MUHA RN21 - RN-Quality Clinical Analyst I

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Entity: Medical University Hospital Authority (Medical Center)
Department: Quality Service Line - Quality Management
Sub Department: MUHA-9969400-Quality Outcomes & Reg Performance
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: MUHA-Regular
Location: Charleston, SC
Categories: Nursing, Case Management
Pay scale: MUHA-Grade 14: $52,663 - $69,373 (midpoint)

Entity/Organization:  MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)

Hours per week: 40

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift:  Day

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Salaried

Job Summary/Purpose: The RN – Quality Clinical Analyst I reports to the Assistant Manager, Quality Outcomes and Regulatory Performance. Under general supervision, the RN – Quality Clinical Analyst I collects, submits, and analyzes accurate, reliable, complete, and timely data to an assigned regulatory agency, registry, or database for Ambulatory, Outpatient, or Inpatient populations. Data abstraction may be concurrent or retrospective, and may include pre-hospital, hospital, and post-hospital data elements. This is generally accomplished through a vendor or registry platform or workstation. The RN – Quality Clinical Analyst I works in collaboration with internal care team members and/or departments, and external agencies (where needed for a particular registry/population) to identify opportunities for clinical quality improvement and other special projects as may be identified.  

Minimum Training and Education: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing  from an accredited school of nursing and a minimum of  three (3) years work experience as a Registered Nurse with strong clinical knowledge and experience in the specific area of work for data abstraction. Excellent critical thinking, reading comprehension, and communication skills.  Ability to establish cooperative working relationships with diverse groups and individuals/disciplines. Clinical chart review and abstraction experience needed, knowledge of Epic EHR preferred. Basic statistical knowledge and quality improvement experience preferred. Obtain certification where applicable and maintain memberships in appropriate Quality and/or other registry related organization where applicable. Additional qualifications may be required by some registries. Computer/internet skills and familiarity with MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.) essential. 

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Licensed as a registered nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing or a compact state required. 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Continuous) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outside in temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Frequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Continuous) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Frequent) Ability to perform "pinching" operations. (Frequent) Ability to perform gross motor activities with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform firm grasping with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform fine manipulation with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to reach overhead. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to use lower extremities for balance and coordination. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 50 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36" to overhead 25 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to exert up to 50 lbs. of force. (Frequent) Examples include: To transfer a 100 lb. patient that can not assist in the transfer requires 50 lbs. of force. For every 100 additional pounds, assistance will be required from another healthcare worker. 20 lbs. of force is needed to push a 400 lb. patient in a wheelchair on carpet. 25 lbs. of force is required to push a stretcher with a patient with one hand. Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand or at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to deal effectively with stressful situations. (Continuous) Ability to work rotating shifts. (Frequent) Ability to work overtime as required. (Frequent) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) (Selected Positions) *Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) *(Selected Positions) *Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)

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