Advanced Clinical Coder

UnitingCare - St Andrews War Memorial Hospital
August 4, 2020
Brisbane - Spring Hill, Australia
Job Type
Reference No.
Application Close Date
Position Description
Contact Title
Manager, Health Information Services
Contact Name
Clarissa Morris
Contact Email
Contact Phone
07 3834 4220


Employment Status: Permanent Full-Time

Location: St Andrews War Memorial Hospital

At St Andrews War Memorial Hospital we’re committed to providing the highest-quality holistic care and support for our patients and their families. Specialising in complex health needs, we bring together the finest medical experts, care and technology to deliver personalised care and world-class results. Created as a memorial to the service of war veterans, we’re proud of our heroic and brave history and continue to occupy a unique place in the hearts and minds of our community.

About The Role:

We are currently seeking an Advanced Clinical Coder to join the team at St Andrews War Memorial Hospital in Spring Hill! This permanent full-time role, is responsible for the assignment of accurate and timely clinical codes to inpatient episodes of care, through analysis of patient record documentation. This position will also provide educational support and mentoring to the Clinical Coding team to ensure the hospital has an accurate and consistent clinical coding service.

The successful candidate will ideally present with the following:

  • Bachelor of Health Information Management (HIM) or equivalent HIMAA Accredited Clinical Coding Certification
  • 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’ll look after you too:

Our people mean the world to us. We do everything we can to ensure they enjoy opportunities and benefits that are as inspiring and rewarding as the fantastic work they do. Flexibility, development, and a values-led culture are just some of the experiences you’ll have here at UnitingCare.

We offer access to health and wellbeing, financial, retail and lifestyle benefits designed to make life more enjoyable. As a registered not-for-profit, we also offer competitive salary-packaging designed to increase your take home pay. We celebrate a highly-diverse and inclusive workforce and are invested in your professional and personal development.

Let’s talk:

To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process. We look forward to receiving your application by 22nd August 2020.


Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community. We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety. 



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