Talent Recruitment Northern General Hospital
Summary Trainee Clinical Coder This Vacancy An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Clinical Data Capture Department. We are seeking 4 Trainee Clinical Coders. Interest in this highly sought after position will be high, therefore the selection process will involve an assessment and interview. The assessment process involves the delivery of a presentation in a group setting followed by test to determine coding aptitude. The Trainee Coder post will commence on AfC band 2. Training for this post will be both classroom based, and on the job. A mandatory clinical coding standards course of 21 days will be undertaken, this is delivered by our own Coding Trainer. During this training flexibility of working hours will be required. Further support for on the job learning is provided by experienced Clinical Coders. Post holders will be expected to study towards gaining Accredited Clinical Coder status. After completion of training, an assessment will be made to support progression to a band 3, and on achieving the ACC qualification the post holder will progress to a band 4. After a training period the post holder will be allocated a base site, this will be determined by the needs of the service. About Us Clinical Data Capture is a busy department, responsible for the translation of medical terminology that describes a patient's complaint, problem, diagnosis, treatment or other reason for seeking medical attention, into code format. This is performed for every patient admitted to hospital. We also collect information for other patient quality indicators, such as Dementia care. We offer a supportive and dynamic working environment. Who we looking for We are looking for dedicated, conscientious individuals, who are good team workers. What you can expect from Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes commitments to professional development but also many policies to support employees in balancing their personal and professional lives. Please see the attached documents to the NHS Jobs page for this vacancy which gives you more detail on why you should come and work for us. For further details / informal visits contact: Stephen Payne and Jennie Smith, Assistant Managers on 0114 2714286, Liz Dunn, trainer on 0114 2714432 or Marie Walker, Manager on 0114 2714360.