Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN)
    Adelaide and Remote, Australia
    Job Type
    Full-Time, Part-Time, Casual, Contract
    Reference No.
    Application Close Date
    Contact Title
    Manager, Clinical Coding Services
    Contact Name
    Megan Scarman
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone
    0468 618 963


    • Permanent, temporary, casual positions available with various hours including part-time                     

    Are you an experienced Clinical Coder or Health Information Manager looking for a better work-life balance or new challenges? Join our Clinical Coding team at Central Adelaide Local Health Network.
    For the right candidate, we will discuss remote working arrangements due to our use of an EMR, flexible hours and relevant contract duration (casual roles available). All suitable candidates are encouraged to apply.
    About the roles
    The Clinical Coder reports to the Manager, Clinical Coding Service CALHN for:

    • Timely and accurate translation of medical and procedural terminology into International Classification of Diseases (Current Edition) Australian Modification (ICD-10-AM) and Australian Classification for Health Interventions (ACHI), for use in statistical analysis, epidemiology, hospital planning, research, and the auditing of quality of patient care. Fully experienced and qualified coders contribute significantly to the assignment of Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups (AR-DRGs) upon which Activity Based Funding and case mix for inpatients are dependent.
    • Coding CALHN's case mix which may include more complex and intricate matters due to our placement as the largest public health network in South Australia.

    Satisfactory completion of the Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA) coding course or equivalent, together with demonstrated competency in ICD-10-AM coding.
    ASO Level will be determined based on a successful candidate's experience, training and demonstrated abilities.
    About CALHN
    The Central Adelaide Local Health Network includes South's Australia's major quaternary facility, the Royal Adelaide Hospital, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, the Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre, and the Repat Health Precinct. We also deliver mental health services at Glenside Health Services and at a range of other locations across the metropolitan and regional areas.
    We're looking for talented staff to join us and help us to shape the future of health through world-class care and world-class research and achieve our vision of being in the top 50 health services in the world and top 5 in Australia.
    What we offer

    • Attractive salary packaging available
    • Strong community minded culture and values providing world class care to South Australians
    • Access to Fitness Passport, a discounted workplace health and fitness program available to CALHN staff and their families.
    • Opportunity for movement across the SA Health system: There are always opportunities for you to develop your skills and your career at one of our many metropolitan or regional sites.

    Essential Requirements:

    Diversity and inclusion: At CALHN we support and foster a culture in which employees feel they belong and feel safe at work. The culture aims to encourage all people to use their talents and to be valued and rewarded for their contributions.
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.
    Application Information:

    • The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
    • In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits and employer superannuation contributions.
    • Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant Immunisation screening.

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