Coding Auditor at Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington), Wellington Hospital
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
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Location: Wellington Regional Hospital
Service: Non-Clinical Support and Delivery
Contract: Permanent, full time (Monday - Friday)
Salary: $75,000 to $85,000
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
We are seeking applications from experienced clinical coders to join our team as an Auditor. Working with the clinical coding team, the Auditor continue with the established programme of internal audit for clinical coding at CCDHB in addition to supporting the ongoing learning and professional development of coders. There may be requirement to provide training from time to time.
The role requires extensive clinical coding experience and knowledge, proven experience in clinical coding audit, ability with adult learning techniques, and a strong commitment to improving coding quality.
The successful candidate will be competent to take a collegial leadership role in one of Capital & Coast-s most important business support teams, and to work with the Manager to develop and maintain a high quality coding output.
Some of your responsibilities will include:
- Overseeing the programme of internal coder audit for clinical coding at CCDHB by measuring, reporting and enhancing clinical coding quality and providing guidance in relation to coding quality issues.
- Providing training for new and/or retraining of coders as required evidenced by progress reports and documentation of training programme
- Supporting the on-going clinician education programme and clinical documentation improvement process.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
You will be working with a passionate and dedicated team of 11 clinical coders processing approximately 75,000 inpatient events per annum. Our team are committed to meeting reporting deadlines whilst providing excellent quality coding, therefore it is very important to us that our coders have a proven history of commitment to team work, using their initiative and producing high quality work. We also love getting together to share food and a laugh from time to time. We offer a flexible work environment with great career opportunities, a supportive and helpful team and an opportunity to learn new skills, recognisable world-wide.
Moū - About you
Minimum/essential qualification and skills for this role are:
- Minimum 5 years clinical coding experience at a tertiary level facility (essential)
- Advanced ICD-10AM, ACHI and ACS clinical coding (HIMAA) or equivalent (essential)
- HIMAA Clinical Coder Certification (essential)
- Certificate in External and Internal Clinical Coding Audit or equivalent (preferred)
- NZ Residency
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
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We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses). We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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