Are you ready to bring your expert clinical skills to a world-class facility recognized as top ten in the country for cardiology? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient happiness? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you.
The Smidt Heart Institute is home to a distinguished team of experts who are setting the bar for cardiovascular care in the United States.
The Institute unites 16 centers and programs to diagnose and treat the full spectrum of heart and vascular conditions for all patients, from infants to those with advanced disease. Compassionate care is integrated with an agile research enterprise, giving patients access to pioneering treatments.
You can look forward to collaborating with our world-class faculty and attending physicians. We aim to provide deep clinical competencies across all specialties, including transplantation, stem cell therapy, congenital heart disease, women's heart health, valve disorders, arrhythmia and hypertension.
As a Quality Improvement Coordinator, you will collaborate with the Document Management Specialist Supervisor and Heart Institute Managers to collect data from the medical record that will be publicly reported to the American College of Cardiology (ACC) NCDR data registries and the Society of Thoracic Surgery (STS) - Adult and Congenital and California Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Outcomes Reporting Program (CCORP) data registries.
Summary of Essential Duties:
Completes review of inpatient and outpatient records for CVIC/CVS and Cedaron databases.
Responsible for maintenance of chart audit tools for data capture. Provides inservice education to nursing staff, physicians, AHP, perfusionists, and fellow trainees on documentation requirements essential for accurate data collection and reporting to national registries.
Demonstrates initiative, resourcefulness and problem-solving skills in applying a detailed knowledge of the responsibilities, functions and underlying operational structure of the Heart Institute departments and of the larger Health System in organizing and prioritizing work, establishing procedures and systems and ensuring the orderly and timely flow of data collection.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.