WW6313 - Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder - (Full-time/ Part-time) - St Vincent's Private Hospital Melbourne, Fitzroy, VIC


  • Full Time or Part Time (0.8)
  • Opportunity Excellent Employee Benefits
  • Friendly, supportive environment in a great location


St Vincent's Private Hospital Melbourne is a facility of St Vincent’s Health Australia under the stewardship of Mary Aikenhead Ministries. We are a not for profit Catholic Private Hospital which operates across four sites; Fitzroy, East Melbourne, Kew and Werribee.

An opportunity exists for an enthusiastic HIM or Clinical Coder to join our supportive coding team on a full time or part time (0.8 FTE) basis.You will benefit from our coding education & mentor program and extensive internal and external coding audits. You will also be working for one of the leading private not-for-profit healthcare providers in Victoria.


Responsibilities / Duties: 

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Allocate accurate disease and procedure codes for inpatient episodes using ICD-10-AM and ACHI
  • Assign DRGs to all coded records
  • Liaise with relevant areas to obtain additional information required to perform coding
  • Participate in coding audits, education sessions, and regular meetings
  • Perform other duties associated with coding e.g. - cancer registration, documentation audits
  • Coordinate the management of medical records forms including regular Forms Committee meetings and liaising with external printers
  • Participate in the national Forms Standardisation Project


Essential: 
  • Bachelor of Health Information Management or Certificate IV in Clinical Classification
  • Good knowledge of Australian Coding Standards
  • Good knowledge of DRGs and casemix funding
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • Understanding of privacy and confidentiality requirements


Enquiries: 

Laura Royce
Health Information Services Manager
Phone: 03 9411 7696

Reference Number: 

JR102545

Applications Close On: 
17 June 2018