WW6302 -Senior Coder Auditor/Educator - (Full-time) - Melbourne Health - Parkville, VIC

  • Senior Coder Auditor/Educator
  • Grade 4
  • Full Time on going position, 80 hours per fortnight including ADO
  • Pay rate: 103,745.20 per annum

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and experienced Health Information Manager looking to further their career.

Reporting to the Coding and Casemix Manager at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, you will be part of a team of five CodingAuditor/Educators responsible for:

  • Assisting and mentoring in training, education and auditing of both new coding staff and existing staff
  • Participate in external coding/casemix audits
  • Review and update 3M Codefinder coding notes with current National and Victorian coding advice
  • Provide education to the Coding and Casemix team on annual changes in relation to the VAED manual, Victorian Policy and Funding Guidelines, Victorian Criteria for Reporting, Victorian Additions to Australian Coding Standards & Victorian Coding Feature Articles
  • Supervision, management and education to the Coding and Casemix team of ICD-10-AM coding edition changes

Key selection criteria:

The successful applicant will have an outstanding classification and casemix funding knowledge, and the ability to communicate this knowledge to others, both verbally and in written form is required. Leadership qualities and project experience will be well regarded.


    A minimum of 5 years post graduate experience in a clinical coding position, preferably at tertiary level

  • Previous staff recruitment and management experience
  • Eligible for membership of the Health Information Association of Australia (HIMAA)
  • Business planning experience and ability to set and meet strategic goals
  • Previous staff training and education experience
  • Demonstrated experience of accurate coding of complex inpatient episodes using ICD-10-AM and ACHI
  • Expert knowledge of Australian and Victorian Coding Standards and the ICD-10-AM and ACHI classification
  • Thorough understanding of the Victorian Admitted Episodes Dataset and the Policy and Funding Guidelines - Victorian Public Hospitals, Victorian Criteria for Reporting, DRG grouper logic
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computing skills including Microsoft Office suite


  • 10 years Health Information Management experience
  • Bachelor of Health Information Management or equivalent
  • Previous tertiary hospital experience
  • Previous experience with IPM and the 3M Codefinder software
  • Teaching/training qualifications and/or experience

If you want to work in a great team environment, enjoy adding value, have a real commitment to process improvement and want an attractive salary with salary packaging benefits please apply.


Find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital https://www.thermh.org.au. If you have any questions or require more information, connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you.

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All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.


Helen Joglou
Phone:(03) 9342 6431

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Applications Close On: 
24 May 2018