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Quality PI Database Abstractor

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Stuart
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Job Details

I. Basic Purpose:

This position functions data collection, reporting and analysis for assigned database. Responsible for collecting accurate, complete and timely data to registry platform; submission of data; coordination of data collection, abstracting patient information and outcomes, documentation, and communicating results through reports and direct contact with departments, physicians, and staff for the purpose of improving quality of care and documentation. This position is eligible for telecommuting, however requires scheduled meeting attendance and improvement activities as assigned by the direct supervisor.

II. Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Complies with established corporate and departmental policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance methods, and safety codes. Demonstrates compliance with licensing, regulatory and accrediting agency provisions as required.

  2. Consistently demonstrates appropriate and professional communication behavior toward patients, customers, and coworkers. Cooperates with Management and peers to promote an environment of teamwork and collaboration.

  3. Reviews patient records for database indicators. Performs concurrent and retrospective medical record data abstraction for internal and regulatory mandated initiatives.

  4. Ensures database entries are complete and accurate.

  5. Documents and maintains records of database.

  6. Submits data within specified time frame.

  7. Performs timely follow up with patient or family for data collection purposes as defined by database quality metric. Record of this follow up will be kept electronically for reference.

  8. Ensures data abstraction is complete within 1 months of patient discharge.

  9. Responsible for data entry: analyzes, interprets, formats and presents clinical data for a variety of users; identifies services and/or cases for clinical studies and may support analysis of data.

  10. Identifies process improvement opportunities. Participates in system wide initiatives/ PI projects as requested.

  11. Maintains HIPAA regulations and standards.

  12. Maintains annual mandatory education requirements specific to position as mandated by Martin Health System.

  13. Performs all other duties as assigned or requested.

III. Minimum Requirements (experience, training, and education):

To effectively fulfill this position, candidate must meet the following requirements:

> Current, valid State of Florida clinical professional license pertaining to area of specialty - Primary Source online verification required directly from State of Florida licensing database

> 3 years current clinical experience; experience caring for patients with hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke preferred.

> Effective communications skills, analytical ability and evaluation skills essential.

> Ability to read and comprehend abstraction guidelines and updates to maintain integrity of data.

> Ability to use benchmarking concepts and tools.

Candidate should have experience with data collection and maintenance, including but not limited to: medical billing, insurance verification, authorization, and patient/customer relations. Knowledge of medical terminology, basic anatomy, physiology, and disease process required. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities, work independently with minimal direction and strong organizational skills are required.

Other required skills include documented experience in Windows based applications (Microsoft applications) with competence in word processing and database management, PowerPoint and spreadsheets. Candidate should have some experience gathering information in a complex hospital system environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Palm Beach , Quality PI Database Abstractor, Other , Stuart, Florida

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