WW6630 - KSA Clinical Coder Educator – Excellence in Riyadh - Full-Time - Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

Are you a senior Clinical Coder or HIM with education and training or supervisory experience and some flexibility in your immediate work arrangements?

Interested in an opportunity to train Clinical Coders in the Middle East?

By Royal Decree, 600 clinical coders are to be trained in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia over the next two years. HIMAA's strategic partner in the Middle East, MedFormatix, through its Riyadh-based training subsidiary, the Excellence, hopes to attract at least 100 of these.

This is a genuine opportunity for an experienced health information management professional with an interest in education and training to deliver an exciting blend of online and face-to face learning in an international setting. Unless the successful applicant speaks Arabic, all instruction will be in English.

The Excellence are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced HIM or Clinical Coder to join them in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. A medium-term position with a minimum one year contract, Excellence are seeking a candidate for an immediate start.

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

Interested applicants are advised to acquaint themselves with the cultural differences that they would experience in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Middle East generally.

A position description is available HERE.

Closing Date & Submitting Applications

The closing date for applications is 30th June 2019

Applications may be submitted as follows:

Mail: Lyn Williams, Director of Education Services    Email:            lynw@himaa.org.au

For further information or to discuss this position please contact Lyn Williams, Director of Education Services, HIMAA (e: lynw@himaa.org.au ph: +61 2 9887 5032)

Responsibilities / Duties: 

Utilising HIMAA's training materials and Learning Management System (LMS), the successful candidate will:

  • Provide instruction in medical terminology and clinical coding with ICD-10-AM, ACHI & ACS 6th edition
  • 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
  • Manage the online learning resourcing of a blended learning program.
Essential: 

The successful applicant should have:

  • A HIM degree and/or have successfully completed 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
  • Cross-cultural competence
Desirable: 

Desirable qualifications/experience include:

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

Mail: Lyn Williams, Director of Education Services Email: lynw@himaa.org.au
For further information or to discuss this position please contact Lyn Williams, Director of Education Services, HIMAA (e: lynw@himaa.org.au ph: +61 2 9887 5032)

Applications Close On: 
30 June 2019