Fairview Health Services

  • Clinical Abstractor

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(12/7/2018 4:05 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Non-Clinical Professional
    Professional-Non Clinical
    St Joseph's Hospital
    Hours per 2 weeks
    Specialty Registry
  • Overview

    Fairview Health Services is looking for a Clinical Data Abstractor and Registrar. This is a full-time position working day hours, Monday thru Friday.

    This position analyzes clinical documentation and abstracts clinical data used to capture patient health statuses, assessment of quality of care, health data comparison between providers and organizations, and/or to meet regulatory standards using prescribed protocols and entering into appropriate database systems. Subject matter expert that advises and educates internal customers on clinical abstraction and registry data that aligns with regulatory requirements through an understanding of clinical expertise of data and information. Provides expert knowledge and skills related to system regulations and regulatory reporting as evidenced by assessments or reports.

    Responsibilities/Job Description

    • Completes data collection per system and regulatory protocol.
    • Applies regulatory and registry abstraction guidelines utilizing clinical experience for accurate and timely data abstraction.
    • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards.
    • Completes validation checks once the data is entered.
    • Demonstrates applicability of the methodology and the reliability of definitions utilized by reviewers through Inter-Rater Reliability (IRR) testing.
    • Collaborates with leadership and stakeholders across the system to transform data and information into knowledge that will assist leaders in making informed decisions that support strategic initiatives.
    • Works with stakeholders and staff to improve documentation issues/discrepancies and provide feedback on documentation.
    • Leverages data abstraction and registries to drive quality improvement efforts and reduce variation.
    • Provides data, information and education regarding opportunities for improvement and compliance with regards to clinical practice and processes across the system.
    • Responsible for identifying areas for streamlining and process improvement in the data collection process.





    Associates degree in Nursing, Paramedic or similar field in healthcare.



    Two or more years working in a healthcare setting with direct patient care.




    Bachelor’s degree in a healthcare field, science field or similar.



    Three or more years working in a healthcare setting with direct patient care.

    Three or more years working in the areas of abstraction/registry, data/information analytics and/or information management.



    RN, LPN, Paramedic, or similar


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