WW6241 - Clinical Coder - (Full-time) - La Trobe Regional Hospital - Traralgon, VIC

Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) is the major provider of specialist health services in the Gippsland region, east of Melbourne. Our comprehensive range of services extends to emergency and intensive care, elective surgery, allied health, obstetrics, medical and radiation oncology at the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre, dialysis and aged care.

LRH has a number of outstanding facilities following a recent expansion. These include a cardiac catheterisation laboratory, large Emergency Department, endoscopy suites and modern and contemporary inpatient units. These complement extensive Allied Health amenities including a gym and pool.

LRH is the regional provider of mental health services in Gippsland. LRH Mental Health Service operates an integrated specialist mental health program across the region and provides inpatient and community mental health care for adults, children and young people and older persons.

Gippsland provides a fantastic regional lifestyle with easy access to Melbourne.

We are currently seeking an experienced Health Information Manager or Clinical Coder on a permanent full-time basis. Suitable candidates interested in part-time hours may also be considered for this position. The suitable candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence and be willing to work onsite using paper-based medical records with electronic results.

To be successful on this position you will be required to undertake accurate, comprehensive and timely clinical coding.
There is a vast casemix at LRH, providing an extensive and exciting range of Health Information and coding activities.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Recognised HIM and/or Clinical Coding qualifications (HIMAA, OTEN or equivalent)
  • A sound understanding of current coding standards and casemix funding
  • Sound knowledge of medical terminology
  • Minimum of 2 years’ recent coding experience using 3M CodefinderEffective communication and organisational skills, and
  • The ability to work independently as well as in a team member.

The successful applicant will be required to apply for and satisfactorily obtain a National Police Check and Working with Children Check.

Latrobe Regional Hospital supports Equal Employment Opportunity by recognising and valuing inclusion and diversity. The hospital encourages all people from different cultures and backgrounds to apply for our advertised positions.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants are encouraged to apply.

Successful appointment will be based on merit and satisfactorily passing a Police Check and Working With Children’s Check. LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available to assist on (03) 5173 8831 or kooriliaison@lrh.com.au

To apply for this vacancy please visit our website – http://www.lrh.com.au and go to our Careers Section


Diane Draper,
Manager Health information Unit
Phone: (03) 5173 8501.

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Applications Close On: 
14 March 2018