Burn Quality Manager
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Job Code: 03167-59065
RN/Registered Nurse/ Burn Registry Certification/RN Burn Quality Manager / Clinical Burn Quality Manager / RN Quality Burn Manager
Swedish Medical Center:
American College of Surgeons verified Adult Level I trauma center
Provides comprehensive trauma care to more than 2,200 trauma patients annually
Has a full-service burn and reconstructive center
Rocky Mountain Region s referral center for neurotrauma and opening $50 million Neurosciences Hospital expansion, with dedicated neurotrauma ICU
HealthOne AirLife air medical service
The Burn Quality Manager will work in collaboration with burn leadership to improve the quality of burn care encompassing all departments and disciplines of the hospital that participate in the care of burned patients. This position provides coordination and facilitation of performance improvement data collection, analysis, trending, and benchmarking of data and outcomes based upon the American Burn Association s recommendations for quality as it relates to maintaining trauma center verification. The Burn Quality Manager will assist with the coordination and data tracking of the Burn patient s care throughout the hospital and support the stated mission, vision and values of Swedish Medical Center and the philosophy of the burn service line.
This position uses analytical and clinical nursing expertise to facilitate efficient, effective, quality care for the burn population across the continuum. It collaborates with the entire multi-disciplinary team to provide case management for burn patients, maximize patient outcomes, and enhance customer satisfaction. This position is responsible for oversight of analyzing and reporting registry data and performance improvement trends.
Identifies all patient cases that meet criteria for inclusion in the Burn registry database.
Reviews medical records in detail to obtain required elements needed for Burn registry reporting.
Consults with physicians or other clinical staff as needed for the assistance with acquiring Burn case reporting information.
Maintains and updates Burn registry software as needed
Reports and/or transmits hospital data in a timely and complete manner as required by Colorado Department of Health and Human Services (State Registry) and the American Burn Association and American College of Surgeons (National Burn Data Bank).
Retrieves and analyzes registry data and disseminates Burn information and reports as requested.
Ensure system is in place to monitor validity of data abstraction and entry
In collaboration with Director of Burn Services, Burn Coordinators, and Burn Medical Director sets standards for data entry, implements necessary procedures, and provide documentation for all registry related functions.
Work closely with Burn Services Director, Burn Medical Director, and Burn Coordinators, hospital staff members, and physicians to maintain Burn designation status.
Actively participates in Burn Performance Improvement Program including data analysis, medical record extrapolation, and data entry for the Burn registry.
Actively participates in education activities to include Burn registry related education programs.
Participates in the development of Burn care systems at the community, state, and/or national level as needed.
Actively participates in providing outreach education and or data for injury prevention purposes.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current Colorado Registered Nurse License, TNCC, BLS, ACLS. Preferred Burn Registry Certification. ABLS preferred.
Bachelor s degree in Nursing
Burn registry experience preferred. At least of two years nursing experience in surgical care, critical care and/or emergency department. Disease process education experience required.
Demonstrates good organizational skills. Displays appropriate judgment and problem solving skills. Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers. Computer literate, proficiency in review and abstraction of clinical patient information. Strong interpersonal skills.
Degree of Supervision Required:
Minimal supervision: Individual proceeds on own initiative in compliance with policies, procedures, and practices.
Based on experience and continuous assessment of progress by Director or designee.
Last Edited: 09/26/2016