Coding Auditor and Data Reporting

St Vincent's Private Melbourne
59 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, Australia
Job Type
Reference No.
Application Close Date
Position Description
Contact Title
HIS Manager
Contact Name
Laura Royce
Contact Email
Contact Phone
03 9411 7696


HIM - Coding Auditor & Data Reporting

  • Full Time

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne (SVPHM) is a facility of St Vincent’s Health Australia under the stewardship of Mary Aikenhead Ministries. We are a not for profit Catholic private hospital which operates across four sites at Fitzroy, East Melbourne, Kew and Werribee.

Be challenged & be rewarded!

If variety, flexibility and being part of an industry leading team is what you’re after, look no further as this position will take your career to new heights!  You will be working for a national network of not for profit private hospitals with a unique focus on coding quality.  What sets us apart from our competitors is our internal audit tool that enables timely and detailed feedback to our coding teams on a daily basis, and our scanned medical records allow us to share resources and offer flexible working arrangements across the division.

Working from Melbourne and reporting to the Health Information Services Manager you will perform the following:

  • Undertake a leadership role in coding decisions, provide guidance on issues and mentor existing and new clinical coding staff to support an accurate and consistent clinical coding service

  • Provide audit feedback to the coding team

  • Participate in coding optimisation audits, on site and desktop health fund audits

  • Completion of ICD-10AM coding and DRG assignment

  • Assist in operational planning and development

  • Liaise with CDI and other hospital staff on documentation improvement initiatives


  • Bachelor of Health Information Management (or equivalent)

  • Eligible for membership of the Health Information Management Association of Australia

  • 6 years’ experience in ICD-10 AM Coding and DRG assignment


  • Private hospital experience

  • Leadership experience

  • Experience with medical record scanning software

  • Experience conducting coding and DRG audits including feedback to coding staff

  • Completion of a clinical coding auditing course


  • Extensive knowledge and experience with ICD-10AM Clinical Coding and Grouper versions

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Good time management skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Ability to self-motivate and lead others

Benefits include:

A supportive and friendly atmosphere, salary packaging (increase your take home pay), ongoing education support, comprehensive orientation, uniform, discounted car parking and easy access to public transport. Competitive annual salary and conditions.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity please visit or call Laura Royce 94117696.

At SVPHM we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees. As part of SVHA’s Commitment to the federal government employment parity initiative we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. If you would like further information, contact our National Human Resources and Indigenous Programs Specialist, Edward Solien on (07) 3435 7256.

Regional and interstate applicants may be considered.

Your application must contain a cover letter and CV to be considered.

Permission to conduct a police check is required. A valid working with children check is required. From 1 December 2020 these positions may require completion of all immunisations required as a Cat - 1A under the SVHA Immunisation Policy

*Please note; this job advertisement will close at Midnight the day before the closing date listed.

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