The Michigan Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons (MSTCVS) Cardiac Surgery Quality Collaborative is currently seeking a Clinical Quality & Outcomes Coordinator. The Coordinator supervises the institutional processes related to data abstraction, monitoring, validation, analyses, submission, and reporting, associated with clinical performance data collected for the MSTCVS database from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) Adult Cardiac Surgery and General Thoracic Surgery databases, the STS/ACC TVT Registry, and PERForm Registry.
Conducting Quality Audits and monitoring data accuracy of the clinical data abstractors at all 33 participating centers. Teaching and educating MSTCVS/STS coordinators clinical aspects of data collection resulting in appropriate interpretation and collection of data variables. Reviewing and assessing all new data abstraction changes and educating clinical data abstractors to new definitions and criteria for abstraction. Participation in the planning of presentations and educational offerings during the MSTCVS quarterly and outreach meetings. Work with project managers and director to determine agenda and goals of meetings. Educating participants on quality improvement methodologies related to outcomes and monitoring of quality improvement efforts.
Master's degree in a health science discipline (or equivalent experience) is required. A minimum of five years’ cardiovascular surgery experience and/or exposure to STS data registries. Experience with participation in quality improvement efforts. Ability to communicate skillfully and concisely, both verbally and in writing. Demonstrates ability to work in a team environment with effective leadership skills. Demonstrates ability to work independently, to meet deadlines efficiently, to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and to be highly self-motivated. Applicants must be willing to travel within Michigan, to participating centers outside the State, and to applicable local, state and national conferences.
Five years’ experience with STS Databases and/or cardiothoracic surgery experience; one year STS/TVR Registry experience or Cardiac Cath Lab TAVR team clinical experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
40 per week, full-time
Days / Monday-Friday / Some weekends required
Hours and schedule will vary based on audits, site visits, and quarterly meeting schedule
Medical School vacation/sick eligible
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