WW6291 - Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder - (Casual) - Eastern Health - Melbourne Eastern Suburbs, VIC

Health Information Services - Box Hill Hospital, Maroondah Hospital and Angliss Hospital

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a comprehensive range of high quality acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care and community health services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

Eastern Health is seeking qualified Health Information Managers/Clinical Coders to join our experienced coding team. Eastern Health is one of the largest metropolitan health services in Victoria, offering a varied casemix including emergency care, general and specialist medicine, surgical services, intensive care and maternity services. Benefits include:

  • Supportive and friendly team
  • Bi-annual coding education days
  • Scanned medical record
  • Progressive and Innovative EMR
  • Flexible working hours

Successful applicants will have a current and sound knowledge of clinical coding using ICD-10-AM, the Australian Coding Standards and Victorian Additions. As a member of the coding team at Eastern Health you will be supported with continuous education at both the local and network level. The position will primarily involve coding and documentation queries at the time of coding.

The successful applicant will take pride in the generation of high quality coded data, have a methodical approach and demonstrate a high degree of attention to detail. They will possess highly developed organisational and communication skills, a positive can do approach to tasks and can work autonomously.

Applicants who are not currently working in a coding position will not be considered


Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

The benefits of working for Eastern Health include:

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options

If you have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today!

For full details refer to the Position Description. For any queries please contact the Manager directly.

You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment Police Check.

Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Please submit all applications online.

Eastern Health Values: Kindness, Respect, Excellence, Agility and Humility

Responsibilities / Duties: 
  • coding
  • generation of documentation queries
  • Cancer Registry reporting
  • application of ratified coding advice
  • application of Victorian Admitted Episode Dataset: Criteria for Reporting

  • minimum of two years current coding and casemix experience
  • Bachelor of Health Information Management (or equivalent tertiaryqualification) or Clinical Coding qualification – intermediate or higher
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Demonstrated time management capabilities and ability to work to a deadline

  • Experience in using a scanned medical record
  • Experience in using an electronic medical record


Emma Sanelli or Melissa Mecner
Coding Co-ordinator/Coding Manager
Phone: (03) 9895 3882

Reference Number: 


Applications Close On: 
11 May 2018