Annotation Specialist, Medical Reports (Part-Time Contractor) at Covera Health

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About the company

At Covera Health, we have proven that advanced data science can prevent serious misdiagnoses which result in poor outcomes for patients and increased costs for payers. Using our proprietary framework, we help patients recover better, faster, and more affordably. Today, we are working with some of the largest employers and healthcare payers in the country to impact millions of patient lives. We are passionate about improving healthcare for every patient.

 

About the role

We are looking for detail-oriented individuals with clinical training and/or backgrounds to join us in our goal to improve the quality of care for patients in communities across the nation. As an Annotation Specialist, Medical Reports, you will be responsible for annotating radiology reports for key phrases and text to support our ongoing data science research and development efforts. You will work with a growing multidisciplinary team of talented clinical researchers, data scientists, statisticians that works at the intersection of clinical knowledge and advanced data science. The ideal candidate for this role has great attention to detail and is comfortable conducting repetitive work with clinical reports. 

 

This position is for 15 - 25 hours per week, and some work can be done remotely via a secure web browser at flexible hours. There is a required in-person training session in our offices in Midtown East, Manhattan.

 

Responsibilities 

  • Leverage your (radiology) clinical training and knowledge to label phrases and key terms within radiology reports through a web application

  • Have the ability to interpret medical reports promptly and accurately, and distinguish the meaning and context of specific medical terms

  • Collaborate with the data science team to help improve the annotation interface and contribute your ideas to improve the annotation process 

  • Learn basic machine learning knowledge to better understand how annotations are used, allowing you to make more judgement calls on edge cases that may come up during labeling

Requirements

  • Clinical (radiology) experience and/or training, heavy preference for experience with radiology: 

    • Medical Student (4th Year) experience in radiology rotation

    • MRI / CT Radiology Technologist with experience with radiology reports

    • Physician’s Assistant with experience with radiology reports

    • Doctor of Medicine (MD)

    • Physical Therapist with experience with radiology reports

    • Other equivalent medical training / experience with radiology reports

    • **No Medical Licensure / Malpractice Required**

  • Prior experience with radiology, radiology reports, and radiology nomenclature / naming conventions associated with radiology, is heavily preferred
  • Ability to read and comprehend medical documents quickly and accurately, identifying the meaning of specific text and phrases

  • Ability to work autonomously and meet bi-weekly deadlines

  • Detail oriented, patient, and meticulous

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Google Docs, Google Sheets, or similar MS Office software

  • Passionate about technology, data science, and healthcare

 

Benefits

  • Flexible schedule, can work remotely or on-site following a mandatory on-site training

  • Frequent team outings and events 

  • Bright, open office with kitchen stocked with snacks

  • Convenient office location in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, close to Grand Central 

  • Work with a group of passionate, fun, focused team passionate about changing healthcare

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