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Clinical Coding Specialist (XN05) (BB-7A613)

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Clinical Coder (all levels of experience)Would you like to be a part of a team that is vital to the running of one of England’s biggest NHS Trusts? Do you wantto develop in-demand skills and knowledge? The Clinical Coding department at Leeds Teaching Hospitals is looking for new Clinical Coders to join the team! Clinical Coders analyse medical case notes and record information about each patient’s diagnosis and procedures. This is used to analyse hospital activity and outcomes at a national and local level. Clinical Coders must have a great knowledge of human anatomy, diseases and the surgical techniques used by clinicians in many different specialties. They must have an excellent understanding of the over 400 coding standards and data collection rules. We are looking for applicants who: * Pay attention to detail * Are friendly, approachable and helpful * Enjoy problem-solving and taking on new challenges * Work well under pressure * Are interested in learning a complex and challenging role Prior experience of coding is desirable but not essential; full training will be provided in line with our newly-introduced comprehensive progression plan. Those with no prior experience of coding can expect to learn the role over the course of three years, prior to sitting the National Clinical Coding Qualification to achieve full accreditation. This is a training post that falls under Annex 21 of the Agenda for Change terms and conditions; pay is dependent on progress towards fully qualified status: 2-3 years from accreditation: 65% of Band 5 maximum 1-2 years from accreditation: 70% of Band 5 maximum Accredited: Band 5 (currently £24,907 - £30,615 depending upon previous service) The Trust’s main hospital sites are St James Hospital and the Leeds General Infirmary. Coders are employed at each site and successful applicants can expect to spend time at each site. Both of the main sites have excellent transport links to Leeds and West Yorkshire.Interviewing 19th and 20th April 2021

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