RN, Quality Assurance

Rochester, NY


The Quality Assurance Nurse primary responsibilities, serves as the primary external contact for cardiac quality oversight at Arnot Ogden Medical Center and Auburn Community Hospital. Assist URMC Cardiology QA with national and state cardiac registry data management including, but not limited to clinical data collection, validation, delivery, reconciliation, and data management activity timeliness. Works closely with the external hospital Quality Office and the SMH Cardiology Quality Office to identify opportunities for clinical safety and quality improvement and works with the team developing initiatives to improve quality outcomes. The position provides flexible hours, does not require nights/weekends/holidays, and allows for partially remote work from home.


Quality Assurance Nurse (AOMC/ACH):

  • Provide support for Arnot Ogden Medical Center and Auburn Community Hospital clinical review, analysis, and submissions/reporting as well as periodic audits.

  • Attend Quality Meetings for AOMC and ACH, prepare case summaries for M&M discussion, and provide a final review of the cases discussed to the facilities.

  • Assist UR Nursing with providing policies and competencies to AOMC and ACH.

  • Complete random audits on PCI cases for AOMC and ACH.

Registry Data Coordinating (URMC):

  • Accurately identifies PCI patients for inclusion in the national and state databases through the application of strict inclusion/exclusion criteria and protocols.

  • Performs meticulous chart review and enters clinical data into the quality databases to identify opportunities for improved outcomes, reduced cost, improved LOS and best practice utilization of resources.

  • Demonstrates appropriate utilization of resources necessary for accurate and timely data entry into the program’s database.

  • Demonstrates applicability of the methodology and the reliability of definitions utilized by reviewers within the program through inter-rater reliability, (IIR) testing.

Other Duties as assigned:

  • Participates in other Quality/PI work as assigned.


  • Current valid NYS Registered Nurse license required.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 4 years clinical nursing experience, including 1 year of experience with clinical chart review, monitoring of clinical data/performance and performance/process improvement required.

  • Clinical experience in perioperative nursing, inpatient surgical unit, or surgical clinic preferred.

  • Quality improvement or patient safety knowledge and experience preferred.

  • Ability to interact with all members of the cardiac/vascular team and administrative staff in a professional and courteous manner required.

  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and prioritization skills and ability to work independently under general guidance required.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), software/web applications, and electronic medical record required.

  • Statistical knowledge preferred.

  • Clinical chart review and abstraction experience preferred.

  • Quality Assurance and Process Improvement (QA/PI) experience preferred.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $68,640 - $89,232 Annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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