Children's Hospital Boston Quality Improvement Data Coordinator in Boston, Massachusetts
46401BRTitle:Quality Improvement Data CoordinatorDepartment:Program for Patient Safety and QualityAutoReqId:46401BRStatus:Full Time Standard Hours per Week:40 Job Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Program for Patient Safety and Quality and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The QI Data Coordinator is responsible for:
Assisting in coordinating Boston Children’s Hospital’s participation in a national collaborative quality improvement (QI) network. This QI network involves a registry designed to study, understand, and improve patient care of children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a collection of chronic diseases that cause inflammation of the digestive or gastrointestinal tract. The selected candidate will be involved with this national QI registry, as well as other related projects.
Coordinating the collection of data and informed consent, interacting with the Institutional Review Board (IRB), assisting in the preparation of presentations, contributing to discussions within Boston Children’s Hospital and the national QI network, and effectively gathering, entering, and analyzing accurate data. The work for this project takes place in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with opportunities to interact with many different types of providers and other staff involved in healthcare.
To qualify, you must have:
Basic knowledge of medical, mathematical and technical principles typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree in the health sciences, mathematics or related field. Prior healthcare experience is a plus. Coursework in the biological or social sciences is recommended, and strong writing and analytical skills are required.
Knowledge of basic data management software (e.g. SPSS, MS, Excel). Critical attention to detail and accuracy. Computer skills, including fluency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are required.
The ability to be highly motivated, well-organized, enthusiastic, and professional. The candidate must also be independent, efficient and have exceptional interpersonal skills, as interaction with patients, families, medical staff, and other researchers is necessary.
This position is wonderful for an individual seeking to develop a career in public health, and/or quality improvement. In addition, this position is a key member of our internal hospital audit team and the Ongoing Physician Performance Evaluation Measures (OPPEs) data collection team.
Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.Office/Site Location:Boston