Trainee Clinical Coding Auditor

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom
GBP 11.97 - 14.71 per hour
23 Feb 2021
25 Mar 2021
Job role
Trainee Clinical Coding Auditor

Job Reference: 218-AH-AC-B5-2956313

Employer: Department: Clinical Coding Location: UHCW, Coventry Salary: £24,907 - £30,615 per annum

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust is one of the UK's leading teaching Trusts, providing acute and specialist services to a population of over 1 million. We have a strong reputation for innovation, clinical research, teaching and high-quality patient care and are the principal teaching hospital for Warwick Medical School.

We employ over 9000 staff, have a turnover of £660 million and have 1.7 million patient contacts a year. The Trust comprises of two busy hospitals with over 1,300 beds and 32 operating theatres, running clinical services from a number of other sites.

Our vision is to be a national and international leader in healthcare; our values-driven organisational development programme and our UHCWi methodology developed through our partnership with the Virginia Mason Institute are key to us achieving this vision by focussing on improving services via lean methodology.

Please note : This is a vacancy for a Band 5 trainee clinical coding auditor. The candidate will be working towards this qualification and on successful completion of the Clinical Coding Auditor qualification, will be promoted to a Band 6.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Clinical Coding Team at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire. We have a vacancy for a Trainee Clinical Coding Auditor to lead the audit protocol at the trust. The Trust is looking for a committed and enthusiastic individual with excellent communication skills. You will need to be an Accredited Clinical Coder (ACC) as well as committing to achieve Auditor Status.

You will be expected to interact with clinicians and operational staff, be responsible for your own work load and meet increasingly demanding deadlines whilst maintaining accurate clinical coding at all times. You will also have the opportunity to mentor less experienced members of the clinical coding team. You will be able to work as part of a friendly and supportive team working towards team excellence. You will drive the audit process within the department.

The department offers a flexible approach to varied working patterns to suit individual personal commitments and believes fully in a healthy work/life balance.

Contracted hours are 37.5 hrs per week, Monday - Friday

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Hashim Ali

Job title: Clinical Coding Manager

Email address:

Telephone number: 02476968442

Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust's Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment , which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust's Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust's Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

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The Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities within the workplace; all applicants who have a disability and who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be interviewed. Where a post has an overwhelming response, this Trust may use random selection in order to reduce numbers to interview, any disabled applicants will automatically be guaranteed an interview and will be exempt from this process.

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