Certified Clinical Coder (ICD10AM)

International Professional Medical Recruitment for and to the Middle East


Doha

Introduction

International Medical professionals are invited to apply for these exiting 3 year contract job opportunities in Qatar. Qatar’s national healthcare delivery system is rapidly developing. This group strives to lead in developing the national health system by operating new facilities, implementing state-of-the art technologies, and recruiting the best, most qualified international talent to care for Qatar’s future. 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 workforces 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.


Package

3 Year contract (renewable)

Single contract for unmarried candidates, while Family contract offered for married candidates.

Generous Tax free basic salary. Offered according to experience.

From 11400 up to 21000 QAR per month (depending on experience).  21 000 QAR is +/- 7400 AUD per month basic salary. Salary paid in QAR.

Free fully furnished accommodation provided.

Transport allowance of 1250 QAR per month added to your basic salary.

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

EDUCATION:

Minimum: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) certificate (Intermediate or Advanced)from HIMAA (American Health Information Management Association)

or

home-country coding certificate.

Preferred: Degree in Medical Records or Health Information, Allied Health Sciences, Medicine or Nursing.

 

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum: 2-3 years post qualification experience in medical records/health information and ICD10 coding.

Preferred : 5 years in ICD10 coding, prefer ICD 10AM.

 

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE:

Recognized certificate in coding qualification: CHIMA, AHIMA,HIMA, NCCQ,

or

home country equivalent.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Fluent in English - Oral and Written.


Job Specification

POSITION SUMMARY:

Within the Mission, Vision and Values of the group and the Department of the Corporation the incumbent is responsible to achieve the corporations targets for standards of accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of clinically coded data. The incumbent is also responsible for developing coder-clinician interaction and should demonstrate a high standard of clinical coding activity, to ensure that both clinicians and managers maintain a high level of confidence in the quality of the data.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Achieves the corporation’s targets for standards of accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of clinically coded data.

Maintains and further enhances the levels of coder-clinician interaction.

Demonstrates the continued achievement of high standards of clinical coding in order to ensure that both clinicians and managers maintain a high level of confidence in the quality of the data.

Assists in the development of a clinical coding training programme for staff.

Keeps abreast of clinical coding standards, reporting, and information policies

Assists in the development of a Clinical Coding Audit programme involving clinician and clinical coders.

Assembles medical records in standard order.

Checks and analyses medical records for accuracy, adequacy and consistency of documentation.

Assigns appropriate codes for each diagnosis, operation and procedure based on the

International Classification of Diseases and Procedures.

Prepares deficiency slips for incomplete records.

Collates generated abstracts from medical records and inputs information into the computer.

Records abstracts on discharge list.

Assists in data gathering for research, studies, and statistics.

Accounts for daily discharges and performs audit as necessary.

Performs other duties as required.


About the Employer

Premier non-profit health care provider in Doha, Qatar and the main provider of secondary and tertiary healthcare in Qatar and one of the leading hospital providers in the Middle East. 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.