WW6076 - Clinical Coding Educator / Auditor (Full-time / Part Time) - experienced in ICD-10-AM 8th edition - Waitemata District Health Board - Auckalnd, New Zealand


An opportunity exists for a Senior Health Information Manager / Clinical Coding Educator / Auditor with a passion for and expertise in clinical coding to join our enthusiastic coding team Working across Waitemata District Health Board sites. We are a multiple campus Hospital offering diverse and challenging case mix specialties including General Surgery, Orthopaedics, General Medicine, Obstetrics, Paediatrics, Neonatology, Endoscopy, Gynaecology, Urogynaecology, Oncology, Psychiatry, Rehabilitation, Geriatrics, Emergency Medicine and more.

The Coding Service is committed to a high standard of coding quality. As Coding Educator & Auditor you will be responsible for providing education to coders and clinicians with the objective of improving coding accuracy and timeliness. Overseeing and participate in our coding audit program, supervise the training of new coders and develop internal coding resources. Permanent 10 days (or if preferred for the right candidate 7-9 days a fortnight (with flexible days offered)supported by Clinical Coding & Records Manger, Clinical Coding Team Leader and Senior Clinical Coders/Educator/Auditors Coding tools – 3M Code finder & PLATO PDC.


WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Values driven culture
  • Leadership opportunities to support your career progression and development
  • A flexibility framework supporting your growth and work life balance
  • Salary by negotiation


ABOUT US:

We are part of New Zealand's largest city, Auckland, which has consistently been voted one of the best places to live in the world. Living in Auckland means unique lifestyle opportunities that come with being in a vibrant urban centre that also happens to have beaches and open spaces around every corner.

Our district is growing rapidly – growth, brings numerous opportunities to expand our people and services to make even more impact with regard to making a healthy difference in our community.

Waitemata DHB covers an area north and west of Auckland city where the attitude among its inhabitants is all about life style – the pace of life is one that is more relaxed than the central city. An example of this is the beautiful Lake Pupuke which North Shore Hospital borders, a perfect place to enjoy a relaxed lunch break.

Waitakere Hospital is on the doorstep of the Waitakere ranges, perfect for walking and the rugged coastal West Coast beaches (perfect for the beach enthusiast)



THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL HAVE:

  • Bachelor of Business or Applied Science (Health Information Management) or equivalent, or Clinical Coding qualification from HIMAA or equivalent.
  • 5 years previous coding experience and comprehensive knowledge of Case mix Funding principles.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and proven ability to build relationships in clinical and non-clinical environments.
  • :Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Completion of a health Information Management degree is desirable (but not essential).


Applicants offered an interview will be required to sit a coding examination to assess coding competency and knowledge of relevant Coding Standards.


Enquiries: 

Please apply to http://www.jobsinhealthnz.com. To view a copy of the job description please click HERE

Reference Number: 

NOR01528

Applications Close On: 
21 July 2017