WW6685 - Coding Educator - Maternity Leave - SVHM, Fitzroy, Melbourne

- Fitzroy location
- Ongoing training and development opportunities
- Friendly and dynamic team
- Maternity leave position until August 2020

About the Company

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,000 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.

About the Department

Health Information Services (HIS) is a busy department providing a range of services to SVHM and external providers.

The primary functions of HIS are:

- Management of a scanned medical record
- Release of patient information in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act
- Timely and accurate clinical coding of inpatient episodes and provision of casemix & health information data for decision support, service planning, financial planning, quality & research

About the Role

This exciting job opportunity will form an integral part of SVHM Coding Service and will participate and manage the education program, including coding and casemix education and training of internal and external staff.

Classification for this position will range from JB21 - JB24 ($110,328 - $121,565 per annum)

Responsibilities / Duties: 

- Management and provision of the coding education program & training for all coding staff within HIS
- Shared responsibility with the Coding Manager to undertake clinical education & training for SVHM clinicians & relevant staff, HIS staff and HIM students
- Clinical coding and auditing
- Ad hoc projects as required


Qualifications, Skills and Experience

- Excellent coding knowledge and experience using ICD-10-AM, ACHI, ACS
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to train and educate staff in clinical coding
- Leadership and team building qualities


• Salary packaging
• Employee Assistance Program
• Staff Car Park


• Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.

Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.
All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.

Position Description and Critical Job Demands Checklist:

Review the following documents: JR108997_Coding Educator HIS PD.pdf

Award/Enterprise Agreement (if applicable):

SVHM - Victorian Public Health Sector (Health and Allied Services, Managers and Administrative Workers) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020


Joceline Massa, Manager HIS, 9231 2771

Applications Close On: 
21 October 2019