Clinical Coding Auditor (ADHB)

Full-Time, Not Disclosed

Experience: 5 - 6 Years

Qualification: Bachelors (Communication - Tech. Writing, Communication - Tech. Writing)

City: Auckland

Skills: Good presentation, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.

Posted On: May, 06 2017

Job Description

Newly created position
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Work for New Zealand’s number one provider of public health services
Grafton location
We have a great opportunity for you to work in New Zealand’s largest public hospital as well as the largest clinical research facility. Working at Auckland District Health Board (ADHB) ensures you can have both an amazing career as well an awesome work-life-balance. With close access to mountain biking parks, surf beaches, award winning restaurants when working for ADHB you can have it all!

Reporting to the Clinical Coding Manager, this newly created Clinical Coding Auditor position is responsible for managing, coordinating and undertaking a continuous audit programme for clinical coders within ADHB. You will have input into the design, development and implementation of training and education programmes for the clinical coding team to assist them to provide effective and efficient clinical coding service to the organisation.

To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate strong analytical, numeracy, planning and implementation skills. You will have ability to think through issues and identify solutions, as well as motivate and coach people. Your will have demonstrated ability to contribute to develop and implement policies and procedures to support the clinical coding audit function. 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 accredited clinical coder qualification;
5 years’ clinical coding experience, preferably in a tertiary hospital, using ICD-10-AM, and a thorough understanding of the NZ Coding;
Demonstrated experience in conducting quality improvement activities and training in relation to ICD-10-AM coded data and knowledge of auditing concepts and principles;
Detailed knowledge of clinical coding systems, procedures, and documentation requirements;
A sound understanding of casemix-based funding;
Demonstrated knowledge of NZ Health Sector
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If you need any further information about this position, please contact Mary Thompson, Director Information Management Operations at [email protected] or 00 64 9 3074949 ext 22272 or 64 21 555 306. For general queries about the application process, contact Santosh Parab, Recruitment Consultant at [email protected]

To submit your application, please click on the Apply button below or visit our website and enter job number CEN01861.

Applications close: midnight 14 May 2017

If you are dynamic, self-motivated, want to further develop your career in the right direction and are someone who loves to jump in at the deep end, we would like to hear from you!

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.

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