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RN Data Specialist 1

Charlevoix, MI

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Posted on February 10, 2019

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About RN Data Specialist 1

RN Data Specialist I Responsibilities:

  • Professional, collegial, written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and focus on data accuracy required.

  • Must be familiar with the EHR, able to quickly, accurately, and efficiently abstract data, as required by the scope of work.

  • May be working on multiple projects; requires the ability to prioritize appropriately to meet deadlines.

  • Demonstrated ability to create spreadsheets, presentations, and give presentations to interdisciplinary groups as required.

  • Ability to look at wider picture, determine performance improvement opportunities, and communicate those opportunities to the appropriate party.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Graduate of an accredited School of Registered Nursing and currently registered in good standing with the State of Michigan. BA or BS degree in healthcare or business related field required. BSN preferred. For those hired into an RN position after January 1 st , 2015, it is required to obtain a BSN within 5 years of start date.

Minimum five years of experience including clinical nursing experience in an acute care setting required. Experience in more than one clinical setting helpful. Medical-Surgical experience desired.

Demonstrated critical thinking and leadership in process improvement and project management preferred. Lean experience desired.

Possesses knowledge of the clinical capabilities of Munson Healthcare as well as knowledge of hospital organization and department functions.

Requires highly developed written, oral, and presentation communication skills; an ability to communicate with internal and external customers; employing a high level of tact and diplomacy; must possess strong consensus building skills.

Previous clinical chart review and abstraction experience and/or experience analyzing and interpreting processes of care and clinical outcomes preferred. Attention to detail and data accuracy required.

Ability to proficiently create and utilize databases, word-processing, spreadsheets, presentation programs and other software relevant to the job. Requires knowledge of hospital applications data-query software spreadsheets and report-generating software. Internet skills and literature search capabilities required.

Demonstrates knowledge of confidentiality as it pertains to HIPAA and the handling of information sensitive to Munson Healthcare.

ORGANIZATION

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Quality/Risk Management.

Collaborates with the Director of Quality/Risk Management or designee to prepare required (regularly scheduled and ad hoc) reports to the Quality and Patient Safety Committees, Medical Staff committees, and Hospital Departments as appropriate. Collaborates with Human Resources Director or designee for activities related to employee health duties.

May report directly to the System VP of Quality and Patient Safety, Medical Staff Leadership, and peer review/performance improvement committee leaders.

POPULATIONS SERVED COMPETENCIES, INCLUDING AGE OF PATIENTS SERVED

No direct clinical contact with patients

SPECIFIC DUTIES (70% of Effort)

Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare.

Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson Healthcare.

Promotes personal and patient safety.

Demonstrates effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times. Applies techniques of problem solving, active listening, negotiation and strong consensus building skills. Employs a high level of tact and diplomacy; able to diffuse emotions when working on sensitive quality-oriented physician issues. Roles within the department may entail in depth collaboration and communication with physicians.

Attend quality collaborative meetings as required. Attendance at Quality/Risk Management department meetings and Quality and Patient Safety planning meetings required.

Self-directed; able to work effectively and efficiently with multiple interruptions and changing work priorities. Strong organizational and time management skills required. Able to make reliable and independent decisions using analytical problem solving skills. Demonstrates initiative and creativity in assigned work. Highly detail and team oriented.

Promotes use of risk reduction strategies. Serves as a role model for quality and patient safety throughout the organization.

Maintains knowledgeof current PI methodologies and clinical informatics through regular review of literature, conference attendance, participation in professional organizations, etc.

Serves as a resource to colleagues throughout the medical center. May act as a resource for Administrative/Departmental requests in the absence of the Director of Quality/Risk Management.

Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

SPECIFIC DUTIES (30% of Effort)

Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare.

Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson Healthcare.

Promotes personal and patient safety.

Demonstrates effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times. Applies techniques of problem solving, active listening, negotiation and strong consensus building skills. Employs a high level of tact and diplomacy; able to diffuse emotions when working on sensitive quality-oriented physician issues. Roles within the department may entail in depth collaboration and communication with physicians.

Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times.

Evaluates blood and body fluid exposures and facilitates care.

Performs pre-placement health screens for new employees and refers to Occupational Health physician as appropriate.

Knowledgeable of OSHA, CDC, and TJC regulations.

Assists in implementing medical surveillance programs as deemed necessary by regulatory agencies such as OSHA, CDC and TJC or as requested in cooperation with Infection Prevention and/or Occupational Health physician.

Fit test particulate respirators as necessary.

Participates in the assessment, evaluation and development of protocols as requested.

Employee resource for: first aid, exposures, immunizations, and interpretation of workplace restrictions.

Clinical duties include: first aid, venipuncture, administering IM, SQ and intradermal injections and following written standard protocols as needed.

Basic knowledge of the Employee Health computer software (e.g. STIX).

Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

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