WW6162 - Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder - (Full-time / Part-time) - St Vincent's Health Melbourne Public Hospital, Fitzroy, VIC.


This position works within the Health Information Services department alongside 17 other Health Information Managers & Clinical Coders. St Vincent’s utilise a scanned medical record (InfoMedix) and coding is performed from the scanned medical record. Our internal coding deadline is 9 working days post end of month. We have monthly coding meetings which include education/presentations etc. from other departments. The option to work some hours from home is offered to our experienced staff. We have coding auditors & educators within our team and a comprehensive training program is undertaken for all new staff.

As one of Australia’s outstanding tertiary teaching hospitals, St Vincent’s offers varied case mix complexity including neurosurgery, plastics, orthopaedics, respiratory, cardiothoracic, oncology, mental health and ICU.

Responsibilities / Duties: 
  • Code inpatient episodes, in a timely and accurate manner, meeting internal coding quotas and assist the coding team to meet external submission timeframes
  • Participate in quality activities, monthly coding meetings, organisational competences and other professional development opportunities
  • Additional duties as required


Essential: 
  • A qualification in Health Information Management or clinical coding
  • Eligible for membership of the Health Information Managers Association
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and understand new systems
  • Ability to achieve targets & deadlines
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, including sound oral and writing skills

Enquiries: 

Sonia Grundy
Manager, Health Information Services
Phone: (03) 92312771
Email: sonia.grundy@svha.org.au

Reference Number: 

JR100306

Applications Close On: 
31 December 2017