RN - Surgical Clinical Nurse Reviewer (FT) Quality - JCMC - Johnson City, TN
Company: Ballad Health
Location: Johnson City
Posted on: May 3, 2021
SCOPE OF POSITION
The Surgical Clinical Nurse Reviewer's chief responsibility is
to collect and submit reliable data to the American College of
Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP).
This is accomplished through high-quality clinical screening, data
compilation, documentation and entry into the ACS NSQIP database of
all eligible surgeries for the medical center. The SCNR works
closely with the Surgeon Champion, members of the Department of
Surgery(including surgeons, anesthesiologists, OR staff) and staff
members of surgical practices to identify opportunities for
clinical quality improvement and other special projects. Objectives
of the position include but are not limited to:
- Establishes effective working relationships with members of the
hospital community, especially
staff in the Surgery, Medicine, Nursing, Medical Records,
Information Systems, and the
Performance Improvement/Quality Team
departments whose support is necessary for the management and
success of the program
- Identifies surgical patients for inclusion in the program
registry through application of strict
program inclusion/exclusion criteria and randomization
- Exhibits appropriate utilization of resources necessary to
obtain valid, reliable data for entry into
- Contacts patients and/or families via telephone and/or written
for the purpose of identifying possible occurrences associated
with surgical procedures performed
at the hospital.
- Serves as an educational resource on the ACS NSQIP for internal
and external audiences by
developing educational material and delivering
Demonstrates excellent professional oral and written
Identifies opportunities to feedback ACS NSQIP data to relevant
groups or meetings.
Collects preoperative, operative, and postoperative data
components for the program through the effective utilization of the
hospital record systems.
Responsible for the accurate and timely entry of data into the
program's database and meets the caseload accrual requirement
- Reviews weekly site accrual report on the database and resonds
to accrual report alerts.
See Table of Organization.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum three (3) years' experience in inpatient surgical
nursing required. Successful management of priorities, multiple
projects, and deadlines is required. Computer and Internet skills
and experience required-familiarity and comfort with MS Office
products is essential for success in this position (Word, Excel,
PowerPoint and Access). Clinical chart review and abstraction
experience required. Database data entry and/or management
experience, statistical knowledge, quality improvement and patient
safety knowledge and application experience preferred. Ability to
interact with all members of the surgical team and administrative
staff in a professional and courteous manner. Master's or
Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred. Ability to complete all
pre-training, on-site training, and post-training modules and pass
the training post test.
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