WW5990 - Clinical Coder - (Full-time) - Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service, Gold Coast, QLD


  • Clinical Coder – Clinical Coding Service, Digital Transformation Services, Southport and Robina, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.


About the role:

Assign accurate and timely clinical codes to episodes of care through analysis of clinical documentation using the appropriate version of the International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Australian Modification (ICD-10-AM), Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI) and applying Australian Coding Standards, relevant National and State Coding Authority advice and all available information systems.


Requirements of the role

  • While not mandatory, completion of relevant qualifications Health Information Management Association of Australia or TAFE courses), and evidence of coding proficiency with a minimum of 2 years coding experience within a tertiary healthcare facility, is highly desirable.


We offer fabulous employee benefits including:

  • Permanent full time position
  • A base salary ranging from $70 303 - $77 459 p.a.
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/life balance, variety and flexibility
  • And much more!

  • About the unit

    Digital Transformation Services (DTS) is responsible for the development, implementation and support of a number of Information, Communications and Technology services that support and enable the core functions of the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service (GCHHS).

    We strive to deliver efficiencies throughout GCHHS by providing, supporting and implementing information services that add value to the business and clinical operations of GCHHS. Our Services include but are not limited to:

    • Applications support
    • Local Information Communication Technology services
    • Telephone and network services
    • Clinical Coding Service
    • Clinical Records Service
    • Health Analytics Reporting Service
    • Information and Data Quality


    About Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service Gold Coast Health provides public health care services to more than 500,000 people living in one of Australia’s most desired lifestyle destinations – The Gold Coast. With its world-class beaches and hinterland, emerging cultural scene, national sporting teams, several universities and family-friendly atmosphere, the Gold Coast offers unmatched lifestyle opportunities.

    With an annual operating budget exceeding $1.2 billion, Gold Coast Health oversees more than 1000 beds across three hospitals, as well as a wide range of community facilities and services. We deliver world-class patient care and by talking to any one of our 6000 employees, you will see why!


    How to apply
    Apply for this role by clicking on the “Apply” button and submitting a resume and covering letter addressing your suitability to the role by Wednesday, 26 April 2017.

    Please note: no third party applications will be accepted.

Enquiries: 

Pam Stout (07) 5687 3780
Application Kit: (07) 5687 9040 or https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au

Reference Number: 

GC238355

Applications Close On: 
26 April 2017