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General Dynamics Information Technology

Schenectady, NY

Training Specialist - REMOTE! - Work From Home

Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-08-08
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Valid Through2023-02-10

Job Description:

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Public Trust/Other Required: None

Job Family: Training

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. We are seeking a Medical Record Abstractor to join our team supporting the Clinical Data Abstraction Center (CDAC) contract in York, Pa. As a Medical Record Abstractor on the CDAC contract, you will be trusted to utilize your vast medical record terminology and healthcare experience to collect disease-specific information from acute care medical records in support of several federal institutions including the Center for Medicare Services (CMS), Agency for Healthcare Research (AHRQ), and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). You will be part of a 100+ member team supporting the CDAC.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Assisting the Project Coordinator in developing, modifying, implementing, and presenting training programs required to meet contractual requirements and business goals.

  • Reviewing medical records and providing advice and instruction to abstractors and validation specialists on clinical data abstraction.

  • Reviewing abstractor and validation specialist questions related to diagnoses and other clinical documentation in the medical record.

  • Responding in a timely manner to abstractor and validation specialist questions through the white sheet process.

  • Assisting the Project Coordinator and other Training Specialists in the preparation of training plans for remote presentations.

  • Monitoring training progress of participants.

  • Participating in project workgroups in the areas of curriculum development and training.

  • Following all established processes and procedures.

  • Maintaining security and confidentiality of medical records and Protected Health Information (PHI).

  • Consistently meeting or exceeding expectations for quality and quantity of work established by the Company.

  • Consistently meeting attendance standards established by the Company

  • Interacting appropriately with peers and other co-workers. Contributing to a positive team spirit.

  • Performing other duties and projects as assigned.


  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience)

  • 2+ years of experience with medical records and/or training or equivalent education

  • Experience in effectively presenting training sessions and responding to individuals or groups of managers, employees, and customers

  • Experience leading and directing a team, managing resources, and collaborating with managers across programs

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite


  • Experience in work involving hospital medical records review

  • Remote work experience preferred

  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with all levels of the organization, both written and verbal

  • Ability to work well in a team environment, to collaborate with others, and interface with team members internal and external to the organization

  • Establish and maintain effective professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Ability to adapt to organizational change

  • Flexibility and ability to plan, prioritize, and execute multiple tasks in a fast paced environment

  • Self-motivated, well-organized, and detail oriented

  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and integrity


  • Detail-oriented

  • Dependable

  • Organized

  • Self-disciplined

  • Ability to work independently and on a team

  • Basic understanding of computers and applications such as Microsoft Word and Outlook

  • Good written communication skills

  • Desire to learn

  • Flexible

COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

The likely salary range for this position is $38,400 - $57,600, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

Our benefits package for all US-based employees includes a variety of medical plan options, some with Health Savings Accounts, dental plan options, a vision plan, and a 401(k) plan offering the ability to contribute both pre and post-tax dollars up to the IRS annual limits and receive a company match.To encourage work/life balance, GDIT offers employees full flex work weeks where possible and a variety of paid time off plans, including vacation, sick and personal time, holidays, paid parental, military, bereavement and jury duty leave. To ensure our employees are able to protect their income, other offerings such as short and long-term disability benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment, personal accident, critical illness and business travel and accident insurance are provided or available.We regularly review our Total Rewards package to ensure our offerings are competitive and reflect what our employees have told us they value most.

Job ID: 750841635031547425

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