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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

F/T - Global Taxonomy Product Manager - Elsevier(PA)

Global Taxonomy Product Manager
Elsevier Health Sciences

Elsevier USA
Philadelphia, PA

The Elsevier Health Sciences (EHS) Smart Content Product Manager is responsible for the extension of Elsevier Merged Medical Taxonomy (EMMeT) to fully support select clinical vocabularies, terminologies, and coding systems such as FMA, SNOMED-CT, ICD-9, ICD-10, CPT, and LOINC. The Product Manager must have proven expertise in building crosswalks among standard terminologies, with specific experience in normalizing, mapping, resolving conflicts, and managing updates. Ideally, s/he will have background in clinical informatics. Experience with domain modeling is required.
Partnering with domain experts and product managers to clearly identify and define vocabulary requirements for EHS products
  • Creating a roadmap for the inclusion of selected vocabularies in EMMeT
  • Implementing best practices for vocabulary management
  • Supporting and working closely with the Knowledge Representation Specialists on the mapping of vocabularies into EMMeT
  • With the Smart Content VP and Director, aligning vocabulary extensions to the overall business goals for EMMeT
  • Working with the technology and operations teams to provide enhanced tool requirements for vocabulary management
  • Setting and meeting project deliverables and timelines using Agile development methodology
  • Monitoring developments in medical informatics and terminology standards
Elsevier is the world's leading provider of scientific, technical and medical (STM) information, tools and resources. A global company based in Amsterdam, Elsevier partners with scientists, researchers, healthcare providers, educators and decision-makers in academic institutions, governments and corporations to help them find, evaluate and use information. Our breadth of content is unparalleled, spanning virtually every STM field in the world and includes such distinguished brands as Gray's Anatomy, The Lancet and Cell. Using innovative technology, we deliver our content through tools that help our customers be more productive and successful in their work. ScienceDirect delivers the worlds' leading journals electronically to over 11 million readers in 200 countries. And physicians in 95 percent of teaching hospitals rely on MD Consult to get critical information that can save lives. Elsevier employs over 7,000 people in more than 70 offices worldwide. We are an employer of choice, attracting and developing talented and creative people who thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as a real opportunity for career growth in a growing organization. Elsevier is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.
  • Informatics degree, preferably medical or bio-informatics
  • At least one year of clinical domain modeling experience with standard medical vocabularies and crosswalks including to ICD, SNOMED, MeSH, UMLS, and others
  • Experience working in Health Information Technology (HIT) including Electronic Health Records (EHR) development or implementation.
  •   Established network within the medical informatics community
    • Knowledgeable of the product development process
    • Proven communication skills
    • Ability to quickly and successfully build relationships and credibility with all teams across a matrix organization
    • Management experience preferred
    • Typically possesses over 5 years of relevant work experience

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