Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder

Looking to elevate your lifestyle? Join our warm and welcoming team at South West Healthcare! Located in the beautiful Great South Coast region, we provide a wide range of medical, surgical, and psychiatric services to over 110,000 residents. With 282 beds and various primary and community services, we're committed to holistic care. Warrnambool, our vibrant city, boasts excellent sports facilities, educational opportunities from preschool to university, and rich social and cultural amenities. Discover the award-winning foreshore promenade, a stunning 5.7km coastal path with breathtaking views from the breakwater to the Hopkins River mouth. Enjoy a fulfilling career and a vibrant life with us!
Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1801023
Closing Date: 14-Jul-2024
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: POSITION DESCRIPTION Health Information Manager June 2024.pdf (PDF, 449KB)

POSITION DESCRIPTION Health Information Services Clinical Coder June 2024.pdf (PDF, 140KB)

Contact: Emma Lucas Operations Manager – Health Information
(03) 5563 31501 or email

Position Details

About the role

Join our dynamic Health Information Services team at South West Healthcare (SWH)! We have exciting full-time and part-time opportunities for enthusiastic Health Information Managers or Clinical Coders.

Enjoy a supportive management environment and the chance to work in various areas including clinical coding, casemix analysis, quality audits, and electronic health record development. 

As SWH transitions to a fully electronic health record in the coming months, flexible hybrid working arrangements (both in-office and remote) may be considered.

Position overview

  • Permanent, Full Time (80 hours per fortnight) with a monthly ADO, and part time positions are available. Please state your preferred hours in your application
  • Warrnambool  Campus
  • Classification:  Dependent on qualification and/or experience
  • Health Information Manager Grade 2 - Salary Range $88,467 - $101,691 pro rata, plus superannuation
  • Clinical Coder, Administrative Support Officer Grade 2 - Salary Range: $74,448 - $80,433 pro rata plus superannuation

What you bring

  • As a Health Information manager, you will possess sound knowledge of relevant legislation and specialist expertise in health information management.
  • As a clinical coder you will have extensive knowledge in clinical coding and auditing, with experience in a range of case mix complexities.
  • Excellent organizational, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong time management abilities to meet deadlines.
  • Appropriate qualifications in Health Information Management or Clinical Coding.

Be part of a forward-thinking team dedicated to excellence in health information management. Apply today!

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community. Learn more about SWH here.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit:

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 14 July 2024. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2021-2026 with appropriate classification of Health Information Manager Grade 2


Health and Allied Services, Managers and Administrative Workers (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2021- 2025 with appropriate classification of Health Information

Administrative Support Officer Grade 2  

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Emma Lucas (Interim Operations Manager Health Information Services) on (03) 5563 31501 or email


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