Data Management Clinical Coding Specialist - US - Remote

Multiple Locations: Morrisville, North Carolina, United States • United States

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Requisition Number: 3880

Position Title: Data Management Clinical Coding Specialist

External Description:

We’re a global, midsize CRO that pushes boundaries, innovates and invents because the path to a cure for the world’s most persistent diseases is not paved by those who play it safe. It is built by those who take pioneering, creative approaches and implement them with quality and excellence. 


We are Worldwide Clinical Trials, and we are a global team of almost 2,500 experts, bright thinkers, dreamers and doers and, together, we are changing the way the world experiences CROs – in the best possible way. Our mission is to work with passion and purpose every day to improve lives and we are looking for others who value this same pursuit.   

Data Management is an ever growing and collaborative department! Our global team is a group of diverse individuals with wide-ranging experience within the industry. From start to finish, we are involved in clinical studies beginning with building the study database, to locking and delivering the final dataset for the project. Data Management reviews and ensures the clinical study data is of high quality for regulatory submissions.

The Data Management group is the perfect place to launch or further your career. Whether it is technical expertise, or coming from a clinical background, you’re able to hone and expand your skillset within our department. Spanning various roles from data support staff, database and SAS programmers, coders and functional leads, there is place for you!  

The Data Management Clinical Coding Specialist will utilize standard and/or sponsor custom dictionaries to code Adverse Events, Medical and Surgical Histories, Medications and any other sponsor requested medical terminology required for projects.  Ensure coding guidelines and company SOP’s are adhered to and dictionary versions / updates are maintained as appropriate for the project.

Tasks may include but are not limited to:

  • As a priority, perform clinical coding of study data for multiple projects.
  • Work closely with study teams and sponsors to establish coding procedures, implement applicable dictionaries and coding guidelines for projects as documented within the Data Management Plan. 
  • Generate coding consistency reports for internal Medical Monitor / peer review and for sponsor review at periodic time points specified for the project.
  • Coordinate dictionary implementation and version updates for projects as applicable.
  • Provide leadership/mentorship to support junior staff performing coding activities.
  • Attend sponsor and team meeting as necessary.
  • Provide regular updates to management regarding coding deliverables, metrics, coding issues, etc. as necessary.
  • Ensure clinical coding operations are conducted according to WCT SOP’s.
  • Other Data Management tasks as required.

Perform other duties as assigned.  The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

  • Must be computer literate and numerate with a willingness to adapt to various computer systems.  It is essential that the job holder works with close attention to detail and to be questioning about the validity of the data being entered. 
  • Excellent time management and man management skills.
  • Experience within Data Management and coding of study data terminology.


  • Educated to degree level (preferably Life Science), Nursing qualification, or relevant industry experience
  • Trained/experienced in coding with industry standard dictionaries (e.g., MedDRA, WHO-DD)




Employment Type: Regular

Community / Marketing Title: Data Management Clinical Coding Specialist - US - Remote

Company Profile:

We’re a global, mid-size CRO that pushes boundaries, innovates and invents — because the path to a cure for the world’s most persist diseases is not paved by those who play it safe, but by those who take pioneering, creative approaches, and implement them with quality and excellence. We are experts, bright thinkers, dreamers and doers and, together, we are changing the way the world experiences CROs, in the best possible way.

Location_formattedLocationLong: Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina US

CountryEEOText_Description: Worldwide Clinical Trials is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including age, sex, color, race, creed, national origin, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, political belief or disability.

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