Clinical Coder – Intermediate or Advanced (working remotely)

Nelson Marlborough Health
July 29, 2020
Nelson, New Zealand
Job Type
Application Close Date
Contact Name
Christine Santana
Contact Email


  • Are you experienced applying ICD-10-AM and ACHI codes and NZ coding conventions?
  • Permanent, full-time position working remotely
  • We offer a supportive and innovative team environment

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

We are looking for an experienced Clinical Coder to join our small team on a permanent, full-time basis, working 80 hours a fortnight remotely. The role is responsible for accurate assignment of ICD-10-AM and ACHI codes of all inpatient events in accordance with ACS and NZ Coding Conventions. Hours of work are negotiable between 6.00am - 8.00pm.

Please note: Whilst we usually welcome overseas applicants, please be advised that due to the current circumstances as a result of COVID-19, we are only considering applicants who are currently residing in NZ.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

You will have comprehensive knowledge of 3M Codefinder Software and its associated features. You will have a certificate from HIMAA in Advanced Clinical Coding, or will have worked for four or more years as a coder at either a secondary or tertiary level hospital. Additionally you will have broad medical knowledge across a range of case-mixes.

You will be a confident and effective communicator with the capability to liaise with a wide range of health professionals. You will have excellent time management skills and proven experience working both independently and as part of a cohesive team.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough's largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes and we offer an environment that is supportive, energetic and forward thinking.

Nelson is located at the top of the South Island with three National Parks on your doorstep and the opportunity to enjoy an environment that is the envy of others around the country. For details on the Nelson/Marlborough region please visit:

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.

For role specific information or informal discussions please contact Christine Santana, Team Leader - Clinical Coding via

Keen to apply now, it's easy. Please fill in our online application form.

Ref: N20-278.

Applications close: Sunday, 9 August 2020.

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.

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