Quality Analyst - Quality and Patient Safety, Full Time, Day
Mary Washington Healthcare
Location: Fredericksburg, Virginia
Internal Number: R-12806
Start the day excited to make a difference...end the day knowing you did. Come join our team.
This position is accountable for clinical core measure data abstraction at Mary Washington Healthcare, identifying trends, communicating opportunities for improvement and participating in the formulation of improvement strategies.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Perform record review and abstract data elements for CMS/ Joint Commission Core Measures.
Incorporate new changes in CMS chart abstraction guidelines into daily abstracting practice.
Assist in chart audits for hospital wide performance improvement activities.
Maintain inter-rater reliability by successfully passing validation audits.
Participate and provide support towards the formulation of improvement strategies for Core Measure Performance.
Other duties as assigned.
Associate or Bachelor's degree in Nursing, required.
A licensed practical nurse (LPN) with a minimum of five (5) years recent clinical experience may be considered in lieu of RN education.
Minimum two (2) years of experience in direct patient care or quality/utilization/risk management position.
Knowledge of Managed Care/Utilization Review principles and Joint Commission requirements, required.
Ability to abstract medical records using established abstraction guidelines, required.
Recent clinical or medical experience, required.
Demonstrated ability to think critically to resolve concerns or issues, required.
Must be detail oriented, organized, work independently, autonomously and maintain a high level of concentration.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and possess good interpersonal skills, required.
Knowledge of Word, Excel, and data entry applications, required.
Experience in data collection, chart abstraction is preferred.
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
A Not-for-Profit Regional Healthcare System Dedicated to Excellence. From our humble beginnings in Fredericksburg, Virginia as an eight-room hospital to our modern not-for-profit regional system, Mary Washington Healthcare has seen enormous growth and development in the past 100 years. Today, we are made up of two hospitals and 28 healthcare facilities and wellness services. Community leaders volunteer on our Board of Trustees in order to guide the continued growth and direction of our health care system.