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Associate Program Director Information Integrity - Classification and Coding

Job posted: 03/08/2022
Applications close: 22/08/2022 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Health and Allied Health

Reference: 27815

Reference: 27815

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Associate Program Director Information Integrity - Classification and Coding



  • Permanent Full Time

  • Box Hill Hospital (travel to other Eastern Health sites required)

  • Monthly ADO


Eastern Health


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


About the role


Eastern Health is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced HIM to join the HIS Senior Management team as Associate Program Director Information Integrity – Classification and Coding.


This role is responsible for the strategic leadership and management of the classification and coding function within Eastern Health.


About you


To be successful in this role you will:



  • have a minimum of 12 months’ experience as a coding manager or other senior coding role;

  • have a Bachelor of Health Information Management or equivalent tertiary qualification;

  • demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of industry standards;

  • demonstrate detailed knowledge of the National Funding Model, NWAU, AR-DRG’s, ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS and Victorian Policy and Funding guidelines;

  • undertake management, financial and educational related tasks in line with the position description to promote Eastern Health as a leader;

  • demonstrate leadership within the Classification and Coding team;

  • have a proven track record of managing a large diverse team of professionals

  • support fellow HIS Senior Management colleagues


The Eastern Health Classification and Coding team is located across the three main campuses of Angliss Hospital, Maroondah Hospital and Box Hill Hospital. This position is based at Box Hill Hospital and travel between any Eastern Health site may be required.


Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.


Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.


What we offer


Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!



  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals


Next Steps


If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!


Please note:



  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.


Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.


Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.


Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence


**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Associate Program Director Information Integrity - Classification and Coding

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Contact:

Andrea Wecke - (03) 9895 3256

Associate Program Director Information Integrity - Classification and Coding