Summary of the work:
Specialist role – Performance analyst
1. To abstract relevant information from various source documents and electronic records and translate them into national codes, using ICD-10 and OPCS 4 Manuals, in accordance with national rules and standards, and local policies within agreed timescales. 2. To produce accurate, complete and meaningful coded clinical data.
Latest start date Monday 31 July 2017
Expected contract length 12 months
Location North West England
Organisation the work is for Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust
About the work
Who the specialist will work with:
working within Healthcare Informatics
What the specialist will work on:
• To provide an efficient, reliable and responsive clinical coding service to the Trust in order to provide data on the Trust’s clinical activities, by abstracting information from various clinical documents and translating into diagnostic and procedure codes. • The post holder will be responsible for managing the volume of un-coded activity in assigned specialties against agreed deadlines. • The post holder will be required to participate in coding audits and assist in the provision of high quality information required by the Trust in a timely and accurate manner.
Skills and experience
Essential skills and experience:
experience of national codes, using ICD-10 and OPCS 4 Manuals in accordance with national rules and standards, and local policies within agreed timescales.
produce accurate, complete and meaningful coded clinical data.