Job DescriptionSenior Clinical Coder Band 4 The Trust is seeking an experienced, qualified clinical coder to join our Clinical Coding team at Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We have been through some exciting changes within our clinical coding department recently resulting in a modern and forward thinking team. The right candidate will be adaptable and keen to apply themselves assisting the team to ensure the coding service continues to operate smoothly whilst achieving monthly coding deadlines. You will be a highly competent, ACC qualified coder with a wide range of coding experience spread across multiple specialties. Your high standard of clinical coding will be coupled with a sound knowledge of medical terminology, human anatomy and physiology and a good understanding of the National Tariff Payment System. Attention to detail and excellent concentration are essential. As the role will involve mentoring less experienced coders, the successful applicant will need to possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be compassionate, and be able to work on their own initiative and under pressure to meet demanding timescales. The successful applicant will also be expected to work closely with the Clinical Coding Specialists and Divisional Clinical Coding Leads to promote awareness of Clinical Coding issues throughout the Trust and develop effective relations with Clinicians and other personnel who use the Clinical Coding services. If you have a positive attitude, ambition to progress within coding and hold the ACC qualification, we look forward to meeting you. This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested. This Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes diverse applications from people with disabilities, from ethnic minorities and all other social groups. We encourage all applicants to share their equality information with us; please read `Be counted` and `8 reasons why' in the additional information. We operate Family Friendly and Career Break policies. The Trust operates a Smoke Free Policy which does not permit smoking within the Trust premises and grounds/site. Please provide e-mail addressess for referees, as this will facilitate a quicker recruitment process. Please check your e-mail account regularly as you will receive alerts from the NHS Jobsite informing you of a message (including notification of interview) Depending on the classification of the post, in-line with DBS guidelines, a Standard or Enhanced disclosure will be required which may include a check of the 'Vulnerable Adults List', the 'Children's List' and/or the Independent Safeguarding Authorities (ISA's) barred lists. A charge of £60 (Enhanced) will be made by the successful candidate which will be deducted from the first 3 months' salary. In addition to this, you will also be required to re-pay any future costs that may arise in relation to DBS fees.
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