WW6135 - Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder - (Full-time) - Melbourne Health - Parkville, VIC


  • Pay Rate: $82,000


Situated at the top of Elizabeth Street, The Royal Melbourne Hospital is supplied by abundant public transport and is at the centre of an exciting and expanding healthcare precinct including the newly built Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) Peter Mac. For the HIM there is the lure of the complex and challenging casemix that only one of Victoria’s largest public hospitals can offer as well as the prospect of career diversity and professional development.

The large team of HIMs working at The Royal Melbourne Hospital pride themselves in high quality coding and new staff members are supported by the Coding Manager and the four full time Coding Educators. Melbourne Health has implemented an Enterprise Content Management (ECM) scanned medical record thus opening up the potential for more flexible work arrangements in the near future.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital Coding Service is currently in the process of recruiting an experienced HIM/Clinical Coder to join their supportive team. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated person to advance their career as part of a prestigious values based organisation.


Responsibilities / Duties: 
  • Coding and grouping using 3M Web Codefinder
  • Coding auditing
  • Unit audits and coding/casemix analysis


Essential: 
  • Completion of a Bachelor of Health Information Management or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a similar coding position
  • A comprehensive knowledge of current Australian Coding Standards
  • A thorough understanding of Victorian specific coding advice and activity based funding policies


Desirable: 
  • Ideally any applicants will have highly developed oral and written communication skills and be able to work well in a team environment and also individually.


Enquiries: 

Leonie Dodds
Tel: (03) 9342 7106

Reference Number: 

37553

Applications Close On: 
30 October 2017