The Core Measures Clinical Nurse's primary responsibilities are to identify target patients, collect medical record information, and submit reliable data on the assigned best practice or core measure clinical indicators project as directed, and to interact with patients, clinical staff and physicians to promote the best quality outcomes. This interaction includes communicating with the staff &/or medical team regarding incomplete or deficient record documentation, and the patient regarding education needs or to clarify information. These activities are confidential and based on pre-determined clinical indicators and study methodology to support the medical staff quality improvement initiative as approved by the Medical Executive and Quality Oversight Committees.
Graduate of accredited school of nursing
Minimum three (3) years experience in inpatient nursing required.
Ability to interact with all members medical team and administrative staff in a professional and courteous manner.
Computer and Internet skills and experience required, familiarity and comfort with MS Office products is important for success in this position (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Previous data abstraction experience.
Database data entry experience.
Quality improvement experience.
Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Registered Nurse licensure for the State of Tennessee
BSN strongly preferred.
Department Position Summary:
The Core Measures Clinical Nurse acts as a resource to support the medical staff quality improvement initiative by providing timely and accurate medical record surveillance information on pre-determined best practice core measures, or bundles, and collaborates with patients, staff and physicians to promote quality outcomes. Takes responsibility for researching the assigned core measure to assure current knowledge and rationale for recommended
Mission: To improve the health of people we touch
Vision: To be recognized locally, regionally and nationally as a premier health system
R.E.S.P.E.C.T.: We will fulfill the mission and vision by adhering to the Standards of R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
Erlanger Health System - 19 months ago