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Band 5 - Senior Clinical Coder, Clinical Coding

West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£29,828 to £36,311 a year inc. HCA
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Do you thrive when decoding complex medical data?

We are seeking two clinical coding professionals to join our elite team of clinical coding specialists at West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

With electronic records now available, we need forward-thinkers to harness the power of our new electronic records system and transform tangled information into pristine coded data, so the Trust can benefit from enhanced healthcare planning, reimbursement accuracy, optimised services and accelerated research.

This is your chance to make a genuine difference in the healthcare industry.

Apply now to join our dynamic coding team.

Main duties of the job

We're looking for someone who:
  • has significant experience working as a clinical coder in an acute NHS Trust with in-depth knowledge in coding a wide range of specialties.
  • has experience producing high quality work consistently achieving personal and departmental objectives.
  • has the ability to work accurately and productively under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • possesses a keen eye for detail and a passion for accuracy.
  • enjoys working independently but thrives in a collaborative environment.
  • has excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

About us

There has never been a more exciting time to join West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust! Major redevelopment works are planned as part of the New Hospital Programme. These will be most dramatic at Watford General Hospital where up to 90% of buildings will be new.

The trust has recently gained 'teaching hospital' status which reflects the dedicated work of many teams and individuals who have set the standard for delivering high quality training, learning and education at all levels of the workforce.

We are a flexible working employer.

At West Herts we recognise the importance of a good work life balance and the ability to work flexibly. We are delighted to offer a variety of flexible working options for all staff. Please check out our web page for more information.

We encourage and welcome people with disabilities. If you need help, please ask.

We reserve the right to close this advert early due to the volume of applicants. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

If you do not hear back within 3 weeks of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • You can be a coding mastermind:Develop your expertise with ICD-10 and OPCS-4 classifications, mastering the art of accurate and efficient coding.
  • You will make a real impact:Your work directly translates into better resources for the Trust, allowing us to serve our patients even better.
  • You will learn continuously:We're passionate about your growth. Expect ongoing training and development opportunities to keep you sharp and at the forefront of clinical coding.
  • You will have work-life harmony:We champion a healthy work-life balance. Enjoy flexible working arrangements and a hybrid working model, allowing you to split your time between home and office.This 37.5-hour per week position offers the flexibility you crave.
  • You will be part of a supportive team: Become part of a supportive and collaborative team where your contributions are valued

Person Specification

Your application will be scored against the JD/ Person Specification


  • 0 - does not meet the person specification 1 - reserved meets some person specification requirements 2 - Meets all person specification requirements

Employer details

Employer name

West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Watford General Hospital


WD18 0HB

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