Clinical Coding Auditor

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
United Kingdom, United Kingdom
£43,712 - £49,325 pa inclusive HCAS and also recei
17 Jun 2021
07 Jul 2021
Job role
Clinical Coding Auditor

Job Reference: 337-NP-3835ND

Employer: Department: Admin & Clerical Location: Northwick Park, Harrow Salary: £43,712 - £49,325 pa inclusive HCAS and also recei

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWUH) is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country. Our team of more than 8,000 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of approximately one million people providing hospital and community services to the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

As well as delivering community services across four London boroughs from multiple sites we run major acute hospital services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for colorectal disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, which also offers a range of outpatient services and urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

To find out more about our Trust, why not view our video We are London North West University Healthcare

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.
  • Honesty
  • Equality
  • Accountability
  • Respect
  • Teamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.

Clinical Coding Auditor

Are you an Accredited Clinical Coder Auditor?

An opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Coding Auditor to join our Team. You will support the Audit Manager in the planning and delivery of a comprehensive internal audit programme for all three sites.

This is a highly specialist role which requires the post holder to have expert level knowledge of ICD10 and OPCS4 as well as good knowledge of clinical coding national standards

The post holder will be required to be an NHS Digital Approved Clinical Coding Auditor and have in-depth experienced of auditing a wide range of specialities in acute NHS Trust setting.

The post holder will liaise with Lead Clinicians and Divisional Managers to validate coded data and discuss implications of coding quality and divisional income.

You must have clear understanding of HRGs and National Tariff Payment System.

Clinical Coding Auditor - Band 7 with 20% Recruitment & Retention Premium.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameLinda RushJob titleHead of CodingEmail addressl.rush@nhs.netTelephone number020 8869 3540Additional contact information

Linda Rush - Head of Coding 020 8869 3540

Knara Harut - Clinical Coding Audit Manager 020 8869 3274

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We promote the wellbeing and safety of all our patients and carers by acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately, according to the standards determined by our policy and procedures. All posts working with vulnerable groups will be subject to an enhanced criminal records check upon appointment and staff will need to give their consent for the Trust to receive regular updates on their criminal records status throughout their employment.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive for certain posts, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. After the closing date we strongly advise you check the email account which is registered with NHS Jobs regularly. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted

Our employment checking processes require that all shortlisted applicants provide the contact details of their current HR Department. If shortlisted you will be sent an email reminder to present the contact details of your HR Department at the interview.

Please note the Trust uses identity checking software for verifying the authenticity of identity documents provided by candidates.

Please note, as per updated UKVI guidelines, from April 2017 candidates appointed to any role that we are able to request sponsorship for a Tier 2 (general) visa will be required to provide an overseas criminal record certificate for themselves and any adult dependents from each country that they have lived in consecutively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Further information on obtaining the criminal record check for time spent abroad can be found on the website.

To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs ( ), a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs