Position Details
Reference Number 29217
Position Title Manager - Coding Services
Employment Type Full time - permanent
Division Quality & Patient Information
Location Bendigo - Main campuses
EBA Classification/Range
EBA:  Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Health Sector) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016 - 2020
Classification:  HLTH INFO MG GR4 YR1

EBA:  Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Health Sector) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016 - 2020
Classification:  HLTH INFO MG GR4 YR4

Hours per fortnight 80
Position Summary

This senior role provides leadership to Bendigo Health on all aspects of clinical coding including managing the large Coding Services team including Health Information Managers, Clinical Coders, Clinical Documentation Specialists, Clinical Coding Auditors and Clinical Coding Educators and trainee clinical coding staff.

Bendigo Health is a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. Bendigo is one of Victoria's fastest growing regional cities, our vision is "Excellent Care. Every Person. Every Time." 

Quality and Patient Information provides leadership and support for quality improvement, patient safety and experience and health information services across the organisation.  The division, through both Health Information Services and Quality have key roles in medical record management, clinical documentation, Freedom of Information, patient safety, quality improvement, risk management, external reporting and compliance requirements. There is a strong strategic and operational focus of promoting quality improvement, supporting the organisation to review incidents, data and systems to improve patient outcomes and efficiency of the business.

Bendigo Health, employs around 4000 people, is the largest employer in the region and boasts many great staff benefits that include:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary Packaging (meals and entertainment)
  • Staff health and wellbeing program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Access to recommended immunisations
  • Social club
  • Smoke free environment


Title:  Manager - Coding Services
Department:  Health Information Services
Classification:  Grade 4
80 per fortnight
Full time ongoing


For further information on the role please refer to the position description.  Applications are to be submitted online.



Selection Criteria
01.Qualified Health Information Manager or equivalent, eligible for membership of the Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA).

02.Significant clinical coding and auditing experience with excellent knowledge and application of the Australian Coding Standards, ICD-10-AM, ACHI and National & State published coding advice.

03.Demonstrated experience managing an efficient Clinical Coding unit in a tertiary level hospital meeting key performance indicators.

04.Comprehensive understanding of health information management activities in a large multidisciplinary health sector agency, including development of appropriate policies, procedures and guidelines.

05.Demonstrated experience in leading Clinical Document Improvement initiatives including analysing coding data to improve quality of clinical documentation and target education.

06.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that will cultivate productive working relationships, resolve workplace conflict, facilitate co-operation and guide, mentor and develop people.

07.Demonstrated ability to implement and maintain quality management strategies, organisational change and best practice principles, initiatives and concepts.
Contact Person Julie Ritchie
Contact Number (0408) 773 619
Closing Date 14/04/2020
Position Description
Manager - Coding Services.pdf Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.