WW6264 - Clinical Coder / Senior Clinical Coder - (Full-time) - Calvary Mater Newcastle, Waratah, NSW

The Clinical Coder/Senior Clinical Coder is responsible for reviewing and interpreting health care records in paper and electronic formats to accurately assign complex codes to inpatient episodes of care based on available documentation and in accordance with coding standards and local guidelines. Throughput targets and grading are dependent upon qualifications and experience.

CMN, as an Affiliated Health Organisation, is a public hospital based at Waratah and is an integral part of the Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD).

Please note: Leave balance transfer from a previous NSW Health employer could be an option. There is certain criteria which needs to be met for transfers to be accepted.

Responsibilities / Duties: 

As a valued member of the Clinical Coding Unit Clinical Coders have access to HIM expertise and mentoring on a daily basis, are encouraged ot develop and maintain currency of knowledge, and routinely involved in coding team discussions.

  • ICD10-AM Clinical Classification coding qualification and experience
  • Advanced Medical Terminology skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated Computer Literacy and knowledge of hospital based information systems
  • Ability to maintain the strictest confidentiality in all work matters and to communicate effectively
  • Proven ability to work unsupervised, as a member of a team and to meet throughput targets
  • Commitment to the Mission, Vision and Values of Calvary with the ability and desire to uphold these principles

  • 3M Encoder knowledge and experience
  • Knowledge of ABF Principles and how Coding affects this


Heather Alexander
Manager HIS & ICT
Phone: 02 40144820

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Applications Close On: 
20 April 2018