Health Content Indexer

Portland, OR

Posted: 08/16/2018 Industry: IT Consulting Job Number: 11172160
6 months contract
Job Description: The role is within the Client Health Services product management organization coordinating and performing the content indexing function of matching and presenting the most relevant health content using a proprietary Content Management System.
Content Indexing consists of:

- Analyzing health, wellness, and benefits/HR content to identify related concepts

- Assigning subject, target, and other personalization indexing metadata to records according to specifications
e.G. Target to senior health and other demographics; target to heart disease, diabetes, pregnancy and other conditions

This position is responsible for executing the following functions and activities:

- Works collaboratively with the Content Manager to coordinate and schedule all indexing projects and work,

- Reviews internal and external health content, assigning subject and target meta-data to enhance search, retrieval, and personalization capabilities,

- Maps various health content resources provided in the portal to one or more pertinent " subjects,
Continual Quality Assurance of existing content to ensure accuracy and consistency of indexing and related metadata

- Select and upload content, as assigned
Required Skills: Understanding of health information-seeking behavior by consumers
Knowledge of controlled vocabularies and their structure (particularly UMLS and/or SNOMED)
Understanding of differences between concepts, keywords, and text words
Experience cataloging or indexing original digital content
Strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
Proven ability to grasp project requirements and act on specifications
Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills
Desired (not required) Skills: Experience in indexing of medical content, OR
Experience in original cataloging of medical materials, OR
Experience in providing consumer health information at point of delivery
Education/Certifications: BA/BS in an information management or health sciences discipline or equivalent experience
Master's degree (or working towards Master's degree) in library and information science preferred.

Sally Guimond

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