Clinical Data Management Associate

Clinical Data Manager

Minimum Preferably Bachelor?s Degree in Computer Science/Biology Certified training for Associate Clinical Data Management (programme aligned to SSC/ Q2401 released by IT ITe


Minimum 0-2 years of work experience/internship in related area

The tasks an Associate Clinical Data Management is expected to perform include:Organising and maintaining information related to medical research

Performing data coding of records Ensuring completeness, correctness and quality of the data generated during clinical trials, with high accuracy

Processing data for claims on behalf of both, payers and providers Setting up, configuring and updating employer accounts for outsourced health insurance schemes Verifying eligibility of applicants to enrol in health insurance schemes and the level of benefits they can avail Processing claims on behalf of health insurers Ensuring payment of health insurance claims on behalf of healthcare providers Verifying eligibility of claims against policy documents Analyzing explanation of benefits (Eo

B) documentation to determine amount to be claimed Responding to queries from patients, policyholders and health insurers in line with SLAs Monitoring payments from health insurers and taking action in case of delays in payment

Knowledge of methods/tools used to verify eligibility of applicants and the associated level of benefits Basic understanding of dictionaries used for coding and for standardisation

Familiar with procedures for obtaining signed contracts from healthcare providers Knowledge of different types of claims and how to deal with them

Basic knowledge of essential information required for health insurance claims Familiar with eligibility criteria and level of benefits for health insurance schemes Familiar with agreed timescales for payment and the procedures to follow if payments are late Skilled in determining the amount of claims using explanation of benefits (Eo

B) documentation

Certifications/courses/trainings in clinical trial management or research methodology

Hardworking and persistent

Attention to detail Result-oriented

Ability to work independently

It is a desk job

Neednot handle a team

Local travellingis not a part of this job role

Part-time work andcontractual jobs are not available

Work from homeoption is not available

Working hours

Multinational companies usually work for 5 days a week and 8 to 9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift working may predominantly not be available

Overtime may be required

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Yes

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous One may develop occupational hazard like poor eyesight, obesity, joint pain, etc. if not taken care of

For fresher - INR 17,000 to INR 35,000 per monthFor candidates with experience - INR 41,000 to INR 63,000 per month (These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Prospects in IT/ITES and Pharmaceuticals Industry

According to ?Human Resource and Skill Requirements in the IT and ITES Industry Sector(2022)report, the IT service spending is expected to increase to US $ 1.5 to 1.7 trillion till 2022. It is expected that the share of IT and ITES would change from about 75% and 25% respectively to about 60% and 40% respectively, indicating an increasing share for the ITES (BPO/KPO) segment. Based on the trends witnessed in productivity and the likely growth potential of the IT and ITES industry, it is expected that the industry would employ about 7.5 million persons directly by 2022.

Thepharmaceutical industryin Indiais the world's third-largest in terms of volume. According to Department of Pharmaceuticals of the IndianMinistry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, the total turnover of India's pharmaceuticals industry between 2008 and September 2009 wasUS$21.04 billion. According toIndia Brand Equity Foundation, the Indian pharmaceutical market is likely to grow at acompound annual growth rate(CAGR) of 14-17 per cent in between 2012-16.

Hence the jobs in related to pharmaceuticals will be abundant in the near future from both, outside players and Indian companies.This means there will be an increase in the demand for Associate-Clinical Data Management.

Cities across India