Pediatric Clinical Improvement Specialist-Clinical Quality Abstraction

Posted on Apr 17, 2019 by Tenet

Detroit, MI 48228
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Under general supervision, directs and coordinates all aspects of assigned registry including data collection. data submission, quality report issues, outcome report review and analysis Acts as administrative contact to the registry or projects assigned responding to all requests from the registry for information to include: clinical interpretation of data element definitions; data submission process; data quality and cleaning; data submission to meet regulatory or stakeholder requirements, review of comparative institutional reports and use of outcome reports for quality measurement and improvement. Interviews patients and/or accesses the patients medical records and abstracts required clinical data. Responsible for the timely and accurate collection of data and entry/upload into the web-based program, as applicable. Participates in project training sessions and meetings, and maintains regular contact with the registry staff, assigned projects physician champions, nurses, and other clinicians and administrators. Serves as a source of clinical expertise in measurement of outcomes of care. Promotes consistent application, effective processes and accountability for the clinical improvement program. Establishes standards and procedures for projects such as tracking, reporting, recordkeeping and documentation; monitors progress on key quality initiatives and indicators, leading towards achievement of department and organizational goals. Keeps appropriate parties apprised of overall progress and monitors project results for significant deviations; proposes actions to ensure that timelines and deliverables are met; reviews project deliverables to ensure they meet standards and objectives. Contributes to the development of policies and procedures related to the clinical improvement program. Based on clinical knowledge of and experience in the delivery of patient care, consistent with Registered Nurse licensure, compiles, analyzes, interprets, and evaluates clinical and quality data collected as part of an integrated system-wide program of clinical improvement. Identifies opportunities for clinical improvement and involves the appropriate personnel. Facilitates and/or leads clinical improvement team efforts. Conducts or facilitates education of medical and hospital staff regarding continuous improvement methodology, tools and measurement. Assists clinicians in understanding measurement for improvement of practice. Participates in the ongoing development of clinical improvement and measurement of its effectiveness. May provide leadership to the Data Analysts in the Quality & Safety Department.

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Qualifications:
1. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Bachelors degree in Nursing (BSN) required.
2. Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Michigan.
3. Three years of progressively more responsible clinical and/or quality improvement/process improvement experience, including at least one to two years of experience in health care quality management and the application of continuous improvement methodologies, tools, standards, and guidelines.
4. NSQUIP Data Base experience preferred.
Job: Managers and Directors
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days

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Reference: 694509227