WW6141 - Clinical Coding Educator - (Full-time) - Medformatix & The Excellence - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

In 2011, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) adopted the Australian clinical classification system as their unified nationwide system; similarly, other GCC countries (i.e., Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and UAE) are gradually following the same track. In response, HIMAA’s strategic partner in the Middle East, MedFormatix, through its Riyadh-based training subsidiary, the Excellence, is facilitating the Middle East registrations for HIMAA distance education programs. In addition, the Excellence obtained local accreditations for some of HIMAA courses for blended online and class-room delivery in KSA.

Therefore, HIMAA and the Excellence are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced HIM or Clinical Coder to deliver the training in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Unless the successful applicant speaks Arabic, all instruction will be in English. The successful applicant will have a medium-term recruitment (2 years) and should plan to travel to Riyadh as soon as possible. The medium-term recruitment might later transform to an annual rollover contract upon mutual agreement.

Job Description:

  • Provide instruction in medical terminology and clinical coding with ICD-10-AM, ACHI & ACS 6th edition Utilising HIMAA’s training materials and Learning Management System (LMS):
  • Plan course instruction based upon approved course syllabus (outline), contents, and objectives
  • Monitor students' performance, evaluation (assessment), and certification processes
  • Present course material in a way that accommodates students with diverse learning styles
  • Supervise clinical coding practicum sessions using the ICD-10-AM, ACHI, ACS book volumes, e-books and software applications to harness the clinical coding skill among learners
  • Supervise and coach local HIMs/clinical coders to assist in the conduct of the medical terminology and clinical coding courses.



Required Qualifications & Experience
The successful applicantshould have:

  • A HIM degree and/or have qualified at the HIMAA Advanced ICD-10-AM, ACHI & ACS course
  • 5-10 years of coding experience in a varied casemix with ICD-10-AM, ACHI & ACS
  • Experience in adult education, preferably in the field of ICD-10-AM training
  • Good communication skills
  • The demonstrated ability to work alone as well as part of a team



Desirable qualifications/experience include:

  • Certificate IV Training & Assessment (or equivalent)
  • Managerial skills
  • Familiarity with ICD-10-AM coding using the paper-book volumes, e-books, and software applications


This is a medium-term position with a 2 year contract, ideally starting in October 2017. Applicants should acquaint themselves with the cultural differences that they would experience in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Middle East generally.

Conditions of Employment

A competitive monthly pay and conditions package will be offered to the right person. Conditions of employment include:

  • Accommodation
  • Ticketing allowance
  • Healthcare provision or insurance
  • General allowances (transport, utilities)
  • Visa costs

Applicants should acquaint themselves with the taxation implications of working in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Enquiries: 

For further information or to discuss this position please contact :
Richard Lawrance, CEO HIMAA
Email: ceo@himaa.org.au ph: +61 2 9887 5903


Applications may be submitted as follows:
Richard Lawrance*
Email: ceo@himaa.org.au
Subject: KSA Application

* On behalf of Dr Abid Al Badr, Managing Director, Medformatix and The Excellence, Riyadh, KSA

Applications Close On: 
24 January 2018