UMass Memorial Medical Center

1221 22nd Street
Worcester, MA 01605
Opened:
1998

Description

UMass Memorial Medical Center is the clinical partner of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and offers patients access to the latest clinical trials and cutting-edge technology with nationally acclaimed specialists in a wide range of areas, including cardiology, orthopedics, newborn intensive care, hematology/oncology, organ transplantation, pediatrics, women's services and emergency medicine.

Awards

UMass Memorial Wins National Award for Medication Safety

WORCESTER - The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) awarded its annual Cheers Award to UMass Memorial Medical Center in recognition of the medical center's work to prevent medication errors and promote patient safety.

The Cheers Awards honors individuals, organizations and companies that have set a superlative standard of excellence for others to follow in the prevention of medication errors and adverse drug events. The ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Subscriber Award was presented to UMass Memorial December 9, 2008 at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists meeting in Orlando, FL.

"We are thrilled with this honor. Patient safety is at the heart of everything we do in medication management," said Walter Ettinger, MD, president of UMass Memorial.

According to the ISMP press release about the 11th annual awards, UMass Memorial is being honored because of sustained, long-term initiatives to integrate recommendations and actions from the ISMP Medication Safety Alert! TM newsletter into the work of internal patient safety committees and medication safety programs.

"By following the expert opinions and recommendations provided by ISMP, we can learn from other hospitals and make changes to our medication practices so that we are continuously improving patient safety here," said Roy Guharoy, PharmD, chief pharmacy officer, UMass Memorial.

Among those steps are monitoring and alert programs, staff education and regular presentations to multidisciplinary teams and departments across the health center, including senior leadership, nursing, physicians, biomedical engineering, materials management, respiratory care and pharmacy.

The Pharmacy Department at UMass Memorial was recently recognized as the best health care system pharmacy by the Massachusetts Society of Health System Pharmacists. UMass Memorial and UMass Medical School offer one of two post-graduate residency programs in the country dedicated to medication safety. The program is accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists. The pharmacy residency program is the largest in New England.

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices is a nonprofit organization that works with healthcare practitioners and institutions, regulatory agencies, consumers and professional organizations to provide education about medication errors and their prevention. ISMP represents more than 30 years of experience in helping healthcare practitioners keep patients safe, and continues to lead efforts to improve the medication use process.

