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Boston University HEALTH INFORMATION SPECIALIST, School of Medicine, Framingham Heart Study in Boston, Massachusetts

HEALTH INFORMATION SPECIALIST, School of Medicine, Framingham Heart Study



Job Location

Boston, MA

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Salary Grade

Grade 47

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Job Description

Located at the Framingham Heart Study of Boston University School of Medicine, this position is responsible for performing technical and administrative work as it relates to obtaining, analyzing and validating participants' medical records for categorization and compliance with Framingham Heart Study (FHS) standard protocols and ultimately to assure the integrity of the Framingham Heart Study Sequence of Events database. Monitors the Medical Health Update participant compliance rate. Trains other employees to conduct Medical Health Update interviews, including Health Information Management (HIM) issues with regard to confidentiality agreements and compliance. Also, generating medical records request to obtain medical information if indicated. The position may require supervising student volunteers.

Required Skills

  • 3-5 years of medical terminology and/or medical records working experiences is required

  • A Master's degree is the preferred degree level

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.