Tower Health

Clinical Data Abstractor

Job Locations US-PA-Coatesville
Requisition ID
Brandywine Hospital
Day shift
Quality Assurance
Category (Portal Searching)
# of Openings


The clinical data abstractor is responsible for abstracting clinical data elements from patient records as required by regulatory agencies. The abstractor reports to the Chief Quality Officer.


Clinical Data Abstractor:

  • Performs medical record reviews and data abstractions for CMS and Joint Commission quality measures and other measures as needed.
  • Maintains core measurement knowledge through self-development and keeps current on all changes related to core measure requirements.
  • Responsible for the data abstraction, outcome analysis, and dissemination of the information to various meetings.
  • Performs chart audits on other measures as needed.
  • Completes accurate, consistent and timely medical record chart abstraction.
  • Acts as an expert and resource to professional staff by providing education to physicians and nursing on  various measures.



Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse required. Valid license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania required.


  • Core Measures Abstraction experience required. Previous acute care clinical experience preferred.
  • Attention to detail and follow-up necessary.
  • Must be emotionally mature and able to function effectively under stress.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Excellent computer skills, specifically in creating spreadsheets, PowerPoint’s and graphs.


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