Job Details

Surgical Registry Coordinator-Performance Improvement

Job Number: 525802
Categories: Professional
Dallas, TX

Department: University Hospitals
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular



This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable 

Experience and Education

Bachelor's degree in related field. BSN degree preferred. Minimum 3 years experience in a hospital surgical department. Three (3) years experience as an RN in surgical services preferred. NSQIP certified or Registered Nurse in the state of Texas

Job Duties

Review and abstract the American College of Surgeons National Surgical quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) data from patient electronic medical records utilizing regulatory measures and criteria.  Enter all eligible cases into appropriate data base accurately and in a timely manner.  Serves as a clinical subject matter expert for the registry data elements.

Work closely with physician champions from Department of General Surgery on reports and trends in surgical outcomes, discusses complex cases and assists with special projects or studies for the registry.

Obtains and/or maintains Surgical Clinical Registry (SCR) certification.

Develop data base queries, track and trend data results, prepare reports and presentations for Medical Departments and benchmark against other facilities to assist in quality improvement activities. 

Assists with other data analysis or abstraction duties as directed.

Ability to formalize education programs targeted for clinical providers, aimed at understanding NSQIP results and strategies for improving performance.

Actively participate in quality and performance improvement-based Committees.

Keeps up with knowledge of accreditation survey and/or governing agency recommendations.

**Other Duties:  Performs other duties as assigned. 


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