Sutter Health Clinical Nurse Reviewer - Quality Improvement - (Burlingame) (56hr, Days) in Burlingame, California

Position Overview:

Works under the direction of the Quality Improvement Director/Manager to carry out medical record review and abstracting functions for national registry procedures and/or core measure diagnoses. Initiates or follows the requests for quality review, which may include both clinical and operational performance improvement. The Clinical Nurse Reviewer is responsible for verification and documentation of clinical data and adverse outcomes and works with MDs and RNs to clarify, verify, and document clinical data and outcomes for registry, coding, and/or quality improvement purposes. Must carry out work functions in an organized manner in order to meet defined deadlines. The position requires independent decision-making and follow-through while working with physicians and all levels of hospital personnel.


Performs open and closed record review to measure patient safety or performance improvement measures, for national data registries, federal or other payer reporting requirements and/or MPHS/Sutter initiatives. Submits data into appropriate databases to facilitate accurate reporting and data submission in a timely manner utilizing the required format. Handles verification and documentation of clinical data and adverse outcomes with MDs and RNs. May collaborate with external vendors to assure timely and accurate registry submissions.


  • Current CA Registered Nurse license

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience as an RN in an acute care clinical setting

  • Recent experience in use of Electronic Health Record for clinical documentation

  • Previous EPIC experience

  • Minimum of three (3) years experience in Quality Improvement, Quality Assurance, Peer Review- chart abstraction

  • Knowledge of software programs including Microsoft Suite and ability to develop power point presentations, newsletters and spreadsheets for tracking and trending reports.

  • Knowledge of cardiology practice of percutaneous coronary intervention procedures, cardiac anatomy and physiology, interventional cardiology devices, standard of practice and expected or adverse outcomes preferred. Knowledge of Lumedx-Apollo preferred.

Organization: Mills-Peninsula Health Services

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: None

Schedule: Part Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 56

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.