Administrator - Clinical Coding

  • Location
    Darlington, Durham
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Administrator
  • Contract Type
    Contractor
  • Salary
    £ 11.76 - £ 13.84 / Hourly
  • OrganizationType
    Office

Job Title: Senior Clinical Coding Officer Lead


Job Type: Contract


Duration: 6 Months


Location: This position offers remote working but you must live within a commuting distance to Darlington.


Working Hours: 37.5 hour per week, Monday to Friday


Hourly Rate: Up to £13.84ph




The post-holder will be responsible for coding a more complex case-load within the coding department by analysing, abstracting highly complex and highly confidential information from the patients electronic clinical record, translating and aggregating into ICD (Diagnosis) and OPCS (Procedural) codes ensuring accuracy conforms to National standards in a timely manner to all Inpatient/Daycase activity via the Trusts Pas and Coding system to meet commissioner deadlines.


The post involves liaising with clinicians and clinical teams on a regular basis to verify data recorded in the patient's electronic record and on the Trusts PAS system. Communicating complex coding rules to clinical coding staff and all healthcare professionals.



Skills



  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Effective organisation and time management

  • Mentoring

  • Ability to work to strict and challenging deadlines

  • Ability to work as part of a team or autonomously

  • IT skills

  • Detailed knowledge of national coding rules and convention

  • Knowledge of ICD-10 and OPCS

  • Knowledge of medical terminology



Qualifications and Training:



  • National Clinical Coding Qualification

  • Clinical Coding Standards Course Certification

  • A level or equivalent

  • Certificate in Anatomy and Physiology



If you meet the requirements above and would like to apply, please apply now via the website with your latest CV. For more information please contact Supicha Fairhurst, National Accounts Team on 07510 370 696.

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