WW5923 - Clinical Coder - (Full-time) - The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, SA


  • The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $65,673 – $70,301 – ASO-3
  • Permanent full-time (part time will be considered)


This position will initially be located at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital with a view to relocate to The Royal Adelaide Hospital when EPAS (Enterprise Patient Administration System) is implemented there.

You will be responsible for the accurate and timely allocation of ICD-10-AM Coding for translation of medical and procedural terminology from the electronic patient record, in accordance with the Australian and South Australian Coding Standards. Responsible to the Coding Manager, Clinical Coders are accountable for monitoring data quality and auditing of coding.

The Coding Department reports monthly morbidity data to the Department of Health in accordance with casemix reporting deadlines and the Clinical Coder may be required to assist with this process. Using extensive communication skills, you will provide assistance to medical and other staff for the accuracy of medical record documentation as well as audit data to ensure accuracy of documentation and Coding.

Demonstrating satisfactory completion of the Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA) Introductory Coding Course, you will have sound knowledge of ICD-10-AM classification system. This will include an understanding of the National and State Coding Standards. You will bring the ability to integrate, compute and interpret information required to produce Coded clinical data as well as work effectively within a team, utilising your well-developed communication and interpersonal skills. Along with high-level time management and organisational skills, you will have the ability to set priorities to respond to changing circumstances and needs.

The Coding Unit at TQEH has a spacious office with considerable natural light. There is a secure undercover staff car park at reasonable rates (subject to waiting period) as well as free parking in surrounding streets. We are close to public transport and just a short ride from the city centre.



Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

For further information and to apply, visit http://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 593613

Enquiries: 

Melanie Cooney
Tel:(08) 8222 7458
Email: Melanie.cooney@health.sa.gov.au

Reference Number: 

593613

Applications Close On: 
10 February 2017