Clinical Coder

Central Highlands Rural Health
    Kyneton, Australia
    Job Type
    Reference No.
    Pay Rate
    $48.49 Per hour + 10.5% superannuation
    Application Close Date
    Position Description
    Contact Name
    Sue Huebner
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone
    (03) 5321 6523


    About the role

    As the Clinical Coder you will be required to code all Central Highlands Rural Health (CHRH) inpatient episodes to an agreed quality and quantity in accordance with internal and external deadlines.  CHRH utilises the OPAL(Bossnet) Scanned Health Record application across the organisation - you will have the option to base yourself at any one of our campuses or explore a hybrid working model.


    Are you right for this role?

    • Degree in Health Information Management or appropriately recognised Clinical Coding qualifications and eligible for membership of the Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA)
    • Minimum of 2 years of clinical coding experience unsupervised
    • Excellent knowledge of clinical coding standards and principals
    • Sound communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to plan, organise, set priorities and meet deadlines


    Details of Appointment

    Permanent 24 hours per week

    Salary:  $48.49 Per hour + 10.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging

    About CHRH 

    Central Highlands Rural Health (CHRH) is a rural health organisation that operates five campuses across Hepburn Shire and the Macedon Ranges in the Central Highlands of Victoria in Australia, north and north-west of Melbourne. It was formed through the voluntary amalgamation of Hepburn Health Service and Kyneton District Health on the 30th November 2019.  Each of our campuses retains the name of the township in which they are situated - Clunes Health, Creswick Health, Daylesford Health, Kyneton Health, and Trentham Health.

    How to apply

    Please apply on the Central Highlands Rural Health website, supplying a current Resume, Cover Letter and answering the Key Selection Criteria.

    Our Offering:

    At Central Highlands Rural Health we have a diverse workforce where we value each person's uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

    Our employees enjoy the benefits of:

    * Salary Packaging

    * Flexible working arrangements

    * Free car parking at all facilities

    * Wellness Program

    * Employee Assistance Program


    All appointments to Central Highlands Rural Health are subject to a satisfactory clearance of a National Police Check and Employee Working with Children Check.  Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

    It is mandatory for all employees who work within the Health Care Sector have their COVID-19 vaccinations.  Evidence must be provided prior to commencement with Central Health Rural Health.


    Central Highlands Rural Health committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

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