The Data and Quality manager review transplant program patient records for regulatory requirements, with regular reports of findings to direct supervisor/program leadership/NYMA's Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement Program.  This role includes tracking of quality indicators on all transplant patients, including creation and maintenance of data reports for the department (volume dashboards, process indicators, quality metrics); Determining monitoring methodology for new metrics, assessing efficacy of ongoing metrics and adherence to Transplant Policies and Protocols related to Quality and performance improvement.  Responsible for program's OPTN/UNOS and SRTR data submission and data validation requirements.  Also responsible for data interpretation of published transplant outcomes for use by members of the program as well as hospital leadership.  Prepare all data for presentations and educational materials.


Maintain the transplant database which includes patient information, histories, surgeries, complications, rejections & long-term follow-up.  Responsible for the gathering of data from various sources.  Design reports to generate data to various state, local & federal agencies & research institutions.  



Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Review transplant program patient records for CMS/UNOS/TJC/DOH requirements. Complete tracking tools related to process. Report to program leadership with results on a monthly basis with immediate issues recognized and reported. Work with transplant staff to resolve issues found or submit appropriate documentation when missing.
Oversee completion of OPTN/UNOS data submission.  Coordinate annually the methodology for collecting data elements to meet regulatory requirements.
Track and report Quality Indicators. Work in partnership with the Transplant clinical team to help identify and capture data elements related to clinical and administrative processes chosen as indicators for improvement.
Build and maintain transplant databases - Ensure that the essential data is entered and monitored at the proper intervals.  Maintain the collection, maintenance, and manipulation of patient data.



Bachelor's degree
Must be proficient in the following programs for maintaining and reporting all data necessary for job performance: Microsoft Windows, Office Suite,  Crystal Report, EPIC. Care Cast, and MS-SQL is preferred.   
Expert knowledge of UNET Portal as well as Secure Site for the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) is preferred.


Department: Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Bargaining Unit: Non Union Campus: MOSES  Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 3400 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8:30 AM-5 PM Req ID: 216441 Salary Range/Pay Rate: $61,995.00 - $82,660.00    


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