Surgical Clinical Reivewer ( Pediatrics Program Manager)(Job Id 46978)
JOB TITLE: Surgical Clinical Reivewer ( Pediatrics Program Manager)
LOCATION: Geisinger Medical Center
DEPARTMENT: Surgery Insitute: Pediatric Surgery
WORK SCHEDULE: Days
WORK TYPE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
Serves an essential role in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the children’s surgical program. Works in close collaboration and complimentary with the Medical Director of Children’s Surgery demonstrating a constructive, mutually supportive relationship. Responsible for the organization of services and systems necessary for a multidisciplinary approach to providing care to children with surgical needs. Plays an active role in the administration and review of children’s surgical care from admission through discharge. Assumes day-to-day responsibility for process and performance improvement activities as they relate to nursing and ancillary personnel and assists the Medical Director, Pediatric Surgery in carrying out the same functions for the physicians Fulfills needs for outreach, concurrent case review, and discharge planning.
Administratively responsible to Operations Director, Pediatric Surgery.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Clinical Knowledge: Data collection and identification of areas for quality improvement requires clinical knowledge and understanding of patient care.
Computer Knowledge: The ability to learn and utilize new software and web applications for data entry and report generation. The candidate should have some computer experience with MS office and basic statistical skills.
Hospital Systems Knowledge: The ability to track down information through various sources such as medical records, surgery clinics, social security death index, direct patient contact, accounts payable, and legal counsel. The candidate should have some experience gathering information in a complex hospital system environment.
Hospital Departmental Knowledge: The ability to identify opportunities to feedback ACS Pediatric NSQIP data to relevant groups or meetings (for example: M&M, infection control, quality management, and administration). The candidate should have some experience sharing information across functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
RN required, BSN preferred. Ability to complete all training modules and pass the certification examination is required.
Minimum one year of experience in one of the following settings: hospital surgery department, surgery clinic or, clinical research required. Previous experience in Pediatrics required. Clinical chart review and abstraction experience required.
Ability to build relationships and gain alignment for clinical support; must be able to articulate questions to receive an appropriate level of support from superiors and peers.
Ability to interact with all members of the surgical team and administrative staff in a professional and courteous manner.
Computer and Internet experience require. Familiarity and comfort with MS office products is essential for success in this position -- Word and Excel required; PowerPoint and Access preferred.
Database data entry and/or management experience preferred.
Basic statistical knowledge preferred.
Quality improvement or patient safety knowledge and experience preferred.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit , or connect with us on , , and .
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action,
Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.