Northeast Georgia Health System
May 14, 2024
Gainesville, Georgia
Job Type


Lead Data Analyst - RN - Registered Nurse - CVIS - Full Time - Days

locations Gainesville, GA
time type Full time
posted on Posted Yesterday
job requisition id R12994

Job Category:

Administrative & Clerical


Work Shift/Schedule:

8 Hr Morning - Afternoon


Northeast Georgia Health System is rooted in a foundation of improving the health of our communities.



About the Role:

Job Summary

Primary responsibilities include data collection, analysis, and validation for all patients having an applicable procedure in the cardiac services or neurosciences service lines. Preparation and submission of the collected data to the associated registries. Analysis of registry reports for presentation to physicians and clinical councils. Managing the process improvement projects associated with respective quality metrics. Monitors, trains and provides guidance to CVIS Data Abstractors.


Minimum Job Qualifications

  • Licensure or other certifications:
  • Educational Requirements: Bachelors Degree
  • Minimum Experience:  Five (5) years total nursing experience with at least two (2) years of strong cardiac related experience, or a minimum of five (5) years' experience as a cardiovascular tech in a cardiac Cath lab
  • Other:


Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Preferred Licensure or other certifications:
  • Preferred Educational Requirements: Graduate of accredited nursing school or certification in cardiovascular technology
  • Preferred Experience:
  • Other: Prior Work Experience in Cardiology


Job Specific and Unique Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Conceptual, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Positive Interpersonal Skills
  • Basic Computer Application Skills


Essential Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Maintains registry data for heart, vascular and neuroscience procedures. Ensures all appropriate data is collected on all patients who have an applicable procedure performed or diagnosis identified at NGHS Gainesville, Braselton and Barrow hospitals. Clinical areas including: Cardiac Surgery, Diagnostic Cath and PCI procedures, Structural Heart procedures, STEMI and Cardiac arrest diagnoses, Stroke and TIA diagnoses, Vascular Surgery, and Neurosurgery. Facilitates addition of reference file items such as new physicians and new equipment to relevant database. Uses the software to perform a quality check on the database to ensure completeness and accuracy of data. Prepares and submits data to national registries. Accomplishes daily goals set by volume demands. Maintains an ongoing relationship and consults with NGHS IT department and respective vendors for optimal use of the respective databases. Examples include: Cedaron, Get with The Guidelines (GWTG), Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI), and GA State Cardiac Arrest databases. Coordinates with subcontractors who abstract data on our behalf to provide direction and training as appropriate.
  • Monitors quality metrics for heart, vascular and neuroscience procedures. Monitors outcome reports for respective clinical areas such as Get With the Guidelines for Stroke metrics, NCDR cathPCI for Cath lab procedures, and VQI for vascular procedures. Reviews registry outcome reports for areas of opportunity or outliers to be reviewed in the appropriate forum. Reports data on a regular basis to the appropriate physician and administrative forum while maintaining credibility and confidentiality. This includes, but is not limited to, Cardiology Clinical Councils, Vascular Surgery department meetings, Neurosurgery department meetings, Cardiac Surgery department meetings. Retrieves benchmark data for respective procedures for physician review.  Sources including, but not limited to, STS, NCDR, and Premier databases.
  • Facilitates Clinical Process Improvement. Prepares presentation of areas for opportunity to communicate with appropriate physicians or administrators. Maintains documentation of PDSA process for projects identified by the physicians. Organizes meetings with appropriate physicians to review feedback for progress on projects at regular intervals.
  • Responds to Request for Data. Prepares ad hoc reporting for physician or administrative reporting. Supports preparation of quality reports for submission to regulatory bodies or payors. Provides quality data metrics as requested for research and process improvement projects.
  • Provides training & guidance to Abstractors. Monitors productivity of abstractors. Provides worklist assignments for abstractors. Provides training for abstractors. Validates accuracy of abstractors' work. Provides feedback on performance to abstractors and department director.


Physical Demands

  • Weight Lifted: Up to 50 lbs, Frequently 31-65% of time
  • Weight Carried: Up to 20 lbs, Frequently 31-65% of time
  • Vision: Heavy, Constantly 66-100% of time
  • Kneeling/Stooping/Bending: Occasionally 0-30%
  • Standing/Walking: Frequently 31-65%
  • Pushing/Pulling: Occasionally 0-30%
  • Intensity of Work: Frequently 31-65%
  • Job Requires: Reading, Writing, Reasoning, Talking, Keyboarding




Working at NGHS means being part of something special: a team invested in you as a person, an employee, and in helping you reach your goals. 

NGHS: Opportunities start here.



Northeast Georgia Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

Related Jobs