Clinical Coder.

  • Bolton, Greater Manchester
  • Up to £10.35 per hour

Clinical Coder

  • Bolton, Greater Manchester
  • Up to £10.35 per hour
  • Posted January 3, 2023

Job title: Clinical Coder

Pay Rate: £10.35p/h (PAID WEEKLY)

Hours: Mon – Fri 37.5hrs per week

Location: Bolton (Based onsite)

3 Month Temp assignment

PLEASE NOTE: ALL CANDIDATE MUST OWN A DBS CERTIFICATE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT!

Day to day duties will include:

  • To extract all clinical information from the patient health record, and to translate all medical terminology using ICD 10 (diagnostic codes) and OPCS 4 (procedure codes) in accordance with national and local policy.
  • To ensure that all inpatient and outpatient appointments are coded within agreed timescales.
  • To ensure the accuracy and completeness of the clinical record, which underpins the financial framework and SUS submissions.
  • To develop a comprehensive understanding of medical terminology, anatomy & physiology.
  • To communicate effectively with clinical and non-clinical colleagues as required.
  • To use the relevant coding standard for all private patient coding.
  • To validate and confirm the accuracy of all patient outcome data, and retrospectively complete any missing data using clinical information.
  • Resolve all queries into the clinical coding and informatics team.
  • Provide training support to new starters and colleagues.
  • Develop an understanding of the HRG structure within the NHS.

You must also have:

  • Basic understanding of clinical coding
  • Ability to manage own workload
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to learn new ICT systems
  • Experience in a data entry role

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