Clinical Coder

Kaiwhakararangi Tohu Hauora

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Clinical coders analyse information about diseases, injuries and procedures in patient discharge records and translate medical statements into health classification codes. This information is used to help write policy, monitor performance and produce health statistics.

Pay

Clinical coders usually earn

$37K-$63K per year

Source: PSA/DHBs Clerical/Administrative Collective Agreements.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting work as a clinical coder are average, but very good for qualified workers with experience.
A clinical coder looking at a selection of coloured folders.

Clinical coders analyse information about diseases, injuries and procedures

Last updated 4 June 2015