Work Shift:Day (United States of America)The ED Quality/Variance Nurse will work in collaboration and under the direction of the licensed Advance Practice Provider (PA/NP) or Attending Physicians to facilitate the process for variance reporting and communication.
Education and Experience
NYS Licensed Registered Nurse required
Associate Degree in Nursing
Minimum of 3-5 years experience in the Emergency Department setting
Performs the duties of a variance nurse, reviewing medical records for radiology and lab discrepancies
Reviews daily the AMC patient access phone line for telephone requests from outside pharmacies, facilities, and patients
Reviews Left Without being seen records to facilitate the accurate documentation of LWBS versus Left Without Treatment (LWOT)
Other quality audits as required
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Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.
This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:
Access to information is based on a “need to know” and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.