Position Details
Reference Number 18863
Position Title Clinical Coder
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Entity The Wesley Hospital
Enterprise Agreement SAL - Salaried - Salaried
Position Summary

We’re seeking a Clinical Coder to join our team at The Wesley Hospital, in a permanent, full-time position. 


Remuneration Value: $39.86 - $48.47 (FTE $78,763 - $95,776) + Super + $15,900 NFP Salary Packaging Value + Discounted Onsite Parking 


For generations of Queenslanders, The Wesley Hospital has provided care through life’s journey — from birth into childhood, to adulthood and to end of life. As one of Australia’s iconic and largest private, not-for-profit hospitals, we’re proud of the valued role we play in the Queensland community. Here, more than 800 Visiting Medical Practitioners and 2,000 staff come together to provide care for our community.


We offer comprehensive care across a wide range of acute tertiary-level medical and surgical services with a particular focus on cancer care, cardiac care, women’s and children’s care, and complex surgical care. This includes the busiest robotic surgery program and the first Robotic Surgery Centre of Excellence accredited in Australia.


The Role:


You will be responsible for the assignment of accurate and timely clinical codes to inpatient episodes of care, through analysis of patient record documentation. With our diverse case mix, we have approximately 2000 discharges annually.


Ideally the successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • Bachelor of Health Information Management (HIM) or equivalent HIMAA Accredited Clinical Coding Certification or equivalent experience
  • Extensive knowledge of ICD-10-AM, ACHI, ACS and AR-DRG’s
  • Extensive experience coding in a hospital environment with a varied casemix
  • Experience with 3M Codefinder software
  • High level of knowledge in medical terminology

We're ideally seeking candidates avaialble to take a permanent, full-time position, however, we are also accepting applications from those avaialble for part-time. 


What we offer:


Together with Buderim Private Hospital, St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital and St Stephens Hospital, we are part of UnitingCare, the largest not-for-profit provider of healthcare and community services in the state, and home to over 17, 000 employees and 9, 000 volunteers.


Our mission is to improve the health of individuals and their families. We differentiate ourselves by living out our values to optimise patient care and experience through committed and inspired leadership and the dedication of our people. We believe in rewarding and recognising our people through:

  • Not-for-profit salary packaging options: allocate up to $15,900 of your pre-taxable income to everyday expenses, increasing take-home pay
  • One-on-one support from pastoral care team & employee assistance programs
  • Retail, Health Insurance and Gym Membership Discounts
  • Access to non-taxable meal & entertainment card
  • Hospital admissions discounts
  • Additional paid parental leave, education leave & additional leave purchases.
  • Discounted onsite parking
  • Flexible work environments, including family-friendly rostering


Apply Now:


To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process.


Please Note: To ensure the health and safety of our people, and the clients, residents, patients and people we serve at UnitingCare Queensland, individuals are required to comply with statutory and Government requirements, such as public health directions, and UnitingCare's vaccination requirements policy, with respect to COVID-19 vaccinations.


Our approach is simple –everybody is welcome here. At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their sex, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity. We know that when our people feel respected and valued, we empower them to share that within the communities we serve and to provide the very best care. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

Selection Criteria Essential: Please be advised it is a requirement for all UnitingCare employees and volunteers to have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine
Essential: Bachelor of Health Information Management (HIM) or equivalent HIMAA Accredited Clinical Coding Certification or equivalent experience
Essential: Knowledge of ICD-10-AM, ACHI, ACS and AR-DRG’s
Essential: Experience with 3M Codefinder software
Contact Person Sarah Keens
Contact Number 1
Contact Email sarah.keens@uchealth.com.au
Closing Date 27/01/2022
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