- Professional development and recognition
- Supportive team environment
You have excellent attention to detail and are able to work with minimal supervision. You are comfortable working alone and with a team. You will need good communication skills as you may be required to speak with doctors, specialists and other health care providers to accurately assess patient records and outcomes.
About the role
You will be working with a dedicated team of coding professionals. In addition to ongoing professional development opportunities, you will receive on the job mentoring (if entry level coder progression training) and flexible working hours.
This position is based at the John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle, New South Wales. You must be available to relocate to Newcastle for this opportunity. Relocation costs to Newcastle are currently not offered to candidates.
Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital is a tertiary referral and teaching hospital featuring fifteen operating theatres, 550 adult beds and 100 paediatric beds. Specialities including general surgery, anaesthesia and intensive care, cardiology and cardiac surgery, general medicine, endocrinology, kidney transplant, neonatal intensive care, vascular, nephrology, obstetrics and gynaecology, urology, orthopaedics, neurology, neurosurgery, respiratory medicine, immunology and several more. Also Coding diverse paediatric specialities for the John Hunter Children’s Hospital a referral centre for children up to the age of 18, rehabilitation for the Rankin Park Hospital, the general specialities for the Belmont Hospital and community health for the Tomaree Hospital.
Please note: Applicants will be required to complete a Coding Competency Assessment Test.
To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.
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