Clinical Terminology Specialist

Health Informatics
Alberta Health Services
ALB00105705 Requisition #
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  • Classification: Specialist
  • Union: Exempt
  • Department: Clinical Terminologies
  • Primary Location: Sheldon M Chumir Health Centre
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 15-AUG-2019
  • Date Available: 25-AUG-2019
  • Temporary End Date: 05-JUN-2020
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $28.20
  • Maximum Salary: $48.45
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

A minimum of 3-5 years of related experience in addition to a degree in Health Informatics or a health related field with demonstrated expertise in health information standards including clinical terminologies in an organization of significant size, scope, complexity and diversity plus appropriate certification, licensure or recognized designation. Successful completion of course offerings through SNOMED International or completion of post-secondary education and certification in Terminology Standards. Intermediate to expert skills in Microsoft Office including Excel with the management and manipulation of content. An appreciation and understanding of the design of classifications, reference terminologies and ontologies with an initial primary focus upon SNOMED CT and domain-specific (LOINC, pCLOCD, nursing, allied health, etc.) clinical terminologies and statistical classifications. Practical experience and an understanding of the clinical and administrative uses of SNOMED CT. Ability to develop, review, maintain, version and validate classification and clinical terminology artefacts with a high degree of accuracy and precision. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with advanced technical writing experience.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Experience with the use of vFire for issue intake, management and resolution.

Preferred Qualifications:

As Required.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.


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