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Band 6 Divisional Service/Speciality Clinical Coding Lead

Employer
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum including HCAS
Closing date
10 Jun 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
DIVISIONAL SERVICE/SPECIALITY CLINICAL CODING TEAM LEAD

BAND 6 (plus 17.5% R+R and HCA)

An exciting and vibrant opportunity is now available for a Divisional Service/Speciality Clinical Coding Team Leads to join the growing clinical coding department based in North London.

The post holder will be the key coding lead for a Divisional Service Unit the post will also involve the day-to-day coding, supervision of the coding team and largely be responsible for assisting the Head of Clinical Coding in developing systems and strategies to improve the overall quality of clinical coding. This will incorporate mentoring, internal auditing and training of clinical coders when required, with a strong component of liaison with clinical staff. Candidates therefore must be Accredited Clinical Coders. This position includes hybrid working which is subject to change depending on department needs.

You will be part of an established team in promoting Clinical Coding and HRG's to Clinicians, Junior doctors, other health professionals and various levels of clerical staff and ensuring collection of good quality data.

Leadership skills, commitment to meet all the deadlines and an enthusiastic approach to work are essential.

If you meet the minimum requirements, we look forward to hearing from you.

For further enquiries please contact Zoe Pellant Senior Coding Lead/Supervisor email zoe.pellant@nhs.net or Mihaela Piciorea Head Of Clinical Coding email mihaela.piciorea@nhs.net

Main duties of the job

The day to day supervision of the clinical coding team. To code clinical coding data to a high standard and be responsible for leasing with consultants and clinicians as a major component.

Develop and maintain good staff relations and levels of discipline within the department, in line with Trust policies and procedures. Support the development and implementation of training programs for the clinical coding service to improve quality and accuracy of coding.

Develop efficient processes and manage workloads to ensure suitable staff coverage is maintained across the Trust at all times to meet strict deadlines.

About us

North Mid is part of North Central London integrated care system - consisting of the NHS and Local authority organisations in Camden, Islington, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey. As with other ICS's, we are working increasingly closely with partners and indeed many of our financial and performance objectives are measured at this system level. Whilst all organisations remain as standalone, statutory bodies we have an ICS infrastructure for making shared decisions and agreeing shared approaches.

We are proud of our staff and want to ensure their training allows them to provide excellent clinical care. We are also a training unit for medical students from UCL and St George's University Grenada, and for nursing and midwifery students from Middlesex and City Universities.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information please see the detailed job description and person specification attached for this position.

Person Specification

Skills and abilities

Essential

  • Leadership and Management skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Planning Skills


Education and Qualifications

Essential

  • GCSE or equivalent (Including English and Maths)
  • Accredited Clinical Coder Qualification and at least 1 year post accreditation experience.


Desirable

  • Audit and Training Qualifications Supervisor/Team Lead Qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Experience and Knowledge of Coding a wide range of specialities
  • Minimum 3 years experience as a clinical coder


Desirable

  • Knowledge of Trust Policies, in particular Data Confidentiality, Data Security and Data Quality Policies


Employer details

Employer name

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

Address

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

Sterling Way

London

N18 1QX

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