WW6538 - Trainee Clinical Coder- (Full-time) - Calvary Mater Newcastle, Waratah NSW

  • Permanent full-time position for an enthusiastic person seeking a career in clinical coding who has already shown the initiative to successfully complete a recognised ICD10-AM clinical coding qualification
  • Excellent salary packaging options available
  • Leave balance transfers from a NSW Public Health employer may be available

About the role

The Clinical Coder is responsible for reviewing and interpreting health care records in paper and electronic formats to accurately assign complex codes to inpatient episodes of care based on available documentation and in accordance with coding standards, and local guidelines.

What you bring
Essential Criteria:

  • ICD10-AM Clinical Classification recognised coding qualification
  • Medical Terminology skills and demonstrated attention to detai
  • An aptitude for learning and success in studies
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skill
  • Demonstrated experience in using computerised systems
  • Able to work independently and to also function well in a team environment to complete work
  • Ability to maintain the strictest confidentiality in all work matters
  • Commitment to the Mission, Vision and Values of Calvary with the ability and desire to uphold these principles


This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality. Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

About Calvary

Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas. Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.

Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need. We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.

How to join the team
To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application.

Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.

Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.


Melissa McCahon
Coding Manager
Phone: 0240144820
Email: mailto:Melissa.McCahon@calvarymater.org.au

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Applications Close On: 
1 March 2019