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Reference Number 14657
Position Title Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder - Health Contracts
Employment Type Full Time
Division Epworth Corporate
Location Richmond
Award Classification Epworth HealthCare Health Professionals Individual Agreement - Health Professional Grade 2 Year 5
Hours 38
Position Summary
  • Join a friendly, experienced and expanding team
  • Largest not for profit Private Hospital Group in Victoria
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Located in Richmond, close to transport links

The Role

Epworth HealthCare is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder to join our expanding Coding and Casemix team at Epworth HealthCare, based at Epworth Richmond.

If you are seeking to expand your career, enhance your skill set and have a desire to actively contribute to a highly proficient Coding and Casemix Team, join us at Epworth HealthCare. The successful applicant will be exposed to a diverse Casemix with specialities including Cardiothoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Interventional Cardiology, Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Oncology, Obstetrics and Rehabilitation, and will:

  • Achieve high quality coded data
  • Maintain compliance with reporting requirements
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continued service improvement
  • Be able to work autonomously as well as part of a team

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 includes:

  • Accurately coding, indexing and grouping episodes using ICD-10-AM, ACHI and the Australian Coding Standards utilising 3M Codefinder software
  • Ensuring all records are coded within specified timeframes
  • Participating in quality and education activities including Internal Coding Audit processes
  • Attending and actively participating in coding meetings and education sessions

Skills & Experience

  • 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)
  • Effective 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. 

Enquiring about and Applying for this Position

To obtain more information refer to the attached position description.

Direct your enquiries to the contact person listed below.

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

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

Note: Applications from Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted.



Contact Person Pamela Williams
Contact Number (03) 9516 2623
Closing Date 12/07/2018
Position Description
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