The Clinical Performance Analyst and Improvement Coordinator (CPAIC) is responsible for the data abstraction, submission and validation necessary to support external agency requirements as well as organizational best practices. This position is responsible for the coordination and abstraction of hospital quality improvement core measures. Utilizing Process Improvement methodology, clinical expertise and proven leadership skills, the CPAIC participates in PI activities in the assessment, planning, design and implementation of quality/performance initiatives necessary to achieve optimal patient outcomes. This position provides for continual feedback, education,monitoring, and evaluation of quality measures across the continuum of care to ensure optimal patient outcomes and appropriate utilization of healthcare services. The CPAIC maintains hospital compliance with core measures for inpatient, outpatient and Medicare inpatient quality incentive programs.