WW6290 - Advanced Clinical Coder / Mentor - (Full-time) - Northern Territory Department of Health, Alice Springs, NT

  • Designation (Remuneration Package Range $90,576 - $95,292) Central Australia Health Service - Health Information Services Ongoing vacancy in Alice Springs

Health Careers & Opportunities in the Northern Territory

If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory. The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.


Administrative Officer 5 Remuneration Package Range $90,576 - $95,292 (comprising salary $78,278 - $82,355, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave) Potential total Remuneration Package in the vicinity of $109,400 which includes the above Package Range and in addition salary sacrifice provisions Health Information Services – Alice Springs Ongoing vacancy available.

This is your opportunity to experience Alice Springs, an iconic Australian outback town, with unique landscapes, aboriginal culture and pioneering history. Alice Springs will surprise you with its multi-cultural population, and convenient services provided for tourists and residents alike.

The Central Australia Health Services (CAHS) has a permanent vacancy for a clinical coder, based at Alice Springs Hospital, our major referral centre.

The hospital Emergency Department is the major trauma response centre for the region and the hospital also provides medium level Intensive Care facilities.

Our case mix includes chronic disease, diabetes (complex), trauma, infectious disease, respiratory disease, obstetrics, mental health, and day procedures including chemotherapy. CAHS also provides mental health services, rehabilitation services and palliative care.

This position provides timely and accurate coding of morbidity data for internal and external reporting activities in accordance with the operational requirements of the Central Australia Health Service.


Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address).

Information on the Northern Territory and its great lifestyle is available at www.australiasnorthernterritory.com.au
Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT @ www.workingwithchildren.nt.gov.au) and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.
Department of Health is a Smoke Free Workplace

Applications should address the Selection Criteria. For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit www.nt.gov.au/jobs or contact us on 1300 659 247


For further information on the above position please contact Janine Wapper on
(08) 8951 7088.

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Applications Close On: 
9 May 2018