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Clinical Coder (Administrative Officer Level 4/5 or Medical Records Administrator)

Clinical Coders
119 days ago

Do you have a completion of a recognised ICD-10-AM / ACHI / ACS coding course or relevant tertiary qualification in Health Information Management?


Do you have recent experience and competence using ICD-10-AM / ACHI / ACS 11th Edition?


The CRGH Performance Monitoring Coding and Casemix Unit (PMCCU) is responsible for providing accurate, timely and complete classification of diagnoses and procedures for the NSW Ministry of Health inpatient coding morbidity submission deadlines.

The Clinical Coder will use ICD-10-AM/ACHI classifications, Australian Coding Standards (ACS) and the 3M Codefinder to classify diagnoses and procedures extracted from the medical record as part of the coding process.

The Clinical Coder will also undertake functions relating to coding, grouping and data quality by analysing the Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) in the final stages of coding to ensure the DRG is appropriate for the patient’s complexity.

The Clinical Coder will be responsible for escalating coding queries relating to documentation with the clinicians to ensure all diagnoses and procedures are captured for coding.

The Clinical Coder will also review the length of stay for each DRG and escalate any outliers to the Coding Management Team for further review.

The Clinical Coder will be proactive in their continued learning and professional development, and participate in the SLHD Coder Competency Framework and internal development programs to ensure a high standard of coding quality.


To be considered for this role you must have…

  • Coding qualifications and experience

What you will get in return...

  • Opportunity for Salary Packaging

  • Become part of a high performing and supportive team

  • Enjoy the ability to utilise the Concord Hospital staff gym


SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.


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For further details on the role, please view the Position Description.


For enquiries, please contact Heather Lazaro on (02) 9767 6084 or via email at

If you think this role is for you, then please address the selection criteria and submit your resume by the closing date.


Applications Close: 22 July 2021

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $63,408
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $69,432
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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