WW6334 - Clinical Coder - (Full-Time) - The Memorial Hospital - Adelaide, SA


Applications are invited from highly motivated Clinical Coders with excellent communication, time management skills and attention to detail to join our team at The Memorial Hospital.

Benefits we offer:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Above Award Rates
  • Flexible working hours

The Memorial Hospital has 115 beds and a Casemix which includes Day Surgery, Orthopaedic, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, ENT Surgery and Rehabilitation.

The Memorial Hospital is a private, not-for-profit hospital and is a proud member of the Adelaide Community Healthcare Alliance Incorporated (ACHA) in South Australia. Our landmark heritage building is within one kilometre of Adelaide’s CBD and within walking distance of Adelaide Oval.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring a comprehensive and timely morbidity profile is created and maintained for all ACHA patients
  • Assignment of ICD-10-AM diagnosis and procedure codes in accordance with the Australian Coding Standards
  • Ensure accurate DRG allocation to all episodes of care


Essential Criteria:

  • Successful completion of a recognised Clinical Coding Course (HIMAA or equivalent) at the Intermediate level
  • Up to date knowledge, experience and practice using ICD-10-AM 10th Edition
  • Industry experience (minimum 2 years)
  • Sound knowledge of medical terminology
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to work individually and as a team member
  • Experience with computerised patient management system and data entry



Desirable Criteria:

  • Knowledge of Word, Excel and Windows based IT applications
  • Experience using e-books, 3M Codefinder
  • Previous private hospital experience and knowledge of private sector funding models


Enquiries: 

Dawn Inglis
Casemix Development Coordinator
ACHA & Healthscope Hospitals SA
Phone: 08 8375 5887
Email: Dawn.Inglis@acha.org.au

Applications Close On: 
29 June 2018