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Specialist Clinical Coding Liaison Officer

Band 6

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Clinical Coders
Band 6
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
£36,481 - £44,044 per annum inclusive
24/06/2019 23:59

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

Are you an aspiring and experienced coder ready to move your coding career forward in 2019? .........

Here at UCLH we offer our coding team much more than just financial incentives which is the reason why we have a successful and thriving Clinical Coding Department that continues to go from strength to strength.

Pivotal to our success is our systematic training and development framework and investor in people approach that forms a key cornerstone of our agenda. This supportive framework enables all our coding team to benefit from:

  • Being one of the leading tertiary referral trusts in the country, coder skill sets are enhanced through exposure to cutting edge procedures and highly specialist areas within Neurosurgery, Cardiac Services, Urology, General Surgery, Interventional Radiology, Cancer Services, Ophthalmology, Infectious & Tropical Diseases and more.
  • Intuitive coder specialty rotation structure
  • Monthly in-house specialty training workshops for the whole coding team
  • Fortnightly ring fenced coder study time
  • Monthly Audit, feedback and training cycles
  • Individual development plans /Support towards Auditor, Trainer, Management status
  • Monthly 1- 1 sessions and performance reviews with Team Leaders
  • Monthly Team Meetings with lunch provided.
  • Regular activity validation meetings between specialty lead clinician and coder
  • An effective coding admin team to help coders with histology report checking, data quality queries and case note provision.

Please note: Successful applicants will provide a vital and dynamic coding role within a high performing and supportive coding team. Aspiring coders would need to have a strong academic science related background, multi-specialty coding expertise as well as the ACC qualification. In return this post provides an opportunity to be actively involved in the departmental audit and training framework and ongoing professional development.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Gregory Stephenson: Head of Coding Services on 0203 447 4792