WW6127 - Clinical Coder - (Full-time /Part-time) - Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital, Chermside, QLD

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and suitably experienced Clinical Coder to join our Health Information team on a part time or full time basis. With a planned implementation of a scanned medical record in early 2017, there will be opportunity to work from home.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The purpose of this position is to:

  • Accurately assign ICD-10-AM disease and ACHI procedure codes to all hospital admissions within designated department KPI
  • Clarify inconsistent, ambiguous or non-specific information in the medical record with the treating medical practitioner utilising department documentation query templates
  • Complete Queensland Cancer Registry notifications
  • Maintain a well-developed knowledge of anatomy, clinical disease processes, pharmacology and diagnostic and procedural terminology together with coding-related systems and standards
  • Actively participate in and contribute to quality improvement activities, education activities and other initiatives within the clinical coding team


  • Degree in Health Information Management/ HIMAA Accredited Clinical Coding Certificate or equivalent
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Casemix funding, AR-DRGs 4.2-6 and ICD-10-AM 10th edition
  • Experience with the 3M-codefinder application would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills


James Muller
Assistant Health Information Manager
Phone: (07) 3326 3656
Email: james.muller@svha.org.au

Applications Close On: 
29 September 2017