Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation. In 2008 we opened St. Francis Medical Center to keep pace with the growing needs of the Colorado Springs’ community on the north side of the city. St. Francis Medical Center features 172-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level IIIA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services, and Critical Care Unit. It is also serves as Southern Colorado’s home base for the Flight For Life® Colorado air medical helicopter service. It’s an incredible time to join us as we celebrate our sixth consecutive year as one of “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” by Healthgrades and recent Magnet Hospital designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for superior quality in nursing care. With 300+ days of annual sunshine, mild winters and easy access places like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and some of Colorado’s top destination resorts, you will enjoy an incredible lifestyle while having the career you’ve always wanted. For more information about Penrose – St. Francis Health Services, visit http://www.penrosestfrancis.org/.
Supports PSF management and Medical staff in providing data, facilitating data collections, analyzing data and trending utilizing the various clinical information systems. Collaborating with clinical managers, directors and physicians to ensure the accurate and timely use of data available within the system.
POSITION ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1: Possesses broad knowledge of medical field and hospital processes to include, but not necessarily limited to, medical terminology, medical record documentation/contents, injury/disease processes and treatment protocols/practices.
2: Demonstrates maturity in being self-directed and self-initiated.
3: Demonstrates exceptional analytical skills, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
4: Knows various hospital databases and is hands-on in working with systems.
5: Communicates clearly, concisely and respectfully at all times (oral and written), and possesses strong facilitation, customer service and interpersonal communication skills.
6: Provides data that aids in the identification, implementation, and evaluation of process improvement initiatives.
7: Collaborates with other departments related to the data needs required for JCAHO compliance to standards and accreditation, survey preparation and education.
8: Manual chart review and data abstraction for compliance with required data collection and reporting related to CMS/JCAHO/AHRQ core measure and patient safety indicators.
Minimum of 5 years in direct patient care in a hospital setting.
Surgical, thoracic, diagnostics, ED or trauma experience preferred.
BS in a clinical/healthcare field required
RN (Registered Nurse)
Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly.
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