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Surgical Reviewer - NSQIP

Job Description

Job ID: 1206362
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.


Role Purpose

Responsible for collecting and submitting reliable data to the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP). This is accomplished through high-quality clinical screening, data compilation, documentation, and entry into the ACS NSQIP database of all eligible surgeries for the medical center.


  • Identifies surgical patients for inclusion in the program registry through the application of strict program inclusion/exclusion criteria ad randomization protocol.
  • Responsible for the reliable collection of pre-operative, operative and post-operative data components for the program through the effective utilization of the hospital medical record system and available software applications..
  • Responsible for meeting the accrual requirement of cases per year through the correct application of the program’s randomization protocol.
  • Establishes effective working relationships with members of the hospital community, especially staff in the Surgery, Quality, Nursing, Medical Records and the Information Systems departments whose support is necessary for the management and success of the program.
  • Participates in program conferences and serves as an educational resource.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's
  • - HIM/Nursing/related



  • 2-5 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - HIM/Nursing/related



  • 5-10 years

    Licenses & Certifications

  • RN
  • Registered Health Info Admin
  • Registered Health Info Tech

  • 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