Coordinates the Health System's Cardiology data collection and submission to the American College of Cardiology (ACC) national registry for cardiac interventions. Benchmarks the Health System's performance against other cardiology facilities across the country. Prepares and presents reports and statistical analysis to various hospital and system quality committees.
1.Collects and collates data from patient medical records and enters it into the ACC registry form.
2.Communicates and interacts with physicians and patients to ensure all information is obtained accurately and completely.
3.Monitors the process of data collection to ensure time frames are met.
4.Generates reports from the registry and analyzes data to compare Health System to similar institutions regarding to key quality indicators.
5.Measures patient, provider and facility characteristics, cardiac device type and adverse events.
6.Identifies quality gaps in cardiac patient care. Collaborates with Director to recommend new processes to improve cardiac patient care.
7.Presents comparative information to various hospital and Health System quality committees; addresses any concerns or issues that may arise.
8.Provides information to the committees regarding changes in mandates or definitions.
9.Performs related duties, as required.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, required.
Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State.
Minimum of two (2) years clinical cardiology nursing experience.
Previous experience with data management systems and familiarity with clinical data analysis and reporting.
Maintains current knowledge of ACC data collection and/or reporting process as well as changes to various definitions.