WW6609 - Coding Educator and Auditor – St Vincent's Private Hospital Melbourne - Full-Time - Fitzroy - VIC


Coding Educator & Auditor

Full Time/Part Time

Be challenged & be rewarded!

St Vincent's Private Hospital Melbourne (SVPHM) is a facility of St Vincent's Health Australia under the stewardship of Mary Aikenhead Ministries.  We are a not for profit Catholic private hospital which operates across four sites at Fitzroy, East Melbourne, Kew and Werribee.

If variety, flexibility and being part of an industry leading team is what you're after, look no further as this position will take your career to new heights!  You will be working for a national network of not for profit private hospitals with a unique focus on coding quality.  What sets us apart from our competitors is our internal audit tool that enables timely and detailed feedback to our coding teams on a daily, weekly and monthly basis, and our scanned medical records allow us to share resources and offer flexible working arrangements across the division.

Working in Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane your advanced coding skills will play an important role in our National Coding Quality Program.  If you need training and looking to make that next step as a coding educator, we will support you! An auditing course, advanced coding course or leadership training are some of the great opportunities this role has to offer.

Benefits include:
A supportive and friendly atmosphere, salary packaging (increase your take home pay), ongoing education support, comprehensive orientation, uniform, discounted car parking and easy access to public transport. Competitive annual salary and conditions.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment.
As part of SVHA's commitment to the federal government employment parity initiative, we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Permission to conduct a police check is required. A valid working with children check is required.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity please visit www.svha.org.au or call Nicole Payne on 92311727 or Laura Royce 94117696

Responsibilities / Duties: 
  • Daily coding optimisation audit
  • Delivering coding education as part of a National Coding Quality Program
  • Coordination of Health Fund Audits
  • Provide audit feedback and training to both experienced and inexperienced 
  • Completion of ICD-10AM coding and DRG assignment
  • Assisting in operational planning and development
  • Liaise with other hospital staff on documentation improvement initiatives
  • Bachelor of Health Information Management (or equivalent)
  • Eligible for membership of the Health Information Management Association
    of Australia


  • 3 years' experience in ICD-10 AM Coding and DRG assignment
  • 1 year experience with medical record scanning software
  • Experience conducting coding and DRG audits including feedback to coding
  • Completion of a clinical coding auditing course


  • Extensive knowledge and experience with ICD-10AM Clinical Coding and
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to self-motivate and lead others

Contact Name: Nicole Payne

Contact Title: National Health Information Manager

Phone: (03) 92311727

Email: Nicole.Payne@svha.org.au

Reference Number: 


Applications Close On: 
20 June 2019