Clinical Coding Educator/Auditor – Wagga Wagga

Murrumbidgee Local Health District
    Wagga Wagga, Australia
    Job Type
    Reference No.
    Application Close Date
    Position Description
    Contact Name
    Abhi Kumar
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone
    02 5943 2390


    Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
    Position Classification:  
    Health Manager - Level 2
    Remuneration: $102,640.00 - $112,189.50 per annum (+ 
    super + 17.5% leave loading where applicable)
    Hours per Week38
    Requisition ID: 
    Applications Close: 30 June 2023
    Vaccination Category: B


    Outstanding Experience. Infinite Opportunities.


    Here in the Riverina, we treasure your skills and experience and we’re ready to roll out the red carpet to welcome you to town and we’ve prepared oodles of goodies to help you settle in.

    When you join our team here at MLHD, you unlock priority access to a broad range of interesting and unique learning and development opportunities where you can quickly advance your skills. With this advanced skill acquisition and experience comes fast-tracked career progression; the sky’s the limit to how far you can go!

    • Salary packaging up to $20,600 per annum tax free for living expenses! Take advantage of novated leasing a new car!
    • $5,000 relocation assistance is provided.
    • Subsidised gym and leisure centre membership for you and your family
    • Free confidential counselling services for you and your family


    Why You’ll Fit Right In.

    You have a good sense of adventure and are willing to try new things. We’re looking for open-minded leaders who take a systematic approach to their work, have strong critical thinking skills and are passionate.

    Our coding team is a vibrant, fast-paced and career enhancing space that fosters growth and development and a sense of fun and inclusiveness. The team is a dynamic one, where you will have an opportunity to work closely with Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists who have extensive clinical experience, and you will be involved in education of clinical coding specialists (6 full time equivalent) and will be fully supported to do this work with well-developed internal processes and procedures, with leadership mentoring for you should you wish.

    We have an in-house coding audit workflow system (HITTS app) to assist you to manage your auditing workload and tracking of data, we also are lucky enough to have external training companies speak with us one a month offering clinical coding webinars, so you are always ahead of the game in our field of work. 

    Learn more about the role and requirements here.


    Discover Work-Life Balance in Your New Home.

    With a sparkling 3300 sunshine hours a year and a sunny disposition to match, The Riverina positions you centrally to Sydney, Melbourne, and Canberra. Zoom home from work in five minutes, reclaim time for things you enjoy!

    There’s loads to explore, from river sports and nature walks to craft markets, shopping, and museums. Our little slice of heaven is known as Australia’s ‘food bowl’ with the best fresh produce coming from orchards and farms all around, so our restaurants and wineries are simply sublime.

    Want to know more about the community of Wagga Wagga? Visit us here.


    Upgrade Your Career and Lifestyle at MLHD.

    Go on, you’ve earned it a promotion, a world-class workplace, inspiring colleagues, award-winning staff, and patient programs - all wrapped up in a rich tapestry of cultural treasures. Contact Abhi Kumar, Manager Health Information Services on 02 5943 2390 or now for a confidential chat.

    Apply Online! Your application will require you to include a resume and cover letter outlining your skills and experience and why you are a good fit for this position.

    New applicants must have completed the COVID-19 vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate. Should a medical contraindication certificate be provided, ongoing employment post certificate expiry is conditional to meeting COVID-19 vaccination requirements. 

    MLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic, or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.

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