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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Quality Management Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

At Emory Healthcare, we integrate science and caring to change the face of health care. Our team members are courageous individuals who are willing to challenge the status quo and help find solutions to complex problems. We’re empowered to influence change for, and with, our patients, their families, the community and each other.

As one of the leading academic medical systems, we’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

We’re defining a new standard of care for humankind. Are YOU ready to join us?

Description

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.

  • Must have a valid, active unencumbered Nursing license or temporary permit approved by the Georgia Licensing Board. 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.

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Division Emory Healthcare Inc.

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30308

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EHI Office of Quality

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 74142

Job Category Nursing

Schedule 8a-5p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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