Clinical Documentation Specialist
Part Time Opportunity (16 hours/week) starting September 2022 (12 months)
An exciting opportunity is available for nurses who are seeking a new challenge or wishing to build on their existing knowledge of clinical documentation improvement.
Looking for a change in career pathway but want to continue making a difference in patient care? Become a CDS.
About the Role
As the Clinical Documentation Specialist, you will be engaging with doctors, nurses, and Allied Health staff to ensure all clinical documentation is complete and accurately reflects the complexity of each patient. This dynamic role involves undertaking clinical documentation reviews, hospital-wide education and assists with quality improvement projects. The CDS works in alignment with the health information team as well as liaising with other leaders within the hospital.
To succeed in this role, you will be able to report on all outcomes in a standardised, efficient, and timely manner. You will be a self-motivated, ambitious individual who can work effectively in a team environment, but also autonomously and have a proven ability to engage with clinicians and other key stakeholders. A passion for quality improvement and promoting culture change desirable.
You will also have the following:
- Current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse
- Extensive experience in an acute care hospital setting
- Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain good clinician relationships
- Excellent critical thinking skills and attention to detail
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite of programs
- Knowledge of the DRG classification system and private healthcare funding models desirable
Strathfield Private Hospital has been servicing the community of Sydney’s inner west for over 30 years and is owned by global hospital group Ramsay Health Care. We cater for a broad range of health care needs from day surgery procedures to highly complex surgery.
Our facilities encompass 84 beds, 7 operating theatres, 1 endoscopy suite, 1 cardiac catheterisation lab, a 10 bed Intensive Care Unit and a Day Surgery Unit. We also have onsite radiology, pathology, café and specialist consulting suites.
The Hospital is operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 72 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. Ramsay focuses on maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety, being an employer of choice, and operating its business according to The Ramsay Way philosophy: "People Caring for People".
Everyone who joins Ramsay:
- Must be vaccinated against Covid-19 a vaccine approved by the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation
- Must provide a National Police check conducted within the previous 12 months
- According to the role, Ramsay may require a Working-With-Children check and proof of immunisation against infectious diseases.
If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact Rowann O’Mullane, Chief Executive Officer on OMullaneR@ramsayhealth.com.au
Applications close: 1st September 2022 at 11.55pm