ACOG National Office

  • Associate Director, Clinical Quality

    Job Locations US-DC
    Job ID
    2018-1220
    Category
    Other
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Grant Funded
    Yes
  • Overview

    American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), a membership organization dedicated to the advancement of women’s health care in Washington, DC, is currently seeking an Associate Director, Clinical Quality to direct ACOG activities related to patient safety, quality improvement, and peer review. Provide staff expertise to and facilitate the work of the Committee on Patient Safety and Quality Improvement. Serve as liaison to various organizations on issues related to quality and safety.

    Responsibilities

    • Direct the activities and document production of the Committee on Patient Safety and Quality Improvement. Develop quality and safety guidance and resource documents including Committee Opinions, Patient Safety Checklists, and Policy Statements. Manage committee initiatives.
    • Manage development and presentation of postgraduate courses and education on quality and safety. Serve as part of the faculty team, develop curriculum and participant materials. Manage meeting logistics and marketing for educational offerings.
    • Develop grant proposals for quality and safety initiatives and research projects. Manage awards and subcontracts as funded.
    • Oversee ACOG’s inpatient peer review consult, outpatient safety certification, and multispecialty Maintenance of Certification programs. Supervise department staff.
    • Provide women’s health clinical knowledge and experience as support to the Department of Clinical Informatics and Health Information Technology and Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care work groups for patient safety bundle development and implementation.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelors degree is required; Masters degree is preferred.
    • Minimum of eight years of experience in quality improvement and patient safety, either in a hospital or ambulatory care setting, professional medical or health care organization, or review entity.
    • Minimum of five years of clinical experience in health care (registered nurse, physician assistant, etc), preferably in women’s health care.
    • Proficiency is required in monitoring the development, review, and editing of lengthy clinical guidance documents to ensure that author intent is preserved.
    • Experience developing course curricula and materials is required; Sensitivity to the unique requirements of physician learning methods is also desirable.
    • Experience in the development of policies and procedures for complex programs.
    • Demonstrated skills are required in the assessment of quality improvement initiatives, management of human and financial resources, including project planning, implementation and evaluation; and budget/proposal development.
    • A demonstrated ability to interact collaboratively with a variety of individuals and to manage physician-member standing committees is required. Must be self-directed and internally motivated.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, preferably giving national clinical conference/course presentations, medical writing, and grant proposal development.
    • Previous grant or research award project management experience.
    • Previous supervisory experience.
    • 10% travel required 

     

    About ACOG

    American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a membership organization dedicated to the advancement of women’s health care through continuing medical education, practice, and research. When you join ACOG, you’re joining an organization that promotes growth, development, and flexibility. People who work at ACOG are driven to reduce barriers to contraception for all women, regardless of income, employment, or state of residence.

     

    Why ACOG?

    • Our passionate team! Our team is led by experts in reproductive and maternal-fetal medicine, patient safety, and health care policy. We strongly believe in equal access for all women to high quality, safe health care. Our obsession with reducing maternal mortality, protecting access to contraception coverage, and addressing health disparities, has led to great strides in federal and state legislation. Join our team and help us advance the ob-gyn profession and women’s health care.
    • We love to learn! As an educational organization, ACOG provides learning opportunities to members and employees alike. Our learning opportunity benefits include tuition reimbursement, onsite instructor-led trainings, leadership development programs, and participation in professional organizations.

    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

     

     

    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, religion, national origin, sex (gender), age, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, personal appearance, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic that is 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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