word and confidence in the spoken word. 4. Demonstrated computer literacy. 5. Demonstrated ability to organise and prioritise workload. 6. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team situation.