JOB DESCRIPTION: Chart review and data abstraction in support of quality measurement, analysis, and improvement across Emory Healthcare. Job responsibilities require detailed/expert knowledge of regulatory requirements/standards which may include core measures, accreditation, registries and other quality metrics. The Quality Management Specialist supports interventions through interdepartmental collaboration and planning, multi-disciplinary communication and implementation/analysis of new care delivery processes impacting quality metrics. Serve as a resource for education and training regarding quality improvement, accreditation standards, internal process improvements and external regulatory requirements Assist in achieving goals of high quality, cost effective patient care and services, while demonstrating compliance with Joint Commission, CMS and other regulatory agencies. Collaborate with Leadership on recommendations for sustainable processes and system improvements to maintain quality metrics and/or accreditation related objectives. Participate in collaborative efforts with the Director by providing complete, accurate and timely feedback on status of compliance and collaboration for improvement of quality metrics and/or accreditation standards. Reports unusual or questionable situations to CQO/CMO and/or Leadership. Provide daily feedback to frontline caregivers to facilitate the completion of time. Facilitate compliance with quality metrics through collaborative planning, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of new care delivery processes, documentation processes and data. Assists the organization in maintaining preparedness for accreditation and licensure surveys. Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development. Attends educational in-services as appropriate. Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments. Identify specific patient populations requiring Core Measure and registry documentation (ex. HF/AMI/Pneumonia/SCIP, NSQIP, STS, and ACC) utilizing electronic processes and when indicated, concurrent chart reviews. Perform daily chart review and documentation of core measures, registry and selected quality indicators. Responds to requests to data aggregation and analysis. Serve as a resource to IS for integration of electronic processes impacting quality metrics/data. Participates in patient safety activities as assigned. Performs other duties as requested or assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's in Nursing or other Health related field. Minimum five years of experience working in a complex healthcare work environment. Current licensure as an RN in the State of Georgia. Knowledge of Quality Improvement Methodology, Data Collection and Analysis and Improvement techniques. Position specific experience or certification may be preferred based on various additional duties. BLS, ACLS, and Healthcare Provider certifications required.
QMS nurse to support Stroke Program. Duties include but not limited to completion of abstractions, aggregating and analyzing data, completing patient surveys, staff education, support stroke coordinator with entire program to maintain TJC Primary Stroke Certification.