Clinical Coder

$77,213 - $88,851 pro rata, per annum
    Hobart, Australia
    Job Type
    Full-Time, Part-Time
    Reference No.
    Application Close Date
    Contact Name
    Nicola Hunt
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone
    (03) 6777 6545


    If you’re looking for a rewarding job with an excellent work-life balance in a beautiful part of the country, the Tasmanian Health Service is seeking experienced Clinical Coders to join its Clinical Coding team.
    The Role:
    Clinical coders are responsible for accurate and timely clinical coding of inpatient separations in accordance with Hospital, State and Commonwealth data standards and reporting requirements, for the purposes of Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Group (AR-DRG) assignment for activity-based funding, inpatient activity reporting, clinical and non-clinical research, casemix analysis and patient care quality improvement.
    Clinical coders are required to adhere to Independent Hospital and Aged Care Pricing Authority (IHACPA) guidelines whilst utilising the current edition of the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Australian Modification (ICD-10-AM), Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI) and Australian Coding Standards (ACS).
    Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for a full list of the duties.
    The Team:
    The THS Clinical Coding team is a Statewide department responsible for the accurate and timely classification of inpatient episodes of care across Tasmania. We code a diverse and interesting casemix drawn from 4 main hospitals (Royal Hobart Hospital, Launceston General Hospital, North West Regional Hospital and Mersey Community Hospital) as well as a number of district hospitals and smaller facilities across the state. You will be supported in your role by the Senior Clinical Coding and Clinical Coding Managers team, and your Clinical Coding colleagues across the state.  This is a statewide role, with the option to work from Hobart, Launceston, Burnie or Latrobe. Flexible work location arrangements including options to work from home are also available by negotiation.

    • Our key team values include quality, flexibility, respect, trust and growth
    • We provide opportunities to apply and develop your clinical coding skills and knowledge in a supported team environment
    • We utilise a statewide Patient Administration System, scanned health record and other statewide clinical information systems

    Details of Appointment:
    Multiple Permanent, full time and part time, day worker positions available, working up to 76 hours per fortnight, commencing from October 2023.
    Salary: $77,213 - $88,851 pro rata, per annum + 11% superannuation
    How to Apply
    For more information and how to apply, please visit our website
    For further enquiries, please contact:
    Nicola Hunt
    Position: Statewide Clinical Coding Manager
    Phone: (03) 6777 6545

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