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Director Quality Abstraction Remote

Company: Aurora Health Care
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

Plans, directs, organizes, standardizes, implements, and controls the operational aspects of the quality data abstraction functions for the organization, to include mandated and ad hoc data collection and reporting for Sepsis, CMS Core Measure, and various other needed abstractions as required by institutional, corporate, local, state, or national requirements. Ensures compliance with Abstraction standards, timely reporting, and consistent/reliable abstracted data.Major Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and standardizes enterprise-wide and site-specific functions of data abstraction, collection, management, reporting, maintenance, and compliance in accordance with internal and external requirements. Ensures timely service, quality, and effectiveness of the department. Collaborates with other leaders across AAH to realize the strategic mission and goals and monitor adherence to the departmental budget
  • Serve as the primary expert and point of contact for all interactions regarding the clinical data abstraction function at AAH. Provide clinical oversight and expertise. Maintain and support any needed accreditation efforts by providing abstracted data and other support as required.
  • Abides by and oversees standards pertaining to mandated data submission and confidentiality rules and regulations set forth by state statute and federal regulations. Maintains current knowledge and understanding of privacy, confidentiality, and consent for release of information issues and directs abstraction staff on specific issues or changes as they occur, and oversees all abstracted data requests according to legal and regulatory standards.
  • Develops, standardizes and/or implements data collection system policies and procedures to enhance the quality and timeliness of data collection, support, reporting, and presentation.
  • Maintains state-of-the-art knowledge of automation systems pertinent to the input, retrieval, collection, and submission of data that is pertinent to services provided. Acts as a system administrator for related systems, updating security, maintaining data quality and collaborating with HIT for upgrades, conversions, etc
  • Performs human resources responsibilities for staff which include interviewing and selection of new employees, promotions, staff development, performance evaluations, compensation changes, resolution of employee concerns, corrective actions, terminations, and overall employee morale.
  • Develops and recommends operating and capital budgets and controls expenditures within approved budget objectives.
  • Responsible for understanding and adhering to the organization's Code of Ethical Conduct and for ensuring that personal actions, and the actions of employees supervised, comply with the policies, regulations and laws applicable to the organization's business.Licensure, Registration and/or Certification Required:
    • Registered Nurse RN license issued by the state in which the team member practicesEducation Required:
      • Bachelor's degree in NursingYears of Experience:
        • Typically requires 7 years' experience in quality data abstraction and reporting. Includes 3 years' experience in leadership role.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
          • Knowledge of statutory requirements and accreditation standards by the various agencies applicable to data abstraction and reporting
          • Proven skill in team building, integration/alignment of functional areas across a health system, quality improvement, customer service
          • Excellent verbal and written communication skill
          • Ability to work across departments with all levels of leadership to achieve system and departmental goals
          • Knowledge of applicable software/tools needed for abstraction, reporting, and analysisThis position is primarily remote; may be required for some on site travel.

Keywords: Aurora Health Care, Downers Grove , Director Quality Abstraction Remote, Executive , Downers Grove, Illinois

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