Advanced Clinical Coder/Mentor

Northern Territory Government - Department of Health - Central Australian Health Services
Alice Springs, Australia
Job Type
Full-Time, Contract
Reference No.
RTF 218352
Pay Rate
$97,889 - $102,903
Application Close Date
Contact Name
Janine Wapper
Contact Email
Contact Phone
08 8951 7088


Health Careers & Opportunities in the Northern Territory

If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory. The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference. 


Advanced Clinical Coder / Mentor

Administrative Officer 5 - Remuneration Package Range $97,889 - $102,903
(Comprising salary $84,297 - $88,687, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave)
Health Information Service – Alice Springs Hospital
Two Fixed Vacancies available - One for 12 months and one for 6 months

This is your opportunity to experience Alice Springs, an iconic Australian outback town, with unique landscapes, aboriginal culture and pioneering history. Alice Springs will surprise you with its multi-cultural population, and convenient services provided for tourists and residents alike. Escape from the city!

The Alice Springs Hospital has temporary vacancies for onsite clinical coders. The hospital Emergency Department is the major trauma response centre for the region and the hospital also provides medium level Intensive Care facilities. Our case mix includes chronic kidney disease, diabetes (complex), trauma, infectious disease, respiratory disease, obstetrics, mental health, and day procedures including chemotherapy. CAHS also provides mental health services, rehabilitation services and palliative care.

This position provides timely and accurate coding of inpatient clinical information for internal and external reporting activities in accordance with the operational requirements of the NT Department of Health.

Please contact Janine Wapper on 08 8951 7088 or for further information.

Quote vacancy number: 29527
Vacancy closing date: 25/08/2021  


Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address). For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit

Information on the Northern Territory and its great lifestyle is available at

Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT @ and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.

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