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SENIOR MBS SPECIALIST OFFICER

SENIOR MBS SPECIALIST OFFICER Healthcare & Medical

$52 per hour Australia > Sydney

The Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is a not-for-profit membership organisation representing plastic and reconstructive surgeons. ASPS promotes, develops and advances the practice of plastic surgery, including its relationship with medicine and the allied services throughout Australia. ASPS maintains the highest standards of surgical practice and ethics in plastic and reconstructive surgery in Australia. Members are bona fide plastic surgeons who are in full-time plastic surgery practice and who hold a fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS).

The Senior MBS Specialist Officer is a new role, responsible for supporting the ASPS membership with enquiries regarding the Medical Benefits Schedule (MBS) item numbers. There is scope to develop the role and make a significant contribution toward the member experience.

 

Under the direction of the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the role liaises with members and the ASPS Therapeutic Procedures Committee to ensure that MBS enquiries and issues are dealt with effectively and in a timely manner. The role will oversee the ASPS internal panel that answers member queries regarding item numbers and liaise with the Department of Health Medicare Advisory Committee and private health insurers regarding related issues.

 

We are a small and busy organisation; to succeed in this role, you will thrive on working collaboratively with highly-motivated staff. The successful candidate will have strong experience in project management and extensive knowledge with MBS item numbers. Experience with the Department of Health and private health insurers and a knowledge of plastic surgery will be highly regarded.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY
Under the direction of the COO, the Senior MBS Specialist Officer is responsible for:

  • Ensuring that ASPS members are supported with MBS queries
  • Developing relevant promotional material for members
  • Proactively drive new opportunities related to the role
  • Manage related projects

 

 

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

  1. Demonstrated experience in the health sector
  2. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  3. Knowledge of Medicare billing requirements
  4. Ability to plan, prioritise and execute multiple responsibilities
  5. Contribute to strategic thinking

 

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION

  • The role is part-time, one day (7.5 hours) per week. ($20,280 per annum plus super)
  • Potential to increase by another half day per week
  • The position is based in St Leonards, NSW (but could work remotely)
  • Some occasional interstate travel and out of hours work
  • This is an initial two year contact.
  • Experience as a Practice Manager or former Department of Health or private health insurer employee would be highly regarded.

HOW TO APPLY
Further information about the ASPS is available at www.plasticsurgery.org.au.

Questions about the role can be directed to the COO, Mr. Kim Hanna at khanna@plasticsurgery.org.au

 

Applications should be addressed to Kim Hanna and include:
1. A cover letter outlining your interest in the role and response to the key selection criteria
2. A current CV, including the contact details of two professional referees

Please email your application to:
khanna@plasticsurgery.org.au