WW6131 - Clinical Coder - (Full-time) - National Cancer Screening Register, Melbourne CBD, VIC

Telstra Health has been selected by the Australian Government to deliver and operate the Australian National Cancer Screening Register. The National Cancer Screening Register (NCSR) will further enhance the way cancer screening is undertaken in Australia. A national approach based on the principle of 'one person, one record' and using the latest technology will further improve prevention, detection and treatment of bowel and cervical cancers among Australians.

Duties and Responsibilities:

We are currently looking for Clinical Coders for the NCSR to assist in the timely codification of cervical and bowel histopathology reports which is critical for the clinical management of screening participants and meeting essential reporting requirements. This role is primarily responsible for providing quality and efficient clinical coding of histology reports related to cervical and bowel screening in SNOMED-CT.

You will also be required to:

  • Liaise with pathology laboratories and health care providers to clarify any queries related to participant histology reports to support quality coding
  • Ensure all data processing related to clinical coding, including exception management tasks are actioned in a timely manner and consistent with high quality standards of the NCSR
  • Ensure data quality related to coding, data entry and colonoscopy / colposcopy and histopathology reports, supports high data integrity of NCSR data
  • Support the NCSR data and health information management team with the co-ordination of data management and related activities


  • Knowledge of database software including contemporary computer applications.
  • Competent data entry skills with high level attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology and knowledge of clinical classification systems.
  • Proven success in liaising with external and internal stakeholders
  • Knowledge in the areas of cervical cytology and cervical and bowel histopathology.


Annabel Storey
Recruitment Consultant
Phone: 0451054858
Email: annabel.storey@team.telstra.com

Applications Close On: 
12 October 2017