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Reference Number 18373
Position Title HIM/Clinical Coder
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location St Vincent’s Private Melbourne
Hours 76.00
Position Summary
  • Permanent Full Time
  • Friendly, supportive environment in a great location
  • Excellent employee benefits

St Vincent's Private Hospital 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 four sites; Fitzroy, East Melbourne, Kew and Werribee (Opening Jan 2018).


An opportunity exists for a motivated Clinical Coder to join our supportive coding team at our Fitzroy campus. You will have access to a very broad casemix, 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 hospital discharges across the private division using scanned medical records and the current version of the ACCD of ICD-10 AM
  • Undertake quality activities

  Applicants will:

  • Be eligible for Full or Affiliate Membership to the Health Information Management
  • Good knowledge of Australian Coding Standards
  • Knowledge of DRGs and Casemix
  • High level of computer literacy

To find out more about this exciting opportunity please visit www.svphm.org.au or contact Laura Royce, Health Information Services Manager Ph: 9411 7696 Email: laura.royce@svha.org.au


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: •Be eligible for Full or Affiliate Membership to the Health Information Management
Essential: •Good knowledge of Australian Coding Standards
Essential: •Knowledge of DRGs and Casemix
Essential: •High level of computer literacy
Contact Person Laura Royce
Contact Number 0407510028
Alternate Contact Person Nicole Payne
Alternate Contact Number 92311727
Closing Date Open Ended
Position Description
Clinical Coder PD 2017 (1).pdf Open