Position Details
Reference Number 43950
Position Title Clinical Coder / Health Information Manager
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Clinical Coding Services
Location Various Facilities
Position Summary

Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.

About the Role

An exciting opportunity exists for suitably qualified Clinical Coders to join our expanding team in permanent roles. Ideally we’d like you to work full time, although we can consider part time (minimum 24 hours per week). If successful, you would be based at either Dandenong Hospital or Monash Medical Centre, Clayton.

What we offer you:

  • The opportunity to expand your clinical coding skillset
  • A huge range of Casemix specialties across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults including Neonatology, Cardiothoracic, Obstetrics and Neurosurgery.
  • Coding from an electronic medical record
  • Initial and ongoing training, guidance and support will be provided by our highly experienced Coding Advisor team.
  • Professional development forums
  • Other opportunities may be available e.g. Auditing or education roles
  • Self-managed coding teams
  • Flexible, family-friendly work arrangements
  • Potential to work remotely (50% of time)
  • Accrued Days Off (full time employees)
  • Staff benefits include salary packaging, staff gym, discounted health insurance and close to public transport

To be successful in this position

On a personal level you:

  • Have a keen interest in a career in clinical coding and a passion for learning and ongoing development of coding and associated skills
  • Are looking for the variety and challenge that comes from a diverse Casemix
  • Thrive working with a dedicated self-managed team within a fast-paced and dynamic environment

You must have:

  • Bachelor of Health Information Management or Clinical Coder qualification and eligible for HIMAA registration
  • Relevant computer technical skills applicable to Clinical Coding Services
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to work both in an unsupervised self-directed environment and within a self-managed team
  • Are an Australian citizen or permanent resident to apply


  • Previous coding experience in a health facility

Applicants will be required to complete a coding test to assess coding competency as a component of the recruitment process.

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 
Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:

  • reference checks
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)
  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. 

Selection Criteria Are you an Australian resident or do you hold a permanent visa to work in Australia?

Do you hold recognised qualifications in Health Information Management and/or Clinical Coding? Please attach supporting documentation with your application.
Contact Person
Sharon Galeney Health Information Services Administrative Assistant 9594 7606
Advertising Closing 04/12/2020
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