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Surgical Nurse Audit Lead

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE

Serious Medicine is what we do. Being extraordinary is who we are. Every colleague plays a key role in upholding this promise to our patients and their families.

Please note that this position may require an assessment after completion of the application. Please plan for an additional 20 - 30 minutes to complete this.


First Shift (United States of America)

Surgical Nurse Audit Lead

Note: This position will not be required to complete an assessment at time of application.

Our Surgical Nurse Audit Lead is responsible for reviewing patient records to identify, examine and verify the performance and documentation of specified compliance aspects of care and identify areas for quality improvement by using established audit criteria. Access, interpret and compile clinical data and audit findings. Present information gathered in audits by conducting objective data and outcomes-driven discussions to ensure effective quality initiatives and improve patient care. Enter data into web-based workstation ensuring completeness and uniformity, and inter-rater reliability audit by NSQIP (National Surgical Quality Improvement Program). Analyze data collection and/or audit processes and make recommendations for improvement.

***Cover Letter and Resume REQUIRED***

Why Nebraska Medicine:

Our shared values reflect who we are and why we're here and include, Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage and Healing.

  • Competitive Benefits including retirement match contribution, PTO accrual, tuition reimbursement
  • Lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care
  • Forbes Magazine recognizes us in their list of Americas top employer in Nebraska.

Required Qualifications:
* Minimum of three years clinical experience in specialty area to include quality improvement, outcomes monitoring, and/or process development in the healthcare arena required.
* High school education or equivalent required.
* Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) required unless candidate meets all of the factors to qualify for Exception A or Exception B*.

* Ability to interact with all members of the healthcare team and administrative staff in a professional and courteous manner required.
* Demonstrate excellent organization and communication skills required.
* Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word and Excel required.
* Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Nebraska or current compact state license required.
* Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

Preferred Qualifications:
* Experience in clinical data audits and compliance preferred.
* Database entry and/or database management experience preferred.
* Quality improvement of patient safety knowledge and experience preferred.
* Master's of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree preferred.

*Exception details: EXCEPTION A: Candidate must meet all of the following: (1) has current experience directly applicable to position; (2) is deemed the best candidate for the position; and (3) written approval to hire a candidate without a BSN is received from the hiring Director, Nursing Practice Professional Development & Informatics Executive Director and Chief Nursing Officer. If a candidate is hired without a BSN after meeting these criteria, the candidate must either have 30 years of experience directly applicable to the position or sign a written agreement consenting to obtain a BSN within four years from his/her hire date.

EXCEPTION B: Candidate must meet all of the following: (1) is currently employed by Nebraska Medicine, or is eligible for rehire into a benefit eligible employment status at Nebraska Medicine within 364 days of the previous termination date; (2) hired by Nebraska Medicine before November 21, 2014, or hired by an entity acquired by Nebraska Medicine if the employee was hired before the acquisition; (3) has experience directly applicable to position; and (4) currently hold a Registered Nursing License.

Nebraska Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and protected veterans' status.

Date Posted May 28, 2022
Date Closes June 12, 2022
Requisition REQ-13170
Address East Campus Corp Pavilion
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00