Data Quality Specialist

Job ID
2019-93946
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Transplant Administration
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
M-F 8:00am - 5:00pm
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
AZ-PHOENIX

Overview

Hello humankindness 

Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services.  Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

 

We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.

 

U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

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For the health of our community ... we are proud to be a tobacco-free campus.

Responsibilities

SUMMARY - Performs chart reviews, abstracts data, and provides various reports, data interpretation for performance indicators required by Joint Commission, CMS and other regulatory agencies. Adheres to specified database definitions and requirements as developed by regulatory agencies. Collects data for on-going and ad-hoc studies as directed. Has working knowledge of data variables, collection processes, standards and data dictionaries per guidelines. Completes chart abstractions meeting required deadlines and submits data to vendor. Identifies and communicates outliers as identified. Conducts monthly data validity. Trains and educates others in the area of Core Measurement Requirements, as it pertains to Quality Improvement and Assurance. Maintains Core Measurement knowledge through self-development and keeps current on all changes related to Core Measure requirements.

Qualifications

MINIMUM

BS degree in nursing, health information management, healthcare administration, or equivalent healthcare experience

Three years experience in healthcare nursing/quality, health information management, and/or equivalent healthcare experience

Strong computer proficiency; Presentation skills;

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

RN (if applicable)

 

PREFERRED

CPHQ

 

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