WW6412 - Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder - (Full- time) - Eastern Health - Box Hill / Upper Ferntree Valley , VIC


  • Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder - Full-time (part-time will be considered).
  • Health Information Services - Box Hill Hospital or Angliss Hospital.
  • New graduates encouraged to apply!


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a comprehensive range of high quality acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care and community health services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

Eastern Health is seeking a qualified Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder to join our experienced coding team. Eastern Health is one of the largest metropolitan health services in Victoria, offering a varied casemix including emergency care, general and specialist medicine, surgical services, intensive care and maternity services. Benefits include:

  • Supportive and friendly team.
  • Bi-annual coding education days.
  • Scanned medical record.
  • Progressive and Innovative EMR.
  • Flexible working hours.


Successful applicants will have a current and sound knowledge of clinical coding using ICD-10-AM, the Australian Coding Standards and Victorian Additions. As a member of the coding team at Eastern Health you will be supported with continuous education at both the local and network level. The position will primarily involve coding and documentation queries at the time of coding.

The successful applicant will take pride in the generation of high quality coded data, have a methodical approach and demonstrate a high degree of attention to detail. They will possess highly developed organisational and communication skills, a positive can do approach to tasks and can work autonomously.

The benefits of working for Eastern Health include:

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities.
  • Friendly & supportive team.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Salary packaging options.

If you have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today!

For full details refer to the attached Position Description. For any queries please contact the Manager directly.

You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment Police Check.

Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Please submit all applications online.

Eastern Health Values: Kindness, Respect, Excellence, Agility and Humility

Responsibilities / Duties: 
  • Coding
  • Generation of documentation queries
  • Cancer Registry reporting
  • Application of ratified coding advice
  • Application of Victorian Admitted Episode Dataset: Criteria for Reporting


Essential: 

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Bachelor of Health Information Management (or equivalent tertiary qualification) or Clinical Coding qualification - intermediate or higher.
  • Eligible for full membership with the Health Information Management Association of Australia
  • Current knowledge of ICD-10-AM Tenth Edition.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and procedural terminology.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and develop
  • Demonstrated time management capabilities and ability to work to a deadline.

Desirable: 
  • Prior coding and casemix experience
  • Experience in using a scanned medical record
  • Experience in using an electronic medical record


Enquiries: 

Melissa Mecner
Manager Health Information - Coding and Casemix
Phone: (03) 9895 3882
Email: melissa.mecner@easternhealth.org.au

Reference Number: 

15685

Applications Close On: 
18 September 2018