WW6286 - Manager, Clinical Coding Service - (Full-time) - Central Adelaide LHD - Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, SA


  • Central Adelaide Local Health Network, Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $106,536 - $115,567 - Perm F/T - ASO7

Working within a resource rich environment with many opportunities for professional development and advancement, this is a fantastic position within the Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) to lead the Clinical Coding Service. Primarily, this role is responsible for managing a team of Clinical Coding staff and Coding Auditors and ensuring a high quality Clinical Coding Service. As the Manager, Clinical Coding Service, you will be accountable for the provision of a timely and accurate allocation of ICD10-AM codes for inpatient and same-day episodes of care in accordance with the State Health Authority (SA Health) Casemix Reporting Standards (Australian and State Coding Standards and ICD10-AM Classification Conventions). This results in the provision of an accurate and comprehensive morbidity and Casemix profile for the Central Adelaide Local Health Network to be used as a basis for financial, planning and research purposes. On offer is the rare opportunity to work at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital, the most technologically-advanced hospital in Australia. The new RAH is the cornerstone of the reformed SA Health system - harnessing the latest in architectural design in order to create a state-of-the-art health environment for patients, and a positive working environment for staff.


It is essential that you possess substantial senior management experience, including the management of large numbers of staff combined with proven competence with ICD10-AM coding in a tertiary hospital environment. A qualification in Health Administration or a Bachelor of Applied Science (HIM) or equivalent is highly desirable. You will bring the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines whilst maintaining quality output. With demonstrated proficiency in using a computerised patient information system, you will have the ability to lead a team of staff to meet monthly deadlines and ad-hoc reporting as required. In addition, you will possess good organisation skills which will go hand in hand with your ability to plan, and schedule work according to priorities.


The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time.Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

For further information and to apply visit, www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 636504

Enquiries: 

Christopher Russell
Phone: (08) 8222 01270
Email: chris.russell@sa.gov.au

Reference Number: 

636504

Applications Close On: 
11 May 2018