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Clinical Coder Team Leader

Posted: 7 Oct 2020 Closes: 5 Nov 2020
Hatfield, United Kingdom £12.50 ph & 5% for auditor or trainer status
Permanent & Full-time NHS_G8mXaRbdCnx4

Clinical Coder Team Leader

Job Reference: J377-A-20-0747

Employer: Department: Eden Surgery Location: Hatfield Heath Salary: £12.50 ph & 5% for auditor or trainer status

About The RoleWe have an exciting new post created within our practice as a Clinical Coder Team Leader, at the heart of our practice management team to work across both our sites at The Eden Surgeries in Hatfield Heath and Hatfield Broad Oak, on a full time basis The role will lead the Clinical Coding team and to oversee the clinical coding function across the business.

The post-holder will be responsible for developing a structured comprehensive training program for the Clinical Coding team in order to achieve and maintain the highest level of competency and accreditation. Ensuring that clinical coding training reflects all national rules and datasets by keeping abreast of national Clinical Coding & Auditing developments and cascading this knowledge to all clinical coders.

The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the provision of high quality and timely coded clinical data.
  • Undertake regular reviews of clinical coding processes and develop introduce new procedures where necessary to improve coding practice over both sites.
  • Ability to code all specialties at a high level of accuracy.
  • Provide expert advice to clinical and non-clinical staff with regards to complex clinical coding rules.
This job description covers the major tasks to be carried out and the level of responsibilities to which the post holder will work. These may be revised and changed from time to time. Discussions will take place with the post holder.

We have the right to close the vacancy earlier than the closing date, if we reach the maximum number of applications.

This role is also being advertised on thr Essex Primary Care Careers website, please complete only one application, duplications will not be considered.


About The Candidate Knowledge of clinical/medical terminology is essential - please see the attached Job/person spec for further details. About Us:Supporting your work life balance and professional development is important to us, so we will be happy to discuss any requirements for flexible working and offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Supportive and friendly environment
  • Flexible working hours
  • Peer support
  • CPD Support with training and development

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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