Oct 14, 2021

Outcomes Specialist

  • CarolinaEast Health System
  • New Bern, NC, USA

Job Description

About CarolinaEast Medical Center

CarolinaEast Health System is dedicated to quality and compassionate care across the Coastal Carolina region. The flagship of the health system is a 350 bed full service medical center housing a complete complement of inpatient and outpatient services with the latest technology. CarolinaEast Health System employs 2,500 dedicated team members. We have physician practices in various specialties spanning four counties. Our employees create a culture of excellence that connects our patients to the same level of care that is usually found at larger medical centers while maintaining a friendly, community feel throughout our facilities. CarolinaEast offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full time employees as well as benefits to part time plus and part time employees.

Job Summary: The Outcomes Specialist is a Registered Nurse responsible for supporting medical staff, hospital staff, and leadership by identifying opportunities to improve clinical care and facilitating outcome-driven process improvement activities for identified clinical patient populations. Identifies outcome variances and facilitates implementation of evidence-based practice. Expertly manages complex data collection, analyses, and submission requirements. Supports and promotes the organization-wide culture of safety and performance excellence at CarolinaEast.

Minimum Requirements: RN with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing or RN with a relevant Master's degree. CPHQ preferred. Minimum of three years' acute care nursing experience. Experience in performance improvement concepts and tools as well as in data analysis and statistical process control. Expert ability to use electronic health record (EHR) and operate personal computers with proficiency using Microsoft Office tools as well as other computerized information systems. Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the ages of the patients served. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age specific needs.