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Remote Senior Clinical Coding Analyst

Employer
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Location
Maidstone
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Senior Clinical Coding Analyst ACC Band 6 plus 5% R& R at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust. This is a remote post but we also have opportunities for hybrid working.

We offer flexible working and also have an inhouse Clinical Coding Training and Audit team to support with future career development.

Main duties of the job

The candidate should hold the National Clinical Coding Qualification (ACC), who must be able to work to the highest degree of accuracy within a busy clinical coding department.

The Coding Team plays a critical role in ensuring that the clinical care received by the patients is accurately coded on the Trust PAS, working to strict deadlines to meet National Submission deadlines.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to ensuring the clinical coding teams deliver a quality coding service across the organisation by providing accurate and timely clinical coding in accordance with national standards and requirements of clinical coding.

About us

MTW is a large acute hospital trust in the south-east of England.

We provide a full range of general hospital services and some aspects of specialist and complex care to around 600,000 people living in west Kent and East Sussex. We have a team of over 8,000 full and part-time staff. We also provide specialist cancer services to around 2 million people across Kent and East Sussex via the Kent Oncology Centre.

Would you like to work flexibly? In the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Once your pre-employment checks have been completed you will be contacted by Recruitment to arrange your start date which will be in line with one of our Corporate Inductions.

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at Standard Level.

At MTW, we seek to develop a culture where everyone can reach their full potential with opportunities to grow and develop their career. We recognise and value the unique contributions that each of our staff bring, delivering the best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to being a diverse employer and strive to reflect everyone in our local communities. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and celebrate the diversity of thought, viewpoints and ideas that will make our Trust the best place to work.

We support our staff with disabilities to ensure they have the adjustments they need to be the best they can be in the workplace. Collaborating with Access to Work means that our staff are assessed by experts in the workplace and we ensure that their recommendations are implemented as quickly as possible. You can find out more here: Access to Work: get support if you have a disability or health condition: What Access to Work is - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Interview Note: To be confirmed

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • National Clinical Coding Qualification (ACC degree level)
  • Coding Standards Course
  • Clinical Coding Refresher training


Desirable

  • AMSPAR Medical Terminology Certificate
  • Other relevant qualification e.g. health sciences, clinical qualification.
  • ECDL


Experience/Knowledge

Essential

  • Previous prolonged practical experience of working in a clinical coding setting using ICD10 & OPCS 4.7 in a large organisation
  • Experience of using PAS and encoding software.
  • Experience of delivering to deadlines
  • Demonstrable and extensive knowledge of medical terminology, anatomical and physiological terms acquired through work-based experience.
  • Excellent understanding of PbR & HRGs
  • Understanding of the Data Protection act


Desirable

  • Use of PAS, Medicode, Clinical Applications.
  • Familiarity with use of electronic patient record (EPR)


Skills

Essential

  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate and influence a range of professionals
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise a number of competing demands
  • Ability to analyse and interpret complex medical information, attention to detail
  • Ability to develop good working relationships with medical staff and other hospital staff at different levels.
  • To work independently and as part of a team.
  • Intermediate level keyboard skills in Excel/Word


Employer details

Employer name

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Address

Maidstone Hospital

Hermitage Lane

Maidstone

ME16 9QQ

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359-6405426-T3

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