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Title: Manager of Medical Coding

Job Number: 2019-32258

Job Category: Clinical Data Management

Position Type: Full-Time

Job Overview

  • Manager of Medical Coding
  • permanent, salaried
  • Remote from anywhere in the U.S.

JOB SUMMARY
Act as supervisor of medical coders within local region, including resource planning, quality management and adherence to established practices

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide support, training, mentoring, feedback and performance/competency input for regionally based medical coders ensuring quality and consistency in coding practices
  • Effectively manage all regionally based projects requiring medical coding services including resource planning and monitoring of timelines
  • Assist with the tracking of project status, task completion, staff productivity and maintenance of metrics
  • Identify potential process improvement opportunities and discuss with Global Coding Team
  • Act as representative for Associate Director when required

KEY SKILLS & BEHAVIORS

  • Exemplify, deliver and expect professionalism using strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Anticipate changing priorities and demands and addresses them as needed using effective communication through both written and verbal methods
  • Advanced level of leadership skills. Promotes a positive working environment, fostering team work and taking accountability for actions and those within regional team

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  • Medical/Nursing or Life Science degree. Advanced degree preferred
  • Experience with Medidata Coder and DS Navigator
  • 7+ years of Dictionary coding experience using MedDRA and WHO-DD within pharmaceutical or CRO industry. 1+ years of team leadership or direct management experience.

Job Type: Full-Time
C: 17.15