Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System

About Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System

 

Job Category:

QA

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

29301

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Per Diem

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Quality Specialist

Posted: 07/5/2018

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The Quality Specialist will develop, implement, coordinate and revise clinical data review activities across the acute care continuum. The Quality Specialist is responsible for data collection and entry into comparative databases using retrospective review of closed medical records and concurrent review of open medical records and is accountable for working with nursing, physicians, and ancillary staff to champion mandated quality measures for improvement of evidence based patient outcomes. The Quality Specialist facilitates understanding of evidence based practices that have been identified to improve patient outcomes and translates current data requirements into achievable best practices that are incorporated into the organization system-wide.

Education/Experience requirements:

BS, BSN or BA in healthcare administration, nursing, health informatics or related field

5-7 years acute care experience; proficiency in Excel, Microsoft Outlook and Word; Yellow Belt body of knowledge or related area of expertise

Current state licensure in area of clinical training (RN, RT, Pharmacist, CSTR)

Core Job Responsibilities:

Timely data collection and data entry from EMR into specified data registry or for defined CMS measure

Develop and present reports from areas of expertise within assigned registry or regulatory body

Understand and apply current data definitions for all registry and CMS requirements

Participation in Regulatory and/or Registry related committee meetings as indicated

Collaborate with stakeholders, Registry Coordinators and Clinical Analytics Manager regarding process improvement activities identified through chart review

Referral of process improvement opportunities to other members of the Quality Services department, Risk Management, Patient Safety, Department Managers and Medical Staff

Provide registry and regulatory measure education to stakeholders and new staff

Assists in data validation for defined registry data points as assigned with recommendations for training on identified areas of opportunities

Assists in mentorship and onboarding coaching for new staff as assigned

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