October 23, 2022


CENTRE : Directorate: Clinical Coding

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). Experience:
Appropriate experience in Clinical Coding Auditing and DRG Costing, would
be an advantage. Appropriate experience in Training and Development of
Training materials. Appropriate knowledge and experience with an e-Learning
platform (e.g., Moodle) with roles as Administrator, or Teacher, or Student.
ICD-10 Basic and Intermediate level coding certification an advantage.
Inherent requirement of the job: Valid unendorsed (Code B/EB) driver’s licence.
Willingness to travel on a regular basis away from the workplace to visit
Healthcare Facilities that fall under the Western Cape Department of Health.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): 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. Advanced computer literacy in Microsoft
Office applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Teams).
Excellent people, technical and conceptual skills and the ability to represent
the Department with confidence in engagements with internal and external
clients, as well as other Departmental Institutions. Excellent presentation,
facilitation and training skills. Written and verbal communication skills in at least
two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

DUTIES : Accessing, preparing, cleaning, DRG allocation and analysing datasets from
various electronic sources. Administrative activities required for efficient
functioning of the DRG unit. Assist Assistant Manager, Manager as
administrator for clinical coding training on Moodle. Assist in developing,
maintaining all coding, and capturing tools and coding browsers. Deliver formal
training to Clinical and Administrative staff to improve Clinical Coding accuracy
and comprehensiveness. Develop training material, maintain and revise
training manuals, presentations, user guides, LMS. Establish the training
needs of institutions and plan training sessions. Evaluate training and feedback
of training to management of the relevant institution. Support sub-projects
linked to eCCR and DRG implementation through cross training and cross
functioning to perform overall DRG unit functions including in-house training
and induction of new staff.

ENQUIRIES : Ms TJ Augustyn Tel No: (021) 826-5743

APPLICATIONS : Applicants apply online: www.westerncape.gov.za/health-jobs (click “online
NOTE : No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

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