WW6606 - Advanced Clinical Coder – The Townsville Hospital and Health Service - Full-Time - Townsville - QLD

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is one of excellence… to emerge as leaders in health care, research and education for regional Australia.

    Are you:

  • Prepared to question and advocate for what is important?
  • A person who meets challenges head on?

    Requirements of the role

  • Minimum 4 years clinical coding experience.
  • Advanced and/or Intermediate Health Information Management Association 
    (HIMAA) Clinical Coding qualifications, degree in Health Information Management or equivalent.
  • While not mandatory, the following is highly desirable
  • Clinical Coding External and Internal Auditing Certificate.
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • This position involves travel to rural hospitals within the Townsville


Hospital Health Service to provide coding services, the position requires the incumbent to operate a class C motor vehicle and an appropriate licence endorsement to operate this vehicle is required. Proof of this endorsement must be provided prior to the commencement of duty.

    How you will be assessed

  • Comprehensive understanding of clinical classification, disease process, 
    diagnostic and procedural terminology and the application of patient information systems of a large teaching hospital.
  • Demonstrated expertise and knowledge of the assignment and validation of 
    clinical codes, particularly with respect to ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in quality management activities 
    and principles with proven ability in the design and performance of competency based training programs and audits, including analysis and problem solving.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new tasks and undertake tasks requiring 
    high attention to detail while working to strict deadlines within a data management framework.

Generous remuneration package value up to $109,238 p.a. comprising salary range of $3372.80 to $3669.80 p.a. (AO5), 17.5% leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may
include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, corporate discounts, wellness programs and the EAP.
Living in Townsville, the largest regional centre in the North.

For a confidential discussion please contact Judith Hall on 07 4433 1081.
Applications close on Sunday 9 June 2019.

Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Responsibilities / Duties: 

Contact Name: Judith Hall

Phone: 07 4433 1081

Applications Close On: 
9 June 2019