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Penn State Health Quality Abstractor-Analyst - Emergency Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Day

Hours: Varied


This position is responsible for the design, collection, reporting and analysis of various clinical (EHR and other clinical applications) and operational data sets (ex: claims, CMS/TJC, eCQMs, NSQIP, GWTG, etc). Responsible for supporting clinical decision making through established teams and the analysis of relevant clinical and benchmarking data as well as reporting to federal and state agencies to qualify for incentive programs.


Bachelo's Degree plus 4 years of clinical chart review and abstraction experience required or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.


Skilled in working with electronic medical records/computer systems and related software applications.

Ability to translate EHR data into meaningful data outcomes required.

Advanced computer and internet skills required, including familiarity and comfort with MS Office products is essential for success in this position.

Communicates effectively both orally and in writing required.

Ability to evaluate and present data to other professionals, including physicians, in a clear concise manner required.

Knowledgeable of hospital systems and workflow required

Proven experience prioritizing performance improvement efforts required


Microsoft Access experience preferred.

LPN, RHIT, RHIA, CHDA preferred.

Quality improvement or patient safety knowledge and experience preferred.

Basic statistical knowledge preferred.

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained