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Position Details
Reference Number 413020
Position Title Clinical Documentation Specialist
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Western Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location Various Locations
Advertised Award/Classification Health Manager Level 2
Salary $93,099.00 - $110,422.00
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

The Clinical Documentation Specialists will facilitate modifications to clinical documentation to support appropriate reimbursement in the level of service rendered to selected inpatients at WSLHD.  Demonstrating patient complexity allows for accurate service planning and enhanced data for research and abstraction purposes for clinical coding.  A key contact for the Clinical Coding Staff for clinical queries.


People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.


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This position is permanent full time, working 38 hours per week and is classified as a Health Manager Level 2.


Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

Selection Criteria 1. Extensive clinical experience in an acute care environment, interacting with all levels of staff demonstrating excellent interpersonal skills.

2. Proven ability and experience in implementing change management processes in a broad health care setting.

3. Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and organisational skills with high level communication and attention to details and the ability to work autonomously and within a team.

4. Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement principles and improved health care outcomes.

5. Understanding of current benchmarks, activity targets and KPIs and how they fit into a Activity Based Management model.

6. Advanced computing skills in Microsoft and relevant packages with demonstrated experience in collecting and managing data.

7. Current Drivers Licence valid within Australia and is required to travel between facilities.
Contact Person Diane Healy
Contact Number 0414983650
Contact Email Diane.Healy@health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 27/09/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view