WW6513 - Advanced Clinical Coder - (Full-time / Part-time) - Ipswich hospital, Ipswich, QLD

Queensland Health (Organisation site)
Ipswich Hospital

  • 1 x Full-Time or Part-Time Permanent, 1 x Temporary Part-Time (0.6) FTE available as an Advanced Clinical Coder
  • Telecommuting anywhere in Australia available for this position
  • As an advanced skilled Coder you will be required to code complex cases and act as a mentor for less experienced Clinical Coders
  • Previous applicants need not apply

About the role

The Advanced Clinical Coder is required to participate in a team environment to ensure the accurate and timely collection of morbidity data to meet data reporting requirements of West Moreton and Queensland Health. The position is responsible for Liaising with hospital clinicians in order to improve the quality and timeliness of morbidity data and Activity Based Funding (ABF). Under the direction of the Clinical Coding and Data Quality Manager, guide and mentor the clinical coders in accordance with organisational goals, guidelines and standards. Participate in Clinical Information Systems related quality activities, including auditing, education, Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG) and Performance Indicators for Coding Quality coding audits. The Senior Clinical Coder is acknowledged as having high level clinical coding skills and knowledge across a broad range of specialties in a tertiary setting through a minimum of 2 years coding experience.

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About West Moreton

  • 40 Minutes from Brisbane CBD
  • 9,521 kilometres region supporting over 250,000 people
  • One of 16 Hospital and Health Services (HHS) within Queensland Health
  • Fastest growing region in Australia with projected increase of 136% by 2036
  • $490.5 Million budget and 2,934 full time equivalent staff
  • One of the largest employers in the region

Ipswich Hospital

Major 351 bed acute teaching hospital with one of the Queensland’s busiest and best performing emergency departments. Specialities including anaesthetics, emergency, medicine, surgery, intensive and coronary care, orthopaedics, obstetrics, paediatrics, palliative care, rehabilitation, mental health and allied health services.

The Park

As one of the largest mental health facilities in Australia and Queensland’s only high-security forensic mental health centre, The Park is the state’s hub for research and best practice for mental health services.


Regional hospitals located in Esk, Gatton, Laidley and Boonah with a total of 75 beds.


A wide range of health services provided to correctional facilities as well as community dental clinics and health programs.

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For further information and to apply visit https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au Job ad reference WM01296982.

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Applications Close On: 
29 January 2019