WW5916 - Clinical Coder - (Casual) - Health Language Analytics, Sydney, NSW

Health Language Analytics (HLA) is a global leader in the analysis of clinical text documents, with clients as notable as the Centre for Disease Control and The California Cancer Registry.

HLA have established an excellent reputation in the professional community for its high commitment to customer service, staff satisfaction and quality improvement.

Responsibilities / Duties:
We are seeking highly motivated Clinical Coders to support the preparation of annotated texts to build our analytical engines. The successful applicants will have attention to detail and be well organised. Supporting and reporting to the Chief Language Engineer you will be results driven and understand the importance of assigning accurate coding of medical records using current coding standards. Activities include:

  • Undertaking annotation of clinical texts to support the development of Natural Language Processing technologies.
  • Clinical coding and data entry of coding for inpatient episodes using ICD‑10‑AM and SNOMED CT;
  • Validating accuracy of annotations of clinically important content;
  • Optimising coding throughput and quality whilst adhering to data submission deadlines and in-house reporting timeframes;
  • Participating in audits and other coding quality activities.


  • Clinical Coding qualifications from HIMAA or equivalent
  • Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team environment
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail


  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Health Information Management)
  • Proven coding experience preferable, however, consideration will also be given to beginner coders that have completed the introductory clinical coding course
  • Previous experience with 3M Codefinder software
  • Completion of HIMAA Intermediate/Advanced ICD-10-AM coding course.
  • Utilise good organisational and time management skills
  • Sound written and verbal communication
  • Good Interpersonal skills

Jon Patrick, CEO or
Maryellen Galbally - Business Manager
Email: Jon.Patrick@healthla.com.au, Maryellen.Galbally@hla-global.com
Phone: (02) 8091 2690

Website Link: http://www.healthla.com.au

Applications Close On: 
14 February 2017