Coding and Documentation Auditor

SA Health, Central Adelaide Local Health Network
    Royal Adelaide Hospital and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide and Woodville, Australia
    Job Type
    Reference No.
    Pay Rate
    ASO-5 $82,042/$91,245 p.a.
    Application Close Date
    Contact Name
    Naomi Johnson 
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone
    08 8222 7458


    • Central Adelaide Local Health Network
    • The Royal Adelaide Hospital and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
    • Salary  ASO-5  $82,042/$91,245 p.a.
    • Full-time ongoing

    You will be responsible for providing audit of clinical documentation, ICD-10-AM/ACHI assignment, and application of National and State Standards. The role includes the co-ordination and control of auditing activities maintaining a high standard work ethic. The Coding & Documentation Auditor will undertake continual audits in accordance with the CALHN Audit Plan and deliver up-to-date education to coding staff on audit findings to ensure consistent quality and integrity of data, including raising issues relating to Casemix/Activity Based Funding (ABF) and contribute to timely APC data submission.  This role contributes significantly toward the achievement of legitimate revenue optimisation, and improved data quality to accurately reflect the comprehensive casemix profile of Central Adelaide Local Health Network. Maintaining quality statistics, you will work closely with the Audit Co-Ordinator, Documentation Improvement Manager, Clinical Coding Manager, Manager Health Information Services and Executive as required.

    You will have successfully completed Advanced ICD-10-AM, ACHI ACS Clinical Coding (HIMAA) or equivalent and have excellent knowledge of medical terminology. Demonstrating clinical coding experience in a large tertiary or quaternary healthcare facility, you will be highly skilled in comprehensive data analysis and interpretation. You must also be proficient in the use of patient administration software and standards and bring the ability to convey that knowledge to others. Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, will be essential. This will be evident in your ability to foster professional working relationships and operate effectively within a team environment.

    The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working 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, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

    Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.

    COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 792680

    Applications close: Friday 27 May 2022

    For further information and to apply visit and search for Job Ref: 792680

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