The Cardiovascular Quality Specialist ensures data integrity in cardiovascular and cardiac surgery quality registries. The Cardiac Quality Specialist works with Outcomes department to analyze cardiac data and integrates outcomes into clinical practice; reports to the Director of Nursing and Cardiovascular Quality to collaborate with key stakeholders and the cardiovascular service line to enhance overall cardiovascular performance improvement and quality; and participates in planning, implementing, and evaluating quality cardiovascular care in cardiac-specific departments (cardiac cath lab, EP lab, cardiac observation unit, cardiothoracic/vascular surgery, inpatient and outpatient cardiac services). The Cardiac Quality Specialist also coordinates performance improvement activities to promote patient safety and positive outcomes in the delivery of quality patient care, serves as a cardiovascular quality resource; and provides, coordinates and/or participates in multidisciplinary teams.
Bachelor's of Nursing;
Current registration with the Kentucky Board of Nursing as Registered Nurse;
Preferred MSN, MHA, or MBA;
Must have 5+ years of Healthcare Quality related to cardiovascular services or 5+ years experience in Cardiac Cath or Critical Care.
Internal Number: R196219
About Baptist Health Lexington
Baptist Health Lexington, an award-winning 391-bed acute and skilled care facility, is also known for medical research and education. It is one of the few hospitals in the nation to be designated as Magnet® hospital for nursing excellence three times by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Specialized, comprehensive patient services include cancer care, heart and stroke care, women’s health (including mother and baby care), orthopedics, sleep disorders and rehabilitation.
Established in 1954 as Central Baptist, the hospital has more than 500 physicians on staff, representing more than 50 medical specialties.
Baptist Health offers many points of care throughout Lexington and in surrounding counties through a network of healthcare providers for patients – from Baptist Health Medical Group offices, Baptist Health Urgent Care, Baptist Health Express Care inside Walmart stores and Baptist Health Occupational Medicine.
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