Clinical Coding Specialist

Murrumbidgee Local Health District
Wagga Wagga, Australia
Job Type
Reference No.
Pay Rate
$80,815.68 - $96,938.00 per annum (+ superannuation + 17.5% annual loading where applicable)
Application Close Date
Contact Title
Manager Health Information Services
Contact Name
Abhi Kumar
Contact Email


Employment Type: Full Time, Part Time and Casual Opportunities Available
Position Classification: Clinical Coding Specialist Level 1 - 4
Remuneration: $80,815.68 - $96,938.00 per annum (+ superannuation + 17.5% annual loading where applicable)
Hours per Week: Up to 38
Requisition ID: REQ307957
Vaccination Category: B
Applications Close: 26 May 2022

All NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.

As a large Local Health District we can provide you with a health career of your choice, come take a look what we have on offer for YOU

What we offer

  • Salary Packaging – up to $9k for living expenses + $2.6k meal & entertainment + $9k remote area housing + novated leasing
  • Corporate health and fitness program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Genuine welcoming and supportive staff and communities
  • Career development opportunities

Where you’ll be working

Wagga Wagga Base Hospital (WWBH) is one of the busiest rural hospitals in NSW with 300+ beds. We support over 40,000 emergency presentations, 1,100 births and approximately 11,000 operations each year.

WWBH provides services including critical care, medical, surgical, pediatric, obstetric, and rehabilitation care along with mental health and community health services.

We work with a team of specialists which include cardiovascular, gastroenterology, renal medicine, obstetrics, orthopedics, psychiatry and pediatrics. There is also the provision of a full range of allied health and support services such as dental, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, sexual health, violence prevention and response services.

A specialised Mental Health Recovery Unit provides a large modern and comfortable facility and our community health services co-located on the Wagga Wagga campus.

To learn more about life in Wagga Wagga please visit:

About the Role   

Working from home coding options not available

Provide a high quality and specialised Clinical Coding service to support the efficient and effective operation of Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) facilities to enable the District to meet its activity targets and service objectives in a timely, reliable and efficient manner.

How to apply

Click apply or contact Abhi  Kumar, Manager Health Information Services, on for a confidential discussion.

Your application will require you to include:

  • Resume (CV); and
  • Cover letter outlining your skills and experience and why you are a good fit for this position

To learn more about the role, accountabilities and the required pre-employment checks, please see the Position Description

If interested, we encourage you to apply promptly. Applications will be assessed as they are received, with suitable candidates contacted and progressed without delay.

MLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.


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