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RN Outcomes Specialist

Company: Cayuga Medical Center
Location: Ithaca
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Title: RN outcomes specialistDepartment: Quality and Patient SafetyReports To: Quality and Patient Safety Manager Job Summary:Responsible for reviewing medical records and abstracting clinical data elements for quality measures aligned with quality-based payment programs and regulatory agencies. Data must be accurately entered into the data management tools for submission to the appropriate regulatory agencies by mandated deadlines. Other responsibilities include concurrent rounding to ensure quality metrics are met, education of staff and providers on strategies to meet quality metrics and providing timely feedback to staff and providers on case fallouts and participating in quality improvement projects. In addition, the RN outcomes specialist may assist the Risk Management in incident and peer review activities. The RN outcomes specialist will participate in the Joint Commission readiness program (Tracer Rounds) and quality improvement teams related to nursing quality indicators.Job Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for learning/maintaining quality program requirements
    • Ability to navigate and understand the Electronic Health Record (EHR).
    • Accurately enters quality measure data into appropriate quality databases
    • Completes chart review, data entry and result transmission by established deadlines
    • Maintains a validation rate of at least 80% on records that have been reviewed and validated by CDAC for CMS.
    • Assumes responsibility for file upload, data correction, report generation, and data transmission to regulatory agencies
      • Completes required quality training including but not limited to Lean Six Sigma training.
      • In conjunction with the Director and/or Manager of Quality and Patient Safety develops tools to improve quality measure results
      • Makes rounds in hospital departments regularly to concurrently monitor quality measure compliance
      • Educates and coaches hospital staff on quality measures to improve performance, provides feedback reports to staff and providers on fall outs related to quality measures.
      • Generates reports for quality improvement initiatives and for various committee meetings.
        • Completes all mandatory services within the calendar year
        • Has completed the required training for each indicator set
        • Completes software vendor's training programs as required and available
        • Is flexible in assuming other appropriate responsibilities not noted above.Requirements:
        • Familiarity with location of documentation in the inpatient medical record.
        • Ability to work with others in cooperative projects and tasks.
        • Ability to work with information systems.
        • Attention to detail.
        • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
        • Ability to collect and correctly interpret data.
        • Current RN License



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Keywords: Cayuga Medical Center, Syracuse , RN Outcomes Specialist, Healthcare , Ithaca, New York

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