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Senior ACC Clinical Coding Analyst

Band 6

Main area
Clinical Coding
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 / 33.75 hours per week
Job ref
213-CORP-4838
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Princess Royal University Hospital
Town
Orpington
Salary
£36,070 - £42,712 per annum / pro rata inc HCA, plus 15% Recruitment and Retention Premium
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
16/08/2020 23:59

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

Senior Clinical Coding Analyst
Band 6 plus 15% Recruitment and Retention Premium plus 15% High Cost Area Supplement

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust currently has two vacancies for a Band 6 Senior Clinical Coder at King’s College Hospital, Princess Royal University Hospital site in Orpington.  One vacancy is for a full time position and the other is for 33.75 hours per week.

Senior coders play a pivotal role in the management of the coding department, assisting a small team of coders to meet deadlines, mentoring junior coders and coordinating meetings with clinical staff to validate coded data.

The right candidate will have good interpersonal skills, an extensive knowledge of clinical coding rules and conventions, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology and be able to meet strict monthly Trust deadlines.

The ability to communicate effectively with clinicians, nursing staff and other health professionals is essential to this role as we move forward with clinical validation of coding and engagement.

The successful candidate must hold the Accredited Clinical Coding (ACC) Qualification.

You will have access to training courses and workshops which are delivered by our in house Clinical Coding Training Team, and support to further your career in clinical coding. In addition King’s has introduced remote working on a part time basis which, upon successful completion of your probation period, you too would be able to participate in should you wish.

If you would like to be part of our growing team and are looking for a job with career progression then come and join us.

Applicants who do not have their ACC qualification or who are awaiting their results are welcome to apply for this position and if successful will be offered a band 4/5 depending on experience.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Ruth Walker
Job title
Head of Clinical Coding
Email address
ruth.walker3@nhs.net