High-performing Manager with 15 years of healthcare experience in hospital and research office environment. Professionally trained as a critical care nurse with experience ensuring high standards of care for wide variety of patients with diverse needs. Excellent people skills and dedicated work ethic.
In depth knowledge and understanding of the STS Database
Critical Care Experience
High level of autonomy
Strong attention to detail and problem solving
Clinical Data Manager, 04/2013 to Current Penn Medicine – 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia
Primary management, maintenance and harvesting of Cardio-Thoracic surgical cases within the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database
Oversee all data entry for HUP and its affiliated sites for accuracy, timeliness and harvesting
Perform daily assignments and maintain office work flow for Nursing Abstractors via the HUP CV Surgery Internal Database.
Mapping of the newest version of Armus with HUP specific data points.
Backup for Outcomes Research Manager to build queries and run reports.
Educate staff to changes in documentation metrics and Thoracic Aortic Procedures.
Coordinate monthly conference calls with Nursing Abstractors to identify performance areas for improvement.
Maintain all confidential personnel files, license and compliance records.
Ensure HIPAA compliance.
Clinical Nurse Abstractor, 10/2008 to 04/2013 Penn Medicine – 3400 Spruce St., Philadelphia
Abstraction of patient medical records and data entry into the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database.
Ensured accuracy of data entry via audits and Data Quality Reports from the STS harvest.
Experience with various medical conditions with Intensive Care background.
Attended conferences, Mortality and Morbidity Meetings to increase knowledge base with cardiac procedures.
Self-directed with a high level of personal accountability.
Ensured HIPAA compliance.
Registered Nurse, 10/2000 to 08/2008 Penn Medicine – 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia
Acute patient care in the Medical Intensive Care Unit, handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care.
Assessed need for, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
Treated patients with acute and chronic health problems such as ARDS, liver and renal failure, sepsis, and arrhythmias.
Experience with ventilators, CVVHD, Swan Gantz catheters.
Charge nurse of a 24 bed critical care unit.
Self-directed with good judgment skills and a high level of personal accountability.
Ensured HIPAA compliance.
As a Unit Counsel Member, coordinated Quality Improvement Activities (QIA's) to identify performance areas for improvement such as blood infections, UTIs, and wound care.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, 1998 Thomas Jefferson University - Philadelphia, PA