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Clinical Coding Officer

NHS AfC: Band 4

Main area
Clinical Coding
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 4
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
220-CORP-1873195
Employer
Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Whittington Hospital
Town
London
Salary
£21.089 to £23,761 +HCAS
Closing
31/08/2019 23:59

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

For our current apprenticeship vacancies, please go to https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship and use Keyword ‘Whittington’

By applying for this role, you accept in the event you are successful that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which is aimed at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers.

 


 

Clinical Coding Officer

 

Band 4

 

We are looking for a Clinical Coder to join our Clinical Coding Service at Whittington Health.

 

Whittington Health is an Integrated Care Organisation providing a wide range of Acute, Community, Mental Health and Dental Services across North Central London. The post holder will be part of a team responsible for providing coding service across income generating services.

 

The post holder will have completed their clinical coding foundation training with a comprehensive knowledge of ICD10 and OPCS 4 classification systems. They will have good clinical coding skills and an ability to extract clinical coding data from a variety of sources including medical notes and trust systems.

 

This is an exciting time for Whittington Health as we have been selected as a Fast Follower in the Global Digital Exemplar programme to develop our IT and informatics systems and this provides us with an opportunity to enhance and deepen our coding capability.

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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

We strongly encourage you to visit us to meet the team and understand more about Whittington Health and our ways of working.

 

For further information, please contact Theo Bandara, Head of Clinical Coding, either by email theo.bandara@nhs.net or to arrange a visit contact Sherwin Casidsid on 020 7288 5750