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Band 5 Senior Clinical Coder - Clinical Coding

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5 Senior Coder Remote /Hybrid

28,408 - 34,581 plus 20% RRP (Reviewed annually)

Experienced Band 4 coders will be considered.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for highly motivated and experienced clinical coding Senior Coder / Team leader, to join our evolving team.

The post holder will demonstrate leadership skills, and ability to help mentor junior staff.

Main duties of the job

You must be able to accurately abstract clinical data from various electronic source documents and assign clinical codes using ICD10 and OPCS 4.10 adhering to national standards and conventions. You must hold the National Clinical Coding Qualification (NCCQ).

You will liaise with divisions, clinical service leads and other coding team leaders to provide the trust with accurate clinical information.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • *A Level English & Science or equivalent experience
  • *National Clinical Coding Accreditation



  • *Experience working in an acute hospital setting.
  • *NHSD Standards
  • *Human Anatomy


  • *Able to code complex specialties
  • *Training and mentoring Junior staff
  • *Clinical Engagement
  • *Understanding of clinical terminology including SNOMED
  • *Knowledge of trust policies relevant to Clinical Coding, Data Confidentiality, Data Security and Human Resources
  • *One year post ACC

Additional Criteria


  • *Reliable
  • *Able to prioritise team's work as well as own
  • *Ability to plan and meet deadlines
  • Willingness to travel to any UHB site if and when required


  • *Flexible

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Yardley Court

11-13 Frederick Road, Edgbaston


West Midlands

B15 1JD

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