Provide real time data analysis and abstraction for elements necessary to achieve the regulatory requirements for our JC Comprehensive Stroke Center Designation, NYS DOH, and ASA Get with the Guidelines. Working under the guidance and supervision of the Stroke Program Coordinator, Stroke Navigator, Stroke Clinical Nurse practitioner and the Medical Director of the Stroke Program. Responsibilities include performing concurrent data abstraction and critical review of metrics for noncompliance, providing feedback to caregivers in the stroke unit, Emergency Department and other areas in the hospital as well including our EMS. This position helps to develop and maintain high quality, evidence-based care through data review and achievement of core measures and required elements of our continued certifications. This position supports the Stroke service with day-to-day review and coordination of multidisciplinary services.
Duties of a Stroke Program Data Specialist in the Clinical Support/Mental Health Department may include the following but are not limited to:
Brief Description of Duties:
Perform concurrent chart reviews for all stroke metrics for JC Comprehensive Stroke Center, ASA Get with the Guidelines and NYS DOH, capture EMS documentation on stroke patients,
Provide real time feedback and education for staff regarding adherence to stroke metrics, utilizing daily stroke dashboard to assist in performing concurrent chart reviews to ensure medical record documentation for all acute stroke patients is reliable and up to date for all quality process and outcome monitoring
Collaborate with outside EMS agencies to provide feedback on patient outcomes
Coordinates data collection and analyzes stroke data to continually assess and improve performance of care and services provided.
Collects and maintains data in a timely, efficient and accurate manner. Understands the importance of efficiency and timely data reporting.
Assess potential problems affecting data collection process
Coordinates resolutions to identify problems and opportunities.
Creates reports as requested which provides ongoing evaluation and reporting of the Stroke services initiatives, quality performance metrics and patient/program objectives
Complies with HIPPA regulations and ensures all databases are in compliance with timelines and project plans
Assists with completion of 7, 30 and 90 day follow up phone calls
Participate in performance improvement activities, including data analysis (arrival indicators, performance measures, and outpatient data), action planning, internal reporting, and provision of feedback to frontline and executive staff at monthly quality meetings
Assist with timely submission of data to the Joint Commission, GWTG-Stroke [core measures] and to the New York State Department of Health (annually via HERDS and email)
Responsible for coordination of the activities related to compliance with the regulatory requirements of TJC, the NYSDOH, GWTG and CMS
Participate in community outreach and education activities including EMS
Demonstrates high level knowledge and skills that reflect expertise in communication, customer service, professionalism, problem solving, teamwork, cooperation, leadership and data management.
Minimum of 5 years in nursing practice with focus on clinical care of stroke patients
Current New York RN Licens e
2 years in critical care, and/or experience with acute care of the stroke patient population.
Certification in Specialty and/or NIHSS certification
Experience in data collection and statistical analysis utilizing tools including Microsoft Excel, Office, Power Point Products, and Cerner
Experience in clinical project management including team facilitation, clinical data measurement/analysis, and process improvement
Ability to work collaboratively and independently
Experience with regulatory review processes and associated reporting
Knowledge of American Heart/American Stroke Association guidelines for Stroke
Knowledge of New York State Department of Health stroke requirements
Knowledge of the NYS Coverdell Stroke initiatives
Knowledge of the Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke center certification requirements
Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
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