RN Quality Improvement Registry Coordinator - Quality & Accreditation
The RN Quality Improvement Registry Coordinator supports clinical performance through chart maintaining and managing organizational registry. The RN Quality Improvement Registry Coordinator is responsible for utilizing registry data to support and initiate performance improvement projects and strategic initiatives. The Registry Coordinator works both independently and in collaboration with the medical staff and other members of the health care team. The Registry Coordinator is self-directed, plans and manages work with minimal direction, and reports the progress of work to the director of quality and the administrative team.
Maintains and manages organizational registries related to regulatory and accreditation requirements.
Analyzes, tracks and trends registry data to assess compliance and identify areas requiring improvement.
Assists the Quality Director and hospital administration in the development, implementation and assessment in performance improvement measures that are multi-disciplinary and patient-outcome focused.
Supervise the collecting, coding, scoring and development of processes for validation of data entered into the registry.
Assures application of a tracking process to monitor progress towards performance improvement goals.
Designs and coordinates reports using Registry data, preparing and disseminating statistical data, narrative summaries and comparisons, and graphic presentations.
Performs and/or coordinates quality audits on registry data to ensure compliance with regulatory/accreditation requirements to ensure national evidence-based guidelines and coding principles are used to preserve data integrity.
Effectively communicates improvements that are made to work groups, committees, staff, managers, and administrators throughout the organization.
Identifies and maintains quality improvement initiatives and participates in the organization's overall quality improvement program.
Coordinates with physicians, nurses, staff and outside providers to evaluate and improve specific patient care issues.
Serve as the coordinator for the identification, investigation, reporting and monitoring of incidents and quality issues while maintaining confidentiality.
Adheres to TMC organizational and department-specific safety, confidentiality, values, policies and standards.
Performs related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree from a qualified, nationally-accredited nursing program, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years RN nursing experience, preferably in an acute care setting. A background in quality, data analysis, and/or case review is preferred.
LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION: Active unrestricted RN license within the State of Arizona, or NLC.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Ability to provide clinical review of care processes.
Ability to navigate an Electronic Health Record.
Knowledge of regulatory quality requirements.
Skill in meeting facilitation.
Skill in both written and oral communications.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to inquiries or complaints from employees, physicians and/or their representatives.
Skill in the use of computer applications, and statistical analysis using a variety of tools such as EXCEL, Power Point, etc.
Ability to analyze complex situations and recommend action plans.
Ability to analyze clinical data efficiently and work with statistical concepts.