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Reference Number 18269
Position Title Clinical Coder
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Location St Vincent’s Private Melbourne
Hours 38.00
Position Summary
  • Permanent part time position
  • Based at our Fitzroy campus
  • Supportive and friendly team environment

St Vincent’s Private Melbourne is a facility of St Vincent’s Health Australia under the stewardship of Mary Aikenhead Ministries.  We are a not for profit Catholic private hospital which operates across three sites at Fitzroy, East Melbourne, Kew and Werribee (opening in 2017).


An opportunity exists for a motivated Clinical Coder to join our supportive coding team. You will have access to our coding education and mentoring program and exposure to internal and external coding audits.  You will also be working for one of the leading private not-for-profit healthcare providers in Victoria whilst performing the following:


Coding and DRG Assignment

  • Allocate disease and procedure codes for each hospital discharge using the official NCCH Australian version of ICD-10 AM

 Applicants will have: 

  • Completion of the HIMAA Introductory or Intermediate Clinical Coding Course
  • Good knowledge of Australian Coding Standards
  • Knowledge of DRGs and Casemix
  • High level of computer literacy                                                                               

Benefits include:
A supportive and friendly atmosphere, salary packaging (increase your take home pay), ongoing education support, comprehensive orientation, uniform, discounted car parking and easy access to public transport. Competitive annual salary and conditions.


We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment.


As part of SVHA’s commitment to the federal government employment parity initiative, we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.


Permission to conduct a police check is required.

Selection Criteria Essential: Completion of the HIMAA Introductory ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS clinical coding course, or equivalent
Essential: Eligible for membership to the Health Information Management Association of Australia
Desirable: Prior clinical coding experience
Desirable: Attention to detail
Essential: Good knowledge of Australian Coding Standards
Essential: High level of computer literacy
Contact Person Laura Royce
Contact Number 94117696
Alternate Contact Person Sangeeta Panwar
Alternate Contact Number 94117195
Closing Date Open Ended
Position Description
Clinical Coder PD 2017.docx Open