Clinical Coder – Nelson Hospital

  • Are you experienced applying ICD-10-AM and ACHI codes and NZ coding conventions?
  • Bring your clinical coding expertise to sunny Nelson
  • We offer a supportive and innovative team environment 

About the role

We are looking for a Clinical Coder to join our small team based at Nelson Hospital on a permanent full-time basis, working 80 hours a fortnight.  Hours of work are negotiable between 6.00AM - 8.00PM depending upon your individual circumstances.

About you

You will be responsible for accurate assignment of ICD-10-AM and ACHI codes of all inpatient events in accordance with ACS and NZ Coding Conventions. You will ideally have clinical coding experience within a District Health Board environment to an intermediate or advanced level. 

You will have well developed communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with health professionals; as well as excellent time management skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a cohesive team. 

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 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.

Find out more about us

What we offer

We offer you 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: 

How to 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: N19-349

Applications close: Thursday 8th August (unless filled prior)

Permanent/Full Time

Job no: N19-349

Location: Nelson Hospital

Closing Date: Thursday 8th August (unless filled prior)