ACOG National Office

  • Director, Clinical Quality

    Job Locations US-DC
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Grant Funded
  • 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 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, the Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care and related AIM grant work, and the Clinical Informatics and Health IT Department.



    • 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.
    • Direct TeamSTEPPS and other educational and grant initiatives promoting quality and safety in women’s health care.
    • Serve as liaison to various organizations on issues related to quality and safety.
      Direct 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. Direct 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 health systems experience as support to the Department of Clinical Informatics and Health Information Technology including The Birth Registry and Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care work groups for patient safety bundle development and implementation. Support the AIM grant and related grants for technical assistance to hospitals and states.
    • Take initiative of projects, communicate fully, establish trust among team, promote learning, adapt in changing environment, use a big picture approach in decision making to take all stakeholders into account; anticipate and define problems and develop contingency plans based on relevant information, mitigate risk by analyzing cause-and-effect relationships accurately; research, evaluate and analyze information to make sound decisions and take the correct course of action.


    • Bachelor degree is required; Master 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 ten 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 supervisory experience.
    • Must be able to work extended hours on planned meeting days (700am-900pm). May require weekend work hours; Some travel required


    *To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter along with your resume for consideration.*



    About ACOG

    Home to more than 58,000 women’s health care professionals, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a membership organization leading advancements in women’s health. When you become part of the ACOG team, you’re part of an organization that values communicating evidence-based, peer-reviewed information about women’s health to members and the general public. ACOG supports its members by maintaining authoritative clinical guidance, providing continuing medical education resources, patient education materials and more. Together with our members, we are working to transform the future of women’s health by delivering a compelling member experience, supporting the ob-gyn profession, and advocating for improved women’s health. 



    Our Perks

    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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