WW6467 - Clinical Coding Manager - (Full-time) - John Hunter Hospital, Hunter New England Local Health District, Newcastle,NSW


This is a unique opportunity to step into a strategic, leadership role in Health Information Management as a Clinical Coding specialist. The Coding Manager is responsible for the professional leadership of clinical coders for the John Hunter, Belmont and Tomaree Hospitals. The successful applicant will be required to facilitate and ensure the maintenance of a high level of coding quality and accuracy and ensure completion of coding within designated deadlines.
As a confident communicator and collaborative leader, the successful applicant will develop and promote clinical coding across multidisciplinary teams involved in the care and treatment of a variety of inpatient specialities. The Manager will have the opportunity to develop and employ appropriate education, mentoring, support and audit programmes and resources to ensure a sustainable and effective clinical coder workforce.

The John Hunter Hospital is located in Newcastle, NSW with its beautiful surf beaches and city convenience. Newcastle is surrounded by scenic coast and lakes to the south, the world renowned Hunter Valley wineries to the west, the beautiful Port Stephens harbour to the north, and Sydney is less than 2 hours’ drive to the South. Newcastle has a world-class university and other excellent education providers, national sports teams, affordable housing, good road and air transport networks, and a diverse commerce. It offers the attractions of a large city so that you can experience an excellent work/life balance.

Affiliated with the Hunter Medical Research Institute Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital is a tertiary referral and teaching hospital featuring fifteen operating theatres, 550 adult beds and 120 paediatric beds.

Specialities including general surgery, anaesthesia and intensive care, cardiology and cardiac surgery, general medicine, endocrinology, kidney transplant, neonatal intensive care, vascular, nephrology, obstetrics and gynaecology, urology, orthopaedics, neurology, neurosurgery, respiratory medicine, immunology and more. The Coding of diverse paediatric specialities including PICU for the John Hunter Children’s Hospital, a referral centre for children up to the age of 18; rehabilitation for the Rankin Park Hospital; the general specialities for the Belmont Hospital and community health for the Tomaree Hospital are covered by the service.


Enquiries: 

Sharon Bowen
Health Information Manager
Phone: 0427 609 989
sharon.bowen@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Reference Number: 

REQ64658

Applications Close On: 
28 November 2018