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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Quality Specialist.
In this role, the successful candidate The Stroke Quality Specialist facilitates the review of stroke related data and reporting of results to third parties, provides reinforcement of standards that support care for the adult stroke patient and coordinates community outreach and education activities.
QUALITY Facilitates concurrent chart audit for all stroke patients. Reports gaps in standard of care to responsible clinical and collaborate with clinicians to resolve gaps. Acts as a resource to Medical Center providers to work on stroke-related performance improvement activities in various departments. Facilitates a strong collaborative interdisciplinary approach to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Assists in the development and implementation of process standards for the delivery of stroke patient care. Assists the Core Stroke team in all specialty certification efforts and coordination. Assists in the development and implementation of action plans in response to internal and external benchmarking based on data gathered.
COMMUNITY OUTREACH & EDUCATION Being available to conduct stroke education in the community (Public health fairs, private company health screenings). Assisting in the provision of stroke education and awareness for providers in ancillary areas. Acts as liaison to the Nursing Education Department in identifying educational needs of nursing staff concerning stroke care issues Serves as support and resource for the education of other health professionals.
PATIENT CARE Conducting 90 day phone follow up with Primary Stroke Diagnosis patients for modified rankin score (mRS).
DATA Data abstraction for all Stroke diagnosis discharge cases at NYU Lutheran Medical Center. Stroke Data entry into UHC. Stroke Data entry into GWTG for all Stroke Codes. Stroke Data analysis. Stroke Scorecard for ED, Stroke Management and Stroke Steering Committee. Maintain Stroke Log in GWTG. Tracking and compilation of complication for EMS pre-notification. Tracking and compilation of complication data (IR, CEA, CAS, Mortality).
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Education: Clinical degree: MD, RN or PA/NP. Certification: Relevant clinical certification: PA, NP, MD or RN Experience: Clinical practice in the care of patient population served, ability to apply clinical process toward achievement of specific outcomes in an organized fashion which addresses patient/family satisfaction. Job Knowledge: Excellent chart review and data abstraction skills. Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, and creative problem solving skills. Previous demonstration of ability to facilitate group processes and work cohesively with an interdisciplinary team. Membership in pertinent professional and/or specialty organizations. Physical stamina, manual dexterity, visual and aural acuity to perform responsibilities.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
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About NYU Langone Health
NYU Langone Health, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.nyulangone.org.