Careers2018-08-15T19:38:00+00:00

DIRECT DIFFERENCE CAREERS

Direct Difference Careers

Riding the wave of data abstraction for solutions to improve patient outcomes within the community, while showing care and compassion. Direct Difference and our strategic partners share the same dream that meaningful data will improve and transform healthcare and enhance the quality of life for patients.  If you share the same passion as we do for our communities we’d welcome the opportunity for you to work with us.

NCDR CathPCI Registry Abstractor Job Description

Division/Location: Direct Difference – Support of contracted facility as designated

Skill Set: Clinical Data Abstractor

Job Summary/Purpose:

Performs clinical auditing and data abstraction of patient records in support of contracted facility’s clinical process improvement and patient safety initiatives associated with participation in. Results of audits and identified trends are reviewed with Clinical Nurse Specialists, unit-assigned clinical staff, Performance Improvement staff, and physician quality task forces.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing as an LPN or an RN
Experience: At least 3 years of acute care nursing experience
Licensure: Must be licensed by State Board of Nursing

Other:

  • Must have a minimum of 2 years recent experience abstracting NCDR CathPCI Registry
  • Must maintain competency and knowledge of data definitions and reporting guidelines
  • Must possess knowledge of anatomy and disease processes.
  • Must be computer literate and knowledgeable in spreadsheet software, database programs, Microsoft Office software.
  • Requires flexibility in work schedule.

Job Description:

The Data Abstractor’s key responsibility is to collect and submit accurate, complete, and timely data for NCDR CathPCI Registry. This task is accomplished through high-quality data compilation, documentation, and data entry of identified procedures performed at the Center into the associated registry/vendor tool platform.

Specific Job Responsibilities and Capabilities:

Data Collection and Reporting:

  • Reviews 100 percent of NCDR CathPCI patients for inclusion in the NCDR CathPCI Data Registry as identified by the facility.
  • Collects preoperative, intraoperative, and 30-day postoperative follow-up data components for the program through the effective utilization of the hospital medical record systems.
  • Identifies streamlining and process improvement opportunities in the data collection process.
  • Responsible for the accurate, complete and timely entry of data into the program’s database.
  • Maintain accuracy threshold of greater than or equal to 95 percent.

Work Effectively with Hospital and Individual Surgeon Office Staff:

  • Serves as an educational resource on the NCDR CathPCI Registry for internal and external audiences as needed.
  • Communicate clearly any data documentation needs to support accurate and high reliable data collection and reporting.

Primary Requirements

  • Participates in program teleconferences.
  • Participates in data compilation for audits and (re)accreditation or site visits.
  • Periodically attends voluntary in-person professional development seminars offered at various annual meetings such as STS, ACC, and/or NCDR.

Please submit your resumes to: careers@directdifference.com

STS Adult Cardiac

Division/Location: Direct Difference – Support of contracted facility as designated

Skill Set: Clinical Data Abstractor

Job Summary/Purpose:

Performs clinical auditing and data abstraction of patient records in support of contracted facility’s clinical process improvement and patient safety initiatives associated with participation in. Results of audits and identified trends are reviewed with Clinical Nurse Specialists, unit-assigned clinical staff, Performance Improvement staff, and physician quality task forces.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing as an LPN or an RN
Experience: At least 3 years of acute care nursing experience
Licensure: Must be licensed by State Board of Nursing

Other:

  • Must have a minimum of 2 years recent experience abstracting STS Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Must maintain competency and knowledge of data definitions and reporting guidelines
  • Must possess knowledge of anatomy and disease processes.
  • Must be computer literate and knowledgeable in spreadsheet software, database programs, Microsoft Office software.
  • Requires flexibility in work schedule.

Job Description:

The Data Abstractor’s key responsibility is to collect and submit accurate, complete, and timely data to for STS Adult Cardiac Surgery. This task is accomplished through high-quality data compilation, documentation, and data entry of identified procedures performed at the Center into the associated registry/vendor tool platform.

Specific Job Responsibilities and Capabilities:

Data Collection and Reporting:

  • Reviews 100 percent of STS Adult Cardiac Surgery patients for inclusion in the STS data
    registry as identified by the facility.
  • Collects preoperative, intraoperative, and 30-day postoperative follow-up data components
    for the program through the effective utilization of the hospital medical record systems.
  • Identifies streamlining and process improvement opportunities in the data collection process.
  • Responsible for the accurate, complete and timely entry of data into the program’s database.
  • Maintain accuracy threshold of greater than or equal to 95 percent.

Work Effectively with Hospital and Individual Surgeon Office Staff:

  • Serves as an educational resource on the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Registry for internal and external audiences as needed.
  • Communicate clearly any data documentation needs to support accurate and high reliable data collection and reporting.

Primary Requirements

  • Participates in program teleconferences.
  • Participates in data compilation for audits and (re)accreditation or site visits.
  • Periodically attends voluntary in-person professional development seminars offered at various annual meetings such as STS, ACC, and/or NCDR.

Please submit your resumes to: careers@directdifference.com

Data Registry
Abstraction

Direct Difference supports accurate, reliable data abstraction of clinical data registries. Our commitment is excellence.

LEARN MORE

Core Measures &
Data Abstraction

We have been abstracting and supporting core measure abstraction since its inception. We offer unparalleled expertise.

LEARN MORE

Medical Records
Research/Peer Review

Ask us about our customized processes for OPPE and FPPE reviews for Emergency, Medical, Surgical, Anesthesia Services.

LEARN MORE

Technology & Software
Solutions

We’re an effective and efficient partner, with extensive affiliations and support for specialized technology and software.

LEARN MORE

CONTACT DIRECT DIFFERENCE