Medical Coding Specialist
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At ICON, it’s our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfil our mission to advance and improve patients’ lives. That’s our vision. We’re driven by it. And we need talented people who share it. If you’re as driven as we are, join us.
Brief summary of the role:
With minimal supervision perform medical coding of Case Report Form (CRF) terms using specified dictionary, thesauri and coding conventions to ensure coding integrity and consistency within the clinical database for specified projects.
Identify and apply appropriate codes from specific dictionaries to Case Report Form (CRF) terms that require manual coding (e.g. adverse events, medications/procedures, and medical conditions/history).
Accurately & consistently apply coding conventions to CRF.
Review all coded terms within the clinical database for accuracy and consistency. Identify coding discrepancies or inconsistencies
Accurately generate data queries where applicable to resolve coding discrepancies.
Maintain coding documentation within project files as appropriate.
What we are looking for:
Minimum of 1 year prior medical coding experience. Previous Clinical Data Management experience is considered a plus but not required.
Thorough knowledge of standard coding dictionaries (e.g. MedDRA, WHODrug).
Excellent understanding of medical procedures and terminology
Benefits of Working in ICON:
Our success depends on the quality of our people. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.
We offer very competitive salary packages and our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals – both ours and yours.
We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families along with other benefits.
ICON is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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