WW6484 - Clinical Coder - (Full-Time) - NT Government - Department of Health, Alice Springs & Central Australia, NT

Health Careers & Opportunities in the Northern Territory

If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory. The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.

Central Australia Health Service

We are currently seeking an experienced Clinical Coder to join our team at Alice Springs Hospital… If you are looking for a new start, a fresh challenge or a working holiday the Northern Territory is the right move.With the nation’s fastest economic growth and major developments underway we have plenty of work available for career-minded professionals.

When you come to work in the Northern Territory you will be part of an energetic, talented workforce that enjoys a unique lifestyle that’s unmatched anywhere in Australia. Come and experience great weather, beautiful sunsets, vibrant markets, a multicultural society and a legendary laid back lifestyle. This is your opportunity to experience Alice Springs.

Coding in the Northern Territory is guaranteed to be a totally different experience to anywhere else in the country and while working at Alice Springs Hospital you will gain exposure to a unique case mix that will enhance your future in coding.

Clinical Coder / Advanced Clinical Coder/Mentor Administrative Officer 4 Remuneration Package Range $78,296 - $89,882 (comprising salary $67,665 - $77,678, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave) Potential total Remuneration Package in the vicinity of $101,700 Administrative Officer 5 Remuneration Package Range $92,841 - $97,633 (comprising salary $80,235 - $84,414, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave) Potential total Remuneration Package in the vicinity of $112 000 Above Package Ranges include salary sacrifice provisions Health Information Services – Alice Springs Hospital The Central Australia Health Service (CAHS) has ongoing and/or temporary vacancies for clinical coders, based at Alice Springs Hospital. The hospital Emergency Department is the major trauma response centre for the region and the hospital also provides medium level Intensive Care facilities. Our case mix includes chronic disease, diabetes (complex), trauma, infectious disease, respiratory disease, obstetrics, mental health, and day procedures including chemotherapy. CAHS also provides mental health services, rehabilitation services and palliative care.
This position provides timely and accurate coding of morbidity data for internal and external reporting activities in accordance with the operational requirements of the Central Australia Health Service.


Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address). For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit www.nt.gov.au/jobs Further information about these positions can be obtained by phoning TOLLFREE 1300 659 247

Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT @ www.workingwithchildren.nt.gov.au) and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.

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Janine Wapper
Phone: (08) 8951 7088
Email: janine.wapper@nt.gov.au

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Applications Close On: 
9 December 2018