WW5961 - Clinical Coding Manager - (Full-time) - Auckland District Health Board, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand.

This is a brilliant opportunity to work in Auckland, with close proximity to beaches, wilderness, ski fields, volcanoes, countryside, islands and mountains.

We are seeking a self-motivated, experienced Clinical Coding Manager to join our health information management team and lead a group of 24 clinical coders.

You will have the opportunity to work in the largest research and teaching hospital in the country, and lead the clinical coding function across the full range of services and their subspecialties including medical, surgical, cardiovascular, oncology, paediatric, maternity and community and mental health.

This position is based at the Auckland City Hospital; a 1,000 bed hospital equipped with leading edge technology to support the delivery of world-class healthcare to our patients.

Reporting to the Director of Information Management Operations, you will be responsible for the operational management of the clinical coding service. You will successfully lead and manage our clinical coding team to achieve individual and team KPIs for quality and coding throughput.

To be successful, you will need to demonstrate a combination of sound leadership and staff management capability, and technical clinical coding knowledge. You will have a track record of motivating and managing a team to prioritise workloads effectively and deliver clinical coding within set timeframes. You will be motivated by the challenges of working in a dynamic and complex environment, and you will be able to work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders, including clinical staff.

Key skills and experience required:

  • Degree in Health Information Management or other qualifications deemed equivalent;
  • At least 5 years clinical coding experience, preferably in a tertiary hospital, using ICD-10-AM, and a thorough understanding of the Coding Standards;
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting quality improvement activities in relation to ICD-10-AM coded data;
  • A sound understanding of casemix-based funding;
  • Proven leadership and staff management experience;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate with a variety of staff and third parties including doctors, administrative staff and the Ministry of Health;
  • Ability to organise and prioritise a high volume workload and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work autonomously;
  • Advanced computer skills and experience using Microsoft Office, and a variety of clinical and non-clinical IT systems, including the 3M Grouper.

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Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act
2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is not a Children’s Worker as defined by the Act.


Mary Thompson
Director Information Management Operations
Tel: +64 9 3074949 ext 22272 or +64 21 555 306
Email: maryt@adhb.govt.nz

Apply online at www.careers.adhb.govt.nz and quote job reference number
CEN01339 to attach your CV and covering letter. For general queries, contact Santosh Parab, Recruitment Consultant at SantoshP@adhb.govt.nz

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Applications Close On: 
24 March 2017