• Clinical Terminologist – MCG Health

    We are a company of passionate individuals striving to improve healthcare and patient experiences. Our evidence-based medical content and software tools empower both payers and providers to make the best decisions for patients. Our work makes a difference in the quality of care that hundreds of thousands of patients receive each day and we’re proud of our positive impact.

    Our Clinical Informatics team is hiring! We are looking for a Senior Clinical Terminologist who will be an integral part of the MCG team! This role will directly support MCG’s initiatives to enable our industry leading evidence based clinical content for use in the digital informatics age. Your primary responsibilities will consist of a healthy mix of the following: research, data analysis, creation and management of value/data sets, code mappings and other clinical terminology elements (EMR data, artifacts, medication data, etc…), and driving the next generation of MCG solutions. This role also serves as the internal subject matter expert helping to define the standard application of terminologies across our solutions to ensure the integrity of elements as part of the interoperability between internal and external systems. You will engage frequently and work closely with the Manager of Clinical Informatics, Clinical Informatics colleagues, Software Engineers, Clinical Analytics, Physicians Editorial teams, Product Management and 3rd party experts, to collaborate and understand vision, deliverables, and timelines.

    A successful candidate will have excellent  knowledge in medical terminology and clinical knowledge across specialties, a good understanding of the health care system, in particular the information exchanged between health care providers and health plans. Excellent communication skills, attention to detail, the ability to organize and prioritize, characteristics associated with being a team player and an inquisitive spirit are essential.

    In this role you will:

    • Design, create and manage value sets and code mappings across multiple specialty domains including medications, laboratory, problems/diagnoses, encounter data, and units of measure
    • Work closely with Clinical Informaticists and Editorial team members to ensure value sets are applied in a way to ensure the correct application and intent of codified clinical content
    • Support emerging technology capabilities (NLP, AI, ML) leveraging both structured and unstructured EMR
    • Ensure high data integrity and quality of value sets and code mappings
    • Define and document process and policy for updating and managing value sets and data mappings used by MCG solutions
    • Define and maintain best practices for value set and data mapping across MCG for current and emerging terminologies
    • Serve as the MCG subject matter expert supporting internal application of terminology standards and nomenclature
    • Work on other projects or activities as assigned

    We’d love to hear from you if:

    • You have a PharmD, RPh, or more advanced clinical degree with emphasis in a related field or equivalent experience
    • You have 5 years’ experience working with healthcare terminologies and data standards including CPT, HCPCS, RXNorm, NDC, LOINC, SNOWMED, ICD-9, ICD-10, HL7
    • You have experience with NIH value sets, FDB medication data, and terminology value set/data mapping tools (ex. Apelon, etc..)
    • You have strong knowledge of medical terminology across specialties
    • You have strong knowledge of information/data flow between healthcare providers and health plans
    • You have experience working with structured and unstructured data from major EMR vendors (Epic, Cerner, NextGen, McKesson, etc..)
    • You are proficient with Office365 Suite tools including Word and Excel
    • You have experience working as part of a scrum team
    • You have experience working with Jira, Trello or other similar work management tools
    • You have excellent written and oral communication skills
    • You are able to multi-task while remaining detail focused

    We embrace diversity and equal opportunity, and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. It is only with diverse thoughts and ideas that we’ll be able to create the change we want in healthcare. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be for it.

    Please contact christopher.pouliot@mcg.com for more information


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