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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/12/2020.

Clinical Coding Team Lead

Job Reference: 430-A09515C-B

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Coding
Clinical Coders (Dept), Milton Keynes
£31,365 - £37,890(20% R&R Premium)

You can expect a warm welcome at Milton Keynes University Hospital, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviours. At MKUH we appreciate our staff and reward them with an outstanding benefits package including:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Great flexible working opportunities
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Lease car scheme
  • Generous annual leave and pension scheme
  • On site nursery (chargeable)
  • Extensive staff health and well-being programme

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients. The hospital is undergoing significant investment, and we are proud to be rated good by the CQC. Visit our website to catch up on our latest news.

We are currently recruiting to a Clinical Coding Team Lead post and are interested in hearing from an experienced Accredited Clinical Coder who would like to join us in providing an efficient and high-quality clinical coding service. You must possess excellent knowledge of national clinical coding standards and guidelines and have multi-specialty coding experience as you will be using this knowledge and experience to help the team’s Clinical Coding Trainer mentor, train and develop junior coding colleagues.

As a committed team player, you will also play an important supporting role which requires you to be organised and display strong direction and leadership skills. There is variety in the work that you will be undertaking which provides interest and challenges that will involve you using judgement and initiative to set priorities for yourself and others, monitor performance and meet service delivery and quality targets.

You will be expected to become involved in the trust’s clinical coding audit programme by assisting with the validation of clinically coded data, providing feedback and helping others with the clinical coding of both routine and more complex cases. This can also include collaborating with operational, clinical and corporate teams to improve the effectiveness of clinical coding.

For further information please contact Anne-Marie James (Clinical Coding Manager) on 01908 995155.

Please note that this post is subject to an initial probationary period of six months, extendable up to a period of 12 months (excluding all Doctors and Dentists on national contracts). A DBS check may be required for new employees. MKUH promotes an inclusive workforce and are committed to equal opportunities, we proactively welcome applications from underrepresented groups in our community.

All posts at MKUH will be considered for flexible working

Milton Keynes is the fastest growing and most successful city in the country for which we provide Emergency Medicine (including Paediatrics) from minor injury to major trauma, Critical Care, Cancer Services, General Surgery & Medicine, Women’s & Children Services (including Maternity, Paediatrics & Neonatal) and Renal Services.

We reserve the right to close posts early if we receive a sufficient volume of applications.

Thank you for your interest in our Hospital.

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