WW6330 - Clinical Coder - 2 or more positions available - (Full-time / Part-time) - Ballarat Health Services - Ballarat, VIC

Position Purpose:

The Clinical Coder role involves accurate clinical coding of inpatient episodes whilst achieving a set throughput quota.

Key Accountabilities

  • Code inpatient episodes in accordance with Australian Coding Standards
  • Meet standards of coding accuracy and volume relative to experience
  • Proactively participate in further training opportunities to improve/increase coding skills. Be receptive to and incorporate feedback regarding coding performance.
  • Identification of documentation deficiencies and subsequent generation of coding queries
  • Participate in coding audit, quality and education activities relative to experience.
  • Identify opportunities to improve coding quality and maximise WIES funding

The Opportunity

Our fantastic coding team is comprised of both HIMs and Clinical Coders who work in an environment where coding, casemix and clinical documentation initiatives are strongly supported by BHS Executive and Clinical Directors. You will be supported by the Coding Leadership Team to further develop your coding skills. Professional development is encouraged and career progression opportunities are available. BHS has a Digital Medical Record which allows for development and innovation in coding practices and work arrangement flexibility.

We are seeking qualified Clinical Coders who are work ready with 1-2 years’ experience or more. We also invite applications from coders who could code from a remote location, although please note we are seeking to appoint part time positions with committed hours, not casual.

Ballarat Health Services

Ballarat Health Services provides a complex range of surgical, medical, obstetric, psychiatric, palliative care, rehabilitation and residential services. Ballarat is located approximately 75 minutes’ drive west of Melbourne and offers a wide range of recreational, sporting and social facilities for a population of over 100,000 people. A vibrant, progressive regional city, Ballarat is large enough to retain its own regional flavour but is within easy commuting distance to Melbourne.


Kylie Holcombe
Coding Auditor on (03) 5320 4335, or
Pauline Basilio, Manager HIS
on (03) 5320 4861.

Reference Number: 


Applications Close On: 
25 June 2018