Clinical Coder (As per award)

Job posted: 10/03/2020
Applications close: 12/04/2020 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Full time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/1456048

Reference: VG/1456048

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Clinical Coder to join our Health Information Services team. This position is responsible for the completion of clinical coding and participation in casemix reviews and quality audits.  This role offers a diverse casemix with opportunities for further growth.

The position is a full time permanent position however part-time applications will be considered.

What you bring

As a Clinical Coder you will have experience and skills delivering sound knowledge of classification of diseases and procedures using ICD-10-AM and knowledge of DRG's and casemix funding.

Appropriate accredited clinical coder qualification is a must, with eligibility for membership with Health Information Management Association Australia (HIMMA).

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast. As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Caring, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.wonderfulwarrnambool.com.au/

How to apply

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Cathy Dow (Operations Manager Health Information Services) on (03) 5563 1619 or email CDow@swh.net.au.  

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Health and Victorian Public Health Sector (Health and Allied Services, Managers and Administrative Workers) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016 - 2020, classification Grade 3.


The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday 12 April 2020. 

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au Please note this address is for enquiries only and applications cannot be submitted via this email.

Clinical Coder (As per award)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per award


Cathy Dow | cdow@swh.net.au

Clinical Coder (As per award)