Reviews, organizes, and synthesizes clinical data collected for Improve Care Now. Ensures that data produce valid, meaningful, and reliable results. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
•5 years of experience in clinical or a related field
•3 years of experience in data management and coordination with knowledge about database development, data quality principles, and statistical methodologies
•Experience in research with knowledge of research principles, methodologies, and study design
•Experience in the subspecialty of involvement
•Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) certification
•Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Statistics, or related field
•No professional certifications required
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
•Able to communicate knowledge of federal regulations and regulatory requirements regarding patient confidentiality
•Self-directed and motivated to work independently toward short- and long-term goals
•Ability to exercise independent judgment in doing medical summaries with strong analytical capabilities
•Good communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
•Good computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint) and basic statistics
1.Performs department-specific responsibilities related to ImproveCareNow Registry maintenance and data collection, including accurate/timely entry of clinical data, data entry into registry repository, adhering to data definitions, and ensuring data validation and integrity.
2.Makes data available to physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and other team members.
3.Provides reports on a regular basis and conducts team meetings to share data.
4.Adheres to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act requirements regarding strict confidentiality of patient data, quality assurance indicators, and results of information collected.
5.Maintains extensive records, including diseases and outcomes.
6.May interact with other hospital staff and/or departments to request and collect data.
7.Retrieves and tabulates necessary data regarding monthly patient activity, e.g., newly diagnosed, relapsed, progressions, and death.
8.Supports and participates in the continuous assessment and improvement of quality data entry and analysis in collaboration with providers and members of the ImproveCareNow team.
9.Works with team to identify quality improvement initiatives, implements improvement plans, monitors outcomes, and identifies opportunities for improvement.