WW6095 - Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder - (Contract) - Latrobe Regional Hospital - Traralgon, VIC


Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) is a 289 bed hospital and is the largest regional hospital in Gippsland providing a comprehensive range of health care services including acute, sub-acute, ambulatory care, aged and mental health care services along with community based mental health services.

We are currently seeking an experienced Health Information Manager or Clinical Coder on a short-term contract between August and November 2017. The suitable candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence and be willing to work onsite using paper-based medical records with electronic results.

This position is to undertake accurate, comprehensive and timely clinical coding. There is a vast casemix at LRH, providing an extensive and exciting range of Health Information and coding activities.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A sound understanding of current coding standards and casemix funding
  • The ability to work independently as well as in a team member
  • Recognised HIM and/or Clinical Coding qualifications (HIMAA, OTEN or equivalent)
  • Sound knowledge of medical terminology
  • Comprehensive knowledge of clinical coding systems and Australian Coding Standards
  • Competent in use of MS Office suite of products and client / Patient computer systems, including data entry and use, and
  • Minimum of 2 years’ recent coding experience using 3M Codefinder.


Enquiries: 

Diane Drape
Manager Health information Unit
Phone: (03) 5173 8501
Email: ddraper@lrh.con.au

Reference Number: 

19347

Applications Close On: 
11 August 2017