Position Details
Reference Number 19130
Position Title Clinical Documentation Specialist
Employment Type Permanent Full 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

Clinical Documentation Specialist

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.


A new and exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic, experienced and highly motivated HIM/Clinical Coder to join the Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) team based within the Health Information Management Unit at Northern Health. The successful applicant will work as part of the CDI team to engage with clinical staff, review clinical documentation at the point of care and provide education to improve documentation practices.


We require an enthusiastic Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder with effective communication and organisational skills that can work in a team environment and relate well to all levels of staff. 


About you:


  • Eligible for full membership with HIMAA,
  • Effective communication and management skills,
  • Ability to achieve targets and deadlines,
  • Thorough understanding of anatomy and physiology.


  • Experience using a scanned medical record,
  • Knowledge of current casemix funding models.

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, Operations Manager Coding & Casemix, ph: 8405 2466 or email: melissa.sajeva@nh.org.au


Selection Criteria Essential: Are you eligible for full membership with HIMAA?
Contact Person Melissa Sajeva
Contact Number 84052466
Alternate Contact Person Mary Kouvas
Alternate Contact Number 840502038
Closing Date 08/04/2019
Position Description
Position-Description CDS March 2019.docx Open