ACOG National Office

Program Specialist, Health IT & Clinical Informatics

Job Locations US-DC
Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Grant Funded


American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is the premier not-for-profit organization for women’s health care.  Comprised of over 58,000 physician-members who are experts in women’s health care, ACOG provides to its members the highest quality education opportunities, practice-oriented resources, research, advocacy, and organizational support.  With headquarters located in S.W. Washington, DC, we provide a positive, supportive work environment, excellent benefits and so much more! To learn more about our organization, please visit us at


The College is currently seeking a Program Specialist, Health IT & Clinical Informatics to  coordinate and manage College activities related to the development and implementation of software applications, data collection and analysis, interoperability, and the implementation of clinical informatics projects.


  • Coordinate and manage development and growth of the ACOG Prenatal Record. Ensuring the project is effectively planned, implemented, and well organized, including documentation of data elements, decision rules, and procedures; facilitate collaboration between teams; develop timelines and ensure deliverables are met. Anticipate next steps in the software development lifecycle; identify and mitigate risks and potential roadblocks in the process. 
  • Provide analytical support and coordination for the activities of the Advisory Panels and workgroups including but not limited to the Women’s Health Registry Alliance and ensure that Panel and Alliance projects are effectively planned and executed.
  • Researches, collects and compiles information or data, search references, prepares abstracts, constructs bibliographies, and assists in analyzing results and drafting reports. Research medical and informatics literature and online resources; retrieve articles from online databases such as PubMed; coordinate with the Resource Center; and maintain an electronic library of culled articles;
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with other organizations, specialty societies, and agencies interested in health information technology and clinical and health informatics including industry, academic, consumers, standards development organizations, and federal and state government stakeholders.
  • Investigate sources of funding for developing projects to educate members about health informatics and assist in the development and implementation of grant applications.
  • Work with program assistant to coordinate preparations for the Panels and Alliance as well as any ad hoc workgroup and task force meetings and conference calls; send out meeting notices; maintain committee member roster; coordinate hotel arrangements and transportation; reserve in-house meeting space and catering; make arrangements for any audiovisual equipment; prepare electronic agenda books; and provide on-site support for attendees and staff members, including maintaining accurate notes from the meetings.
  • Assist with follow-up on Panel, Alliance, workgroup, and department actions, including: revising documents; preparing, proofreading, and finalizing correspondence; and maintaining document files.
  • Coordinate the College’s review and response to documents developed by other organizations;
  • Provide assistance on special projects as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree a plus
  • Minimum of one year of experience in health informatics, public health or health administration required
  • Strong organization skills and close attention to detail required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required with editing and proofreading experience. Excellent independent judgment, discretion, and ability to take responsibility required
  • Knowledgeable of software development lifecycle strongly recommended
  • Experience in health information technology and informatics preferred
  • Experience with analytical tools and processes
  • Ability to complete multiple tasks and high volume of work; Ability to set priorities and follow through on tasks without supervision.
  • Background in women’s health a plus
  • Demonstrated skills are required in management including project planning, implementation and evaluation;
  • Demonstrated ability to interact collaboratively with a variety of individuals and to manage physician-member standing committees is preferred.  Strong customer service skills including good telephone manners with an ability to relate well to a variety of people.
  • Demonstrated problem solving, teamwork and learning-on-the-job. The candidate will be highly motivated and work well both independently and in a team environment.
  • Strong, working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Publisher).
  • Ability to work with others while handling a diverse workload.
  • Professional appearance and manner.
  • Must be able to work extended hours on planned meeting days (700am-900pm). May require weekend work hours and/or travel (5-6 times a year).
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds.  Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the work day or occasionally set up/take down exhibit booths. Proper lifting techniques required.

Our Perks


100% Paid Parental Leave – Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace – Work/Life Design (i.e. flexible work schedule) –  Commuting Allowance – Generous Paid Time Off – Holiday Pay – Community Volunteering Opportunities – Generous 401(k) Company Contributions – Health Insurance – Learning Opportunities and Tuition Reimbursement – Company-Sponsored Team Outings


EEO Statement

ACOG is an EEO employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. As a federal government contractor and in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and Executive Orders, the College takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants and employees covered are not discriminated against because of their race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. For more information about your equal employment opportunity rights, please view this poster: EEO is the Law. The College also participates in E-Verify.



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