Conducts concurrent and retrospective criteria-based monitors using established policies and procedures by reviewing medical records, abstracts, computer records, etc., for a variety of data. Under the supervision of the Quality Management Director assists in managing the Hospital-wide occurrence monitoring program. Act as a resources to all medical and Hospital departments for quality assurance. Maintains the strictest confidentiality of all patient information reviewed. Promotes the concept of cooperation and develops open lines of communication with department employees, patients, visitors and other personnel within and outside the Hospital.
BachelorsA RequiredA A A A Degree in Nursing, Health Care Administration, Public Health, Health Information Management or other related field OR Minimum Work Experience: Minimum of 3 years of clinical nursing practice, in an acute hospital setting or three years of experience in quality assessment required.
Minimum Work Experience
Minimum of 3 years of clinical nursing practice, in an acute hospital setting or three years of experience in quality assessment required.
Required Licenses/Certifications for position
RHIA or CPHQ
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Knowledge of clinical practice with ability to interpret clinical information.
Must possess excellent verbal and written skills in order to communicate pertinent information appropriately to various levels of professional hospital staff.
Proficient in MS Office (specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and data base technologies.
Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Light lifting, pushing and pulling is required for 10-20 lbs occasionally and frequent moving of objects of less than 10 lbs is required. Frequent sitting with some walking, standing, squatting, bending and reaching is required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 152-bed hospital certified by the state of Tennessee as the only Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center in East Tennessee and is accredited by the Joint Commission. As a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center, Children's Hospital offers full capabilities to care for seriously ill children in a unique pediatric environment and offers the services of many different pediatric subspecialties. Children's Hospital works jointly with the University of Tennessee Medical Center to ensure that injured children in this region receive trauma care at the institution most appropriate for the child's needs. We also assist smaller hospitals by providing pediatric health care training opportunities.