Senior Clinical Data Coder - (1804928) in Thane, IN at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/28/2018

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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey!

IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.


Provide comprehensive data management expertise (defined as efficient and quality data management products) to Data Management (DM) team to meet sponsor and company needs. Perform Clinical Data Management and/or Coding activities, and may provide leadership either in the role of the Lead Coder or in a specific CDM task (e.g. Data Operations Coordinator (DOC) or lead a coding related task on a mega trial).


 Serve independently as a Clinical Data Coder and/or Lead Coder or DOC for one or more protocols.

 Manage delivery of coding activities and/or stand alone coding projects through full study life-cycle (with minimal guidance).

 Validates/tests the coding application and programming of coding reports; may also test coding related datasets, coding related edits or any coding related programming activities.

 Perform comprehensive data management and coding related tasks including, conducting data review and writing and resolving data clarifications.

 Manage coding related project timelines with guidance from the DOC or Data Team Lead (DTL) or Manager.

 May perform review of coded data ensuring quality and consistency of coding deliverable.

 Perform Serious Adverse Event (SAE) reconciliation activities.

 May serve as a back-up for a Lead Coder, DOC or DTL.

 Perform comprehensive quality control procedures.

 Independently bring coding and project related solutions to the DM team.

 Handle audit requirements for stand-alone coding projects.

 Assist in implementing new technology.

 Understand and comply with core operating procedures and work instructions.

 Meet objectives as assigned.

 Develop and maintain good communications and working relationships with the DM team.


 Excellent knowledge of Medical Terminology, Pharmacology, Anatomy, or Physiology required for many tasks.

 Thorough knowledge of Medical Dictionaries used for coding (e.g. MedDRA, WHODD etc.).

 Understanding of the Data Management process from study start-up through to database lock.

 Knowledge of operating procedures and work instructions and the ability to apply them in practice.

 Solid understanding of Drug Development Process and its relevance to Data Management.

 Comprehensive understanding of database technologies related to data management and coding.

 Excellent organizational, communication and leadership skills.

 Excellent English written and oral communication skills.

 Ability to work on computer systems with ease and good working knowledge of computer programs.

 Ability to exercise excellent attention to detail and act independently with the initiative required to resolve problems.

 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and sponsors

 Able to make independent decisions within scope of authority and considers the impact of decisions on other groups/people.

 Effective team management skills including conflict resolution, delegation, and change management.

 Excellent interpersonal skills.

Job Requirements


 Bachelor’s degree, or educational equivalence in pharmacy, life sciences or related field or medical, nursing qualification with 2 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (any specific physical attributes or limiting factors to be accounted for):

 Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech.

 Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers.

 Extensive need to view computer screen for extended periods of time

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes.

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.

Job ID: 1804928