Website Western Cape Government
PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT: WESTERN CAPE
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
DIRECTORATE: CLINICAL CODING SERVICES AND DIAGNOSIS RELATED GROUPS
(HEAD OFFICE, CAPE TOWN BASED AT TYGERBERG HOSPITAL OFFICE)
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: DIAGNOSIS RELATED GROUPS
Remuneration: R356 289 per annum
Service benefits: 13th cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing medical aid allowance
Requirements: Minimum educational qualification: A health-related three-year National Diploma or degree registrable with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) or the South African Nursing Council (SANC).
Registration with a professional council: Current registration with the HPCSA or SANC.
Experience: Appropriate experience and knowledge of Diagnosis Related Groups Appropriate experience and knowledge with regards to UPFS and/or Activity Based Costing and/or Other costing models Appropriate leading organisational knowledge and experience level of Clinical Coding (Diagnostic and Procedural coding).
Inherent requirements of the job: Valid unendorsed (Code B/EB) driver’s licence Willingness to travel on a regular basis away from work place to visit Healthcare Facilities that fall under the Western Cape Department of Health.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Excellent written and verbal communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape Ability to interpret and apply financial policies, procedures and prescripts, ability to work independently and within a team and able to liaise at a high level Excellent conflict management, interpersonal, change management and leadership skills Ability to represent the Department with confidence in engagements with internal and external clients, as well as other Departmental Institutions Knowledge and experience of human resource management, especially labour relations, performance management, staff development and disciplinary procedures Advanced computer literacy in Microsoft Office applications (MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook).
Duties (key result areas/outputs): Provide supervision and guidance with regards to Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs) to ensure all audited data are allocated to a DRG utilising the DRG encoder and that the required analysis is performed Assist with DRG Encoder adjustment and Maintenance and Development Manage/participate in strategic relationships, interactions and transactions with external stakeholders with regards to Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs) Perform effective and efficient supervision, planning and co-ordination of activities in the Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs) component Support sub-projects linked to eCCR and DRG implementation Professional communication both telephonically and in writing with all role players Accurate record keeping and analysis of eCCR and DRG Clinical Coding data General office and ad hoc duties.
Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a competency test.
Enquiries: Mr F Vorster, tel. 021 938 4362 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 28 December 2018
Applications are submitted online via www.westerncape.gov.za/health-jobs