Advanced Group

  • Medical Coder

    Job Locations US-Nationwide
    Req No.
    2018-9980
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Client
    Advanced Clinical
  • Overview

    Advanced Clinical is a global clinical development organization that provides CRO, FSP, Quality & Validation, and Strategic Resourcing services for biopharmaceutical and medical device organizations. Our mission is to deliver a better clinical experience for our clients. With global experience in over 50 countries, we are committed to improving all lives touched by clinical research. We understand the complex nature of the clinical research industry and approach each opportunity with compassion. Together, we answer the hopes of patients and healthcare professionals with industry-leading services in global life-sciences. As part of the Advanced Group family of companies, Advanced Clinical employees provide the support, structure, and professional background and experience for better clinical trials and research. They are the foundation of our energetic and collaborative environment, where constant learning and service to others take top priority. We seek dynamic, hard-working team members who are inspired to work amongst diverse backgrounds and perspectives. From our altruistic mission to outstanding career development opportunities, there’s no better place to grow your career than Advanced Clinical.

    Responsibilities

    The Medical Coder is responsible for coding medical terms and medications using MedDRA and WHO Drug dictionaries, creating a Coding Plan and facilitating the review and approval process with the client (if applicable), reviewing coding listings, issuing coding related queries when necessary to code a term, performing quality control review of the coding dictionary setup in the respective coding tools, performing coding license validation of all clients, and communicating related problems to the coding vendor and/or study team as appropriate. Coding is performed using a variety of coding systems that are dictated by the client.

    • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
    • Create a Coding Plan and facilitate the review and approval process of the Coding Plan with the client (if applicable)
    • Perform coding of medical terms using MedDRA, MedDRA Term Selection: Points to Consider Guidelines, and client specific coding conventions (if applicable)
    • Perform coding of medications using WHO Drug, WHO Drug Best Practices guidelines, and client specific coding conventions (if applicable)
    • Review coding via data listings to check for accuracy, consistency, and medical sense
    • Provide the client with coding listings and facilitate the review and approval process of the coded terms
    • Issue coding related queries when necessary to code a term
    • Communicate coding related problems to the coding vendor and/or study team as appropriate

    Qualifications

    • Education: Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s degree with at least 2 years of experience in clinical research and/or management approval is required. An MD, RN or a graduate degree in a scientific/medical area or equivalent experience is preferred.
    • Certification: CMC MedDRA Coding Certification is preferred but not required
    • Experience: Minimum 6 months experience using MedDRA and/or WHO Drug is required.

    This job description is a summary. It is not intended to be comprehensive in detail. Individuals with this job title will be expected to perform according to their individual goals and evaluations in addition to this job description and all applicable standards (SOPs, manuals, code of conduct, laws, regulations, etc.).

     

    What’s in it for you? Advanced Group offers competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits packages, and a flexible work environment designed to help our team members and their families stay healthy, meet their financial goals, and generally thrive in and beyond work. Visit the links below to discover all that Advanced Group has to offer:

     

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    This practice applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, layoff, Company-sponsored education, social and recreational programs, and treatment on the job.  If you have a disability or handicap and would like us to accommodate you in any reasonable way, please inform your recruiter so that we can discuss the appropriate alternatives available.

     

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