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Under the direction of the Nurse Director, functions as a professional by utilizing the nursing process in caring for patients from admission to discharge. Is responsible for incorporating general, age-specific and unit specific competencies into...
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Under the direction of the Sr. Director of Nursing, is a registered professional nurse responsible for promoting and maintaining quality patient care through effective management of the activities of all hospital services during his/her assigned...
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Prepares and updates schedules in the electronic scheduling system to achieve appropriate staffing levels set by nursing administration. Completes the weekly data entry process in preparation for Payroll. Maintains records for all leaves of...
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Acts as a resource to the nursing staff throughout the hospital. Has full authority to make decisions regarding nursing practice as outlined in the Nursing Practice Acts of Massachusetts within the framework of established unit, department, and...
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Acts as a resource to the nursing staff throughout the hospital. Has full authority to make decisions regarding nursing practice as outlined in the Nursing Practice Acts of Massachusetts within the framework of established unit, department, and...
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Performs a variety of complex administrative duties for patients in need of routine and/or urgent appointments, medical procedures, tests, and associated ancillary services in an ambulatory in/outpatient setting. Assess patients needs, including...
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Collects and prepares financial/statistical data related to operating and capital budgets and financial reporting processes. Works collaboratively with department managers and administrators to gather and prepare information that is formatted and...
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Performs professional duties involving the selection or development, implementation, testing, documentation, maintenance and efficient utilization of applications software to meet clients needs for assigned tasks or standard projects, or assigned...
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Has full technical knowledge and thorough understanding of business application of the project. Also has duties of instructing, assigning, directing, and checking the work of other software developers on an assigned development team.
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Graduate of approved Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist program with ANCC certification in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. MSN degree, with 3-5 years of experience in adult inpatient psychiatry preferred. Current Massachusetts...
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Responsible for wide array of legal functions of large health care system including, but not limited to: providing independent legal advice on behalf of UMMHC and its affiliate corporations to administration and senior management, boards of...
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Under the general direction of the Chief Clinical Informatics Officer for the implementation of the Epic electronic health record system, serves as a key project leader for the development of the design and workflows for the clinical areas. This...
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Responsible for overseeing and directing the operations of Clinical Engineering on an enterprise-wide basis for hospitals, clinics, and affiliates.
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Under the guidance of the System Vice President for Revenue Cycle Operations, the Associate Vice President (AVP), Health Information Management (HIM) is responsible for ensuring timely, efficient, accurate and compliant operations of the HIM...
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Under the guidance of the System Vice President for Revenue Cycle Operations, the Associate Vice President (AVP), Hospital CBO is responsible for ensuring timely, efficient, accurate and compliant hospital claim generation, accounts receivable...
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Under the guidance of the System Vice President for Revenue Cycle Operations, the Associate Vice President (AVP), Patient Access Services (PAS) is responsible for ensuring timely, efficient, accurate and compliant operations of the PAS Department...
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Under the guidance of the System Vice President for Revenue Cycle Operations, the Associate Vice President (AVP), Physician Billing Office is responsible for ensuring timely, efficient, accurate and compliant physician claim generation, accounts...
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Under the guidance of the System Vice President for Revenue Cycle Operations, the Associate Vice President (AVP) for Revenue Integrity (RI) is responsible for ensuring complete, efficient, accurate and compliant patient revenue generation and...
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Performs a variety of duties to coordinate the assignment of beds UMMMC-wide for patients being admitted to the hospital. Tracks patients awaiting admission, facilitates patient admission from on-site and outside facilities. Captures admission...
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The Billing Specialist reviews home visit records for billing purposes (i.e., supplies used, services provided and level of care given) and processes charges for services using a computerized billing system. The Billing Specialist uses ICD-10...
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Acts as a Business Partner to various clinical departments and service lines. Primary responsibilities cover financial and performance management support for several service lines. Responsible for the coordination of many financial functions...
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Responsible for identifying individual patient needs and developing plans of care as well as engaging and integrating appropriate resources for optimal clinical and financial patient outcomes. Responsible for the efficient collection of...
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Responsible for identifying individual patient needs and developing plans of care as well as engaging and integrating appropriate resources for optimal clinical and financial patient outcomes. Responsible for the efficient collection of...
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Responsible for identifying individual patient needs and developing plans of care as well as engaging and integrating appropriate resources for optimal clinical and financial patient outcomes. Responsible for the efficient collection of...
  1. A - ER STAFF RN - Per Diem Marlborough, MA
