This role will be responsible for gathering, analyzing, and interpreting data to identify opportunities to improve the cost and quality of care for EP patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. This position is responsible for management of the LAAO (Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion) Registry and oversight of the ICD Registry. Partner with CVC Quality Data Manager related to regulatory requirements/new CMS legislation. Support the EP Quality Director in prioritization and management of non-registry related quality improvement projects. Work in a collaborative manner with physicians, APPs, nurses and other clinicians to develop strategies to improve performance. Under FLSA, incumbents in this position are exempt.
- Takes Leadership role in improving data quality, including the use of routine audits while evaluating opportunities to assess and improve EP outcome measures associated with EP procedures
- Management of LAAO Registry, including chart level abstraction, ensuring data completeness and accuracy
- Oversight of ICD Registry abstraction, ensuring data completeness and accuracy
- Develops, prepares and maintains reports including the review and distribution of quarterly ICD and LAAO ACC-NCDR reports
- Support the development, implementation, and evaluation of quality improvement initiatives in concert with the clinical faculty and staff with focused QI projects for registry measures where performance is below the national benchmark
- Uses clinical data for benchmarking clinical performance and works collaboratively with EP faculty to enhance clinical documentation to meet registry requirements
- Education of EP trainees and advanced practice staff regarding quality measures
- Gathers, analyzes, and interprets data to identify opportunities to improve quality of care for EP patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings
- Review and analyze quality data generated for EP faculty by the Quality Department and provide feedback in conjunction with the EP Quality Director
- Collect and prepare data for quarterly EP morbidity and mortality conferences
- Support integration of regulatory/government related requirements into clinical processes
- Attends state and national data meetings to maintain competency in data collection
- Cross trained in other CV registries, routinely completing minimum abstraction to volume maintain competency, serving as back-up abstractor as needed
- Collaborates with other entities in the health system to ensure best practice
- Other duties as assigned or required for registry or quality improvement projects
- Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology and understanding of cardiovascular related diseases including arrhythmia and device management and related diseases
- Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision with diverse teams of people in a diplomatic, collaborative and effective manner
- Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills with exceptional attention to detail
- Exceptional organizational and computer skills are required with proficiency in Microsoft software applications, UM outpatient and inpatient systems
- Demonstrated problem solving and conflict resolution skills
- Ability to multi-task, work well under time constraints and meet deadlines
- Demonstration of commitment to FCVC Core Value
- Senior Level: Bachelor's degree in a recognized field which is directly related to the duties of the position and at least 5-8 years of experience in analyzing and interpreting process, clinical outcomes and costs of care.
- Intermediate Level: Bachelor's degree in a recognized field which is directly related to the duties of the position and at least 3 years of experience in analyzing and interpreting process, clinical outcomes and costs of care.
- Registered nurse with minimum of 3 to 5 years nursing experience in cardiovascular related field
- Experience with LEAN methods to improve cost and quality of care
- Registry experience
- Experience with basic data analytics, ability to create charts/graphs for data visualization
- Experience leading quality improvement projects
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
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