|Quality Managment Data Specialist|
|Category:||Professional / Technical|
|Facility:||Sarah Bush Lincoln - Main Campus|
|Schedule:||Full time (70-80 hrs pp)|
|Hours:||Monday - Friday|
Contact: Amy Zerrusen
Reporting to the Manager of Quality Management, shares responsibility for the coordination of the quality management computer system and other review and reporting activities within the Quality/Risk Management Department. Coordinates the integration of the Quality management computer system with the Health System to provide comprehensive data collection and reporting. Collects and enters data from patient care records and computer data, adhering to external and internal guidelines. Serves as a resource for data collection, entry and reporting. Participates with Medical Staff quality improvement activities by data abstraction and identifying occurrences for quality-of-care reviews. Prioritizes reviews to meet needs of department’s reporting schedule and national timelines. LPN, Accredited Records Technician (ART) or similar educational background or work experience in health care setting required. Clinical experience a plus. Medical terminology required. Computer experience required. Experience with computer spreadsheet and graphing programs an asset. Must be attentive to details in order to maintain accuracy levels as required by MediQual for Atlas computer system and CMS national guidelines. Knowledge of DRGs/ICD-9 coding preferred. Ability to perform basic mathematical functions with analytical skills required. Excellent oral and written communication skills required.