WW6039 - Clinical Coder - (Full-time) - Friendly Society Private Hospital - Bundaberg, QLD


  • Full time position
  • Qualifications and experience (minimum of 2 years) in a coding position is essential


The Friendly Society Private Hospital is a 143 bed acute care surgical and medical facility that provides the highest quality healthcare, modern facilities and the latest technology. Established as a not-for-profit medical facility in 1946 we have grown to become the leading hospital of choice for the people of Bundaberg and the Wide Bay Burnett regions; having proudly cared for our community for more than 65 years.

We are seeking an experienced Clinical Coder. Working closely with the Health Information team and our Clinical Coders you will be accountable for the accurate assignment of specific morbidity and procedural classifications to admitted episodes of care, using the current edition of ICD-10-AM coding within the designated timeframe following discharge.


Key Selection Criteria for the position includes:
1. Must possess a current Clinical Coding Certificate (Basic or Intermediate)
2. Minimum 2 years (2400 hours part-time) workplace experience in a Clinical Coding role
3. Previous experience in a private health care setting preferred
4. Proven experience handling sensitive and confidential information
5. Intermediate skills in Word, Excel and Microsoft Office Suite
6. Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of the Privacy Act

Our organisation is focussed on our team members being the ‘right fit’, not only for our positions but also our team, so in addition to the above criteria, successful applicants will demonstrate our values of Courage, Diligence, Compassion, Wisdom – and yes – Friendliness.


The Benefits
As an Employer of Choice, our team enjoy:

  • Career development opportunities
  • Attractive salary packaging options
  • Innovative and progressive technology and systems
  • Family friendly work environment
  • Supportive, experienced leadership team and a friendly workplace culture
  • A variety of additional discounts and benefits within our hospital and pharmacies
  • Commitment to ongoing training education and professional development
  • Close proximity to professional child care services


To apply for this challenging and rewarding career opportunity, please apply through our website www.thefriendlies.com.au or SEEK.com with a resume and a cover letter outlining your skills and experience relative to the Key Selection Criteria by 5th May 2017.

Applications Close On: 
29 June 2017