Clinical Coding Speciality Lead

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Computer Futures
North West England
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Clinical Coding Speciality Lead - North West - 6 months

A Clinical Coding Speciality Lead required to join a major NHS Trust in the North West region on an initial 6 month contract paying roughly £300 per day.

This is a great opportunity for a Senior Clinical Coder to take the next step in their career and lead an active team of coders in a very project driven trust.

Length: 6 Months Initially

Rate: £300 p/d roughly DOE

Region:North West

Start Date: July 2014

Essential Skills:

NHS experience
ACC Qualified

Connecting for health approved Clinical Coding Auditor

Desirable Skills:

Be familiar with OPCS 4 version 4.7

Have done a clinical coding refresher course in the past 3 years

Good history with NHS trusts

Team player

Logical thinking

The Role:

Responsible for ensuring that national coding rules and conventions are followed and standards adhered to

Line manage a section of the Coding department to ensure accurate, timely and consistent clinical coding within set standards and targets

Responsible for data validation with the clinicians

Liaise with clinicians and their support staff concerning interpretation of casenote documentation affecting coding

If you would be interested in this role, and are available please send an updated CV and I will call you to discuss this role in more detail