Advanced Clinical Coder

SA Health, Central Adelaide Local Health Network
The Royal Adelaide Hospital and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, Australia
Job Type
Reference No.
Pay Rate
ASO4 $73,217/$76,750 pa
Application Close Date
Contact Name
Naomi Johnson
Contact Email
Contact Phone
08 8222 7458


  • Central Adelaide Local Health Network
  • The Royal Adelaide Hospital and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Salary  ASO-4  $73,217/$76,750 
  • Permanent full-time 

The Advanced Clinical Coder is responsible to the Manager, Clinical Coding Service CALHN for the timely and accurate translation of medical and procedural terminology into International Classification of Diseases (Current Edition) Australian Modification (ICD-10-AM) and Australian Classification for Health Interventions (ACHI), for use in statistical analysis, epidemiology, hospital planning, research, and for the auditing of quality of patient care. Fully experienced and qualified coders contribute significantly to the assignment of Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups (AR-DRGs) upon which Activity Based Funding and Casemix for inpatients is dependent. The Advanced Clinical Coder is responsible for coding more complex and intricate matters and for consulting with Clinicians to obtain the appropriate primary medical cause/diagnosis. Contribute to the overall skill of the unit by mentoring other coders.

Successful completion of the intermediate level HIMAA course or equivalent

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 789156

Applications close:  Friday 1 April 2022

For further information and to apply visit and search for Job Ref: 789156

Naomi Johnson
+61 8 8222 7458

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