WW5971 - Health Information Managers / Clinical Coders - (Full -time) - The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus, Parkville, VIC

  • Pay Rate: $70,000-80,000

Do you want to work in the heart of the city and be part of a world renowned healthcare facility?

As a campus of Melbourne Health, The Royal Melbourne Hospital has been caring for Victorians, undertaking ground breaking research, and teaching Australia’s future healthcare professionals for over 165 years.

Situated at the top of Elizabeth Street, The Royal Melbourne Hospital is supplied by abundant public transport and is at the centre of an exciting and expanding healthcare precinct including the newly built Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) Peter Mac. For the HIM there is the lure of the complex and challenging casemix that only one of Victoria’s largest public hospitals can offer as well as the prospect of career diversity and professional development.

The large team of HIMs working at The Royal Melbourne Hospital pride themselves in high quality coding and new staff members are supported by the Coding Manager and the four full-time Coding Educators. Melbourne Health has implemented an Enterprise Content Management (ECM) scanned medical record thus opening up the potential for more flexible work arrangements.

What Melbourne Health can offer you:

  • Salary packaging
  • City location with access to public transport
  • Reward and recognition programs
  • Health and wellbeing programs including staff gym, staff health service and peer support program
  • Discounted staff parking

All appointments are made subject to satisfactory police records check.

If you want to work in a great team environment, enjoy making a difference and have a real commitment to a highly quality of clinical coding please visit our website to view the position description and apply on line at: http://www.mh.org.au

Responsibilities / Duties: 

The Royal Melbourne Hospital Coding Service is currently in the process of recruiting two experienced Health Information Managers/Clinical Coders to join their supportive team.

This is an exciting opportunity for motivated people to advance their career as part of a prestigious values based organisation.

This role will involve:

  • Coding and grouping using 3M Web Codefinder
  • Coding auditing
  • Unit audits and coding/casemix analysis


We are looking for candidates with:

  • Completion of a Bachelor of Health Information Management or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a similar coding position
  • A comprehensive knowledge of current Australian Coding Standards
  • A thorough understanding of Victorian specific coding advice and activity based funding policies

Ideally any applicants will have highly developed oral and written communication skills and be able to work well in a team environment and also individually.

At Melbourne Health we are committed to Aboriginal employment and encourage all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. Karetta (grow) Yirramboi (tomorrow).

We value a diverse workforce and encourage applications from all culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


Leonie Dodds
Phone: 03 9342 7106
Email: leonie.dodds@mh.org.au

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Applications Close On: 
7 April 2017