Quality Improvement Abstractor Quality Management Full Time Days

Quality Improvement Abstractor Quality Management Full Time Days job in Albuquerque, NM

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

Quality Improvement Abstractor, Quality Management, Full-Time, Days

We are looking for a Quality Improvement Abstractor to join our Quality Management Team in Albuquerque, NM.

  The ideal candidate for this position is an LPN/RN with clinical experience. 

  This full time job is located at   Lovelace Medical Center, in the heart of Albuquerque. We are an acute care hospital providing comprehensive care, including around-the-clock emergency care, surgical services, non-invasive robotic spine surgery, cardiology, stroke care, radiology and oncology services, including the state’s only Gamma Knife Center for non-invasive radiologic brain surgery.

  Quality Improvement Abstractor Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for reviewing patient medical records to assure quality standards are achieved and that documentation is within compliance with established regulatory agencies. 

  • Identifies opportunities for improvement during point of care record review and/or during data abstraction and facilitates onsite improvements as directed by the Director of Quality Management.

  • Abstracts complex data elements for Core Measures, regulatory agencies, and CMS compliance and enters into required data base(s) in a timely and accurate fashion.

  • Performs quality process improvement activities as directed, assists Quality Department with problem solving and implementing solutions, developing and maintaining statistical databases, developing and producing complex reports and assisting clinical/operational leadership and staff with quality projects as assigned.

  •  Familiarizes self with regulatory requirements for performance improvement, quality assessment and patient safety. In collaboration with management, may develop and produce evaluative tools and provide detailed analysis. 

  • Interpret and presents data effectively to all management levels. 

  • Adheres to policies, procedures and regulations to ensure patient safety and compliance . 

Quality Improvement Abstractor   Education and Experience Job Requirements:

  • Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree in related field of study.  Education may be substituted for relevant experience in accordance to policy.

  • Advanced Computer Skill desired

  • Ability to analyze and interpret data; ability to organize workflow, function independently and manage own time and work tasks; strong interpersonal communication skills; ability to deal calmly, courteously and efficiently with people.

  • Ability to maintain accuracy and consistency and compile complex reports.

  • Two (2) years of previous job related experience.

  •  Experience may be substituted for relevant education in accordance to policy.

  • RN or Current License in respective field.

Why Lovelace?
  • Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work, 2017 and 2018.

  • Midas+ Platinum Quality Award, 2016

  • Truven Top 15 Health System, 2016

  • Recognized by Healthgrades for quality achievements in best specialty, cardiac, orthopedics, neurosciences, pulmonary, vascular and gastrointestinal categories.

  Lovelace is a drug-free employer with smoke free campuses.


Department / Location

Quality Management
Lovelace Medical Center - Albuquerque, NM