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Clinical Coder

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Job Description

  1. Apply ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS standards and guidelines assigning accurate codes to ensure correct AR-DRG assignment for each episode of care
  2. Liaise with clinicians regarding appropriate clinical documentation for clinical coding to ensure highest level of accuracy in clinically coded data
  3. Participate in meeting deadlines consistently
  4. Attendance and participation in quality and educational meetings
  5. Ability to identify inconsistencies of documentation, clinical or demographic, which would impact on the AR-DRG
    SMA 2017
  6. Validate the generated AR-DRG to ensure that it is congruent with the clinical information provided in the medical record
  7. Actively initiate, lead, and participate in continued educational activities
  8. Assume responsibility for continuing their education and increasing their knowledge and skills of the Australian Coding Standards and other information relevant to their role
  9. Educate health professionals and less experienced Clinical Coders in relation to the importance of specific clinical documentation and its relationship to the assignment of the AR-DRG
  10. Superior ability to work autonomously, utilize, and share their expertise in Clinical Coding
  11. Support the Qatar National Vision by mentoring Level 1 and Level 2 Clinical Coders
  12. Report on and analyze aggregated clinical coding data
  13. Ensure the alignment of Health Information Management activities in HMC to the National Health Strategy as appropriate
  14. Perform other duties as assigned



Specific/Technical/Functional Competencies:

  • Understand and apply ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS standards and guidelines assigning accurate codes to ensure correct AR-DRG assignment to the highest complexity to reflect the episode of care
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the structure and use of ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS and AR-DRG
  • Superior knowledge of medical terminology
  • Superior knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology
  • Investigative and problem-solving skills in relation to clinical coding
  • Understanding of Activity-Based Funding and/or Costing principles

Computer Skills:

  • Microsoft Office, 3M Code finder, and EMR (desirable)

Essential Experience:
6 years of Tertiary level casemix in ICD-10 clinical coding OR
6 years HIM in an Activity-Based Funding environment



Bachelor of Health Information Management

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