Job descriptionJob summary We are looking for dedicated and enthusiastic individuals with outstanding communication skills to join our Clinical Coding team. Training and progression is important to us so once you have met all requirements of the band 3 role, we will support you through internal assessments in which if you are successful will take you to the higher band, Clinical Coding Examination and beyond. We will be shortlisting and inviting a number of candidates to spend several hours in the department, where there will be a presentation followed by a discussion of what the job entails and in depth details of the career progression we offer followed by an assessment. If you are successful in the assessment you will be invited back for an interview at a later date. Main duties, tasks & skills required Knowledge of Clinical Coding and ICD 10 and OPCS will be an advantage, with an understanding of anatomy and physiology and medical terminology. You will need excellent attention to detail and be required to organise your own workload and work as part of a team to deliver timely and accurate coded data to meet trust deadlines. About us We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this. Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to: Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can; Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives. UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity; removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work. Job description *Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description* Person specification Qualifications EssentialGSCE (a-c) or equivalent or equivalent level of knowledge Experience EssentialTeam WorkingAttended Clinical Coding Standard Course DesirableNHS Experience Additional Criteria EssentialGood communicatorTeam PlayerReliableAccurate DesirableShow initiativeFlexibleAdaptableComputer Skills (Microsoft Teams) Disclosure and Barring Service Check This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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