This position’s key responsibility is to collect and submit accurate, complete, and timely data to the MBSAQIP Data Registry Platform. This task is accomplished through high-quality data compilation, documentation, and entry of 100 percent of metabolic and bariatric procedures performed at the Center into the MBSAQIP Data Registry Platform.
o This position Identifies 100 percent of metabolic and bariatric surgery patients for inclusion in the MBSAQIP data registry.
o Collects preoperative, intraoperative, 30-day postoperative, and long-term (six month and annual thereafter) follow-up data components for the program through the effective utilization of the hospital medical record systems and through a coordinated effort with individual surgeon office staff.
o Identifies streamlining and process improvement opportunities in the data collection process.
o Demonstrates appropriate utilization of resources necessary to obtain valid, reliable data for entry into the program.
o Utilizes software applications for data collection and analysis.
o Responsible for the accurate, complete and timely entry of data into the program’s database.
The incumbent must work effectively with hospital and individual surgeon office staff. The MBSCR works closely with the members of the metabolic and bariatric and general surgery departments to identify opportunities for clinical quality improvement and other special projects that may be identified.
o Establishes effective working relationships with members of the hospital community, especially staff in the surgery, medicine, nursing, medical records, and information systems departments and individual bariatric surgeons’ offices whose support is necessary for the management and success of the program.
o Serves as an educational resource on the MBSAQIP Data Registry Platform for internal and external audiences by developing educational material and delivering presentations.
This position is challenged to maintain accuracy; communicate effectively with different types of people; function effectively under stress; and the ability to identify and maintain priorities while responding simultaneously to requests from different people. This position is also challenged to remain courteous and tactful at all times.
The incumbent must successfully completes the MBSCR online training program, participate in program teleconferences, participates in data compilation for audits and (re)accreditation or site visits and periodically attends voluntary in-person professional development seminars offered at various annual meetings such as ASMBS, ACS NSQIP, or ACS Clinical Congress.
This position does not provide patient care.