Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder

Job Details
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Department: West Gippsland Health Group
Work Type: Fixed term - full time or part time
Job Function: Information Management
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - Baw Baw
Reference: VG/1299482
Closing Date: 20-Oct-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD HIM Clinical Coder Sep 17.pdf (PDF, 405KB)

Contact: Robyn Weeks
03 5623 0601

Position Details

Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder (Part-time)

West Gippsland Healthcare Group, Warragul, Vic


  • Maternity relief position up to 38hours per week with ongoing hours available
  • Recent experience in clinical coding
  • Supportive and friendly team environment
  • Working collaboratively with clinical teams


Organisational Summary

The West Gippsland Healthcare Group (WGHG) is an exciting and progressive organisation known for its high level of professionalism and engagement with the community.    We are located approximately 100 kms south east of Melbourne CBD, part of the peri-urban fringe of the South East Growth Corridor, and are experiencing a population increase of 2.9% per annum. With a diverse casemix, more than 1,200 staff WGHG services a population over 48,000 of the Baw Baw Shire and surrounding areas.   

We offer; supportive learning environment with annual training programs, flexible working hours, staff health and wellbeing (including corporate discounts), employee assistance programs, smoke free environment, salary packaging and free on-site parking. The train station is located within walking distance from the hospital with frequent trains between Melbourne and Warragul.  

WGHG is a member of the Gippsland Health Alliance (IT) whose electronic medical record (EMR) strategy is advancing with implementation hopefully occurring at WGHG next financial year.

Position Summary

An opportunity exists for an experienced highly motivated Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder to join our harmonious and friendly Clinical Coding Team (CCT).

The HIM/CC role is responsible for using all available tools to accurately and comprehensively code inpatient episodes within the timelines specified by DHHS.  The applicant will have a naturally inquisitive mind facilitating the identification of documentation gaps to raise and process documentation queries while working seamlessly with supporting departments.

Working with us

All appointments with the West Gippsland Healthcare Group are subject to the satisfactory return of professional reference checks and a National Police History check. This position also requires a valid Working with Children Check. This organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability. A six month probationary period applies to all new appointments. The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is an equal opportunity employer

How to apply                             

You can view details for this role (including a position description) and submit your application online by clicking on te apply now button below. Further details regarding this role may be obtained from Robyn Weeks, Casemix Manager, Health Information Services on 03 5623 0601 or email  Applications should be lodged online, including a covering letter, resume and three current referees.


Applications close Friday 20 October 2017


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