WW6408 - Roving Clinical Coder QLD, NT & WA - (Full time) - Healthscope – Brisbane or Gold Coast, QLD


  • Full-time - Part-time Considered

Healthscope is the second largest provider of private health care in Australia with hospitals in all states and territories. The company owns and manages a diverse range of facilities including large high acuity metropolitan hospitals, some co-located with public hospitals, as well as regional and suburban hospitals. Our hospitals provide a range of clinical services including medical and surgical, which all offer an extensive range of specialties and Casemix as well as specialised rehabilitation and mental health facilities.

An uncompromising focus on high quality clinical outcomes, systems, processes, staff, equipment and facilities has seen Healthscope become an industry leader in driving quality and innovation.

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Clinical Coder to assist the Healthscope coding team maintain a high quality and timely coding service across our QLD, NT & WA hospitals. This state wide position can be based in either Brisbane or the Gold Coast and entails travel between our 9 QLD, NT &WA sites.

As the Roving Clinical Coder you will be responsible for:

  • Accurate and timely assignment of ICD-10-AM diagnosis and ACHI procedure codes for a variety of specialties
  • Collection of Clinical Indicator and Cancer Registration data at time of coding
  • Providing Clinical Coding leave and attrition cover for all QLD, NT & WA facilities as directed by the State Health Information Manager

Essential Criteria:

  • Completion of a recognised Clinical Coding Course, Intermediate level or Bachelor of Health Information Management (or equivalent)
  • Up to date extensive Clinical Coding knowledge and at least 3 years’ experience using ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS across a variety of medical and surgical specialties
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to adapt to an evolving work environment, working as part of a team or autonomously
  • Possess own car and valid licence

Desirable Criteria:

  • Completion of an Advanced Coding Course
  • Previous private hospital experience including knowledge of private sector funding models
  • Previous experience in webPAS Patient Management System and 3M Codefinder
  • Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and all travel costs reimbursed.
    To Apply: Please email your CV and cover letter to: Melissa Liussi, State Health Information Manager melissa.liussi@healthscope.com.au

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    Enquiries: 

    Melissa Liussi
    QLD, NT & WA State Health Information Manager
    Phone: 0417 100 150

    Applications Close On: 
    21 September 2018