Documentation Improvement Advisor

SA Health, Central Adelaide Local Health Network
Level 1, 2 King William Street, Adelaide, Australia
Job Type
Reference No.
79484 W11474
Pay Rate
ASO-7 $103,387/$111,759
Application Close Date
Contact Name
Naomi Johnson
Contact Email
Contact Phone
08 8222 7458


  • Central Adelaide Local Health Network - Various Locations
  • Salary  ASO-7  $103,387/$111,759
  • Permanent full-time

The Documentation Improvement Advisor is responsible for managing the overall quality, completeness, timeliness and accuracy of clinical documentation in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR), by:

  • Educating and guiding multidisciplinary clinical and non-clinical staff on activity-based funding models, NEP & NWAU allocation based on DRG assignment for appropriate reimbursement of revenue
  • Leading on, providing guidance regarding and compliance on adherence to National Safety & Quality Health Service Standards relevant to clinical documentation to support delivery of high-quality patient care
  • Advising on use of clinical language that supports accurate clinical code assignment to ensure service acuity is completely captured for data analysis used for high-level reporting and clinical service planning


  • Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist qualification or equivalent
  • Bachelor / Masters in: Health Information Management / Nursing / Allied Health or equivalent
  • Diploma of Nursing

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 798484

Applications close:   Friday 8 July 2022

For further information and to apply visit and search for Job Ref: 798484

Naomi Johnson
+61 8  8222 7458

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