WW6475 - Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder - (Full-time/ Part-time) - St Vincent's Health Melbourne Public - Fitzroy VIC

  • Permanent full time/part time position 38 hours per week (please indicate whether you prefer full time or part time work in your application. If part time please include number of hours available to work)
  • Excellent benefits including salary packaging & working from home
  • Friendly, supportive team of 20 HIMs/clinical coders, coding auditors and coding educators

About the Department

This position works within the Health Information Services department alongside 20 other Health Information Managers & Clinical Coders. St Vincent’s utilise a scanned medical record (InfoMedix) and coding is performed from the scanned medical record. Our internal coding deadline is 9 working days post end of month. We have monthly coding meetings which include education/presentations etc. from other departments. The option to work some hours from home is offered to our experienced staff. We have coding auditors & educators within our team and a comprehensive training program is undertaken for all new staff.

As one of Australia’s outstanding tertiary teaching hospitals, St Vincent’s offers varied case mix complexity including neurosurgery, plastics, orthopaedics, respiratory, cardiothoracic, oncology, mental health and ICU.

About St Vincent’s
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 5,000 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.


  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Health Centre
  • Staff Car Park

Responsibilities / Duties: 
  • Code inpatient episodes, in a timely and accurate manner, meeting internal coding quotas and assist the coding team to meet external submission timeframes
  • Participate in quality activities, monthly coding meetings organisational competences and other professional development opportunities
  • Additional duties will be offered to Health Information Managers


Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • A qualification in Health Information Management or clinical coding
  • Eligible for membership of the Health Information Managers Association
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and understand new systems
  • Ability to achieve targets & deadlines
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, including sound oral and writing skills

  • 2 years of coding experience relevant to St Vincent’s casemix


Sonia Grundy
Manager of Health Information Services
Phone: (03 )9231 2771
Email: sonia.grundy@svha.org.au

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Applications Close On: 
14 December 2018