Dignity Health

  • Quality Data Abstractor

    Job ID
    2018-64215
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Clinical Integration
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    Dignity Health Management Services Organization
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    Phoenix
    State/Province
    AZ
    Standard Hours
    Mon-Fri (8-5 PM)
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    The purpose of Dignity Health Management Services Organization (Dignity Health MSO) is to build a system-wide integrated physician-centric, full-service management service organization structure. We offer a menu of management and business services that will leverage economies of scale across provider types and geographies and will lead the effort in developing Dignity Health’s Medicaid population health care management pathways. Dignity Health MSO is dedicated to providing quality managed care administrative and clinical services to medical groups, hospitals, health plans and employers with a business objective to excel in coordinating patient care in a manner that supports containing costs while continually improving quality of care and levels of service. Dignity Health MSO accomplishes this by capitalizing on industry-leading technology and integrated administrative systems powered by local human resources that put patient care first.

     

    Dignity Health MSO offers an outstanding Total Rewards package that integrates competitive pay with a state-of-the-art, flexible Health & Welfare benefits package. Our cafeteria-style benefit program gives employees the ability to choose the benefits they want from a variety of options, including medical, dental and vision plans, for the employee and their dependents, Health Spending Account (HSA), Life Insurance and Long Term Disability. We also offer a 401k retirement plan with a generous employer-match. Other benefits include Paid Time Off and Sick Leave.

    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 Dignity Health Management Services Organization (Dignity Health MSO).

     

    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

    A) EXPERIENCE: Minimum two (2) years experience charting in medical records and/or chart data abstracting experience, preferred. HEDIS/GPRO experience strongly desired.

    B) EDUCATION AND TRAINING: High school diploma or equivalent required.

    C) LICENSE, CERTIFICATION: None

    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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