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University of Rochester Cerebrovascular Data Specialist, Stroke Center - 236986 in Rochester, New York

Cerebrovascular Data Specialist, Stroke Center Job ID 236986

Location Medical Faculty Group Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 Neurosurgery Management


8 AM-4:30 PM



The Cerebrovascular Data Specialist will be responsible for assisting in regular data collection, analysis, and chart abstraction related to neurosurgical stroke care for purposes of clinical quality assurance and communications/feedback with regional hospital and Emergency Medical Services (EMS).


  • Collects QA data related to regional neurosurgical stroke initiatives.

  • Reviews patient and institutional level QA data relating to the care of stroke patients utilizing Get With the Guidelines database.

  • Compiles patient and institutional level QA data relating to the care of stroke patients in regards to Joint Commission standards of care.

  • Provides neurosurgical data for entry into Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI) database. Maintains and manages two Redcap databases to monitor neurosurgical, regional, and prehospital compliance with AHA CSC stroke care goals.

  • Monitors stroke alerts for real time assessments of regional and EMS transports resulting in stroke/ neurosurgical interventions. Maintains ongoing list of interventions and provides timely feedback to transferring entity.

  • Provides neurosurgical stroke intervention feedback to internal stroke team.

  • Prepares and presents summary data reports to local EMS and regional hospitals to provide feedback regarding compliance with joint commission stroke patient standards.

  • Prepares patient summary forms for distribution to Emergency Medical Services, Primary Care Physicians, and regional facilities.

  • Acts as data liaison to local EMS agencies and regional hospitals, answering data related questions where appropriate.

  • Attends trainings necessary to maintain and report on data.

  • Assists in researching additional cerebrovascular neurosurgery QA/QI requirements as necessary.


  • Bachelor's degree with major course work in an appropriate health, social or technical field and 2-3 years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Healthcare industry knowledge is ideal, but not required.

  • Proficiency in chart review and data abstraction preferred; experience with Microsoft Office and database management and reporting tools.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with colleagues.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Attention to detail and ability in managing multiple projects simultaneously while working effectively under the pressure of last-minute deadlines and changing priorities.

  • Exceptional judgment and discretion in handling sensitive and confidential issues.

  • Ability to work both independently and collaborate with a team.

  • Willingness to learn new databases and data management techniques as necessary to provide optimal Neurosurgical reports and programmatic evaluations.

  • Other projects and job duties as assigned.

    Note: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit assignment of other work as required.

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