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Clinical Coding Liaison Officer

Band 5

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Clinical Coders
Band 5
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
£26,553 - £34,495 per annum inclusive
27/09/2017 23:59

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

We want you to come to UCLH and stay at UCLH because our success starts with you. All of our staff have been involved in developing our values. We believe that they make UCLH a better place for patients and staff alike.

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.

Many of our services operate from new or newly refurbished facilities including the University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre which opened in 2012. So, why join UCLH…?

  • We have a reputation as a centre of clinical excellence
  • Our hospitals are in great central London locations
  • We have new facilities and state-of-the-art medical technology
  • We have a wide range of career opportunities

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 experienced coder and ready to move your coding career to the next level? ...........

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
 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.

Successful applicants will provide a vital and dynamic coding role within a high performing and supportive coding team with experience coders possessing the Accredited Clinical Coding (ACC) qualification or equivalent experience within in a wide range of specialities.

Invitations also extend out to those who may be looking to work evenings, weekends or outside core hours on a substantive basis or as part of our Coding Bank. The Coding Bank provides for both flexible working and the opportunity for one to develop their coding skill mix and expertise.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact
Gregory Stephenson: Head of Coding Services on 0203 447 4792

If you have problems applying, contact

020344 79170