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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/09/2019.

Senior Clinical Coder

Job Reference: 408-WUTH-19-607

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Arrowe Park, Wirral
£24,214 - £30,112 pa pro rata

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as “competent and caring staff” by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral’s only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of £337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible to major airports and has excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

Senior /Accredited/Trained Clinical Coder

Band 5 with 7% Recruitment & Retention Premium

18.75 hours Monday 7.5hrs, Tuesday 7.5 hrs and Wednesday am 3.75hrs

Are you a trained clinical coder looking for a part-time role?

As a Senior Clinical Coder you will bridge the gap between our Accredited Clinical Coders and Team Leaders and will play a key role in continual coding improvement across the department. You will be responsible for mentoring less experienced staff and engaging with clinicians, alongside having a coding workload working to tight deadlines.

For the role we are looking for highly skilled, motivated and enthusiastic clinical coders who hold the NCCQ and have at least one year’s experience post-qualification.

The right candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, an extensive knowledge of clinical coding rules and conventions, as well as an in depth knowledge of anatomy and physiology & medical terminology.

We also have Band 4 (with 7% RRP) Accredited Clinical Coder roles available for candidates who hold the NCCQ but have less than a year’s experience post –qualification. Band 4 coders will then become eligible for the Band 5 Senior Clinical Coder role after achievement of suitable experience and successful completion of assessments.

Trained coders will be appointed to a Band 3 role and will be supported to attain their NCCQ. In order to be considered as a trained coder you must have undertaken and passed the Clinical Coding Standards Course.

Number of Posts: 1


For further details / informal visits contact:

one of our Team Leaders, Debbie Williams or Emma Jones on 0151 678 5111 ext. 8692.

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