WW6686 - Clinical Coder - Full-Time - SVHM, Fitzroy, Melbourne

Job Description:

• Fitzroy location
• Ongoing training and development opportunities
• Friendly and dynamic team

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:

Provision of a scanned medical record
Release of patient information in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act and to authorised clinical personnel, internal & external, for continuity of patient care
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

We are seeking a motivated and dedicated Health Information Manager/ Clinical Coder to be a part of a dynamic and experienced team at St. Vincent's Hospital Melbourne, located in bustling Fitzroy.

SVHM utilise a scanned medical record, providing the ability to work from home.

Classification for this position will range from JA1 - JB1 ($58,094 - $90,766 per annum)

Responsibilities / Duties: 

• Completion of clinical coding and classification to a good standard using ICD-10-AM, ACHI, ACS
• Participation in SVHM education program and clinical documentation improvement program, through an extensive audit/ query process


• Salary packaging
• Employee Assistance Program
• Staff Health Centre


• 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:
JR109162_Clinical Coder HIM PD.pdf


Joceline Massa, Manager HIS
Alternate Contact: Ngoc Dang, Coding Manager, 9231 2772

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Applications Close On: 
15 September 2019