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Fairview Health Services Lead Clinical Data Abstraction & Registries in Saint Paul, Minnesota


Team Lead position for the Bone Marrow and Solid Organ Transplant Abstraction Teams.

Responsible for providing daily work direction to staff to achieve department and organizational objectives. Team lead has a high level of technical expertise and displays role model competency in behaviors, knowledge, communication ability and creating exceptional customer experiences while acting as the primary peer resource. In addition the team lead promotes, supports and participates in process improvement, quality initiatives, and innovation. The team lead is responsible for supporting abstraction and registry work and functions.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Abstraction of clinical data.

  • Assist with scheduling of employees and coordination of daily work flow and providing clarification of expectations based on leadership guidance.

  • Participates in the interview process for new employees; provides education, training, onboarding and mentoring of new and existing employees.

  • Completes data collection per system, audits and validation checks once the data is entered.

  • Maintains knowledge of all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards; complies with and applies regulatory and registry abstraction guidelines utilizing clinical knowledge for accurate and timely data abstraction.

  • Leverages data abstraction and registries to drive quality improvement efforts and reduce variation.

  • Collaborates with leadership and stakeholders across the system to transform data and information into knowledge that will assist leaders in making informed decisions that support strategic initiatives.

  • Works with stakeholders and staff to improve documentation issues/discrepancies and provide feedback on documentation.

  • Provides data, information and education regarding opportunities for improvement and compliance with regards to clinical practice and processes across the system.

  • Responsible for identifying areas for streamlining and process improvement in the data collection process.



  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Detail oriented

  • Data entry

  • Experience in current role or a healthcare setting

  • Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology

  • Technical skills with experience using Windows and Microsoft applications



  • Associate’s degree in a healthcare field, science field or similar.


  • Four or more years working in the areas of abstraction/registry, data/information analytics and/or information management.

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Job Locations US-MN-Saint Paul

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago (1/11/2021 1:38 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-66742

Profession Non-Clinical Professional

Speciality Information Technology

Location Midway Corporate Campus

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Department Abstraction