Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder (Grade 1 or 2)

Cabrini Health
    Hawthorn, Australia
    Job Type
    Full-Time, Part-Time
    Reference No.
    Application Close Date
    Contact Title
    Chief Executive Office & Board Manager
    Contact Name
    Claire Bulbul
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone
    03 9508 1409


    Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder (Grade 1 or 2)

    Permanent full-time or part-time

    Cabrini Hawthorn East predominantly, with some shifts at Cabrini Malvern

    Cabrini offers:

    • Salary packaging up to $15,900 tax free each year, plus $2650 meal & entertainment card benefits

    • Rewarding career growth opportunities

    • Located close to public transport with discounted Myki Commuter fares available

    How you will make an impact

    Join Cabrini’s Health Information Services team, where your output helps make an impact on the organisation’s performance. The Health Information Manager (HIM) / Clinical Coder will work within our Health Information Services team based at Cabrini’s corporate office located in Hawthorn East and will be required to work some shifts at Cabrini Malvern.

    Our casemix is varied and includes specialties such as Cardiology, Obstetrics, Mental Health, Neurology, Oncology, Rehabilitation, Palliative Care, Intensive Care and day surgery. This role offers a HIM / Clinical Coder the opportunity to base themselves in a Health Service with the benefits of job security, the support of peers in your workplace and a comprehensive education and training program. Once coding training is completed, the incumbent will have the opportunity to become involved in other health information responsibilities dependent upon business requirements, interests and skills.

    Key responsibilities:

    • Accurate coding of medical records in accordance with the Australian Coding Standards

    • Processing of confidential data which is used for billing, morbidity collections, research, statistical analysis, management information systems, quality activities and casemix management including Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG) allocation

    • Participation in regular coding audits and quality improvement activities

    • Liaising with clinicians and other health professionals to clarify and seek further clinical information regarding coding queries

    About you

    To succeed in this role, you will have a passion for accurate coding and a genuine desire to learn and improve.

    You will have:

    • Bachelor / Masters of Health Information Management or have successfully completed the HIMAA Intermediate or Advanced Coding Course or equivalent;

    • Minimum 2 years coding experience;

    • Sound working knowledge of the Australian Coding Standards and their application;

    • Attention to detail, whilst still able to work to deadlines;

    • Ability to be team oriented and adapt to new challenges with a positive attitude;

    • Knowledge of private hospital funding arrangements and Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs).

    To view the position description click here

    Enquiries to: Operations Manager and Coding Educator Elizabeth Connelly on 03 9508 5467


    Claire Bulbul, Chief Executive Office & Board Manager - 03 9508 1409

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