Casual Clinical Coder

Tasmanian Health Service
Statewide, Australia
Job Type
Reference No.
Pay Rate
$71,912 to $82,898 pro rata, per annum
Application Close Date
Position Description
Contact Title
Clinical Coding Manager
Contact Name
Nicola Hunt
Contact Email


If you’re looking for a rewarding job with an excellent work-life balance in a beautiful part of the country, come to Tassie!

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking Casual Clinical Coders to join its statewide Clinical Coding team. Our team utilises a statewide PAS, scanned medical record along with other statewide clinical information systems.  There is the opportunity to be based in the north, north west or south of the state, so if you are looking for a change of scenery this could be the perfect opportunity!

You will primarily be responsible for:

  • Accurate and timely clinical coding of inpatient separations in accordance with Hospital, State and Commonwealth data standards and reporting requirements, for the purposes of Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Group (AR-DRG) assignment for Activity Based Funding (ABF)
  • Adhering to the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) guidelines whilst utilising the current edition of the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Australian Modification (ICD-10-AM), Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI) and Australian Coding Standards (ACS).

You will be supported in your role by the Senior Clinical Coding and Clinical Coding Managers team, along with your Clinical Coding colleagues across the state.

The Tasmanian Health Service is an innovative and dynamic organisation dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our community and we are committed to providing the highest levels of healthcare and services.  We provide a range of services including trauma, burns, interventional cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, obstetric and specialist neonatal services as well as general medical and surgical services. We are supported by 4 main hospitals statewide - in the south, the Royal Hobart Hospital is the largest hospital in the state and is the tertiary referral centre in Tasmania.  The North and North West of the state are supported by the Launceston General Hospital, the North West Regional Hospital and the Mersey Community Hospital.

We can offer you flexible working conditions and an enviable lifestyle with affordable real estate, quality education system, stress free commuting, exceptional food and wine, a vibrant café and arts culture, easily accessible world heritage wilderness and pristine beaches and all the entertainment and services needed to contribute to a great work/life style balance.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Nicola Hunt by calling (03) 6777 6545 or email

Alternative Contact: Hayley Niewerth (03) 6166 6838 or

Applications close Friday 1st October 2021.

Vacancy No: 519548

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