Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder

Western Health
    Footscray / Sunshine / Williamstown, Australia
    Job Type
    Full-Time, Part-Time
    Reference No.
    Pay Rate
    HIM Grade 1 or 2
    Application Close Date
    Position Description
    Contact Title
    Coding Manager
    Contact Name
    Scott Grentell
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone


    Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder

    This position will be responsible for accurate, timely and financially responsible coding and DRG analysis including auditing, Casemix educational activities and data reporting.  The position is also responsible for participating in regular documentation audits and associated education programs. Remote work options are available.

    To be Successful in this Role you require:

    • A recognised qualification in Health Information Management (or equivalent) or Clinical Coding
    • Demonstrable knowledge of Australian and Victorian Coding standards and related advice
    • Minimum of 2 years unsupervised coding experience in a Health Service with similar Casemix using ICD-10-AM 11th Edition (applicable for HIM Grade 2)
    • Demonstrate high standard of organisation, communication, attention to detail and interpersonal skills

    About Us

    Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

    Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

    Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

    • Professional development support
    • Career advancement opportunities
    • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
    • Work-life balance

    Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

    All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and a Working with Children’s Check.

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