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Clinical Coding Lead - (Gaithersburg, MD)

MedImmune, LLC

Gaithersburg, MD
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Position Type:
Full time
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Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

                                       Location:Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
Job reference: R-007306

Posted date: May. 15, 2017



   MedImmune is the worldwide biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives every day. As one of the world’s premier biotechnology companies, our mission is centered on delivering life-changing products that advance world health, and help fight and cure disease.  As the Clinical Coding Lead in Gaithersburg, MD, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.  

   We’re constantly pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients, with a passion for discovery and a pipeline to show for it. We’re pioneering innovative research and exploring novel pathways across key therapeutic areas including oncology, respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, and infection and vaccines. And we’re industry-leading in immunology, protein engineering and translational science. We offer a unique and strong collaborative network as part of the AstraZeneca family, as together we explore synergies between small and large molecules.  

   MedImmune has a dynamic environment that fosters collaboration and innovation. We attract top minds, and we nurture and build top talent.  

   Main Duties and Responsibilities  

   As the Clinical Coding Lead, you will be a member of the Clinical Data Management team, reporting to the Associate Director of Clinical Coding. You will provide leadership in the planning and delivery of clinical coding deliverables to time, cost, and quality. Interface between the clinical project teams and Data Management Center to ensure seamless delivery of project clinical coding components.  


   Essential Requirements  

  •      Education: University degree in science related field; medical credentials preferred or equivalent experience.    
  •      Minimum of 3 years coding using MedDRA and WHO Drug Dictionary and/or Clinical Data Management experience in the Biotech/Pharma/CRO industry.    
  •      Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge and experience of most aspects of Data Management    
  •      Comprehensive knowledge of clinical and pharmaceutical drug development process and associated GCP.    
  •      Comprehensive knowledge or regulatory requirements as they relate to Data Management and Clinical Coding activities.    
  •      EDC experience strongly preferred.    

   Desirable Requirements  

  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
  • Highly organized and demonstrates close attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with a large degree of independence.
  • Ability to work effectively with external partners.
  • Ability to negotiate and influence others across functional areas.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective problem and conflict solving skills.
  • Ability to understand the impact of technology on projects.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • Ability to work in a global team environment.
  • Cultural sensitivity and diplomacy.
  • Ability to manage change.
  • Works Collaboratively.
  • Thinks Strategically.
  • Drives Performance.
  • Acts Decisively.
  • Passion for Customers.
  • Develops People and Organization.

   Next Steps – Apply today!  


   To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.  


   AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.