New opportunity in our Quality Department for a self-motivated project manager type to manage the development and work flow process of assigned American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) quality clinical practice guidelines (CPG), policies, and clinical reports including conducting methodologically rigorous literature reviews and evidence synthesis research analyses.
· Master’s degree in epidemiology, health administration, nursing, social sciences, or related discipline required; PhD preferred.
· At least four years’ related experience in health services research and/or delivery of health care services with a special focus on research.
· Experience applying the GRADE framework to assess the quality of clinical evidence, performing systematic reviews for clinical practice guidelines, along with skills in health care quality improvement, methodology, and measurement highly desirable.
· Knowledge of medical terminology, evidence-based medicine, and the application of epidemiologic principles to the development of guidelines required, as well as demonstrated ability to synthesize and interpret study results and derive insights.
· Excellent analytical, critical thinking, interpersonal, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills required.
· Must be able to apply good judgment, manage multiple priorities simultaneously and autonomously, take initiative, collaborate effectively with various internal and external constituents, work both independently and as part of a team, and promote and maintain a positive and cooperative team-oriented work environment with a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
· Strong technical acumen essential with proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel) and the ability to learn and apply new technologies; experience with virtual meeting platforms (eg, WebEx, Teams) and document collaboration sites (eg, SharePoint) preferred.
The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.
Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.
Hybrid work environment of 40% of work time in the office per month.
All AAP employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Requests for a medical or religious accommodation in regard to this vaccination can be submitted for consideration upon an offer of employment.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a membership organization of 67,000 pediatricians and approximately 475 staff committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. The AAP promotes pediatrics and advances child health priorities by developing policy, conducting research, building coalitions, raising public awareness, funding community-based projects, and supporting training and professional education for our membership.
Mission: The mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. To accomplish this mission, the AAP shall support the professional needs of its members.
Our fabulous benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, LTD/STD, Vacation, Sick, Holiday pay, 401K/403B, Health and Wellness Reimbursement Program, Goal Achievement Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts.