WW6237 - Clinical Coder - (Full-time) - North West Hospital and Health Service - Mount Isa, QLD

An exciting opportunity is currently available for a Clinical Coder to join our friendly team of dedicated professionals on a permanent full-time basis.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a high level of commitment to continuous quality improvement, expertise and experience in the implementation, management and maintenance of quality management activities in relation to coded data. Our health service offers its employees great work-life balance coupled with generous remuneration and benefits

About North West Hospital and Health Service

The North West Hospital and Health Service covers an area of over 300,000 square kilometres and services the rural and remote communities within North Western Queensland and the Gulf of Carpentaria. The Health Service includes the City of Mount Isa and the towns and areas of Burketown, Camooweal, Cloncurry, Dajarra, Doomadgee, Julia Creek, Karumba, Normanton and Mornington Island.

About the Role

The Clinical Coder will accurately assign specific morbidity and procedural classifications to patient episodes to meet state and national data reporting requirements; and actively participate in and contribute to quality improvement activities relevant to clinical coding.

While not mandatory, the following qualifications and work experience are highly desirable:

  • Degree in Health Information Management (or equivalent)
  • Comprehensive Medical Terminology course or Challenge Examination in Medical Terminology
  • Intermediate ICD-10-AM, ACHA and ACS clinical coding course (or equivalent)
  • Advanced ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS clinical coding course (or equivalent)
  • Evidence of coding proficiency with a minimum of two years full-time coding experience within a large healthcare facility

Benefits of working with North West HHS

We are committed to providing a wide range of rewarding career opportunities to our employees. Our health service offers generous remuneration packages and employment benefits which include 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.
Mount Isa is a unique and progressive city nestled among the splendour of the Selwyn Ranges in the heart of North West Queensland.

Once a raw frontier town built around the vast mineral resources, Mount Isa has grown into a thriving industrial and commercial centre renowned for its friendly and welcoming nature. Affectionately known as the ‘oasis of the outback,’ Mount Isa represents over 50 nationalities which give the city a unique cosmopolitan flavour. People enjoy living in this modern community, with restaurants, excellent health care, shopping, churches, clubs, service clubs and social activities. You will love the yearly carnival of festivities and celebrations including the Mount Isa Rodeo. Mount Isa is a great place to live and work!


Tracy Pertovt
Tel: (07) 4744 1218

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Applications Close On: 
12 March 2018