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Data Abstractor – Stroke Program
University of Mississippi Medical Center

Location: Jackson, Mississippi
Work Setting: Hospital
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UMMC is the state’s only academic health science center. UMMC includes seven health science schools: medicine, nursing, dentistry, health related professions, graduate studies, population health, and pharmacy. (The School of Pharmacy is headquartered on the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford.) Enrollment in all programs is more than 3,000 students.

The Medical Center’s three-part mission is to improve the lives of Mississippians by educating tomorrow’s health care professionals, by conducting health sciences research, and by providing cutting-edge patient care. A major goal of the Medical Center is the elimination of differences in health status of Mississippians based on race, geography, income, or social status.

With more than 10,000 full- and part-time employees, UMMC is one of the largest employers in Mississippi.

Job Description

In this role you will collect, abstract, submit, validate and analyze reliable data through high quality data compilation, documentation and entry into the Stroke Center database.

Required Qualifications

To qualify, you must have an Associates degree in health informatics or information management from an accredited program by the commission on accreditation for informatics or health information management education (CAHIIM) and two years related experience relative to data abstraction, data entry, data analysis, project management.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of coding to include procedures
Knowledge of electronic medical record
Knowledge of medical terminology and patient charts
Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications
Ability to read and interpret medical terminology
Verbal and written communication skills
Interpersonal skills

Education Qualifications

Associates degree in health informatics or information management


Pay will be commensurate with qualifications. Our benefits are quite competitive. Feel free to email us at for more information.

Instructions for Resume Submission

Please apply to this opportunity online: requisition number R00013981 .
The link is included.

Apply Online:—Main-Campus/Data-Abstractor-Stroke-Program_R00013981-1

Posted: May 26, 2021 at 2:02 PM
Post ID: 60959

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