Surgery Data Manager

Location
East Setauket, NY
Posted
Jul 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Surgery Data Manager-1702038

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Position Summary

At Stony Brook Medicine, a TH Staff Associate/Surgery Data Manager is a valuable member of our team, who will be responsible for data capture and quality improvement activities related to surgical procedures, including the American College of Surgery (ACS) National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) registry. The primary focus of this registry is to improve outcomes for patients undergoing surgical procedures at Stony Brook University Hospital. Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior clinical knowledge and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.

Duties of a TH Staff Associate/Surgery Data Manager may include the following but are not limited to:

Continually analyze new and revised specifications for the registries and develop a comprehensive understanding of reporting requirements. Educate QMA, QI, Surgery, IT, and Clinical Transformation regarding potential impact on workflow requirements. Perform gap analysis to identify registry data elements not currently captured in the legal medical record. Collaborate with IT and Surgery to develop mechanisms for capturing these data. Perform hybrid medical record review, validation, and other clinical data abstraction activities as necessary to support external quality reporting and quality improvement activities. Provide guidance to Surgery regarding areas of variance with guidelines as demonstrated by the registries. This includes preparation of basic reports. Actively participate in data-driven quality improvement activities. Provide guidance and support on clinical topics to other QMA personnel, QI, and other analytical and clinical departments. Generate ad-hoc reports and perform ad-hoc responsibilities as deemed appropriate by the Assistant Director of Quality Measurement & Analytics. Maintain awareness of institutional quality priorities and work collaboratively with colleagues in Quality Measurement & Analytics, the Quality Division, IT, clinical and ancillary services, and hospital leadership to accomplish organizational goals.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications: Nurse with three or more years nursing experience in a tertiary care facility. Ability to analyze and interpret information in a medical record. Project management skills and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with diverse populations of healthcare workers is critical. Basic computer skills including spreadsheet and word processing are also required. Demonstrated ability to grow and adapt in a changing environment. Ability to interact with all members of the surgical team and administrative staff in a professional and courteous manner. Superior organization skills, detail oriented and the ability to be persistent and follow through. Ability to complete all training modules and pass the ACS NSQIP Surgical Clinical Reviewer (SCR) certification examination is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in nursing or 5 years or more of hospital based quality improvement experience, surgical nursing experience. Clinical chart review and abstraction experience and ability. Performance improvement experience and ability. Intermediate experience with Excel. Experience with health care quality reporting and/or interpreting and complying with requirements of regulatory and/or accrediting agencies. Skill in presenting information to a variety of audiences. Experience in collaborative design of electronic health record components. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of these qualifications.


Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.



The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.


Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.


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Official Job Title: TH Staff Associate
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-East Setauket
Department/Hiring Area: Quality Measurement & Analytics-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30AM - 5:00PMQuality Measurement & Analytics-Stony Brook University
Posting Start Date: Jul 5, 2017
Posting End Date: Jul 19, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL4

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