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Data Abstractor Lead

Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Location: Marietta
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:


How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.


The Data Abstractor Lead is responsible Disease specific clinical data abstraction from the patient record and entering into the appropriate registry/database. Must become knowledgeable in disease specific specifications, chart/data abstraction process and data entry process. Must be very accurate and attentive to detail because the data is used for government public reporting, pay for performance and physician credentialing. The data abstraction, validation and analysis must be completed timely and have quality control checks. This position reports to the Managers and Director Public Reporting.


Required Minimum Education:

  • Associates degree required, Bachelors preferred.
  • Graduate of accredited nursing program with RN required or graduate with associates degree from accredited clinical field relevant to the clinical database.
  • Preferred accredited courses of study include: Pharmacy, Respiratory therapy, Psychology: Behavioral Health. Required Minimum Certification:
    • If RN or other clinical background, maintain clinical licensure. Required Minimum Clinical Experience:
      • Minimum 6-9 years' experience in a relevant clinical or acute care nursing unit, i.e. ICU, CCU, medical surgery area, Behavioral Health, or in area of healthcare work relevant to position's requisite knowledge.
      • Clinical experience related to biostatistics, epidemiology, clinical trials/public health research, or applied health informatics will also be taken into consideration if relevant to specific role duties. Required Minimum Computer Skills:
        • Intermediate to advanced computer skills to include, but not limited to: entire MS Office Suite: i.e.: Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio.
        • Proficient at assessing clinical workflows within an EHR (electronic health record) related to quality measurement concepts or clinical performance metrics.
        • This individual should have expertise in working with abstracted health care data (from claims, billing, electronic health record, etc) and experience working in clinical settings. Required Minimum Proficiency Skills:
          • Strong organizational skills and high level of attention to detail; flexibility to lead and manage multiple priorities, sometimes simultaneously, under deadlines.
          • Understanding of the NQF endorsement process and/or CMS Quality Measures Management System concepts.
          • Experience and knowledge of 'Publicly Reported' CMS, state, and other quality reporting programs or relevant clinical quality registry databases.
          • Working knowledge of standards used in quality measure logic.
          • Minimum 1-2+ years with clinical data abstraction. Required Minimum Communication Skills:
            • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to write clear and concise technical memos, documents and reports; experience giving presentations to panels and large groups.
            • Ability to develop collaborative relationships and effectively execute the clinical program's goals and objectives each role supports.
            • Must possess understanding of team dynamics, strong critical thinking, attention to detail and time management.
            • Must have the ability to work independently and maintain focus on goal attainment. Remote Eligible

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Inc., Marietta , Data Abstractor Lead, Other , Marietta, Georgia

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