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Clinical Coding Team Leader


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Clinical Coding Leadership Team at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS), to support the growing importance of Clinical Coding throughout the Trust. We are looking to appoint a team player with excellent communication skills and a drive for continual improvement. You will need to be an Accredited Clinical Coder (ACC) or have the equivalent knowledge base using ICD-10 and OPCS 4.9, whilst being able to demonstrate application of clinical coding standards to support our objective of providing a high quality standard of Clinical Coding across the trust. If you wish to develop your career with supported progression, read on and apply now! ABOUT THE TEAM The Clinical Coding Team performs an extremely important role in the information and financial flows of the Trust. The role of Clinical Coding has never been as crucial and to support the up and coming requirements of the Trust, we now need to appoint an additional Team Leader to support this and the team. WHAT YOU’LL DO As a Clinical Coding Team Leader you will be responsible for the supervision of the Clinical Coding Team and for monitoring the accurate and timely completion of coded clinical data. You will be required to work under pressure to meet deadlines and undertake a variety of tasks to maintain our high standards of coded data. You will also need to maintain a personal training portfolio, through attendance on refresher courses, specialty coding workshops and a variety of management courses, all designed to support your continued professional development. WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR Successful candidates will be shortlisted based upon how they meet the essential and desirable criteria set out in the person specification. Candidates who fail to demonstrate this will not be shortlisted. Applicants should highlight how they meet these criteria through their employment history, qualifications and within their supporting information. If you have a good approach to mentoring and supervising, enjoy communicating effectively with a broad range of key stakeholders and can manage your time to work accurately and meet deadlines - then this could be the post for you! WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability. As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health. UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme. ABOUT OUR TRUST AND SOUTHAMPTON UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care. Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Interviews will be held on Monday, 15 February 2021 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO APPLY If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application. For further details / informal visits contact: Name Lee Vincent Job title Clinical Coding Operational Manager Email address [email protected]

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Southampton, Freemantle, England, Southampton, SO15, United Kingdom

  • Ad ID:  19012046
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  28/01/2021, 02:57
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