Apprentice Clinical Coding Auditor

Recruiter
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Location
Maidstone, Kent, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Closes
25 Mar 2021
Ref
29287931341
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Entry level, Apprenticeship
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
We are passionate in supporting our staff to develop and have great opportunities for career progression. We take equality and diversity seriously and seek to empower all diverse groups within our trust. We seek to develop a culture where diversity in all its forms is celebrated. We are committed to ensuring that women are empowered to work at all levels of management and that working patterns are as flexible as possible giving all members of staff opportunity to flourish in using their skills for our patients. We work across our trust to enable those who consider themselves to have a disability both visible and invisible to have access to all they need to thrive in their work environment. We work with Stonewall to embed an inclusive and accepting culture for all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff. We have 78 nationalities working in our trust and we are proud of this. We are active in embracing the ethnic and cultural diversity in our trust. We work to empower people with any protected characteristic to have opportunities to work in an environment that helps them to contribute to the best of their ability, recognising and valuing the unique contributions each of us brings for best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to supporting the delivery of the Equality Act with zero tolerance for any discrimination, harassment or victimisation of applicants and staff with these protected characteristics

Person specification

Qualification
Essential criteria
  • Degree or equivalent knowledge and skills gained through any combination of alternative study, employment or voluntary work.
  • Accredited Clinical Coder qualification.
  • Must have completed Foundation course, specialty course and refresher course


Desirable criteria
  • NHS Digital Clinical Coding Approved Auditor status


Experience
Essential criteria
  • Experience of working as a coding analyst using ICD-10 & OPCS 4.
  • NHS experience of coding audit programmes in an acute Trust.
  • Experience of report writing.
  • Experience of using computer based administration office systems.
  • Experience of successfully working to service level and performance targets.
  • Specific audit experience covering a wide range of operational coding audit and feedback.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.


Desirable criteria
  • Experience of developing and implementing data quality policies relating to coding.


Skills
Essential criteria
  • Ability to gather, analyse, interpret and present complex data and information from both electronic and paper case notes.
  • Ability to give constructive feedback to staff in coding techniques.
  • Well developed analytical and problem solving skills, including the ability to think beyond boundaries, the ability to consider different approaches and solutions.
  • Ability to write detailed reports.


Please take time to customise your personal statement to ensure it accurately reflects the position you are applying for, and that your application is checked for errors / omissions prior to submission. Please note that incomplete applications may not be submitted for shortlisting. We experience high levels of applications for many of our vacancies and therefore recommend that you submit your application as early as possible in order to ensure it is considered if the vacancy is closed early.

Please contact the Recruiting Manager for an informal discussion should you have any queries relating to the role for which you are applying. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via an email as soon as possible after the closing date. Should you receive an invitation to attend interview, please confirm or decline your attendance. Interview slots will then be allocated on a first come first serve basis.

We support staff to develop and have great opportunities for career progression. We take equality and diversity seriously and work with Stonewall to embed an inclusive and accepting culture for all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff. We are committed to supporting the delivery of the Equality Act to eliminate discrimination, harassment or victimisation of applicants and staff with protected characteristics.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system and Human Resources personnel.

Documents to download
  • Job Description and Person Specification ( PDF , 139.9 KB )
  • MTW Values ( PDF , 290.9 KB )
  • Recruitment Process - Please Read ( PDF , 156.6 KB )
  • Staff Benefits ( PDF , 329.2 KB )
  • Our Trust ( PDF , 1.1 MB )

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