Clinical Coder

Undisclosed Company
Somerset, Bath
£9.31 per hour + Paid Holiday
22 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
Manpower is recruiting for a Clinical Coder on an initial 8 week temporary basis with the potential to be extended, within an NHS location, based in Bath.

The post holder will be responsible for extracting clinical information from various clinical documents, pathology and x-ray systems, and translating medical terminology into national codes. The requirement is to produce consistent, accurate, complete and timely coded clinical data to support managers and clinicians in both the monitoring, planning and provision of high quality patient care, and in income generation under Payment by Results.
Your main duties will include :

*Abstract and code all inpatient / daycase episodes using ICD-10 and OPCS-4 coding systems, applying national and international rules and conventions to agreed standards.
*To hold, or be prepared to study for, the National Accredited Clinical Coding Qualification.
*To ensure that clinical data is entered onto the Trust's information system for every episode of inpatient care within an agreed timeframe from discharge.

*To ensure adherence to national procedures and guidelines for clinical coding.

*To ensure adherence to local procedures for clinical coding relating to individual specialties/consultants.

*To be able to work under pressure to meet local/national deadlines.

*To liaise with medical staff on queries relating to clinical information and casenotes.