Classification Specialist

Faculty of Health Sciences – National Centre for Classification in Health Reference no. 802/0418F
Closing date: 11:30pm 21 May 2018

  • Opportunity to work with Australia’s leading centre of expertise in health classification systems and their applications.
  • Located at Cumberland Campus
  • Full time fixed term position, remuneration package: HEO 8 $119K - $134K, which includes leave loading and up to 17% super

About the opportunity

The CS will work as part of a cohesive team of experts to achieve NCCH objectives in relation to maintenance, development and education of content within the Australian AR-DRG Classification System. In depth knowledge of classifications, including ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS and AR-DRGs will allow the CS to undertake the development of proposals and respond to queries received by the NCCH through the public submission and queries process.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Classification Specialist who:

  • recognised tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline (e.g. MRA, HIM, Clinical Coder, etc.)
  • demonstrated high standard of oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • ability to effectively engage with clinicians, HIMs and clinical coders
  • ability to work as part of a team and with little supervision to achieve work-plan milestones and reporting requirements
  • high level project management skills and experience
  • high level time/task management and problem solving skills
  • demonstrated high level proficiency in clinical coding with ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS
  • demonstrated understanding of the relationship between ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS and AR-DRGs
  • demonstrated advanced computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office Products and classification, grouping and terminology software tools
  • ability to credibly represent the NCCH at external forums (state, national and international)
  • commitment to providing exceptional client service
  • a broad understanding of the Australian health care system and current health policy developments including Activity Based Funding (ABF)

The University of Sydney encourages part-time and flexible working arrangements, which will be considered for this role.

Intending applicants are welcome to seek further information about the position from Filippa Pretty on 02 9351 9157 or filippa.pretty@sydney.edu.au

For recruitment-related enquiries, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Courtney Evans on 02 8627 7224 or courtney.evans@sydney.edu.au

Please refer to the candidate information pack for further details.

Closing date: 11:30pm 21 May 2018

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