Clinical Coder – Intermediate or Advanced

Nelson Marlborough Health, Nelson or Blenhiem, Nelson/Marlborough
December 19, 2019
Nelson or Blenhiem, New Zealand
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Team Leader - Clinical Coding
Contact Name
Christine Santana
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• Are you experienced applying ICD-10-AM and ACHI codes and NZ coding conventions?
• Bring your clinical coding expertise to sunny Nelson or Blenheim
• We offer a supportive and innovative team environment

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

We are looking for a clinical coder to join our small team, based at either Nelson Hospital or Wairau Hospital in Blenheim, on a permanent, full-time basis, working 80 hours a fortnight. 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 and there is the opportunity to work some of those hours remotely from home in agreement with management.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand's Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving over 150,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Etahi atu mōhiohio (More Information) -

For details on the Nelson/Marlborough region please visit - or

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

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

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


Applications close Thursday, 16 January 2020.


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 either Intermediate or Advanced Clinical Coding, or will have worked for ideally four plus years as a coder at either a secondary or tertiary level hospital, and will have a broad medical knowledge across a range of case-mixes. You will have the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of health professionals; as well as excellent time management skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a cohesive team.

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