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RN Clinical Data Abstractor

Company: SSM Health
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Ideal candidates wills have a minimum bachelors of science degree (RN preferred). Strong background in computer science and/or five (5) years experience in research, bone marrow transplant, oncology or equivalent health-related field.Collaborates with physicians and the electronic health record (EHR) optimization team to identify what clinical information needs to be abstracted or analyzed and then abstracts the clinical information from multiple records and appropriately enters into the EHR database.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Interacts with physicians and nursing staff in the process of departmental abstraction of their patients medical information. Obtain required records from referring physicians and primary care providers.
  • Abstracts appropriate clinical information from outside medical records and inputs into the EHR database for Best Care/Best Results.
  • Reviews outside records for information vital to specific referral, focusing on medical history, surgical history, allergies and medications. Inputs abstracted data into appropriate defined areas of EHR.
  • Ensures data is abstracted within established timeframes to ensure continual flow of information and increase efficiency of office visits facilitating patient entry into specialty services.
  • Applies evidenced based practices to achieve multidisciplinary collaboration and to facilitate continuity of care.
  • Contributes to the overall satisfaction of the department by actively participating in department functions and offering assistance to others as needed.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.EDUCATION
    • Graduate of accredited school of nursingEXPERIENCE
      • Two years' registered nurse experiencePHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
        • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
        • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
        • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
        • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
        • Frequent keyboard use/data entry.
        • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.
        • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
        • Rare climbing.Required
          Preferred
          Job Industries
          • Customer Service

Keywords: SSM Health, St. Louis , RN Clinical Data Abstractor, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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