Catholic Health System Data Specialist - Quality & Patient Safety (CH) in Buffalo, New York

Data Specialist - Quality & Patient Safety (CH)atCatholic Health

Date Posted:11/29/2016

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  • Data Specialist – Quality & Patient Safety (Catholic Health):To assist and extend the effectiveness of the quality & patient safety provided to Catholic Health (CH) patients by reviewing, abstracting & entering highly- sensitive, confidential data into the voluntary & mandatory registries that direct Performance Improvement Initiatives across CH. Review includes both in-hospital review and longitudinal review in physician offices. Supports CH Peer Review Conferences, Core Measure meetings & GWTG Stroke & HF Meetings by providing reporting guidelines, answering OFI questions, creating peer review summaries and interacting with Administration, clinical teams & medical staff in support of improvement initiatives.REPORTS TO:Quality & Patient Safety Data Center ManagerSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:NoneSKILL AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM):Education/ Experience

• Graduate from accredited Registered Professional Nursing ProgramORGraduate from B.S ProgramAND

• Two years experience required in specialty areas of neuroscience, vascular, cardiac surgery, cardiology and invasive & interventional cardiology preferredKnowledge, Skill and Ability

• Strong critical thinking skills, analytical and problem soling skills

• Ability to use independent judgment

• Strong Medical Terminology, especially in specialty areas of: neuroscience, vascular, cardiac surgery & diagnostic, invasive & interventional cardiology

• Strong Computer Skills

• Experience in Word, Excel & Access

• Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills required in working with Administration, clinical teams & medical staff

• Ability to work independentlyWORKING CONDITIONS:

• Travel between Catholic Health facilities will be required

• Reviews records and enters data into a computer on a daily basis.

• Must be able to prioritize work in a frequently changing work environment.Physical Effort:ACTIVITY & STRENGTH:Low Lift (floor to knuckle):Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (negligible); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)Mid Lift (knuckle to shoulder):Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (negligible); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)High Lift (shoulder and above):Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (negligible); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)Full Lift (floor to shoulder):Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (negligible); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)Carry:Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (negligible); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)Push:Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (negligible); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)Pull:Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (negligible); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)Overall Strength Category:Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (negligible); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)Dictionary Of Occupational TitlesConstant (C) 67-100% WorkdayFrequent (F) 34-66% WorkdayOccasional (O) 0-33% WorkdayNot Present (N)Activity - Job DemandWalk –FrequentClimb Stairs –OccasionalStoop –FrequentKneel –OccasionalCrouch– OccasionalReach (immediate)– FrequentReach (overhead) –OccasionalHandling –FrequentFingering -FrequentSitting– FrequentStanding– FrequentPush Cart -OccasionalPull Cart- Occasional

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time

  • Location:Buffalo

  • Job Type:Management, Health Care, Nurse

  • Experience:Not Specified

  • Date Posted:11/29/2016