WW5967 - Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder - (Full-time) - John Fawkner Private Hospital, Coburg VIC




  • Fixed Term Full Time position - 12 months
  • Mentoring and training by experienced HIMs
  • Experience with private sector funding models desired


An exciting opportunity exists for Health Information Managers/Clinical Coders to join a supportive team at John Fawkner Private Hospital. Part Time or job share may be considered, with the potential for ongoing employment.

This position offers a variety of duties including ICD-10-AM coding, DRG audits and Casemix Management. There will be the opportunity to develop skills in a variety of areas including Hospital Casemix Protocol (HCP), Private Hospital Data Bureau (PHDB) reporting and quality activities.


In this position you will be primarily be responsible for:

  • Management and provision of timely and accurate clinical coding data using ICD-10-AM
  • Collection and reporting of data for use in clinical indicators, research and evaluation of services
  • Provision of education and analysis of Clinical Coding and Casemix information
  • Participation in performance improvement activities


The Health Information Managers/Clinical Coders have an integral role in the senior management team of the hospital and reports to the Health Information services Manager.

John Fawkner Private Hospital is owned and operated by Healthscope Ltd., which is a publicly listed company that has experienced tremendous growth. Healthscope currently own and/or manage 44 private hospitals nationally and provides many opportunities for talented and motivated Health Information Managers.

John Fawkner Private Hospital is a fully accredited 147 bed major surgical, acute medical and emergency hospital servicing Melbourne’s north western suburbs. Equipped for a comprehensive range of surgical procedures, medical treatment and diagnostic services, we are recognised by both the local community and visiting medical fraternity as a provider of high level patient care and support. The hospital has commenced redevelopment with additional theatres and wards.


Essential Criteria:

  • Completion of an approved ICD-10-AM Clinical Coding Course/Health Information Management Qualification
  • Up-to-date knowledge, experience and practice using ICD-10-AM
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team


Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience with WebPAS patient information system


To Apply:

Please visit our ‘Careers Centre’ via http://www.johnfawknerprivatehospital.com.au. Please include a cover letter and your CV along with the contact details of two professional referees.


Enquiries: 

Christina Varrasso
Manager, Health Information Services
Tel: (03) 9385 2703

Applications Close On: 
27 March 2017