WW6592 - Clinical Coder - Full-Time - Tasmanian Health Service - Hobart - TAS



Patient Information Management Services

Salary: $67,134 to $77,389 per annum

Period of Employment: Fixed term, full time for 10 months until May 2020 (maternity leave cover)


The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a permanent Clinical Coder vacancy.

The Tasmanian Health Service is an innovative and dynamic organisation dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our community; we are committed to providing the highest levels of healthcare and services.

The Royal Hobart Hospital is the largest hospital in the state and is the tertiary referral centre in Tasmania.

Location:  Patient Information Management Services

Tasmania offers an envious lifestyle with some of the most amazing natural attractions, a wide range of opportunities, short commutes, exceptional local beer, wine and food.

For further information about this exciting opportunity please contact Nicola Hunt on (03) 6777 6545 or email nicola.hunt@ths.tas.gov.au To apply for this role, please go to www.jobs.tas.gov.au  Applicants are asked to address the selection criteria within the Statement of Duties.  

Please click the blue Apply Now button to submit your application.

Applications close:  19 May 2019

Vacancy No. 508163

Responsibilities / Duties: 


The Role:

  • Responsible for accurate and timely clinical coding of inpatient separations in accordance with Hospital, State and Commonwealth data standards and reporting requirements, for the purposes of Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Group (AR-DRG) assignment for activity based funding, inpatient activity reporting, clinical and non-clinical research, casemix analysis and patient care quality improvement.
  • Adhere to Australian Consortium for Classification Development (ACCD) guidelines whilst utilising the current edition of the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Australian Modification (ICD-10-AM), Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI) and Australian Coding Standards (ACS).
  • Essential: 
    Desirable: 
    Enquiries: 

         Contact Name: Nicola Hunt

    Contact Title:

    Phone: (03) 6777 6545

    Email: nicola.hunt@ths.tas.gov.au

    Reference Number: 

    508163

    Applications Close On: 
    19 May 2019