Senior Medical Coding Specialist

Recruiter
DOCS Global
Location
Cambridge, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1158009021
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the top UK pharmaceutical companies, dedicated to creating and delivering innovative pharmaceutical health care solutions that enable people to live longer and healthier. Roles & Responsibilities of the position *Ensure all work performed is of high quality, compliant with Good Clinical Practice, ICH Guidelines and all applicable laws and regulations. *Complete all assigned trainings and courses in the ICON Training Management system (iLearn) (and / or sponsor system, as appropriate); ensuring all mandatory courses are completed before the designated date and that the required system specific training has been completed for current studies. *Record all billable and non-billable time in the appropriate timesheet management system. *Identify and apply appropriate codes from specific dictionaries to terms that require manual coding (e.g. adverse events, medications, procedures, medical conditions/history). *Accurately and consistently apply coding conventions to terms in accordance with all applicable procedures. *Review all coded terms within the clinical database for accuracy and consistency and appropriately address coding discrepancies or inconsistencies. *Accurately generate data queries where applicable to resolve coding discrepancies. *Maintain coding documentations within project files as appropriate. *Develop, review and update Data Management Coding Study Specific Procedures when applicable. *Support dictionary upgrades. *Generate and review status reports and metrics as applicable. *Provide inputs into the development of coding timelines. *As required, communicate effectively with the project team, Study Lead, Project Lead and Project Manager. *Prepare training materials for medical coding activit Job Requirements To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Prior relevant clinical research industry experience. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent accuracy and attentiveness to detail. Capability to work within a team environment. Excellent interpersonal skills. Knowledge of database technologies and processes such as Rave X coder. Knowledge of regulatory guidelines in relation to data quality and clinical trials conduct. 5 + years' experience. Remuneration & other details * Perm Position * Fully Home-based *0.5 FTE initially with a view to be increased to 1 FTE *Working for a reputable pharma company *Competitive compensation package on offer *Must have 5+ years experience and knowledge of Rave X Coder.

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