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Sr Clinical Data Abstractor
Updated on 2/1/2023
Experience Level
  • Master's degree in health sciences at minimum (may be supplemented with a B.A. degree accompanied with an CURN U.S. license, or one of the other nursing specialty certifications related to rare or chronic diseases or diseases of the organs)
  • 7+ years of clinical data abstraction, research, or clinical data management; specialty in genomics data (may be supplemented by a minimum of 4+ years of direct clinical/clinical trial/EDC experience accompanied with an CURN U. S. license (or one of the other nursing specialty certifications related to rare or chronic diseases or diseases of the organs) or a minimum of 4+ years of direct clinical/clinical trial/ED experience accompanied with an PA, NP, or DNP U.S. license in the clinical areas of rare or chronic diseases or conditions and diseases of the organs)
  • Licensed as a nurse is required with extensive experience working in rare or chronic diseases such as kidney diseases or conditions and diseases of the organs; CURNs (or one of the other nursing specialty certifications related to rare or chronic diseases or diseases of the organs) preferred
  • Requires direct experience with medical record abstraction across multiple platforms (paper records, different electronic medical record systems, EDC, registries, etc.)
  • Ability to work independently, with little to no direction, and as part of a team
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • In-depth attention to detail and a fast learner
  • Experience working with startup companies and respond to shifting priorities and changes
  • Ability to interact with various levels of staff and external customers
  • Possess a high level of initiative and self-motivation
  • Strong computer and Microsoft Office skills
  • Experience working with multiple monitors
  • Strong familiarity with oncology data codification and various clinical data ontologies such as ICD-9-CM and SNOMED CT
  • Strong familiarity with data abstraction tools, EDCs, and registries and working with system change requests, and providing design input in the design of such databases
  • Medical terminology experience
  • Experience with multiple electronic medical record systems such as Allscripts, OncoEMR, Cerner, Epic, NextGen, Meditech, Cerner, etc
  • Experience working with paper, handwritten, and electronic forms of records/unstructured data and various file formats such as pdfs, RTFs, jpegs, etc
  • Experience creating or supporting the creation of abstraction business rules, policies and procedures, quality review plans and procedures, and data management plans
  • Experience with achieving and assessing abstraction quality and productivity requirements
  • Responsible for performing abstraction for ad hoc and ongoing internal and external data and abstraction requests for cancer information
  • Abstraction responsibilities include manually reading, reviewing, and abstracting clinical data from medical records
  • Tracking patients and data abstracted, along with meeting program productivity requirements
  • Conducting peer quality reviews on records abstracted by abstraction peers, tracking records quality reviewed and through the entire abstraction life-cycle
  • Engage with multidisciplinary teams to support and perform abstraction activities
  • Maintain confidential, accurate, and detailed records and reports
  • Identify clinical data gaps within existing patient medical records across the entire clinical
  • Support the creation of department/organization abstraction and quality control policies and procedures
  • Attend cross-team meetings and provide relevant reporting to cross-teams and directly to the Staff Manager, Clinical Data Abstraction
  • As requested, work with medical officers within Natera by providing abstraction demonstrations and reviews
  • Other duties as assigned

1,001-5,000 employees

Clinical genetic testing
Company Overview
Natera's mission is to change the management of disease worldwide with a focus on reproductive health, oncology, and organ transplantation.
  • Flexible medical plans
  • Investment options
  • Time off
  • Workplace perks
Company Core Values
  • A person behind every sample
  • Embrace diversity
  • Be accountable
  • Think team
  • Learn and nimble
  • Show me the data
  • Be ready to change the world
  • Integrity is in our DNA