Position Details

Department: CORP | Quality Resource Management
Category: Legal/Risk/Reg Compliance
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 546479
Date Posted: 1/22/2021
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position is responsible for the management of institutional clinical databases and registries including the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database, Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium, American College of Cardiology IMPACT Registry, and the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Responsibilities include appropriate patient identification, accurate data abstraction and input, data analysis, report generation, data fidelity/quality assurance. Additionally, the Clinical Quality Improvement Analyst will collaborate with physician/clinician champions to use the data to identify opportunities for quality improvement and patient safety practices with their respective clinical specialties. The Clinical Quality Improvement Analyst will support and focus the quality improvement efforts.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Data Collection and Reporting
    • Identifies patients for inclusion into the appropriate database/registry in accordance with their respective inclusion/exclusion criteria and protocols
    • Collects and inputs patient data through the effective utilization of the hospital medical record system
    • Responsible for accurate and timely data abstraction and data entry in accordance with the database/registry protocols
    • Collaborates with appropriate physicians/clinicians for accurate data collection
    • Utilizes software applications for data collection and analysis
    • Identifies streamlining and process improvement opportunities in the data collection process
    • Generates and disseminates data reports to relevant parties including but not limited to physicians, nursing units, Quality Management Department, hospital committees, and administration
    • Attends applicable specialty quality meetings and morbidity and mortality conferences
    • Develops a system for data sharing and data protection within the institution
  2. Assess and Improve Patient Care
    • Reviews available data analysis reports with physician/clinician champions and identifies opportunities for patient care and process improvement
    • Collaborates with physicians and other staff to set quality improvement goals and develops methods for obtaining those goals
    • Establishes effective working relationships with various members of the hospital community and quality management team to influence practice change and sustain improvement
    • Utilizes critical thinking skills while taking into account the hospital organizational structure, processes, and goals when identifying and supporting improvement initiatives
    • Provides data to support other hospital projects including but not limited to surveys, physician peer review and ongoing physician performance evaluation, infection control practices, and research
  3. Database Participation
    • Serves as the liaison between the database and the institution and maintains working knowledge of the database protocols and updates
    • Reports database/registry changes to appropriate staff and leadership
    • Actively engages in database/registry trainings, conference calls, working groups where applicable
    • Attends annual conferences where applicable
    • Obtains and maintains specific database certifications where applicable
  4. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Two year (ADN) degree in Nursing, Four year degree in Nursing (BSN) Required
2. Bachelor degree in Nursing (BSN) Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Three (3) or more years clinical experience Required
2. Previous experience in data abstraction/data entry Required
3. Previous experience with dashboard creation, spreadsheet creation, graph and chart interpretation Required
4. Experience with electronic health records and electronic data entry Required
5. Congenital heart experience Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current State of Arizona RN License or an RN license from a compact state with multistate privileges Required
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Formal training in performance improvement or patient safety Preferred
2. Proficient at written and verbal presentations Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Frequently
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Frequently
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Constantly
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Constantly
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Frequently
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Constantly
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
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