At Stony Brook Medicine, the Trauma Surgery Database Manager is a valuable member of our team, who will be responsible for data management, reporting, and oversight of associated database for quality improvement activities related to the American College of Surgery (ACS) National Trauma Database (NTDB) registry, the ACS Trauma Quality Improvement Program (TQIP) registry, and the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) Trauma data registry. The primary focus of these registries is to improve outcomes for patients undergoing trauma surgery procedures at Stony Brook University Hospital as well as to meet requirements to remain a NYS designated trauma center.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior database management skills, have a clinical background, have experience with reporting, and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.
Duties may include the following but are not limited to:
Continually analyze new and revised specifications, data needs, and application requirements for the ACS NTDB, ACS TQIP, and NYSDOH Trauma registries and develop a comprehensive understanding of reporting requirements.
Actively participate in data-driven quality improvement activities by working to improve clinical data capture and field development.
Provide high quality, actionable reports to hospital leadership, Programs of Distinction (PODs), Quality Improvement (QI) and other performance improvement teams, and other groups to drive quality and safety improvement efforts. This includes aggregating, analyzing and displaying statistically-oriented, external quality reporting data in formats such as dashboards, scorecards, visualizations, and other reports. Ensure the automation of reporting functions wherever possible.
Maintain all appropriate documentation for quality databases and applications, including process steps, data dictionaries, and other information necessary to ensure the smooth functioning of these databases.
Function as the QMA lead for updates and upgrades to the Performance Manager decision support system clinical quality data warehouse and reporting, in collaboration with colleagues in IT and Finance.
Two or more years or relevant experience in database administration, applications, programming, and/or software engineering/analysis.
Experience and background in a clinical role, strong understanding of medical terminology and ability to analyze medical record required.
Prior experience with health care-related systems and reporting as well as working in a health care setting and/or collaborating with clinical staff.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, particularly the ability to convey technical information in an accessible and understandable manner.
Project management skills and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with diverse populations of healthcare workers is critical.
Demonstrated ability to grow and adapt in a changing environment.
Superior organization skills, detail-oriented, and ability to be persistent and follow-through.
Problem-solving, ability to adapt, flexibility in approaches to accomplishing tasks, and ability to independently arrive at creative solutions to problems.
Degree in nursing or other similar clinical experience or degree in computer science, information systems
SQL Server experience, including the ability to create and maintain stored procedures for import to and update of databases.
Clinical chart review and abstraction experience and ability.
Performance improvement experience and ability.
Skill in presenting information to a variety of audiences.
Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of these qualifications.
Special Notes: Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Prior to start date,the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
* The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination.
Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.
If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the University Office of Equity and Access at (631)632-6280.
In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act a copy of our crime statistics can be viewedhere.
Official Job Title: TH Staff Associate
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Trauma Quality-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 0830-1700 (Flexible) Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Jan 18, 2021
Posting End Date: Apr 19, 2021, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL4
Internal Number: 2100193
About Stony Brook University
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.