WW6392 - Clinical Coders - (Full-time) - Central Adelaide Local Health Network, The Royal Adelaide Hospital and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, SA


  • Central Adelaide Local Health Network, The Royal Adelaide Hospital and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Two permanent full-time positions. One full-time temporary position up to 28/12/18
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $69,135 - $72,616 - ASO4


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 join the team of the Clinical Coding Service. The role is responsible for the timely and accurate translation of medical and procedural terminology into International Classification of Diseases (Current Edition) Australian Modification (ICD-10-AM), for use in statistical analysis, epidemiology, hospital planning, research, and for the auditing of quality of patient care. Fully experienced and qualified coders contribute significantly to the assignment of Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups (AR-DRG's) upon which Activity Based Funding and Casemix for inpatients is dependent.

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.


Minimum 3 years of recent full time equivalent coding experience within a Clinical Coding Service:

  • Medical Record or other health related services background, preferably in a hospital environment.
  • Participation in the evaluation of coding accuracy and competency.
  • Demonstrated experience and competence in the use of advanced computer skills enabling data collection and analysis including the use of access database and Health Information Portal (HIP) for running reports.
  • You will bring the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines whilst maintaining quality output.


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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 669388

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.


Enquiries: 

Christopher Russell
Phone: 08 8222 0170
Email: chris.russell@sa.gov.au

Reference Number: 

669388

Applications Close On: 
24 August 2018