Clinical Coder CHCK

Calvary Health Care Kogarah
    91-111 Rocky Point Road Kogarah NSW 2217, Kogarah, Australia
    Job Type
    Reference No.
    CHCK 18415
    Application Close Date
    Position Description
    Contact Title
    Health Information Manager
    Contact Name
    Frank Byrne
    Contact Email


    Calvary Health Care Kogarah

    Clinical Coder

    • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
    • Permanent Part-time position with flexible work practices for the right candidate
    • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment

    About the role

    Ensure accurate, timely and complete classification of diagnoses and procedures using the computerised Encoder and iPM systems.  Ensure that coding deadline requirements set down by NSW Health are met.  Maintain knowledge of the current edition of International Classification of Diseases and Procedures as adopted by NSW Department of Health.  Participate in coding and quality activities to ensure that deadlines are met and accuracy of data is maintained.

    Key Responsibilities

    • 95% of health records are coded within six (6) weeks of discharge required by NSW Ministry of Health (MoH KPI 1)
    • 100% of health records are coded within six (8) weeks of discharge required by NSW Ministry of Health (MoH KPI 2)
    • 90% of health records are coded within three (3) weeks of discharge required by CHC (CHC KPI 1)
    • 100% of health records are coded within four (4) weeks of discharge required by CHC (CHC KPI 2)
    • 100% of PICQ notified fatal errors are corrected within 5 days of receipt of notification
    • Coding audits are completed as required by the Health Information Manager
    • 100% of Coding Queries submitted to medical officers are followed up and coding updated in iPM


    About Calvary

    We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.


    As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.


    Why work for Calvary?

    Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here:


    If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!


    Please note the following:

    • Applicants will be required to complete a coding test covering the coding of inpatient events and answering questions about the Australian Coding Standards.
    • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
    • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
    • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role.
    • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

    Please apply via Calvary Career

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