Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder

This role offers a great opportunity chance to continue your profession in a progressive environment and enjoy the benefits of living in a beautiful part of Victoria.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/QIS/1319319
Closing Date: 21-Feb-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - HIM and Clinical Coder - 1319319 - February 2018.docx.pdf (PDF, 282KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Juliette Wenn, Chief Health Information Manager
03 5150 3487

Position Details

A rare opportunity has arisen for a talented individual to join our Health Information Service team in this permanent position.  We are seeking a motivated professional who has good clinical coding skills and experience and is looking for a part time role.

In this role you will enjoy working within our friendly and dedicated team to provide timely and accurate analysis and coding of medical records.   This position offers a contract for 24.0 hours per fortnight until September 2018 and 16.0 hours per fortnight ongoing.  There is also the opportunity to work additional hours (up to full time) to provide 2 months leave coverage within the team from mid-July to mid-September 2018.

This is a fantastic chance to continue your profession in a progressive environment and enjoy the benefits of living in a regional community in a beautiful part of Victoria.

Clinical Coders with a Certificate IV qualification are encouraged to contact the Chief Health Information Manager, Juliette Wenn (details below) to discuss potential opportunities in a similar role.


The successful applicant will demonstrate:    

  • A tertiary qualification in Health Information Management 
  • A minimum of 12 months experience performing clinical coding and using grouping software with the ability to code moderate to complex patient episodes of care.
  • A good understanding of Victoria's public funding model.
  • Excellent analytic skills with the ability to identify deficiencies in documentation
  • A sound clinical knowledge to enable accurate analysis of medical documentation.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook including excellent attention to detail and accurate data entry skills.   Experience working with electronic patient management programs is required.  IPM and 3M encoder experience is an advantage.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to discuss coding issues effectively with clinicians.
  • Professional and positive attitude with a strong quality customer focus.


The successful applicant will benefit from: 

  • An attractive remuneration package dependant on qualifications and experience.
  • Access to an extensive range of salary packaging options including novated leasing, meal, entertainment and venue hire card and relocation expenses.
  • Ongoing paid professional development leave
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health and Wellbeing program
  • Gym membership at corporate rates
  • Staff dining room


For more information on the position, please contact:

Juliette Wenn, Chief Health Information Manager, on 03 5150 3487

Applications by close of business:

Wednesday 21st February 2018


Further position details are available in the attached position description.

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume (including two professional referees) and response to the key selection criteria as listed in the position description.  Applications are to be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

A satisfactory National Police Check (no older than 12 months) must be provided prior to commencement at BRHS.  

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