Strength Through Diversity
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Roles and responsibilities:
The Quality Improvement Coordinator is responsible for coding and evaluation of Serious Adverse Events (SAEs) and Hospital Acquired Conditions (HACs), as defined by Medicare and Medicaid, and Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs), as defined by AHRQ, with review of medical records, follow up and data analysis. This individual participates in planned and unplanned regulatory site visit activity, and collaborates with other QA/PI colleagues of the promotion of quality care and regulatory compliance.
- Oversees the accurate coding and evaluation of Serious Adverse Events (SAEs) and Hospital Acquired Conditions (HACs) defined by Medicare and Medicaid, and Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs) as defined by AHRQ including: (a), validation of coding; (b), Follow-up with appropriate parties including clinicians, Medical Records staff, Clinical Documentation Specialists, Risk Management personnel and others.
- Validates the existence, accuracy and completeness of MERS records for SAEs or other complications; notifies Risk Manager of material differences, if any.
- Investigates and coordinates responses to IPRO Quality of Care Citations.
- Participates in the preparation, planning, coordination and oversight of planned and unplanned regulatory site visits by: the Joint Commission, New York State Department of Health, etc., as required.
- Facilitates and participates in Institutional Quality and Performance Improvement Committee Functions and operations as assigned, especially those convened specifically for the purpose of promoting quality of care and regulatory compliance.
- Collaborates with Performance Improvement Coordinators and other departments to facilitate and monitor the timely completion of agreed-to Corrective Action Plans with identified stakeholders and other responsible parties.
- Performs other related duties.
- Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, or related science; Masters preferred
- 5 years of relevant experience in a health related environment
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care.
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Who We Are
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.