    Under the direction of the Nurse Director, functions as a professional by utilizing the nursing process in caring for patients from admission to discharge. Is responsible for incorporating general, age-specific and unit specific competencies into...
  2. ADMIN NURSING SUPERVISOR - Per Diem Marlborough, MA
    Under the direction of the Sr. Director of Nursing, is a registered professional nurse responsible for promoting and maintaining quality patient care through effective management of the activities of all hospital services during his/her assigned...
  3. ADMINISTRATIVE NURSING COORDINATOR, NURSE STAFFING Worcester, MA
    Prepares and updates schedules in the electronic scheduling system to achieve appropriate staffing levels set by nursing administration. Completes the weekly data entry process in preparation for Payroll. Maintains records for all leaves of...
  4. ADMINISTRATIVE NURSING SUPERVISOR, NURSING SUPERVISION Worcester, MA
    Acts as a resource to the nursing staff throughout the hospital. Has full authority to make decisions regarding nursing practice as outlined in the Nursing Practice Acts of Massachusetts within the framework of established unit, department, and...
  5. ADMINISTRATIVE NURSING SUPERVISOR, NURSING SUPERVISION Worcester, MA
    Acts as a resource to the nursing staff throughout the hospital. Has full authority to make decisions regarding nursing practice as outlined in the Nursing Practice Acts of Massachusetts within the framework of established unit, department, and...
  6. AFFIL PRACTITIONER,RESIDENT NP/PA Worcester, MA
  7. AMBULATORY SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE Worcester, MA
    Performs a variety of complex administrative duties for patients in need of routine and/or urgent appointments, medical procedures, tests, and associated ancillary services in an ambulatory in/outpatient setting. Assess patients needs, including...
  8. ANALYST, FINANCIAL SR Worcester, MA
    Collects and prepares financial/statistical data related to operating and capital budgets and financial reporting processes. Works collaboratively with department managers and administrators to gather and prepare information that is formatted and...
  9. APPLICATIONS SYSTEMS ANALYST II Worcester, MA
    Performs professional duties involving the selection or development, implementation, testing, documentation, maintenance and efficient utilization of applications software to meet clients needs for assigned tasks or standard projects, or assigned...
  10. APPLICATIONS SYSTEMS SPECIALIST Worcester, MA
    Has full technical knowledge and thorough understanding of business application of the project. Also has duties of instructing, assigning, directing, and checking the work of other software developers on an assigned development team.
  11. APRN-Psychiatry Worcester, MA
    Graduate of approved Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist program with ANCC certification in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. MSN degree, with 3-5 years of experience in adult inpatient psychiatry preferred. Current Massachusetts...
  12. ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL-PATIENT CARE Worcester, MA
    Responsible for wide array of legal functions of large health care system including, but not limited to: providing independent legal advice on behalf of UMMHC and its affiliate corporations to administration and senior management, boards of...
  13. ASSOCIATE CLINICAL INFORMATICS OFFICER, EPIC Worcester, MA
    Under the general direction of the Chief Clinical Informatics Officer for the implementation of the Epic electronic health record system, serves as a key project leader for the development of the design and workflows for the clinical areas. This...
  14. AVP, CLINICAL ENGINEERING Worcester, MA
    Responsible for overseeing and directing the operations of Clinical Engineering on an enterprise-wide basis for hospitals, clinics, and affiliates.
  15. AVP, HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT Worcester, MA
    Under the guidance of the System Vice President for Revenue Cycle Operations, the Associate Vice President (AVP), Health Information Management (HIM) is responsible for ensuring timely, efficient, accurate and compliant operations of the HIM...
  16. AVP, HOSPITAL CENTRAL BILLING OFFICE Worcester, MA
    Under the guidance of the System Vice President for Revenue Cycle Operations, the Associate Vice President (AVP), Hospital CBO is responsible for ensuring timely, efficient, accurate and compliant hospital claim generation, accounts receivable...
  17. AVP, PATIENT ACCESS SERVICES Worcester, MA
    Under the guidance of the System Vice President for Revenue Cycle Operations, the Associate Vice President (AVP), Patient Access Services (PAS) is responsible for ensuring timely, efficient, accurate and compliant operations of the PAS Department...
  18. AVP, PHYSICIAN BILLING OFFICE Worcester, MA
    Under the guidance of the System Vice President for Revenue Cycle Operations, the Associate Vice President (AVP), Physician Billing Office is responsible for ensuring timely, efficient, accurate and compliant physician claim generation, accounts...
  19. AVP, REVENUE INTEGRITY Worcester, MA
    Under the guidance of the System Vice President for Revenue Cycle Operations, the Associate Vice President (AVP) for Revenue Integrity (RI) is responsible for ensuring complete, efficient, accurate and compliant patient revenue generation and...
  20. BED ASSIGNMENT COORDINATOR, BED CONTROL Worcester, MA
    Performs a variety of duties to coordinate the assignment of beds UMMMC-wide for patients being admitted to the hospital. Tracks patients awaiting admission, facilitates patient admission from on-site and outside facilities. Captures admission...
  21. BILLING SPECIALIST Leominster, MA
    The Billing Specialist reviews home visit records for billing purposes (i.e., supplies used, services provided and level of care given) and processes charges for services using a computerized billing system. The Billing Specialist uses ICD-10...
  22. BUSINESS PARTNER, FINANCE Worcester, MA
    Acts as a Business Partner to various clinical departments and service lines. Primary responsibilities cover financial and performance management support for several service lines. Responsible for the coordination of many financial functions...
  23. CARE COORDINATOR, CARE COORDINATION Worcester, MA
    Responsible for identifying individual patient needs and developing plans of care as well as engaging and integrating appropriate resources for optimal clinical and financial patient outcomes. Responsible for the efficient collection of...
  24. CARE COORDINATOR, CARE COORDINATION Worcester, MA
    Responsible for identifying individual patient needs and developing plans of care as well as engaging and integrating appropriate resources for optimal clinical and financial patient outcomes. Responsible for the efficient collection of...
  25. CARE COORDINATOR, CARE COORDINATION Worcester, MA
    Responsible for identifying individual patient needs and developing plans of care as well as engaging and integrating appropriate resources for optimal clinical and financial patient outcomes. Responsible for the efficient collection of...
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