WW6042 - Health Information Manager / Clinical coder (inc remote work) - (Full-time / Part-time) - Western Health - Williamstown, VIC

About Western Health

Western Health is the major public provider of health services throughout Western Metropolitan Melbourne. This is one of the fastest growing populations in Australia. The health service incorporates Sunshine Hospital, Footscray Hospital, Williamstown Hospital, Sunbury Day Hospital, Sunshine Hospital Radiation Therapy Centre (in partnership with Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre), Hazeldean Transitional Care Program, Drug Health Services and Western Centre for Heath Research and Education.

Western Health provides a wide range of services and with this, the opportunity to increase your clinical and coding knowledge.

What can we offer you?

  • A Digital Medical Record!
  • Training and guidance from a team of passionate and dedicated Coding Educators
  • Onsite registered training organisation (RTO) courses – we are the only Public Hospital RTO!
  • Diverse and challenging casemix in a continually growing Organisation
  • A diverse role in an organisation that encourages and supports professional growth
  • Fun, dynamic and supportive team
  • Flexible working arrangements including ability to complete some work remotely (i.e. from home)
  • Generous salary packaging
  • Weight Watchers at Work
  • Yoga
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Cheap onsite parking
  • Close to public transport

Responsibilities / Duties: 

The Role

This position will be responsible for accurate, timely and financially responsible coding and DRG analysis including auditing, Casemix educational activities and data reporting. The position is also responsible for participating in regular documentation audits and associated education programs and other Service activities. Additional duties may be available dependent on the successful applicant’s interest and experience.

The Clinical Coding Service at Western Health has a well established educational program and provides ongoing support and development to all coding staff.

New graduates will be considered for this role which will be primarily based at Williamstown Hospital.


What you need for the role

  • A recognised qualification in Health Information Management (or equivalent) or Clinical Coding.
  • Eligible for full membership of the Health Information Management Association of Australia.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Australian and Victorian Coding standards and related advice.
  • Understanding of the Victorian Casemix Funding Model.
  • Understanding of the Victorian Admitted Episode Dataset, Admission Policy and Policy and Funding Guidelines.
  • Demonstrate competency in a range of software applications e.g. PICQ, 3M CodeFinder, Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and understand new systems.
  • Demonstrate high standard of organisation, communication, attention to detail and interpersonal skills.


Scott Grentell
Acting Manager, Clinical Coding Services
Phone: 0400 438 411
Email: scott.grentell@wh.org.au

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Applications Close On: 
23 June 2017