Clinical Coder
Doctor Care Anywhere
London, England, United Kingdom
6d ago

Who we are

Say hello to Doctor Care Anywhere : the digital platform that puts your health in your hands.

No more queuing outside GP practices. No more stressing over appointments. We help over 2 million people speak to a GP by video or phone, whenever or wherever they need to.

Were a team of doctors, designers, data analysts, software developers, managers, marketers, and more all working together to transform patient experiences for the better.

And as we grow, we need the best kind of people making that happen.

Sounds like something youd like to be a part of? We have ambitious goals and need ambitious people to reach them. If youre talented, hard-working and ready to dream big - while having some fun - wed like to hear from you!

Your new role :

We are seeking an Clinical Coder to work in a fast-paced health technology company. You will bring your passion for clinical coding and apply your skills in an agile environment.

We are looking for a post holder that is excited about broadening their SNOMED CT exposure and its interaction with established classification and novel coding systems.

The post holder will report to the Head of Clinical Product and work closely with clinicians, product managers, data analysts, data engineers, and administrative teams.

This is your chance to drive our clinical coding agenda and spearhead its development across our organisation. The post holder will join a team of dynamic individuals that are passionate about delivering innovative and effective health care.


The key tasks in your new and exciting role with us :

  • Apply detailed knowledge of medical terminology, anatomical and physiological terms
  • Follow and develop locally defined coding rules and update and maintain clinical coding policies
  • Extract information from all types of clinical documentation and assess relevant health record content
  • Interrogate information and ask appropriate questions to resolve queries
  • Consistently apply correct coding to a range of typical case notes and more complex scenarios
  • Attend clinical / management meetings to discuss complex coding rules and guidelines
  • Develop and lead regular monthly peer coding audits and reviews
  • Help drive a process of continual change and education within the business regarding the importance of coding and its benefits
  • Liaise with medical / clerical staff to locate any outstanding uncoded episodes and / or the information required to code them
  • Provide advice and support on coding issues to wider stakeholders
  • Hopefully a description of you and your experience! :

  • Possess the National Clinical Coding Qualification (NCCQ) UK and attendance of a Clinical Coding Refresher Training Course every 3 years, where applicable
  • Experienced in clinical coding for a wide range of specialties
  • An understanding of the structure and content of SNOMED CT
  • An awareness of the structural differences between a terminology and a classification and how a terminology and classification fulfil different purposes
  • Experienced in working between SNOMED CT and the ICD-10 and OPCS-4 classification maps
  • Excellent communication skills and a flexible attitude, with experience of working with a broad range of coding classifications and terminologies
  • Skilled in carrying out clinical coding, processing of workflow documents and various administration duties related to the accurate coding of clinical information
  • Ensure strict confidentiality when handling patient notes and information
  • Benefits

    Why you want to work here :

    We understand the importance of good health and happiness for our patients and our employees. You can expect to be supported and valued as a member of out team and have the freedom to make the most of your role and careers with us! As part of that, as an employee you will have access to :

    Benefits :

  • Free Private Medical Insurance
  • Doctor Care Anywhere subscription for you and 5 members of your friends or family
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Competitive Maternity and Paternity leave
  • Bike2Work scheme
  • Other plus's when at DCA! :

  • 4 x charity Care in the Community days per year
  • Flexible working environment - It's important that you work wherever works for you. The office is a collaborative space where you will be needed for your input occasionally, but will have a mix of working in the office and working from home.
  • Progressive environment with a focus on wellbeing
  • An environment where the sky is the limit offering career opportunities and development
  • Open, transparent and dynamic environment, trusted to work independently but with a great team around you
  • Virtual Fitness classes three times a week
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