HIM Ass. Director (Health Information Management ICD-10-AM ) - 112

HIM - Health Information Management HIM - Supervisors & Management Doha Qatar



3 Year Contract job opportunities - work in a destination which is one of the worlds next big hot spots, QATAR the host country of the FIFA World Cup 2022. 

The QATAR medical group seeking to recruit a HIM Assistant Director to work in QATAR. 

These vacancies are at Qatar's premier non-profit health care provider in Doha, strives to recruit only the best international medical professionals. The hospital group is the main provider of secondary & tertiary healthcare in Qatar and one of the leading hospital providers in the Middle East.

Global Medical Recruiting (GMR) is a "Registered Recruitment Partner" with the Medical Group in Qatar. 

Note - GMR does not charge you (the applicant) any recruitment fees as we are paid by the Medical Group for our placement services. 


3 Year contract (renewable)

Single and Family contracts available. A basic monthly salary of 11 400 up to 21 000 Qatari Riyals per month.

A total monthly salary of Up to 30 313 QAR per month can be earned (basis salary + market allowance + transport allowance).

Which is +/- 11800 AUD total salary per month. Note- Salary paid in QAR.

Generous Tax free basic salary. Offered according to experience. 

Free fully furnished accommodation provided.

Market allowance.

Transport allowance.

Free "round trip" (to and from home country) flight tickets on joining, annual leave, and on repatriation. For those with family contract offered this will be also be applicable for your family (wife and up to 3 children up to 18 years old).

School allowance: 21 000 QAR (maximum) for up to 3 children (ages 5- 18) per child per academic year provided that they are studying in private schools in Doha.

40 days paid annual vacation days.

End of Service Award (at end of contract) which is one month's salary for each year worked.

The benefits outlined here are those that apply to most employees. Salary offer packages are determined by the employer. Global Medical Recruiting can assist the applicant with salary offer negotiations with the employer,  but in the end the final salary package offered is at the sole discretion of the employer and not of Global Medical Recruiting.

Minimum Requirements


A qualification in ICD-10-AM from HIMAA


Bachelor of Health Information Management that includes ICD-10-AM clinical coding modules


Accredited/Advanced ICD-10 Clinical Coding Certificate from a recognized educational authority


A qualification in ICD-10-AM from a recognized educational authority.



6 years of Tertiary level case mix in ICD-10 clinical coding,


6 years HIM in an Activity-Based Funding environment.




Fluent in English - Oral and Written.


1. Expert ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS (current Edition) knowledge with the ability to audit clinical coding, Diagnostic Related Group (DRG) assignment and Qatar Patient Minimum Data Set (MDS) compliance

2. Above average knowledge of the MDS, Qatar Outpatient Classification System (QOCS) and other associate relevant publications

3. Ability to supervise and direct clinical coding and MDS compliance audits including the planning, maintenance and review, statistical sampling and SharePoint maintenance and support

4. Above average knowledge and capability in Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint and 3M Encoder

5. Demonstrated ability to write Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for departmental use

6. Demonstrated ability to design and write and review business documents for various purposes e.g. Audit report

7. Demonstrated ability to design, create and manipulate reports using Micro strategy, Business Objects (PIE) and Discern Analytics (Cerner) and to assist and teach staff how to do the same

8. Above average knowledge of Revenue Cycle Management and Insurance related activities

9. Expert knowledge of Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG’s) which includes applying this knowledge to applicable Fee Schedules as required

10. Ability to present data, reports and other relevant information within and outside of the department and to review the same for other staff

11. Demonstrated ability to lead various projects within and external from the department

12. High level of ability to problem solve and identify issues which could lead to problems

13. Ability to supervise staff including training and mentoring on departmental requirements

14. Above average knowledge of the medical groups policies, SOP’s and related documentation

15. Ability to represent the department in meetings as required

16. Demonstrated initiative for self-directed continued professional education

The Assistant Director of Health Information Management assists in achieving the goals and objectives established for the health information management department by promoting and coordinating medical records functions and maintaining the established policies and procedures within the mission and objectives of the organization. The incumbent also is responsible to support and facilitate the quality improvement efforts within the department and adhere to and support the compliance to the relevant accreditation standards.
Assists in setting long and short-term goals for the department and plans for expansion of services as the need dictates as planned within Hospital Group operational goals, mission, vision, and values.
Oversees the smooth operations/functions of the coding, transcription, and filing sections.
Assists in budget preparation and adheres to man-hours and expenses targets.
Assumes the duties and responsibilities of the Director of Health Information Management in his/her absence. Provides orientation to new staff, implements, and trains them on technical updates in medial records/health information management.
Develops an organized mechanism for late or missing discharges for the monthly case abstract completion and balancing to justify and accurate statistical count.
Administers personnel policies in accordance within hospital and corporation regulations.
Conducts appraisals; determines the quantity and quality of employee production as the benchmark requires. Handles personnel affairs, such as vacation schedules, sick leaves utilization, and time sheets.
Interviews and hires qualified employees.
Attends hospital meetings, conferences, and workshops on work-related issues in order to sustain Hospital Group's vision, mission, and values to help achieve and further sustain JCI accreditation.
Performs other duties as required.
Scope of medical records work policies and procedures. Human anatomy. Medical terminology. Physiology and pathology. Effective managerial skills.
About the Employer

Qatar’s national healthcare delivery system is rapidly developing. Here, you will have the opportunity to team with the best and the brightest professionals in healthcare and to provide world class patient care service for the population. This medical group has one of the biggest workforce in Qatar, with more than 2 million people living and working in Qatar, this diverse and exciting organization has more than 90 different nationalities working to deliver the best care always to their patients and the Qatar community.

Since its establishment the healthcare provider rapidly developed medical facilities capable of providing state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of disease.  It currently manages 12 hospitals – 9 specialist hospitals and 3 community hospitals – as well as the National Ambulance Service and home and residential care services.

More about Qatar:

Qatar is the host country of the FIFA World Cup 2022 and listed as the richest country in the world by Forbes.

Qatar is home to many expats who relocated here for work and those drawn to its life of luxury, this is most evident in the capital city Doha.

Doha is located on the coast of the Persian Gulf in the east of Qatar.

Doha has awesome attractions. You will be able to experience adventure, buzzing nightlife, culture or relaxation. Qatar does not only offer the most amazing desert landscapes but also stunning beautiful beaches beautiful beaches to enjoy.