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Clinical Coding Department
Band 5
Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
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London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
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London, North West
£25,681 to £33,058 pa inclusive
27/06/2018 23:59
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Clinical Coder

Band 5

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 9,000 staff with a budget of more than £670 million a year. We are the first Trust of its kind to provide complete hospital-based and community healthcare services to a combined population of 930,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Mark's Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre. St Mark’s & LNWH has a major teaching commitment and we have recently been awarded University Hospital status after being granted membership of the Association of UK University Hospitals. To find out more about our Trust, why not view our video We are London North West University Healthcare

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:

  • Compassionate
  • Responsive
  • Innovative

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • H onesty
  • E quality
  • A ccountability
  • R espect
  • T eamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.

An opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Coder to join the Clinical Coding team at London North West Healthcare NHS Trust.

The current NHS environment provides exciting challenges for Clinical Coding, with a focus on delivering improvements to the quality of clinically coded data, to ensure appropriate income for the Trust under Payment by Results (PbR).

The Trust requires an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to join our experienced and friendly Clinical Coding team, to help sustain the necessary improvements in the capture and coding of clinical data. You will be responsible for the interpretation of complex clinical information found in case notes and the coding of Diagnoses and Procedures using the appropriate ICD10 and OPCS Coding Classifications.

Ideally candidates will be ACC qualified but applicants working towards ACC qualification and with sufficient suitable experience are welcome. If successful a candidate without ACC qualification you will be offered a structured training programme leading to a National Clinical Coding Qualification. All candidates will be educated to GCSE level or equivalent, with computer skills, enthusiasm and the ability to work on their own initiative.

ACC qualified coders will be appointed on to Band 5. Unqualified but experienced staff will be appointed to Band 4 and progress to Band 5 following achievement of suitable experience and qualification.

Full time hours (37.5 hours per week) however the Trust is willing to consider applications for flexible working. This post is also subject to a 20% Recruitment and Retention Payment

If you require any further information about this post please contact: Linda Rush ojn 020 8967 5629

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Linda Rush

If you have problems applying, contact

020 8869 5826