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Cerner Clinical Terminologist in Kansas City, Missouri


Job Title:

Clinical Terminologist

Job Description:

Are you looking to leverage your clinical experience to be a key player on Cerner’s Knowledge & Terminology team? As a Clinical Terminologist, you’ll be acquiring and standardizing clinical data across the continuum of care to enable solutions that effectively manage populations. Knowledge and Terminology aim to produce the highest quality data element mappings in the most efficient and effective manner possible. You’ll be analyzing the data to correctly identify concepts within health care. Standardization of source data into core nomenclature groups allow a person’s full context to be used in our industry-rising solutions, and this is the ultimate goal of our work.

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Additional Information:

Applicants for U.S.-based positions with Cerner must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

Due to specific client contract requirements, this position requires that the successful candidate be a U.S. citizen. The client contract also requires receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for the position.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

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Company Overview:

Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Health Care, Clinical Studies, Life Sciences, Health Informatics or related field or equivalent relevant work experience

  • ​Registered Nurse, Medical Technologist, Clinical/Medical Laboratory Scientist, Registered Health Information Administrator Certification, Registered Radiologic Technologist, or Registered Pharmacy Technician

  • At least 2 years of clinical work experience

  • Receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for your position

  • Due to the client contract you will be assigned, this position requires you to be a U.S. citizen

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 1 year of standard medical terminology work experience such as SNOMED CT, LOINC, ICD-10-CM, RxNorm

  • At least 1 year of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook work experience

  • At least 1 year of clinical workflow work experience


  • Willing to travel up to 0-20% of the time as needed

  • Must currently reside in or be willing to relocate to Kansas City, MO

  • Willing to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulations

  • Work in accordance with corporate and organizational security policies and procedures, understand personal role in safeguarding corporate and client assets, and take appropriate action to prevent and report any compromises of security within scope of position

  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned



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