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Actalent Senior Medical Coding Consultant (Remote) in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Title : Senior Medical Coding Consultant

Location: Flexible

Reports to: Associate Director, Medical Coding

The Role: Seeking a Senior Medical Coding Consultant in Clinical Data Management responsible for performing, reviewing and ensuring all medical coding is done accurately and consistently. Assist with the management of third-party vendors such as CROs to ensure the delivery of high-quality coding. Collaborate cross-functionally on coding related matters as appropriate in all therapeutic areas.

Here’s What You’ll Do:

· Provide independent review of data coded by third parties by ensuring consistent code assignment within a project by reviewing coding and


· Oversee work outsourced to CRO through medical coding review, synonym dictionaries review, therapeutically aligned coding conventions

· Review, and maintain guidance and training documentation for coding guidelines an accordance with ICH guidance, official coding guidelines and dictionary definitions

· Communicate issues that require decisions, including proposal for a solution

· Provide support to other departments concerning dictionary use and code assignment

· Create and maintain coding guidelines

· Ensure compliance with industry quality standards, regulations, guidelines and procedures

· Act as coding SME for project teams by providing cross-functional information on important changes both technically and content related

· Provides input to the departmental strategy and goals, working closely with the DM Lead team to ensure alignment with overall Corporate strategy and goals

Here’s What You’ll Bring to the Table:

· Bachelor of Science degree in biology or health-related field

· English fluency  

· 5+ years medical coding using WHODrug and MedDRA dictionaries

· 5+ years in Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology industry or CRO environment

· Knowledge of ICH/GCP guidelines, 21 CFR Part 11 and clinical trial methodology

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Detail oriented, ability to multitask with strong prioritization, planning and organization skills

· Excellent team player

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications

· Working knowledge of MedDRA and WHODrug best practice documents

· Experience with coding application(s), Medidata Rave Coder desirable

· Good understanding of Clinical Data Management processes and the applicable regulatory requirements


Good overview of all systems lined to the coding process, and understanding of their interactions and dependencies

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.