Clinical Coder

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Department: West Gippsland Health Group
Work Type: Ongoing - full or part time
Job Function: Information Management
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - Baw Baw
Reference: VG/1305992
Closing Date: 27-Nov-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD HIM Clinical Coder Nov 2017.pdf (PDF, 418KB)

Contact: Ellie Devlin
03 5623 0636

Position Details


Clinical Coder
Full time/ Part time/ Casual
(days and hours negotiable)
HIM Award + Salary Packaging – Grade dependent on qualifications and experience

West Gippsland Healthcare Group is a sub-regional public hospital with over 100 acute beds that last financial year treated almost 12,000 in-patients, 21,411 emergency cases and delivered 982 babies.

We provide acute medical and surgical, paediatric, obstetrics & gynaecology, emergency, aged care and community services, primarily in the Shire of Baw Baw, approximately 100 kms east of Melbourne.

Position Summary

An opportunity exists for a highly motivated Clinical Coder/s to join our team in beautiful West Gippsland and invite applications from suitably experienced/qualified individuals to join our team! The team has a focus on high quality clinical coding and is a valued part of the organisation working closely with Medical, Nursing, and Allied Health professionals and the newly developed Clinical Documentation Specialists.  

As part of our team you will be responsible for accurately and comprehensively coding inpatient episodes within the timelines specified by DHHS, the identification of valid admissions as per DHHS admission policy, creating and processing documentation queries, maintaining currency of all coding related changes and working closely with all members of the coding team


How to apply                             

You can view details for this role (including a position description) and submit your application online by clicking on the apply now button below. Further details regarding this role may be obtained from Ellie Devlin Health Information Services Manager, Health Information Services on 03 5623 0636 or email  Applications should be lodged online, including a covering letter and their resume.


Applications close Monday 27 November 2017


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