• Medical Record Specialist I

    Location US-NC-Durham
    Job ID
    Part Time Variable-Non-Exempt
  • Overview

    Social & Scientific Systems (SSS) works to improve public health worldwide by providing technical, research, and program management services to government, nonprofit, and commercial clients. The SSS team offers a synergy of expertise in clinical research services, epidemiology and public health studies, health data management and analysis, and program evaluation and policy analysis. Please join our dedicated staff of employee-owners in an environment that values diversity and supports health, well-being, and professional growth.


    To provide advanced professional skills in the leadership of team members and work within a self-directed/empowered team environment. Provide expert-level knowledge/skill for various diagnoses/conditions.


    • Completes any necessary NIH or SSS online training or security awareness.
    • Analyzes records for completeness and accuracy.
    • Recognizes the various formats of records and where to find appropriate information related to study.
    • Accurately abstracts medical records within the specified time frame.
    • Meets productivity standards and stays under projected error rate per project.
    • Ability to recognize discrepancies within a medical record and report such changes. 
    • Able to complete abrupt study deadlines that relate to medical record information.
    • Assists health information manager and other study staff with research of specific medical conditions or diseases.
    • Able to work on various medical records for multiple studies.
    • Strong research, investigative, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
    • Ability to synthesize information and concisely communicate, either verbally or in writing, findings and recommendations.
    • Provides health and medical data for medical conditions or diseases.
    • Completes and distributes correspondence to appropriate departments.
    • Responsible for quality control for various studies.


    Bachelors degree in related field or 3-5 years equivalent experience in related field. Experience with Word and Excel, excellent organizational skills, ability to work independently as well as in a team. Excellent comprehension skills. Medical coding, health information certification(s) or medical licensure required (e.g. LPN, RN, CPC, CCS, CTR, RHIA, RHIT).


    SSS is committed to fostering a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.


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