A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The Anesthesiology Performance Improvement and Reporting Exchange (ASPIRE) connects hospitals across Michigan in an effort to measure and improve the care of patients throughout the state. Funding provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) and Blue Care Network (BCN), is enabling anesthesia providers to investigate methods to decrease variation in care known to impact perioperative complications. ASPIRE consists of institutions with either an electronic health record (EHR) or paper-based record systems. University of Michigan is a participating institution, as well as the Coordinating Center. This position will serve as the Michigan Medicine liaison to the Coordinating Center.
The Anesthesiology Clinical Quality Reviewer (ACQR) will provide joint support for ASPIRE and the University of Michigan department of Anesthesiology CQI program. Responsibilities for this position include the following:
Serving as primary point of contact between the site and the ASPIRE Coordinating Center
Implementation of Anesthesiology QI Programs developed by the Collaborative in partnership with the Anesthesiology QI Champion
Clinical content mapping of anesthesiology variables during hospital startup period.
Ongoing data validation before uploading of data to Coordinating Center
Data abstraction and entry for participating institutions with paper anesthesia records
Ability to work collaboratively with perioperative care teams, especially anesthesia providers (anesthesiologists and CRNAs)
Dissemination of quality reports to anesthesia providers and anesthesiology QI champion
Serving as clinical liaison and resource for participating institution’s IT staff
Participating in and facilitating inter-departmental activities, such as meetings, conferences and conference calls
Performing medical record reviews for assessing measure performance or reported adverse events
Facilitate root cause analysis to identify patient safety risks and mitigations
Participation and support of anesthesia and peri-anesthesia quality improvement committees
Engaging anesthesiology attendings, CRNAs and residents to plan and implement process redesign
Candidate must be a registered nurse or Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) and have a minimum of three years clinical experience in anesthesiology or in the post-anesthesia care unit (PACU).
Candidate must be committed to data security and the protection of sensitive information with demonstrated knowledge of applicable data use and sharing safeguards
Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to disseminate knowledge via educational tools in print, online, and other media
Demonstrated ability to practice independently, set goals, promote teamwork, coordinate and perform multiple activities and problem solve as measured by interview, references, and performance evaluations
Demonstrated ability to set and implement priorities, organize and delegate effectively and efficiently
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and communicate well with others
Demonstrated ability to report to two leaders, prioritize and negotiate priorities
Demonstrated abilities in interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills and problem solving skill within all levels Proven self-direction ability including: initiative and creativity
Strong computer knowledge and typing skills such as Microsoft Word and Excel
Clinical Quality Improvement experience
Clinical research experience
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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