Clinical Coder at Southern District Health Board (Invercargill/Dunedin), Southland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Salary band - $70 to $80k per annum
- Permanent, full-time position (40 hours per week)
- Code using ICD 10-AM 11th Edition (training can be provided)
- Help support the health of our region
Come and join our small, friendly team of highly organised clinical coders. If you have excellent attention to detail and are keen to learn on the job, this could be for you.
Mō te tūranga - About the role
Our talented team of clinical coders deliver accurate, thorough information for the health of our region.
You will be responsible for identifying and translating inpatient medical procedures, interventions and diagnoses into code using various systems such as ICD 10-AM 11th Edition (and any subsequent editions), the Australian Coding Standards (ACS) and the Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI).
If you do not hold a formal coding qualification, we will offer excellent 1:1 training and support to help you achieve this.
The role is a full-time opportunity working Monday to Friday and based at Southland Hospital - please note this is on site coding only, we do not have remote capabilities for this particular role.
Mōu ake - About you
The successful applicant will preferably have coded in ICD-10-AM 11th Edition, and ideally hold (or be studying towards) a HIMAA Clinical Coding qualification and will therefore have some understanding of the requirements of clinical coding within a health environment.
To be successful in this role you will have the following:
- Be able to work well within a team
- Have excellent comprehension and organisational skills
- Be motivated and reliable
- Have exceptional time management skills and ability to work to deadlines
- High standard of accuracy whilst working with complex information
Painga - Benefits:
- Free on-site parking
- Subsidised gym membership and a range of retail discounts
- Access to discounted staff holiday accommodation
- Monday to Friday business hours
Mō mātou - About us
Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.
Utu whānui - Salary range
Salary will be based on qualifications and experience in line with PSA South Island Administrative MECA for Clinical Coders and will be inclusive of the PSA Clerical and Administrative Staff Pay Equity Interim Adjustment.
Rā mōnehu - Closing date: Tuesday, 16 August 2022.
Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.
Tono ināianei - Apply now
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz
For further information please contact Hollie Bingham, Recruitment Advisor, (03) 2147220 all conversations will be confidential in nature email@example.com
If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern , please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here: Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:
- Occupational health assessment
- Police vetting/Ministry of Justice safety checks
- Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
Covid vaccination requirements
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Southern DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated and have received a booster vaccine against COVID-19. You will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff.
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/job-invite/18243/
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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