Clinical Coder – ANZSCO 599915

Description
Assigns codes to narrative descriptions of patients’ diseases, operations and procedures in accordance with recognised classification systems to allow for easy storage, retrieval and analysis of health data.
Skill Level
3

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Skills Assessment Authority: VETASSESS

Group: 5999 Other Miscellaneous Clerical and Administrative Workers

Description
This unit group covers Clerical and Administrative Workers not elsewhere classified.
It includes Production Assistants (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Proof Readers, Radio Despatchers, Clinical Coders and Facilities Administrators.
Skill Level
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.
The occupation Clinical Coder has a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Occupations in this Group
  • 599912 Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage)
  • 599913 Proof Reader
  • 599914 Radio Despatcher
  • 599915 Clinical Coder
  • 599916 Facilities Administrator
  • 599999 Clerical and Administrative Workers nec