·Registry Data Coordination
Direct and coordinates all aspects of the AAC NCDR IMPACT, ICD and Society of Thoracic Surgeons Surgical Registry functions including registry site management, data collection, data harvest, DQR report resolution, quarterly outcomes report analysis and review. Abstracts and enters data into ACC NCDR database for ICD patients, diagnostic and interventional catherization lab patients and congenital heart surgical patients.
Supervise and coordinate quality improvement efforts, either within the department or within a larger quality assessment team, related to registry data collection and reporting. Applies registry data to facilitate quality improvement activities within the Heart Institute and provide national comparative clinical benchmarks.
Utilizes software applications, both internal and external, for data collection and analysis. Responsible for the accurate and timely entry of data into the program?s database and ensures compliance with national registry requirement and protocols. Monitor and assure timeliness, accuracy, availability and security of information
Responsible for monthly statistical and analysis reporting of cardiac catherization procedures, volumes and outcomes.
Establishes effective working relationships with members of the hospital community, especially staff in the Surgery, Medicine, Nursing, Medical Records and Information Systems and all other departments whose support is necessary for the management and success of the program. Collaborate with interdisciplinary team to define outcome parameters, design measurement tools, and evaluate results. Build relationships and gain alignment for clinical support among all surgical and cardiovascular divisions. Attends weekly conferences to ensure reliable data collection. May serves as an educational resource on the registry for internal and external audiences by developing educational material and delivering presentations.
Consult and collaborate with Nursing and surgical quality Research. Maintain current in field through continuing education, literature and seminars. Represent the cardiology and surgical division and Cincinnati Children's at local, state, and national levels through involvement in professional associations and organizations. Implement the knowledge into the department. May assist with and participate in research initiatives.