Chenega Corporation Surgical Case Nurse Reviewer in Nellis AFB, Nevada

GTW Consultants & Associates, LLC

Company Job Title:

Surgical Case Nurse Reviewer (SCNR)

Clearance:

NACI

Location:

Nellis AFB, NV

Reports To:

Program Management

FLSA Status:

SCA, Non-Exempt, Full Time

Prepared Date:

05/10/2017

Approved Date:

05/10/2017

Executive Order 13495, The Non Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts provide first right of refusal to incumbents on contracts. If the position is accepted by the incumbent on the job, other application/resume of non-incumbents will not be reviewed.

Summary: TheSurgical Case Nurse Reviewer (SCNR) shall provide outstanding patient care along with duties specified below. The SCNR provides administrative and clinical review and administrative support for theDoD's implementation of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) National Surgical QualityImprovement Program (NSQIP) program. This includes but is not limited to, clinical screening,data compilation documentation and entry into the DoD NSQIP data base of all eligible patientcases within the medical treatment facility. The SCNR also works closely with the members ofthe Department of Surgery to identify opportunities for clinical quality improvement. Theprogram collects data on cases, such as demographics, surgical profile, preoperative, intra­operative and post-operative mortality and morbidity outcomes for patients undergoing surgicalprocedures in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The nurse reviewer performs chartabstraction and/or quality improvement projects for the NSQIP.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

· Ongoing education will be required; additional learning takes place throughcontinuing education on-line training modules that will be completed during duty hours.

· Must attend ACS NSQIP's annual conference. Any expenses associated with theattendance will be the contractor's responsibility and should be considered when determiningtheir fully burdened hourly rate.

· Responsible for the identification of surgical patients for inclusion in the program registrythrough the application of strict program inclusion/exclusion criterion and randomizationprotocol.

· Responsible for the reliable collection of pre-operative, operative, and post-operative datacomponents for the program through the effective utilization of the hospital medical record system.

· Responsible for meeting the accrual requirement of cases per year through the correctapplication of the program's randomization protocol.

· Attends weekly Morbidity & Mortality conferences to ensure reliable data collection ofpostoperative occurrences.

· Demonstrates applicability of the methodology and the reliability of definitions utilized byreviewers within the program through Inter-Rater Reliability (IRR) testing.

· Responsible for identifying areas for streamlining and process improvement in the datacollection process.

· Responsible for utilizing software applications available at the site for data collection andanalysis.

· Responsible for the accurate and timely entry of data into the program's website andassuring the transmission of completed data.

· Responsible for reviewing weekly site accrual report on the website and responding toaccrual report alerts.

· Contacts patients and/or families via telephone and/or written communications post­operatively for the purpose of identifying possible occurrences associated with surgicalprocedures performed at the hospital.

· Serves as an educational resource on the ACS NSQIP for internal and external audiences by developing educational material and delivering presentations.

Non-Essential Duties:

· Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

· Requires moderate supervision and may at times supervise others.

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

· Graduate of an accredited school of nursing obtaining a Baccalaureate degreein Nursing.

· Minimum three (3) years' experience in inpatient surgical nursing required.

· Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be qualifying if approved by the requesting location and the Contracting Officer. If education or experience is used to meetthe specialized requirements of this position, it must be directly related to the duties and responsibilities of this position.

· A current unrestricted license from any one of the 50 U.S. States, the District of Columbia, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands is acceptable.

· Current BLS from American Heart Association.

· License cannot be under investigation nor have any adverse action pending from a Nursing State Board or national licensing/certification agency.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Knowledge of professional nursing principles and procedures in surgery, either theoperating room, intensive care unit or inpatient surgical ward.

· Must have knowledge of accreditation standards, privacy and confidentiality requirements,such as, JCAHO and HIPAA.

· Computer skills and abilities. Must be comfortable using Microsoft Office programs(Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access), Outlook (e-mail), and Internet. Ability to collect, evaluate and analyze data and reports.

· Quality improvement and patient safety knowledge.

· Must have working knowledge of a variety of computer software applications as well as experience with Electronic Medical Records.

Diversity:

· Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.

Ethics:

· Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

· The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

· The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

· The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

· During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

·Graduate of an accredited school of nursing obtaining a Baccalaureate degreein Nursing.

·Minimum three (3) years' experience in inpatient surgical nursing required.

·Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be qualifying if approved by the requesting location and the Contracting Officer. If education or experience is used to meetthe specialized requirements of this position, it must be directly related to the duties and responsibilities of this position.

·A current unrestricted license from any one of the 50 U.S. States, the District of Columbia, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands is acceptable.

·Current BLS from American Heart Association.

·License cannot be under investigation nor have any adverse action pending from a Nursing State Board or national licensing/certification agency.

Job: Medical Services

Organization: GTW, LLC

Title: Surgical Case Nurse Reviewer

Location: Nevada-Nellis AFB

Requisition ID: 1700001796