Medical notes admin clinical coder

A & d recruitment ltd - Chelmsford
10+ days ago
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job description

Healthier Recruitment are currently working on behalf of one of our Key Clients in Essex. We currently have an opportunity to for an experienced Medical Note Summariser / Clinical Coder to join an established team in Chelmsford at a GP Practice.


We are open to applicants seeking full-time or part-time hours and who are ideally willing to travel and provide ad-hoc support to other local services. This position is offered at 22.5 hours per week (0.6 FTE) however there will be an opportunity to pick up additional admin hours across other Surgeries if the successful candidate wishes to work more than this contractual base.
Role summary
As a Medical Note Summariser you will summarise and read code relevant information from patients clinical records into a data system. You will ensure an accurate, easily accessible electronic summary of a patient's medical history is available to clinicians.
It will be your job to:
Assess and sort patient records and letters in preparation for summarising
Review medical records and produce accurate summary of the patients medical history
Identify and code diagnoses, medical problems and test results in line with protocol
Accurately Read Code and document information into our data system
Audit data collection standards to ensure quality and accurate records
Monitor the progress of notes summarised against KPI targets
File and retrieve paperwork, covering all coding and summarising queries as necessary
Maintain confidentiality of patient data in line with compliance, processes and procedure
The ideal Candidate;
You will have at least 6 months proven experience in a similar role with previous experience of summarising patient notes. You will possess the following key essential skills and experience:
An understanding and background in medical terminology
Methodical, accurate with excellent attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work under pressure and prioritise workload
Excellent time management and organisational skills
Self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure
Proficient user of Microsoft Office packages
SystmOne - Previous experience highly desired, but training can be provided
The following are not essential but would be advantageous:
Previous experience of working in a medical practice

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