Assistant Quality Officer

Rochester, NY


Responsibilities and Job Requirements:

Under minimal direction and with latitude for independent judgment and initiative, Applies technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills to support the hospital’s clinical/quality data and reporting needs.

Duties/Specific Responsibilities:

Facilitate activities related to clinical data management, analysis, and reporting.

  • Advise and guide clinical departments to ensure quality data reports accurately reflect what the requestor needs.

  • Acts as liaison between physician/department/teams and analyst/programmers to meet clinical information needs.

  • Perform quality control activities on reporting packages, e.g., UPP, OPPE.

Develop reports that benchmark our clinical care against other hospitals (e.g., Vizient and US News).

  • Coordinates and supports quality management initiatives, provide supporting data for hospital’s management plan goals e.g., weekly harm report, annual resident safety event reporting.

  • Support departmental data needs for Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement annual plans.

Works with Associate Quality Officers and other Assistant Quality Officers to ensure that respective areas are integrated effectively

  • Participates in Quality Improvement Coordinating Center meetings and assignments

Participates in SMH and/or Medical Center teams or committees charged with quality and performance improvement efforts.

Collaborates with others both locally and nationally to help advance quality improvement at University of Rochester Medical Center

Performs activities as triaged or delegated by the Chief Quality Officer or Quality Management Team

Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in health-related field with 4-5 years of relevant data management experience of equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience in use of an electronic health record (EHR). Experience with Epic preferred.

  • Strong computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Office; database management software

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to prioritize, use good time management and adhere to deadlines as directed

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team; works well in a continuous learning environment

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.

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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Location: Strong Memorial Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 055 Clin Practice Evaluation Ofc
Schedule: 8 AM-4:30 PM