Manager, Clinical Coding Services

SA Health, Northern Adelaide Local Health Network
Adelaide, Australia
Job Type
Reference No.
771241 W7325 SU
Pay Rate
$103,067 - $108,962 p.a. - ASO6
Application Close Date
Contact Name
Catherine Garvey
Contact Email
Contact Phone
0435 960 588


  • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network - Lyell McEwin and Modbury Hospitals - Elizabeth Vale and Modbury
  • Total Indicative Remuneration: $103,067 - $108,962 p.a. - ASO6 - Ongoing Full-Time

Working across both Lyell McEwin and Modbury hospitals, the Manager, Clinical Coding Services, is responsible for the overall operational leadership and management of the functions and tasks relating to the accurate, comprehensive and timely extraction of ICD-10-AM (or subsequent versions) for patient morbidity and Casemix activity. The Manager provides advice on all matters relating to ICD practice and standards.

The role includes the management of clinical coding staff planning, leave and associated budget; ICD data capture and reporting, ensuring the provision of timely and accurate morbidity coding services to meet the NALHN and SA Health reporting requirements; auditing, education and clinical documentation standards; ensuring complete, audited, quality ICD information and data collection systems in compliance with SA Health and Australian Coding standards and the ongoing skill development of clinical coding staff; and effective liaison with clinical, financial, administrative and Casemix teams in the development, analysis and reporting of morbidity data and DRG initiatives.

To be eligible for this position you must have satisfactory completion of the Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA) Certificate IV in Clinical Coding or equivalent, together with demonstrated competency in ICD-10-AM Coding.

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

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job Ref: 771241

771241 - Manager, Clinical Coding Services - ASO6 - Job Pack.pdf

Applications close: 5 November 2021

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