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Outcomes Coordinator

Center for Quality Outcomes 
Full Time 
Regular 
Day Shift 


Rated as one of the Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S., the heart of LMC is our 508-bed modern state-of-the-art facility. Winning the prestigious, "Summit Award" from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction, "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation, all contributing to our reputation for giving our patients the highest quality care.  Lexington Medical Center was voted one of South Carolina’s “Best Places to Work” for 2019!

We are located in heart of the Midlands, right outside of Columbia, SC, and one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in the Southeast. As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Family.

Job Summary

The Outcomes Coordinator will guide efforts to assess and improve performance and coordinate use of measurement data to monitor, document, and ultimately improve the quality of care and services provided at Lexington Medical Center. Assists in evaluation, analysis, maintenance and development of system functionality of electronic health record (EPIC) to meet clinical objectives including participating in project plan development/tracking and workflow analysis. Responsible for data integrity and follows well defined processes for maintaining data integrity.  Serves as expert regarding DNV, SC DHEC and other disease specific regulatory requirements and serves in an active role to achieve compliance to standards.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Minimum Years of Experience: 5 Years of experience as a registered nurse, including at least 2 years of utilization review, quality assurance, or case management experience and 2 years experience in leadership role.
Substitutable Education & Experience (Optional): Refer to Mandatory Certification Requirements P&P for required education/certification for Coordinator serving on Stroke Team
Required Certifications/Licensure: Currently licensed as Registered Nurse by the State Board of Nursing for South Carolina.
Required Training: None.
 

Essential Functions

  • Facilitate the delivery of quality, cost-effective patient care and the achievement  of desired outcomes for patients, families, and the organization by coordinating data collection and analysis for performance improvement activities.
  • Integrates and coordinates performance improvement measurement activities so as to avoid duplication of effort and ensure a comprehensive, patient population-focused strategy.
  • Coordinates continuous readiness activities for DNV and other regulatory requirements in respective areas.
  • Participates in the development, implementation, evaluation, and revision of new     programs, protocols, teaching plans, and other guidelines for care of identified patient populations.
  • Provides educational offerings that contribute to the professional development of others (ex. PDCA, PI, DNV requirements).
  • As requested, designs clinical studies utilizing knowledge of research design and statistical methods. Involved in ongoing research related to the care of the ACS patient.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs statistical analysis of data, summarizes findings, and prepares reports. Able to communicate effectively through presentation skills in several formats for different audiences. 
  • Implements data collection system which maximize use of existing databases and minimize the need for manually collected data.
  • Utilizes nationally-developed practice guidelines & Benchmarks and other research-based practice recommendations in the selection of the process and outcome indicators to be measured.
  • Participates in data collection. Evaluates and makes recommendations for improving data collection methods and accuracy. Works closely with clinical areas to coordinate and improve data collection.
  • Participates on CQI teams/task forces/committees. Facilitates / leads teams utilizing CQI tools and methods.
  • Develops and maintains performance measurement data collection systems and     processes that are accessible, efficient, and retrievable.
  • Functions as change agent by participating and supporting the change management process.
  • Works collaboratively and communicates effectively with administration, IT and clinical care teams through participation in the planning, development, evaluation and maintenance     of the Clinical Information Systems.
  • Build professional skills by maintaining awareness of health care environment and information systems technology.
  • Acquires appropriate continuing education credits for own professional development and maintenance of current knowledge of outcomes management and related fields (minimum 25 hours per year).
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one.  LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
  • Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary
  • Adoption assistance
  • LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness
     
    Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.


Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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