Clinical Coder

CHG Business Services - Cheadle
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Clinical Coder

Cheadle, Manchester

Full Time – Permanent 

Remote Working Available

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen where we are looking to recruit an ACC Clinical Coder with enthusiasm and motivation to join our friendly and dedicated Team based in Cheadle, Manchester 

We offer a hybrid working pattern, our coders currently work from home 4 days a week office based 1 day a week which we believe as a Business encourages a healthy work/life balance. There is also free parking for all staff on the day they choose to come into the office 

We are looking for candidates who hold the National Clinical Coding Qualification (ACC) and who have experience coding across a wide range of specialities.

You should have a sound knowledge of medical terminology, human anatomy and physiology, be able to demonstrate competency in the use of ICD10 and OPCS4 classifications, be proficient in the use of digital systems and have a thorough understanding of national clinical coding standards and conventions.

Circle Health Group offers the UK's largest national network of private hospitals

Founded in 2004, Circle has always invested in the patient experience, combining clinical excellence with peaceful surroundings where patients are treated as individuals. The group has grown through building new, high-spec hospitals, the acquisitions of Nations Healthcare and BMI Healthcare, and joint ventures. In 2021, Circle was named Private Hospital Group of the Year and one of the Top 25 Best Big Companies to Work For.

  • UK’s largest independent Hospital Group
  • UK’s most patient-focussed healthcare organisation
  • UK’s most innovative and technologically advanced hospital provider
  • Significant investment in robotics, AI, fully digital pathways and online booking
  • First UK purpose-built state-of-the-art rehabilitation hospital
  • First European healthcare provider to enter Chinese market
  • 90% of adults in the UK live within 90 minutes of a Circle hospital

The successful candidate will contribute to the provision of a high quality clinical coding team supporting the business by ensuring accurate and timely translation and input of medical terminology, Senior Coders will support validation and data quality improvement work, act as a mentor and support trainee clinical coders and deal with complex coding queries when required 

The coding team are committed and enthusiastic, they code from scanned information and are part of a centralised team who monitor their own sites/worklists daily

Essential Qualifications

  • National Clinical Coding Qualification (NCCQ) or a Minimum 3 years coding at foundation level across a wide range of specialties 
  • Full understanding of ICD10, OPCS and the impact of HRGs 
  • Detailed knowledge of medical terminology, human anatomy and coding procedures

Duties of this role include:

The ideal candidates will possess excellent analytical and judgement skills, be methodical with a high degree of accuracy and excellent attention to detail; you will need to be a team player who can manage your own workload whilst at the same time contribute to meeting deadlines. You will have strong interpersonal and organisational skills and will be expected to develop effective working relationships with our colleagues at sites.

If you are non ACC but have significant experience of cross-specialty coding and are working towards obtaining your NCCQ you will also be considered for this position

Salary & Benefits

Circle Health Group is committed to offering competitive starting salaries and access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • An Excellent Basic Salary
  • 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays, increasing to 30 days with service
  • Private Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare Scheme for treatment at our hospitals, covering pre-existing medical conditions 
  • Friends & Family Hospital Discounts
  • Family Friendly policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption pay 
  • Non-contributory life insurance
  • Staff engagement hub with access to discounts and extensive rewards and voluntary benefits
  • Access to resources, tools and services to support your wellbeing
  • Employee recognition programmes
  • Industry leading training and development opportunities 

…and much more!

“Our culture is a result of the way our people live and breathe our philosophy, which combines our purpose, principles and values.

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