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RN (Registered Nurse) Registrar-Cardiovascular -Mercy Health St Vincent

Requisition R008491 Market Toledo, OH Department Service Line Administration - Toledo Regional Office Shift Days Schedule Full-time

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Cardiovascular Services Registrar


Assists in maintaining the efficient operation of the STS Registry by aiding in developing, interpreting, implementing and maintaining appropriate CV surgery data collection. The STS Registrar is responsible for abstracting accurate information from the electronic medical record and assigning ICD9 codes, E-codes, and procedure codes to the STS registry patient population by using the International Classification of Disease system to maintain the highest quality of data integrity on a regular basis. 

Provides statistical and PI/QI data on SRMC CVS patient population for achievement of the highest quality of care. The information is also utilized for tracking, trending, hospital planning, educational purposes, credentialing and profiling of physicians involved in CV surgical care. The information is also used for mandatory State and National Registry reporting.


40%- Works with cardiovascular surgeons to coordinate patient care and prepare for surgery. Abstracts, organizes, and inputs data according to specified STS/ACC definitions into appropriate CV database.  Consults with surgeons and cardiologists to validate data.  Participates in data management functions provided by national organizations to ensure accuracy of data collection.  Reviews and monitors inpatient care as it relates to STS standards.

25%- Reviews and analyzes STS/DCRI post harvest summary and provides montly reports to CV directors, operations manager, and corporate as needed. Compares SRMC data to national benchmarks.  Coordinates monthly cardiac surgery morbidity and mortality meetings.

15%- Analyzes data for trends and opportunities for improvement in cardiac surgical care.  Routinely communicates with medical and nursing staff to ensure current standards of care are met.

15%- Facilitates performance improvement initiatives as determined by the Cardiac Surgical Team based on performance data from the STS Registry.

5%- Maintains and coordinates database updates and stays informed of current updates to software.  Attends national and state level conferences to keep pace with current standards and trends.

Required Minimum Education:

2 year/Associates Degree

Preferred Education:

4year/Bachelors Degree




Current Rn License in State of Ohio

Minimum Years and Type of Experience:

3-5 years clinical nursing with CV nursing preferred.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Previous IS/data entry analysis preferred with knowledge of Microsoft word and Excel.  Strong written and verbal communication, leadership, and time management skills.  Current knowledge of cardiovascular outcomes and benchmarkking principles.

This position requires the incumbent to demonstrate proficiency in clinical skills for patients in the following age categories (check all that differ from main job description):

Neonate- 0-4 week

Infant, 1-12 months

Chile, 1-12 years

Adolescent, 13-17 years

Adult, 18-64 years

Geriatric, 65 years and older


Performs repetitive tasks/ motions

Hears alarm bells, telephone, and other sounds

Hears normal conversations

Have good manual dexterity

Have clarity of vision: Near (<20”)

Have clarity of vision: Mid (<20”-20’)

Have clarity of vision: Max (<20’)

Distinguish colors


Please indicate the activity’s level of frequency that applies to this position using the following frequency scale:

1 = Not at all within shift (0%),

2 = Occasionally within shift (1-33%),

3 = Frequently within shift (34-66%),

4 = Continuously within shift (67-100%);

Standing - 2

Walking - 2

Sitting - 3

Balancing - 2

Reaching above head - 2

Climbing - 1

Bending - 2

Twist at waist - 2

Push/Pull with force <50lbs - 2

Reaching above shoulder - 2

Crouching/Squatting - 2

Crawling - 1

Kneeling -2

Push/Pull with force >50 lbs - 1

Lift/Carry up to 50 lbs - 2

Lift/Carry up to > 50- <100lbs - 1

Lift above shoulder - 2

Lift from floor level up - 2

Lift above head - 2

Lift from waist level up - 2

Driving- 2


Reads and interprets written/oral instructions.

Sets and meets deadlines, prioritizes work and works independently.

Identifies and understands issues and problems.

Examines data and draws logical conclusions demonstrating the ability to apply high levels of critical thinking and understanding.

Expresses or exchanges ideas by means of oral or written communications.

Makes decisions which have significant impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside immediate work unit.

Organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology.

Must be flexible and able to adapt to change.


Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.

General office environment: works generally at a desk in a well-lighted , air conditioned office area, with moderate noise levels.

Long- distance or air travel as needed- not to exceed 10% travel.

Potential exposure to infectious organisms.

May have periods of constant interruptions.

Prolonged periods of working alone may occur.  

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:



Service Line Administration - Toledo Regional Office

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