WW6041 - Advanced and Senior Clinical Coders - (Full-time) - Townsville Hospital and Health Service - Townsville, QLD

  • Position Type: Temporary full-time, contracts between 2 - 12 weeks are available (duration negotiable).

Come and escape the winter with a working holiday in sunny Townsville! Great opportunities on offer to experience North Queensland whist working for a state-of-the-art tertiary referral hospital.

About the role

Clinical Information Services (CIS) is committed to the delivery of an efficient and effective patient record and information management services that support optimum patient care and business management throughout the broader Townsville Hospital and Health Service, extending to all hospital and community facilities within. The service has six primary areas: Clinical Information Administration, Clinical Coders, Release of Information, Discharge Summary Management, Data Quality Unit, and Medical Records. The Clinical Coding Unit is responsible for the coding of inpatient separations at Townsville HHS. Clinical Coders are based at The Townsville Hospital with travel to and from other district facilities required on a monthly basis. To some facilities an overnight stay may be required for safety and efficiency reasons. This coded information is used for many purposes such as casemix management, clinical research, utilisation review, health services planning and evaluation, quality assurance activities, funding and resource allocation, epidemiological studies and education of health professionals.

A Senior or Advanced Clinical Coder, you will be as part of a cohesive clinical coding team, providing high level training, education and mentorship to coders and trainee coders in relation to ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS coding and clinical knowledge.

What’s on Offer?

We are committed to providing a wide range of rewarding career opportunities to our employees and encourage professional development. To attract and retain a workforce who also strive to excel we offer a generous remuneration package and employment benefits which includes salary sacrificing options, recreational leave loading, generous employer superannuation contribution, shift allowances, locality allowances, professional development assistance, flexible working arrangements, access to corporate discounts, staff wellness programs and the employee assistance program.

Why make the move? Discover Townsville

Townsville is the largest urban centre north of the Sunshine Coast, yet offers a relaxed tropical and coastal lifestyle as the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Rainforest and the Outback.

Senior Clinical Coder job reference: TV244069 Advanced Senior Coder job reference: TV244070


Jacqueline Kent
Phone: 07 4433 1333

Reference Number: 

Senior Clinical Coder job reference: TV244069 - Advanced Senior Coder job reference: TV244070

Applications Close On: 
28 June 2017