Spinal Cord Injury/Disorder Management
of Information and Outcomes (MIO) Coordinator is a professional nurse with
broad-based clinical knowledge and Spinal Cord Injury/Disorder patient care
experience .The MIO Coordinator utilizes nursing processes in managing,
developing, implementing, and evaluating treatment plans in collaboration with
the interdisciplinary team to attain specific clinical outcomes management
processes during both the assessment and planning phases of inpatient, and
outpatient rehabilitation treatment. The incumbent must demonstrate
leadership, experience, and creative approaches to management of outcomes
information and complex patient care and possess excellent computer and
interpersonal skills. This position reports clinically to the SCI/D Nurse Manager and administratively to the SCI/D Director. This position is primarily Monday through Friday, although some off-tour or weekend tours of duty may be expected.
Coordinator is responsible for full participation in and the management and
oversight of programs related to continuous readiness, accreditation, peer
review and data collection and reporting for the Spinal Cord Injury
of outcome-driven interdisciplinary treatment plans.
of Information and Outcomes Management for both inpatient and outpatient SCI/D
rehabilitation programs, pressure ulcer monitoring and prevention, Clinical
Reminders for the External Peer Review Program (EPRP), the VA Nursing Outcomes
Database indicators, resource management and System-wide Ongoing Assessment and
and implementation of quality and performance improvement activities and
measures, including a sound knowledge of VA regulations, Commission on
Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), Joint Commission, and other
related accreditation standards.
MIO Coordinator uses sound clinical judgment and organizational skills and
takes a leadership role with interdisciplinary team members in facilitating the
information and outcomes management process, during both the assessment and
care planning phases of inpatient, outpatient, and extended care
of staff education and clinical competencies regarding SCI/D clinical outcomes
Applicants should possess the following:
Science (BSN) degree in Nursing is required, masters degree preferred.
Specialty certification in Rehabilitation nursing (CRRN) or related specialty
is also preferred.
Minimum of 3
years of continuous and sustained demonstrated professional nursing practice
and abilities related to outcomes data collection, analysis, aggregation, and
reporting. Proficiency using advanced proficiency using Microsoft Office
suite and related statistical software used for data collection for ongoing
knowledge regarding conducting and reporting quality improvement measures,
including a sound knowledge of Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation
Facilities (CARF) and Joint Commission accreditation standards.
leadership and demonstrated advanced critical thinking, problem solving,
collaboration, and self-direction skills.
interpersonal communication skills and ability to establish effective working
relationships with all levels of staff and lead interdisciplinary groups.