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Sanford Health Clinical Quality Specialist - Administration in Canton, South Dakota

Job Title: Clinical Quality Specialist | Administration | Canton

City: Canton

State: SD/IA

Department : Administration - Canton

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: Other


Shall be a representative of nursing administration and shall perform necessary delegation and coordination of clinical, operational and managerial activities to accomplish the objectives of the assigned area(s) of nursing.

Will incorporate responsibilities related to the quality risk and risk score adjustment programs. Assist with the quality improvement review and audit related to potential quality risk issues and adverse events as part of the quality risk program. Will complete chart reviews, documentation of findings, referral for medical director review and required reporting. Will perform healthcare effectiveness data and information set (HEDIS) record reviews and assist with clinical questions related to chart reviews. Must work collaboratively with internal and external departments to ensure all aspects of workflow are completed. Will review the risk score adjustment information for medical chart record requests and potential medical chart review. Manage the chart review process by reviewing the record request list, collaborating with information technology (IT) for file accuracy, coordinating the record requests with providers or vendors and collaborating with the chart review vendor, if applicable. Review the medical visit file to determine individuals requiring outreach to coordinate medical services. Assist members in the coordination of appointments for services. Required to complete tracking documentation of medical record requests, chart reviews and medical visit appointments to ensure status is current. Must be analytical and have critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills. Must be organized and able to multi-task. Must be proficient in computer software such as Word and Excel.


Uses a variety of computer hardware, operating systems, utilities and applications. Presents a professional image, especially when dealing with customers. Organizes key points and supporting information for a topic as appropriate for the audience. Helps promote collaboration across generations, functions, regions, and levels. Explains data analysis results from a business development perspective. Documents the key steps of a unit-specific risk management process and associated procedures. Delivers written and oral communication, responds to questions and concerns, and produce specific outcomes and impact. Contributes to standard practices for problem-solving approaches, tools, and processes. Assists in assessing risks, benefits and consideration of alternatives. Applies data analysis and data modeling techniques to establish, modify, and maintain data structure, and its associated components.


Would prefer someone that is a super-user or willing to be one. This position will do both Quality in addition to working a few floor shifts per month. This will assist with coverage on the floor, but will also look at processes and quality from working on the floor. Full time; 72-80 hours every 2 week pay period.


Graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA). Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred.

Minimum of five years of nursing experience. Experience and knowledge of accreditation and regulatory agency standards preferred. Quality, medical coding, and/or risk adjustment experience is preferred.

Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) or medical coding certification preferred, but not required. Quality improvement/assurance personnel with nursing backgrounds can maintain their license without seeking additional hours based on role’s responsibilities.

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City: Canton

State: SD

Job Function: Quality and Risk Management

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD15339