WW6383 - Clinical Coder Specialist - (Full-time) - South Eastern Sydney Local Health District - Randwick, NSW


  • Location: Prince of Wales Hospital or Royal Hospital for Women, Randwick; or Sydney/Sydney Eye Hospital Martin Place
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time Position
  • Classification: Health Manager Level 1
  • Remuneration: 72591 - 97649
  • Hours Per Week: 38
  • Requisition ID: REQ57130


Are you an advanced Coder? Want to be part of an expert supportive team? We are seeking dedicated, self-motivated driven individuals who are looking for career advancement opportunities in Clinical Coding.

Who we are

Prince of Wales Hospital (POWH) is a major tertiary teaching hospital in Randwick providing excellent healthcare to Sydney’s eastern suburbs and specialist services to the state. The casemix is complex and ranges across medical, surgical, aged care and mental health services.

The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional people, healthier lives’. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it.

Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description and SESLHD Expected Standards
2) Find out more about applying for this position For role related queries or questions contact Maria Salazar on Maria.Salazar@health.nsw.gov.au

Responsibilities / Duties: 
Essential: 

Selection Criteria:

  • Relevant qualification in HIMAA Advanced Clinical Coding Course and HIMAA Clinical Coder Certification in current ICD-10-AM version and extensive experience in clinical coding.
  • Demonstrated high quality coding across a wide range of complex clinical specialties with a ninety percent accuracy coding rate
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Australian and NSW Coding Standards
  • Demonstrated understanding of Diagnosis Related Groups and ABF and supporting Coding roles such as audits, coaching, training and development.
  • Demonstrated effective time management skills with the ability to prioritise workload to meet conflicting Coding deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a commitment to facilitate accurate and complete clinical documentation to improve coding quality.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to raise appropriate Clinical Coding queries, make meaningful interpretations and develop and run complex coding reports for data integrity and the monitoring of Coding functions
  • High level skills with MS suite of software and other relevant computer applications e.g. 3M encoder and Patient Administration Systems


Enquiries: 

Maria Salazar
Email: Maria.Salazar@health.nsw.gov.au
Website: Position Description and SESLHD Expected Standards

Reference Number: 

REQ57130

Applications Close On: 
24 September 2018