Cardiovascular - Data Abstraction Specialist

Clinical • SCDS - Senior Clinical Data Specialist - Cardiovascular Registries (ACC, NCDR, STS)

Remote • Full Time / Part Time

As the healthcare industry shifts to value-based care, quality data abstraction has become critical in identifying positive, patient outcomes. In fact, medical record abstraction is the preferred data collection method for clinical research, quality improvement, performance measurement, disease surveillance, and other secondary data uses.  Our Data Abstraction Specialists use Q-Centrix proprietary technology to contribute to healthcare’s most exciting advancements. 
Job Summary:

The Data Abstraction Specialist delivers quality solutions to hospital partners across the country. They approach each hospital engagement as an opportunity to apply their clinical expertise with precision to advance patient outcomes and research. Join our team of Data Abstraction Specialists!

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

  • We staff our Data Abstraction Specialists with multiple hospital partners to:
  • Apply specialized, clinical knowledge of hospital partners: categorize, code, summarize, interpret and calculate registry/case information from nuanced, patient medical records. 
  • Ensure quality submission of all data in specified registries or measure data repositories, maintaining a high accuracy threshold.
  • Prioritize, organize, and meet tight deadlines for multiple concurrent tasks and team requests; use tact and judgment to manage expectations, flag obstacles, and propose solutions in a timely manner.
  • Navigate new technical systems: electronic medical records (EMR) and registry/case entry tools; use team resources to troubleshoot technical issues with systems and applications with a focus on solutions.
  • Contribute to team best practices, data dictionaries, abstraction guidelines, and other business rule documents; identify process improvement opportunities to help streamline tasks and processes.
  • Keeps up to date on mandated regulatory/publicly reported data requirements as specified by federal, state, payer, and other agencies.
  • Any or other additional responsibilities as assigned
  • Required Qualifications:

  • Direct cardiovascular abstraction experience
  • Exposure to multiple patient medical record systems (EMRs) and clinical databases
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office (Microsoft Excel)
  • All applicants require legal authorization to work in the United States now or in the future without sponsorship.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills to approach problems in a systematic method using the ability to synthesize data and suggest recommendations
  • Shows high standards for accuracy and attention to detail
  • Technical savvy and a strong desire to learn new systems and technology
  • Thrives working independently and takes ownership of projects/patient records
  • Consistently and clearly communicates, adjusting style and tone as needed to collaborate with hospital partners, peers, team leads, and others
  • Strong self-organizational and time management skills to manage multiple accounts, adjusting as needed to shifting timelines and priorities
  • Adapts to changes in hospital partner timelines, requirements, and project assignments
  • Maintains a high level of responsibility in keeping PHI secure and confidential
  • Other titles: Cath Lab Data, Cath Lab Quality, Cardiac Cath Lab, Cath Lab Navigator, Cath Lab RCIS, Cath Lab Tech, Cath PCI Data, PCI Coordinator, Chest Pain Coordinator, Chest Pain Manager, Cardiovascular Quality, Cardiac Quality, Cath Lab RN, Cath Lab Nurse, Cardiac Catheterization, ACC Data Collection, ACC Data Entry, NCDR Data Collection, National Cardiovascular Data Registry, National Cardiovascular Data Registries, American College of Cardiology Data, Cath/PCI, Chest Pain Registry, Cath Lab Registry, Afib Registry, EP Lab Tech, EP Lab Nurse, Structural Heart Coordinator, Structural Heart Abstractor, Cardiac Data Abstractor, Cath Lab Abstractor, Cardiac Database Manager, Cardiac Data Coordinator, STS Database, Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database

    At Q-Centrix, we hire people who love learning, value innovation, and believe in our mission and values to improve outcomes in healthcare. We applaud qualified applicants who are accountable and committed to producing quality work. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we support and value diversity, dignity, and respect in our work environment, and are committed to creating an inclusive environment in which everyone can thrive.

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