Cerner Lead Clinical Terminologist in Missouri


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Lead Clinical Terminologist

Job Description:

Are you looking to leverage your clinical experience to be a key player on Cerner’s Knowledge and Terminology team? As a Lead Clinical Terminologist, you’ll map and aggregate clinical data across the continuum of care to enable solutions that effectively manage populations. You'll be creating and ensuring adoption of best practices for data standardization across current and emerging clinical terminologies and developing innovative, advanced terminology content and programs for rules, registries, analytics or applications within an HER. In collaborative environment you'll set priorities for development efforts based on alignment with business goals, strategic direction, voice-of-the-customer feedback, timeliness and client commitments. You'll be relied on as a subject matter expert for terminology guidelines and consult with clients, leadership and internal associates. In addition, you'll network and research to increase understanding and current competitive landscape, regulatory and accrediting guidelines, healthcare industry and market opportunity.

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Applicants for U.S. based positions with Cerner Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this 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, Sciences, Information Technology or related field, equivalent relevant work experience

  • Registered Nurse, Medical Technologist, or Clinical/Medical Laboratory Scientist Certification

  • At least 4 years of work experience using standard medical terminologies such as SNOMED CT, LOINC, ICD-10-CM, RxNorm

  • At least 2 years of clinical work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree or PhD in Nursing Informatics

  • 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 20% as needed

  • Must live in or be willing to relocate to Kansas City area



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Yes - Domestic/Regional


Kansas City

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Solution Strategy