Information Bulletin Ministry of Health NSW  Miller Street North Sydney NSW  Locked Mail Bag  North Sydney NSW  Telephone    Fax    httpwww
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Information Bulletin Ministry of Health NSW Miller Street North Sydney NSW Locked Mail Bag North Sydney NSW Telephone Fax httpwww

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Information Bulletin Ministry of Health, NSW 73 Miller Street North Sydney NSW 2060 Locked Mail Bag 961 North Sydney NSW 2059 Telephone (02) 9391 9000 Fax (02) 9391 9101 http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/policies/ space space Clinical Coders - Recommended Salary Levels space Document Number IB2014_034 Publication date 22-May-2014 Functional Sub group Personnel/Workforce - Industrial and Employee Relations Personnel/Workforce - Salaries Summary Recommended salary levels - clinical coders. Replaces Doc. No. Clinical Coders - Recommended Salary Determination [PD2005_131] Author Branch

Workplace Relations Branch contact Workplace Relations 02 9391 9357 Applies to Local Health Districts, Board Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Chief Executive Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Specialty Network Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Affiliated Health Organisations, Dental Schools and Clinics, Public Health Units, Public Hospitals Audience Administration Distributed to Public Health System, Divisions of General Practice, Health Associations Unions, Ministry of Health Review date 22-May-2019 Policy Manual Not applicable File No. 98/4326-2 Status Active

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INFORMATION BULLETIN CLINICAL CODERS RECOMMENDED SALARY LEVELS PURPOSE To notify that PD2005_131 Clinical Coders Recommended Salary Levels has been rescinded. Recommended s alary evels and competencies when classifying clinical coders under the Health Employees Administr ative Staff Award are attached to this Information Bulletin. KEY INFORMATION NSW Health Policy Directive (PD2005_131) was issued to apply he Recommended Salary Levels Determination and conditions on a temporary basis to address the shortage of trained cl inical coders in NSW. The ecommended

alary evels and competencies are still relevant for Local Health Districts as a guide when classifying clinical coders employed under the Health Employ ees Administrative Staff Award. The recommended salary levels an d competencies/skills requi red are set out in the attachment to this Information Bulletin Payment of the recommended s alary level is at the discretion of each District. Enquiries concerning this nformation ulletin should be directed in the first instan ce to relevant human resources personnel within the public health organisation. Only human resources personnel are to contact

the Ministry. ATTACHMENTS 1. Clinical Coders Recommended Salary Levels. IB201 _034 Issue date: May 2014 Page of
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CLINICAL CODERS RECOMMENDED SALARY LEVELS Level Comp etency/ Skill Required Recommended Salary Health Employees Administrative Staff Award Trainee Clinical Coder Entry level Pre requisite pro ficiency in Medical Terminology Successful completion of approved Coder training program prior to/during appointm ent as Trainee Administration Officer Level 3 Clinical Coder Minimum 12 months experience Possesses competencies for Clinical Coder as specified in the HIMAA

Clinical Coder National Competency Standards and Assessment Guide Administration Officer Level 4 Senior Clinical Coder Advanced level of clinical knowledge and ability to work autonomously across full range of clinical specialities within a Principal Referral Hospital (as defined by NSW Public Hospital Peer Group as updated from time to ime) Possesses competencies for Senior Clinical Coder as specified in the HIMAA Clinical Coder National Competency Standards and Assessment Guide. Administrative Officer Level 5