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Registered Nurse (RN) - Quality Specialist

Company: Research Medical Center
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: September 14, 2019

Job Description:

SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Registered Nurse (RN) - Quality/Core Measures Specialist - FT Days
Do you have the career opportunitiesyou want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to jointhe nation's largest provider of healthcare services as a RN Quality Specialist.

Founded more than 125 years ago by German physicians, Research Medical Center is a 590-bed facility and has become one of the crown jewels in the HCA Midwest Health System. Located in the heart of Kansas City, Research Medical Center is among the only tertiary care centers serving Kansas City proper. Over the past century, this institution has built a tradition of serving residents in Kansas City and a 150-mile surrounding region with exceptional patient care and leading technology. Research Medical Center has completed more than $120 million in capital improvements, including new lobby and admitting areas, renovated and expanded Cancer Center and Women s Care Unit, construction of all private patient rooms and doubling the Emergency Department.

HealthcareCorporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals,freestanding ER s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Ourfacility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCAhospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health s top 100 best-performinghospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.

HCA is dedicated to the growth anddevelopment of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources youneed to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitiousRN Quality Specialist to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!

Our employees come first. We providea total compensation package to make sure your needs are met. Choose themedical coverage package that best suits you. Look after your loved ones whilestill getting paid with our Paid Family Leave. Plan for your future with ourmatching 401k or opt-in for several other benefits including tuitionassistance, student loan repayment, family and medical flex spending accounts,dental, life insurance, and identity theft protection.


  • Works within the Quality Department with a primary focus to abstract, interpret and present data for assigned databases or registries with the objective of assisting the organization in demonstrating excellence in health and clinical outcomes. This position requires a person with a positive attitude who is self directed. Ability to competently use computer software systems for data collection and analysis is required.
  • Working as a professional registered nurse, this person will also assess appropriate inclusion/ exclusion of data based on defined data dictionaries.
  • Other pertinent duties are: attaining and maintaining proficiency in data abstraction and entry;
  • generating routine and ad hoc reports as directed within required time frame.
  • Collects and maintains accurate (> 90%) performance improvement data activities via selected outcomes software systems. A high degree of skill performing the activity is required as the performance data gathered for external public reporting if it is not accurate and not acted upon, the hospital reimbursement will be adversely affected.
  • This person will also screen medical records utilizing pre-determined medical staff, and regulatory health center criteria. Identifies medical staff variances from criteria and routes variances to the appropriate physician for review.
  • Participates as directed in PI teams to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Core Measures: Concurrently assembles a daily core measure patient list and notifies the clinical departments of their Core Measures patients.
  • Daily rounds on the identified Core Measure patients and assists with communication of care interventions needed with the patient s healthcare team.
  • Abstracts the Core Measures data from the patient s chart and enters the data into the COMET database.
  • Populates and analyzes data into reports used for communication on performance for the Core Measures indicators.
  • Coordinates data collection/abstraction/measurement, and analysis pertaining to regulatory and organizational performance requirements;
  • Provides education to help improve organizational performance; Qualifications
    • Three years hospital clinical experience, BSN or three years of recent acute care clinical nursing experience.
    • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office, proficiency in the use of spreadsheets including pivot tables, graphing and basic statistics; knowledge of Quality Improvement methodology and team facilitation. CPHQ preferred, Current MO RN
    • Minimum 3 years hospital clinical experience clinical nursing experience; 3 years of recent acute care clinical nursing experience preferred.
    • Organization of patient specific data for internal and external reporting; Professional representative in the community and professional society.
    • Computer software to include database management, email, internet, Microsoft Office suite, answer telephones, compose letters/memorandums, input/analyze computer data, maintain filing system
    • Positive human relations and proficient in oral/written communication skills. Strong orientation to customer service. If you find this opportunitycompelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. Ifyou are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. We areactively interviewing so apply today!

      Interested in learning moreabout this or other RN opportunities at
      Research Medical Center?
      Contact Megan at 816-###-####

      We are an equal opportunityemployer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on thebasis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation,age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

      Associated topics: cardiothoracic, domiciliary, intensive care, intensive care unit, mhb, neonatal, recovery, registed, staff nurse, unit

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