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Contract Clinical Coder, Sydney

Career Medical is currently seeking Contract Clinical Coders for 2 teaching Hospitals in Sydney, one is in inner western part of Sydney and the other one is based in Eastern Sydney. It is a casual contractual role with as many working hours as possible for a coder, after office hours and weekend work hours options are available.

Duties, Responsibilities & Accountabilities -

  • Responsible for timely and accurate classification of disease, operation and injury causes.
  • Maintain current knowledge of coding practices and standards, casemix and related computer applications.
  • To perform identification of codes utilising the coding software, entry of codes and grouping of codes.
  • Complete necessary notifications as required according to guidelines.
  • Participate in quality activities to ensure continuous improvement in coding processes, patient record documentation and the collection of quality health data.
  • Report additional clinical indicator and adverse patient outcomes as directed by the HIS Manager.
  • Participate in activities which contribute to the professional development of the service and/or self.


Qualifications, Experience Skills & Attributes

  • Coding experience in public hospital, managing complex casemix.
  • Practical knowledge of and experience in the current disease classification and its use within the hospital setting.
  • Knowledge of casemix implications and requirements.
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal, communication and organisation skills including the ability to liaise with a range of health professionals.
  • High level of reliability and easy-going personality with good communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Coding Software.

If this sounds like you and you're ready to start a new, exciting role... or maybe you'd just like to complement your existing role with additional hours, please forward your resume to Shivli Bhatnagar at recruitment@careermedical.com.au

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