Registered Nurse (RN) - Quality Specialist
Company: Research Medical Center
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: September 14, 2019
SHIFT: No Weekends
Registered Nurse (RN) - Quality/Core Measures Specialist - FT
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
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
- 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
- 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
- Core Measures: Concurrently assembles a daily core measure
patient list and notifies the clinical departments of their Core
- 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
- Provides education to help improve organizational performance;
- 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
- Organization of patient specific data for internal and external
reporting; Professional representative in the community and
- Computer software to include database management, email,
internet, Microsoft Office suite, answer telephones, compose
letters/memorandums, input/analyze computer data, maintain filing
- 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
Interested in learning moreabout this or other RN opportunities
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.
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