Dignity Health

Quality Data Abstractor

Job ID
2017-44080
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Clinical Integration
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Dignity Health Management Services Organization
Shift
Day
REDLANDS
CA
Standard Hours
Mon-Fri (8-5 PM)

Overview

MedProVidex is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dignity Health and a physician support organization that has historically provided physician practice and IPA management, but has expanded to support the infrastructure for Dignity Health’s Clinical Integration networks.  In this capacity, MedProVidex provides local and corporate support resources to the Southern California Integrated Care Network (SCICN), the St. Rose Quality Care Network (SRQCN), Arizona Care Network (ACN), Sequoia Quality Care Network (SQCN), North State Quality Care Network (NSQCN), and future networks.  

Responsibilities

The Arizona Care Network (ACN) is a clinically integrated physician network is a Dignity Health and Abrazo Health physician collaboration.  The Quality Data Abstractor is an employee of MedProVidex, a physician support organization owned by Dignity Health.

 

The Quality Data Abstractor supports the Clinical Performance Department by locating specified clinical data for abstraction from various forms of medical records through intensive medical record review. This position abstracts clinical information from paper or electronic medical record and populates data collection tool to support compliance with quality measures.

 

PRINCIPLES DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Gains clear understanding of criteria for compliance with ACN clinical quality measures (numerator and denominator).
  • Enters patient demographics into appropriate data collection tools.
  • From measures identified in data collection tool, reviews chart for applicable documentation to support quality measures. Gathers data from patient charts and record results via data collection tool.
  • Ensures a high degree of accuracy of information entered.
  • Works with practice physicians and clinical staff to set abstraction appointments, pulls charts according to the protocol and arranges for all necessary tools to conduct abstractions.
  • Collaborates with Data Analytics team to ensure accurate reporting of abstracted information from quality measures.
  • Represents ACN and members interest in supporting physicians to improve clinical quality documentation.
  • Provides accurate and prompt post-assessment findings to the Clinical Performance Department for review and follow-up.
  • Identifies opportunities for the Clinical Performance Representatives to assist providers/staff with documentation, work flow and/or process improvements to ensure clinical quality.
  • Aggregates summary data, tracks statistics, conducts analysis and completes standard reports.
  • Strictly adheres to confidentiality and established Protected Health Information guidelines required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  1. A) EXPERIENCE: Minimum two (2) years experience charting in medical records and/or chart data abstracting experience, preferred. HEDIS/GPRO experience strongly desired.
  2. B) EDUCATION AND TRAINING: High school diploma or equivalent required.
  3. C) LICENSE, CERTIFICATION: None
  4. D) OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Computer proficiency as well as knowledge of database entry.  Strong organizational skills, required. Knowledge of general office procedures and Microsoft Office applications. Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills, required.

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