The Director of Cardiovascular Registries is responsible for system level, strategic planning and leadership, regulatory compliance, and collection/analysis/reporting of all clinical, qualitative, and cardiovascular research data for the Cardiovascular (CV) Service Lines across the SCL Health organization. In conjunction with the Medical Director and Executive Director of the Cardiovascular Service Line, is responsible for the design and implementation of CV Service Line quality and research initiatives across the continuum of care that drives the ongoing development of CV services and promote national recognition as a Cardiovascular Center of Excellence.
The Director of Cardiovascular Registries serves as a resource to Cardiovascular Service Line and care site leaders and physicians caring for cardiovascular patients across the SCL Health system. S/he provides oversight to all data collection, adjudication, analysis, timely submission, and reporting from multiple CV Registry and Research databases. This position also monitors CMS and other publicly reported Cardiovascular quality information and incorporates critical metrics into service line reporting and performance improvement initiatives. The Director of Cardiovascular Registries is instrumental in facilitating centralized quality reporting activities for the SCL Health System and communicating timely, actionable information regarding key trends, problems and successes in the realm of cardiovascular health to key stakeholders at care site and system level to drive improvement throughout the system. This position is responsible for understanding regulatory and registry requirements that impact CV quality and research programs, monitoring for changes, and ensuring compliance with applicable guidelines and requirements.
Specific areas of responsibility will include:
Bachelor’s Degree in clinically relevant field
Licensed Registered Nurse or other clinically relevant degree/license
Minimum 10 years’ experience in healthcare leadership, quality improvement, Clinical Registries, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Proficient in use of CQI tools, including SPC control charts, run charts, Pareto charts, scatter diagrams, and bubble graph as methods for the graphical display of data.
Master’s Degree in Nursing, Business Administration, or HealthCare Administration
Formal training in process improvement methodology (Lean Six Sigma, etc.)
Progressive management experience in an acute care environment, preferably in nursing or quality improvement role.
Broad background in health reform, value-based purchasing, quality payer contracting, project management and facilitation.