Abstracter – Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Job Description
JOB SUMMARY
This position is responsible for providing analytic support (data abstraction, analysis, investigation, reporting and follow-up) for clinical, administrative, and quality indicators from internal and external initiatives to improve patient care and clinical outcomes. Additionally, this position provides data and reports to support quality management, patient safety, performance improvement, and clinical documentation processes.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

– Majority of shift spent reviewing electronic health records and extracting clinical data from patient chart
– Gathers data via medical record chart review, database queries and reporting workbench reports
– Integrates clinical background with registry specific abstraction principles to accurately determine inclusion and exclusion criteria for both diagnosis and procedural related codes for the process and outcomes measure databases which CCAD actively participates
– Analyzes data against quality indicators using complex standards and protocols according to National and International clinical guidelines
– Uses clinical knowledge to identify trends related to clinical outcomes
– Uses clinical knowledge to determine appropriateness of results and ensures accuracy of clinical and administrative data queries
– Develops reports in graphical format, using reporting systems, for review and distribution to various hospital or medical staff committees
– Works closely with Clinical Registry Reporting Manager in validating abstraction of outcomes registry data
– Provides data analysis for decision support in the Performance Improvement Process; Clearly and succinctly communicates to PI Team and clinical stakeholders the rationale and analysis of abstracted data for the purposes of a Performance Improvement Project
– Maintains content expert understanding of the definitions and algorithms for clinical registry, outcomes and quality and patient safety measures as changes are announced; Ability to clearly communicate same to IT Team to facilitate in the development, testing and validation of electronic tools intended to electronically capture discrete data for data registry reporting and validation
– Ability to clearly communicate with and educate staff in registry reporting changes and resultant impact on documentation practices
– Assists with special projects as needed
– Performs other duties as assigned

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