Location: Greater Landover, MD
This position is responsible for reviewing, prioritizing, and analyzing adverse events. Additionally, this position is responsible for processing a variety of adverse events. While Analyst Coders may be assigned to perform the primary functions shown above, they will also be cross-trained to perform secondary duties according to business needs.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Analyze reporting forms to determine if they meet the designated Code Blue criteria.
- Assign the appropriate product, manufacturer, patient, and device problem codes that correlate with the patient consequences.
- Enter the product code, MFR short name, patient and device codes.
- Take phone reports from the general public.
- Identify reports not regulated and inform the Supervisor.
- Participate in team meetings to discuss coding and other processing issues.
- Interact with Administrative, Data Entry, Quality Control, and Editor staff to process the reports according to the quality guidelines.
- Query databases for information needed in the processing of the reports.
- Ensure the accuracy of data entered into critical fields, per coding principles and procedures and the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
- Perform data entry functions as needed; and provide quality assurance of the entered data providing critical feedback to data entry staff using a database designed to capture, track, and report errors.
- Perform coding in accordance with instructions for coding.
- Perform quality control and quality assurance procedures to ensure the appropriate selection of codes.
- Interface with internal users as well as external stakeholders.
- Apply and use tools such as MS Office Suite.
- Review and retrieve system data, match output with specifications in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures and resolve discrepancies.
- Possess or be able to obtain/maintain a Government FDA Security Clearance.
- Must possess a bachelor's degree in related health science fields such as nursing, pharmacy, veterinary, and/or certified licensed technicians as appropriate for each center.
- Good telephone etiquette.
- Clinical experience in different medical specialties.
- Team player, good organizational skills, flexible, open to feedback, and sensitive to time-related deadlines.
- Attention to detail and the ability to note and implement the changing regulations and procedures.
- Basic computer and typing skills are required.
- Registered Nurses preferred, but Licensed Practical Nurses are considered based on clinical experience.
- Work is primarily performed in an office environment.
This document is not intended to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all job-related activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Due to the nature of the industry, job tasks may be changed as necessary to meet the needs of the customer.
Unified Strategic Resources is an equal opportunity employer providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.