Position Details
Reference Number 19129
Position Title Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder
Employment Type Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Directorate Directorate Finance & Data Management
Division Client Data Management
Location Northern Health (all campuses)
Award Classification 01 - Health Professionals - JB1 - HLTH INFO MGR GR2 Y4
Salary (Fortnight) $0.00
Hours 80.00
Position Summary

Northern Health

Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder

Full Time/Part Time, Ongoing


Northern Health is a dynamic health service, providing vital public healthcare to residents of Melbourne’s northern suburbs and the surrounding regional communities. Our campuses offer services to a diverse community across acute, subacute, ambulatory and community programs.


An exciting opportunity exists for enthusiastic, experienced and highly motivated HIM/Clinical Coder to join the Health Information Management Unit at Northern Health. The successful applicant(s) will work as part of a team of 23 coding staff and primarily be based at The Northern Hospital.

The role includes, ICD-10-AM coding from the Clinical Patient Folder (scanned medical record) using the 3M Codefinder, auditing and other quality related activities.


We offer flexible working arrangements with the opportunity of remote coding available to suitable applicants.


About you:


  • Eligible for full membership with HIMAA,
  • Successful completion of a recognised coding course,
  • Effective communication and management skills,
  • Ability to achieve targets and deadlines,
  • Knowledge of current casemix funding models,
  • Thorough understanding of anatomy and physiology.


  • Coding experience of at least 2 years using ICD -10-AM
  • Experience using 3M Codefinder,
  • Experience using a scanned medical record.

We can offer:

  • The opportunity to join a friendly and progressive team in a rapidly expanding and dynamic organisation.
  • Encouragement to grow, innovate and partake in ongoing training and development programs.
  • Benefits including salary packaging, monthly accrued day off, flexible working arrangements, access to EAP, library access and onsite car parking.


Next Steps . . .


If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your career, then we would love to hear from you. Please click on the 'Apply' button and follow the prompts. For further details, please contact Melissa Sajeva, CDM Manager Coding & Casemix, ph: 8405 2466 or email: melissa.sajeva@nh.org.au


Selection Criteria Essential: Are you eligible for full membership with HIMAA?
Essential: Have you successfully completed a recognised coding course e.g. La trobe, HIMAA, Certificate 4?
Contact Person Melissa Sajeva
Contact Number 84052466
Closing Date 08/04/2019
Position Description
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