Full-time, Paid, Quality and Patient Safety Data Coordinator, Orthopedic Surgery

February 25, 2022

Mon., Jan. 31

Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Position Description 
Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Orthopedic Surgery is seeking a quality and patient safety data coordinator to aid Dr. Laura Rossi, Dr. William Tomford, and Dr. Jon JP Warner in their quality and safety studies and initiatives. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Providing support for quality measurement involving selected patient chart audits and/or data collection for ongoing Department-wide initiatives
  • Creating and maintaining datasets for ongoing research and improvement initiatives
  • Identifying and confirming appropriate procedures to validate data and ensure data quality and integrity
  • Performing statistical analysis of data consistent with established methods for analyzing health care quality and patient safety data
  • Communicating with clinical investigators to understand available quality and patient safety data in relation to orthopedic surgery and opportunities for improvement
  • Providing support in designing specific quality improvement projects and data analysis plans
  • Providing support in implementing and facilitating department-wide quality improvement projects
  • Assisting in grant, abstract, and manuscript preparation
  • Participating in team meetings pertaining to quality and patient safety
  • Assisting with meeting schedules, meeting minutes and agendas as appropriate
  • Interacting with the IRB on behalf of the quality and safety team as needed

Position Requirements: 

  • Undergraduate college degree
  • Strong academic record
  • Organizational, administrative, time management, and communication skills with the ability to interact professionally at all levels 

Time Commitment
Full-Time, one-year commitment required, two-year commitment optional.


To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript, and one sealed letter of recommendation to Mary Faith SmithJacob Esarco, and Laura Rossi, PhD, RN.