Nurse STS (Society of Thoracic Surgery) Database Coordinator M-F

Job Description

Job ID: 1184291
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Missouri Baptist Medical Center, an acute care hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart care, cancer care, and women’s and infants’ services. The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients at a separate emergency department in collaboration with St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

In 2016, Missouri Baptist was named a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The prestigious designation is the highest credential a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. Missouri Baptist is the first hospital in St. Louis County to achieve this recognition, which has been accomplished by less than 7 percent of hospitals nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area.

Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit healthcare organizations.


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Role Purpose

Responsible for data collection, summation, and reporting regarding specific patient populations. The position is involved with supporting the Cardiac and Vascular Service Line, including quality improvement efforts and limited provision of clinical care.


  • Abstracts, organizes, and inputs data into database for the program. Interprets/analyzes data to determine trends, identify causative factors, and determine opportunities for improvement. Maintains and coordinates updates of the database; communicates with relevant parties. Coordinates data clean up and data harvests when appropriate.
  • Inputs data into the national database. Performs outcomes analysis, identifies trends, initiates review and assists with coordination of quality improvement. Generates outcome reports with dissemination to committees, physicians / surgeons and managers.
  • Coordinates the quality initiatives related to the program at local, system and national levels. Abstracts and organizes data obtained from retrospective chart review of patient subsets.
  • Acts as educational resource for other members of the team. Performs chart review for current PI projects. Assists team with provision of data reports, for meeting and other QI efforts. Attends and participates in meetings and conference calls.
  • Ensures data integrity and timely harvest according to relevant association definitions / specifications. Collaborates with the team to ensure validity of data. Validates data and ensures integrity of data / databases. Generates outcome reports with dissemination to appropriate committees, managers, chief and staff surgeons.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Associate's Degree
  • - Nursing



  • 5-10 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

    Licenses & Certifications

  • RN


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing



  • 10+ years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer