Clinical Coder

Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service
    Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Job Type
    Application Close Date
    Contact Name
    Bonita Bathurst
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone
    (07) 5687 3779


    Position Title: Clinical Coder
    Location: Southport
    Remuneration: $54.70 - $60.27 per hour
    The Role
    The opportunity has become available for casual Clinical Coders to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 12 000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.
    You will

    • Actively participate in the Gold Coast Health’s Clinical Coding education, evaluation and auditing program
    • Complete Queensland Cancer registry notifications and appropriate Electronic Validation Application (EVA) error review
    • Utilise Code Focus for the purpose of managing coding assignment and supporting key clinical coding workflows
    • Operate independently and be influential in effecting the provision of clinical coding

    About you
    To be successful in this position you will require:

    • Diploma in Clinical Coding or a relevant qualification
    • Clinical coding experience in a hospital and healthcare setting, tertiary level is highly desirable
    • Ability to assign accurate morbidity and procedural classifications to episodes of care in accordance with ICD-AM (current edition preferred), ACHI and Australian Coding Standards
    • High level computer skills in a range of systems
    • Evidence of vaccination and remain vaccinated against - COVID 19
    • Declaration of serious discipline history must be disclosed
    • Criminal History Screening will be required for new employees (GCH will cover cost)


    • Flexible work options
    • Career Development
    • Salary Packaging
    • Modern Facilities
    • Diverse Work Culture
    • Research Opportunities
    • 12.75% superannuation
    • 17.5% leave loading


    • Casual
    • Base salary ranging from $54.70 - $60.27 per hour

    About Us
    Clinical Coding aims to align health funding to patient care through accurate coding of all diseases and procedures to ensure Gold Coast Health is accurately reimbursed for patient services provided. Based in Southport.
    About Gold Coast Health

    • Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care
    • Annual operating budget exceeding $1.5 billion
    • More than 1100 beds across three hospitals - Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts
    • Secondary and tertiary health services across more than 20 facilities
    • Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle
    • Committed to reflecting the diversity of the Gold Coast community and ensuring each staff member is included and feels like they belong

    Gold Coast Health is committed to providing an accessible, inclusive work environment. Please contact the nominated person if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout this recruitment process.
    Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted.
    Enquiries:  Bonita Bathurst, (07) 5687 3779
    Job Ad Reference: GC511058
    Application Details:
    Closing Date: Tuesday, 03 October 2023

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