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Reference Number 12873
Position Title Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder - Health Contracts
Employment Type Full Time, Part Time
Division Epworth Corporate
Location Richmond & Geelong
Award Classification Epworth HealthCare Health Professionals Individual Agreement - Health Professional Grade 2 Year 5
Hours 152
Position Summary


  • Join a friendly, experienced and expanding team
  • Largest not for profit Private Hospital Group in Victoria
  • Flexible working arrangements

Epworth HealthCare is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated Health Information Managers/Clinical Coders to join our expanding Coding and Casemix team.


We are seeking professionals who are wanting to expand their career, enhance their skill set and have a desire to actively contribute to a highly proficient Coding and Casemix Team, to join us at Epworth HealthCare. 

Part and full time positions are available at Epworth's Richmond and Geelong campuses. The successful applicants will be exposed to a diverse Casemix with specialities including Cardiothoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Interventional Cardiology, Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Oncology, Obstetrics and Rehabilitation.  


The successful applicants will:

  • Strive for the achievement of high quality coded data
  • Maintain compliance with reporting requirements
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continued service improvement
  • Demonstrate an ability to work autonomously and as part of a team

As well, you will participate in Epworth HealthCare’s Coding Induction Program, be supported by Epworth HealthCare’s Coding Educators with training and continuous education and be joining a dedicated and highly competent team of Health Information Managers/Clinical Coders.


Epworth HealthCare has implemented BOSSnet DMR across all campuses. The successful applicants will be coding from a scanned medical record.


We offer flexible working hours, above award wage rates, attractive benefits including salary packaging as well as opportunities for professional development and career enhancement. 


Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Accurately code, index and group episodes using ICD-10-AM, ACHI and the Australian Coding Standards utilising 3M Codefinder software
  • Ensure all records are coded within specified timeframes
  • Participation in quality and education activities including Internal Coding Audit processes
  • Attend and actively participate at coding meetings and education sessions.

To be successful for this role you will have:

  • Proven high quality coding skills with an excellent knowledge of the Australian Coding Standards
  • An appropriate tertiary qualification in Health Information Management or equivalent (applicants who have completed the HIMAA coding course or equivalent will also be considered)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Previous experience in either the public or private health sector as well as experience with private sector funding models and using iSoft and 3M Codefinder would be advantageous.


About Epworth

Epworth HealthCare is a world-class, not-for-profit, private health care group dedicated to providing the best possible outcomes for our patients by providing the best possible care. Across our eight locations patients and staff have access to state-of-the-art diagnostic, surgical and procedural technology, world-class theatres and equipment and benefit from the extensive teaching and research occurring at Epworth every day.


The Epworth Difference is defined by our unique culture and dedication to giving outstanding patient care. From the way we recognise and reward our staff to our attitude toward the patient experience, Epworth is for those with the ambition to get better, give the best possible care and lead their field.


Epworth is a great choice for staff who want to be part of a cutting-edge, fast paced and progressive environment.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Epworth and, if required, a valid Working with Children Check provided by the applicant.


To obtain more information refer to the attached position description.


Please direct your enquiries to the contact person listed below.


Applications must be submitted online – to apply for this position click Apply Now


Note: Applications from Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted.


Contact Person Alysha Middlin
Contact Number (03) 9426 6571
Closing Date 03/03/2017
Position Description
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All applications must be submitted on line and prior to the closing date - late applications will not be accepted.
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