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Clinical Coder- Band 4

Posted: 1 Oct 2020 Closes: 31 Oct 2020
Crewe, United Kingdom £21,892 to £24,157 pa
Permanent & Full-time NHS_fhb67LrLmEkw

Clinical Coder- Band 4

Job Reference: 412-CORP-454-

Employer: Department: Clinical Coding Location: Crewe Salary: £21,892 to £24,157 pa

We are looking to recruit 2 experienced ACC qualified Clinical Coders to join our developing Clinical Coding Department at Mid Cheshire Hospital in Crewe. This is a band 4 post with R & R.

The post holder will be enthusiastic, highly motivated and reliable and be able to accurately code patient activity within prescribed timescales, whilst adhering to national and local standards, in line with realistic productivity targets.

The ability to prioritise, plan and organise work as well as use initiative and work as part of a wider team are essential to this role. MCHFT's Clinical Coding Department is extremely fast paced therefore the ability to remain calm under pressure and stay professional is also required.

We are a forward thinking Clinical Coding Department who are dedicated to personal staff development, continuous improvement and service redevelopment. As an experienced Clinical Coder, you must have clinical coding experience in a number of specialties and have obtained your ACC accreditation. You will need to demonstrate that you can adhere to Clinical Coding Standards and have an excellent understanding of medical terminology, clinical terms and anatomy and physiology.

The successful applicant can expect training and development throughout the year, individual audits to ensure the standard of coding is in line with the expectations of the Trust, as well as the benefits of a Team Leader for additional support if necessary. A retention based premia is also given to experienced, accredited Band 4 Clinical Coders.

If you have any questions about this role, please contact Deborah Townsend, Clinical Coding Team Leader on 01270 278124 deborah.townsend@mcht.nhs.uk or Carly Delaney, Clinical Coding Service Manager on 01270 273215 carly.delaney@mcht.nhs.uk

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford. We are the Lead Employer for Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP) which aims to transform, develop and deliver health care services in the community.

The Trust has been rated 'Good' by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following the recent inspection of its services and leadership and Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust has been named a Top40 hospital at CHKS Top Hospital Awards 2019.

Our clinical facilities are excellent, as are our people who foster a culture of compassion, support and excellence.

All employees are encouraged to look after their health and wellbeing, and this includes not smoking. Smoking cessation advice and support can be accessed by all our staff right from the start of their employment with us. If you would like further information please ask our recruitment team.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
  • Correspondence will be sent to the email address registered to your NHS Jobs account
  • Recruitment is based on the Trust's values and behaviours
  • Please provide a contact email address for referees
  • Appointments are subject to a 6 month probationary period
  • You will be required to pay for a DBS disclosure where the post requires one
  • MCHFT does not reimburse travel to interview expenses
  • Should you require a reasonable adjustment to our recruitment process, please contact resourcing@mcht.nhs.uk or tel. 01270 273937 to discuss

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