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Performs timely and accuate abstraction of MiChart data and assimilatioin of information related to physiologic risk factors, physiologic status, and technologic resource utilization of all patients admitted to PICU, PCTU and Holden Neonatal ICU and Pediatric Congenital Heart Acute Care. Data entry and verification of record elements into internal and external registries or database utilizing clinical judgment and understanding of specifications and definitions related to appropriate data elements and metrics. Attend patient care rounds where and when appropriate. Conducts regular review of data for quality assurance and to assess trends and identify areas for improvement and possible action.  Develop and present both high-level and detailed reports, as needed, identifying opportunities for improvement or further analysis. Provides clinical expertise and collaborates with multidisciplinary team to recommend improvement opportunities, action plans, and implementation processes, including related education and follow-up in various department, unit and/or project-specific meetings.  Works closely with Quality Analytics and H.I.T.S. to implement electronic support of clinical data to reduce the burden of manual data abstraction, analysis and reporting.  Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field and three to five years of related clinical experience in a Pediatric or Neonatal ICU. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge regarding clinical quality, (e.g., best practice alerts, clinical guideline development, other clinical quality improvement).
  • Demonstrated ability to work with an interdisciplinary team, including clinicians. 
  • Experience with data entry, computers, data abstraction and analysis (e.g. Excel, SPSS, SAS, Tableau).
  • Experience with Michigan Medicine's Epic (MiChart) electronic medical records.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to perform in a self-directed manner within a team-focused framework. 
  • Must maintain all institutional,state and federal requirements for patient confidentiality, database management and access and reporting or analsis. 
  • Must be able to conduct himself/herself in a professional manner.
  • Must exhibit sound judgment, tact and dependability. 
  • Must exhibit good organizational skills.

Desired Qualifications*

  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in nursing, respiratory therapy or health sciences.
  • Insight and knowledge regarding challenges and pressures facing providers and clinical quality improvement.
  • Three to five years of clinical experience in a Pediatric or Neonatal ICU as a Registered Respiratory Therapist, Registered Nurse, or a combination of similar education in health science and experience.  
  • Experience with the institutional Clinical Design, or similar programs. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of process improvement, lean principles, and associated tools and techniques. 
  • Knowledge of UMHS MiChart EMR system. 
  • Registered Nurse or other license healthcare professional.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.