Healthcare Quality Specialist- Surgical Clinical Nurse Reviewer- Per Diem

Baystate Health

Job Description

About Baystate Health

Baystate Health is an integrated health care delivery system serving a population of nearly 1 million people in western Massachusetts. We are one of the largest health systems in New England with over 10,000 employees, three hospitals, and over 60 medical practices. Baystate Medical Center is the Western Campus of Tufts University School of Medicine, has the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region and the only neonatal and pediatric intensive care units.

The Surgical Clinical Nurse Reviewer (SCNR) will report to the Director of Quality and Medical Management. Chief responsibility is to collect and submit reliable data to the American College of Surgery (ACS) National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP). The SCNR works closely with the members of the Department of Surgery to identify opportunities for clinical quality improvement within the preexisting PI structure and other pertinent special projects as identified.

Individual will organize and coordinate data abstraction, data entry, ensure data validity, presentation and preliminary analyses. He/she may collaborate with primary investigator(s) on selected projects as directed. He/she will establish effective working relationships with members of the hospital community, especially staff in the Surgery, Medicine, Nursing, Medical Records and the Information Systems Departments. He/she may contact patients and/or families via telephone and/or written communications postoperatively for the purpose of identifying possible occurrences associated with surgical procedures performed at the hospital. He/she will serve as an educational resource on the ACS NSQIP for internal and external audiences by developing educational material and delivering presentati

Registered Nurse with BSN or equivalent and a minimum of three (3) years experience in inpatient surgical nursing/Operating Room required. Clinical chart review and abstraction experience also required.

Qualified applicants will have experience in independent project management, efficiency, and have basic knowledge/understanding of the principles surrounding performance improvement, patient safety, quality of care, database data entry and/or management, and statistical knowledge. Must have experience and be able to demonstrate strong computer and Internet skills. Experience working with MS Office products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required.

This is a Per- Diem position
For more information please contact Donna Novak at 413-794-7621 donna.novak@bhs.org

How to Apply

Please submit your application via the internet. If you wish to apply in person you can come to the following locations and submit an on-line application:

Baystate Health
280 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA

Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
85 South Street
Ware, MA

Baystate Franklin Medical Center
164 High Street
Greenfield, MA

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baystate Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. Baystate Health recruits, hires, promotes and transfers qualified persons into all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship status, sex, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, or military status. Baystate Health, in all its employment actions, also takes affirmative action to achieve prompt and full utilization at all levels and in all segments of the work force of minorities, women, Vietnam-era or disabled veterans, and disabled individuals.

Employment Type

Per Diem



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