ACOG National Office

  • Health Informatics Database Manager

    Job Locations US-DC
    Job ID
    2018-1230
    Category
    Other
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Grant Funded
    No
  • 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 a Health Informatics Database Manager to oversee College activities related to the collection, analysis, and dissemination of clinical data. 

    Responsibilities

    • Manage the development and implementation of ACOGs clinical data registry. Serve as the point of contact for ACOG’s chosen registry vendor(s). Oversee and ensure completion of project deliverables, timelines, data dictionary curation, and data mapping. Develop and manage registry governance, participant onboarding, and stakeholder engagement. Address barriers to implementation by proposing solutions that meeting best practices. Track registry progress, outcomes, and data quality/integrity metrics.
    • Oversee and coordinate meetings and activities for the health IT department, including the Women’s Health Registry Alliance, Birth Registry, and other data and informatics working groups; Identify and monitor key clinical informatics trends that may impact ob-gyns to develop programs and materials aimed at supporting their needs.
    • Work closely with Senior Director, Program Assistant and other staff to develop effective, collaborative working relationships to achieve goals.
    • Conduct research and literature scans, needs assessments, and other evaluations to support ACOG’s health IT and informatics policy and strategy. Draft proposals for grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts; Plan and write articles on various health-IT topics for internal and external publications and communication. Liaise with internal communications staff to disseminate relevant information.
    • 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.
    • Attend and participate in meetings with various organizations and agencies; Maintain relationships with consultants working with the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC); standards organizations; NLM VSAC; EHR, registry, and mobile application vendors;

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field is required; Master’s degree preferred
    • Minimum of three years of experience in database management, health information technology and informatics; Background in women’s health preferred
    • Project management skills required; plan, organize, and oversee work; Ability to work on multiple priorities
    • Advanced computer skills including MS Office and database management tools
    • Strong organizational and time management skills and close attention to detail required;
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
    • Ability to work independently and with others;
    • Must be able to anticipate problems and explore alternative courses of action
    • Support planning and writing for grants, abstracts, and meeting presentations
    • Strong leadership, problem solving, and team building skills
    • Able to think strategically through projects and communicate ideas effectively; Experience with analytical and business intelligence tools a plus
    • Must be able to work extended hours on planned meeting days (700am-900pm). May require weekend work hours; Some 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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