The scope of the Quality Improvement/Risk Analyst Coordinator role will include: planning, organizing and coordinating data collection and clinical quality improvement plans. Responsibilities will include a broad range of quality assurance and risk management activities including organizing, coordinating, analyzing, and monitoring data for quality improvement. The QI/Risk Analyst Coordinator will participate in the implementation of performance/process improvement and quality assurance projects.
SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Reports to the Executive Director of Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) to assist in the coordination of the organization’s designated key quality indicators and additional areas of performance improvement.
Participates in weekly, monthly and quarterly audits, and enters data, and runs audit reports
.Participates on assigned committees to proactively identify and implement quality indicators and process improvement to drive performance improvement
Collaborates with Administration, Medical Staff and Nurse Management to proactively support “constant survey readiness” .Becomes an Electronic Health Record (EHR) super-user, and uses EHR search techniques for data analysis. Analyzes databases and other information for analysis
Collects and compiles data from various sources, such as interviews, surveys, and patient medical records/Electronic Health Records, chart and record reviews/audits, satisfaction surveys, others
Collects and monitors key clinical indicators for staff included in quality programs.Research and utilize adapted national quality metrics and best practices to benchmark and evaluate data results
Evaluates, analyzes, prepares, and present accurate statistical reports using appropriate computer software
Implement data quality assurance measures, to include producing routine statistical summary reports and special reports as needed and as data is available
Disseminates results of special audits, routine surveillance and analysis of health outcome data for use by staff and Leadership team for program planning and evaluation
Assist in the supervision of project data collection by other staff; training or re-training of data collection by staff as needed; and monitoring of data collected to ensure that all forms are filled out completely, accurately, and consistently May assist Risk Manager in preparing risk reports for AHCA within designated timeframes. Perform chart review with the utmost attention to patient confidentiality regulations and HIPAA
Maintain collaborative relationships with team members, project staff, technical assistance expert consultants, and community partners, and other project stakeholders to foster successful project development and implementation
Encourage interdisciplinary staff involvement in QAPI
Demonstrates guest relations skills to residents/patients, physicians, visitors, employees and any other individuals with whom they may come in contact
Performs other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree, minimum, in Healthcare administration or health care related field required
1-3 years of experience or combination or education and training in Quality Improvement and/or Risk in the long-term care setting, preferred
Prior experience with computer software programs and data analytics required, such as: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Visio and other database programs
Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and experience with data collection, data management, and quality control preferred
Prior knowledge or experience with patient safety programs, Joint Commission accreditation, preferred, but not required.
N/A CPHQ, or other certification in quality improvement, preferred.
Knowledge of basic principles, practices, and standards of quality assurance and performance improvement and risk management
Must be able to evaluate, analyze, prepare, and present accurate statistical reports using appropriate computer software
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
Familiar with the Electronic Health Record, and uses the Electronic Health Record for data analysis
Analyzes databases and other information
Good organizational and planning skills
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office word processing and spreadsheet software
Ability to demonstrate critical thinking, appropriate prioritization and time management skills
Ability to work under stress and respond quickly in emergency situations
Miami Jewish Health is one of the largest and most innovative healthcare providers in the southeast United States. Founded in Miami in 1940, the 1,000 employee not-for-profit healthcare system treats 3,700 people daily through Centers of Excellence, residential living, community care, Alzheimer’s and memory care, nursing and medical care programs. These areas of focus aim to help people of all ages enjoy longer, healthier, more enriched lives. Learn more at www.miamijewishhealthsystems.org.