Clinical Coding Officer - Band 4

  • Job Reference: 00044369-1
  • Date Posted: 15 September 2020
  • Employer: Yeovil Hospital
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  • Location: Yeovil, Somerset
  • Salary: £21,892 to £24,157
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

I’m delighted that you’re thinking about joining the team here at Yeovil Hospital, recently rated the best Trust in the NHS for staff health and wellbeing.

Working in the NHS is both challenging and rewarding. That’s why we’re committed to giving our staff the best possible balance between a stimulating career and a relaxing personal life, enabling you to make the most of our picturesque surroundings and arrive at work energised each day.

Looking after you helps you look after our patients, and enables us to achieve some of the best performance in the NHS. For instance, we are regularly one of the top-three hospitals in England for emergency care, and we have a global reputation for research and development, and innovative partnerships with primary care.

If this is your first role in the NHS, we’ll show you why we’re one of the most respected healthcare systems in the world. And if you’re joining us from another Trust, we’ll remind you why you wanted to work in healthcare in the first place.

I look forward to working with you


Jonathan Higman, Chief Executive



An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of our Clinical Coding team at Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated individual to step into a Band 4 Clinical Coding Officer position with the potential to offer a Band 5 to a candidate with appropriate skills and experience. 

You will work as part of a team to deliver a first class service to ensure the efficient high quality provision of clinically coded data to support the Trust's clinical and business requirements.

As a Clinical Coding Officer you will be responsible for analysing and extracting complex clinical information from the medical record and translating this into clinical code using the ICD-10 and OPCS-4 classifications.

Key responsibilities will include:

Quality – Help maintain the highest accuracy standards in line with both national standards and local policies

Timeliness – Achievement of both departmental and Trust wide Key Performance Indicators to support operational and financial performance reporting

Clinical engagement – Working with clinicians to both raise the profile and champion the Clinical Coding function to drive improvement in the accuracy of information derived from the Clinical Coding process

Benefits of working for us:

  • Working for a Trust voted 1st for Health and Well-being across the UK (NHS staff survey)
  • Full NHS terms and conditions including extensive holidays, Agenda for Change pay with enhancements
  • Discounts for local and national retailers
  • Dedicated well-being services for all employees
  • Flexible working where possible