Res. Clinical Records Abstractor
RTI International - Atlanta, GA
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RTI s staff in the Statistics and Epidemiology unit conduct surveys and epidemiological and clinical studies and have research interests in child and maternal health, genetics, health disparities, and other chronic and infectious diseases. We are currently seeking a medical records abstractor with experience abstracting Labor and Delivery records. This position will be located in client facilities of the CDC in Atlanta, Georgia.
The person in this position serves as a Records Abstractor to support a multiple-source surveillance system in the metropolitan Atlanta area. Primary duties include:
Review and abstract detailed educational, medical, and developmental information for the Metropolitan Atlanta Developmental Disabilities Surveillance Program (MADDSP) or other special research studies.
Travel to schools, hospitals, clinics and other primary sources in the local metropolitan Atlanta area to review source records and abstract relevant medical, demographic, and diagnostic data onto computerized abstraction forms.
Enter data for upload to the main database.
Regularly meet with abstraction team to coordinate assignments and to discuss methods to ensure compliance with project protocols.
Participate in quality control activities
Bachelor s degree in Nursing with 6 years of experience or a minimum of 10 years of experience including training emphasizing medical sciences and terminology, including nursing or medical records.
Candidates for this position will have one year (preferred) of medical record abstraction experience for with maternal and/or child medical records (includes prenatal care, labor and delivery, neonatal care and pediatric care). Prefer candidate with obstetric and/or pediatric abstraction experience.
This position will require experience with web-based computer applications and Microsoft Access databases.
Candidate should be well organized, highly accurate, and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Data entry accuracy and meticulous attention to detail.
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.***
RTI is an independent organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition. With a worldwide staff of more than 4,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and a full spectrum of multidisciplinary services. Universities in North Carolina founded RTI in 1958 as the first scientific organization in and centerpiece of the Research Triangle Park.
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