2 weeks ago

Operational Estates Manager

KENT 196 - 197 Contract

Job Reference: BBBH43673_1668530260

Clinical Coder
12-month contract - NHS Trust, Kent
£196 per day
Hybrid Working


Will be required to analyse and abstract complex clinical information from patient records across all specialties using a wide range of source documentation and translate clinical terminology into a coded format in accordance with National Clinical Coding Standards and Trust guidelines.
Accurately coded clinical data is essential in ensuring the Trust is accurately reimbursed, and to ensure health problems and procedures undertaken are accurately reflected for statistical purposes. This role requires a committed and dedicated ethic that is in line with the departmental and Trust's vision and values.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyse and abstract complex diagnostic and procedural information from patient records across all clinical specialties.
  • Translate diagnostic and procedural information using ICD-10 and OPCS classifications and enter coding onto the Trust's PAS via encoding software.
  • Maintain high levels of concentration for long periods to ensure all discharged patient spells are coded by SUS submission deadlines.
  • Apply sound independent judgement using learned clinical coding principles when assigning codes for areas that fall outside of national standard or clinical coding process
  • To regularly communicate issues with uncoded discharges via internal reporting processes in the agreed format.
  • Maintain the levels of coding accuracy as defined by Data Security Toolkit Standard 1 Data Quality and achieve the performance metrics as defined internally by the Clinical Coding department.
  • Actively participate and ensure availability when scheduled as part of the internal Clinical Coding Audit Programme.
  • Ensure that where patient records are stored within the coding offices they are done so in a safe manner and that all patient records are tracked according to Trust policy.

Qualifications & Knowledge:

  • National Clinical Coding Qualification (NCCQ) (ACC degree level)
  • Has passed a Clinical Coding Refresher Course within the last 3 years
  • Clinical Coding Standards Course
  • Clinical Coding Workshops including: Neoplasms, Vascular, Obstetrics, T&O
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
  • Thorough understanding of the latest National Clinical Coding Standards
  • Detailed understanding of the Payment by Results (PbR)/National Tariff Payment System (NTPS) and Healthcare Resource Groups (HRGs)
  • Detailed understanding of statistical uses of coded data including Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratio (HSMR)
  • In-depth understanding of human anatomy
  • Extensive knowledge of medical terminology

Experience & Skills:

  • Practical experience of working in a clinical coding setting using ICD10 & OPCS in a large organisation.
  • Coding experience in all clinical specialties
  • Experience using encoder software and PAS systems
  • Experience using various clinical systems including EPR
  • Experience of using IT applications including Microsoft Office
  • Experience working in high concentration/pressure situations maintaining high standards for long periods
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Sound judgement and excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to work logically and methodically
  • Ability to work independently but also contribute in team activities
  • Ability to communicate confidently and effectively both verbally and written
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise a number of competing demands
  • Good inter-personal skills with the ability to motivate and influence a range of professionals
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