Women's Health Program DirectorPosted on: January 4, 2014
Posted by: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is a not-for-profit membership organization supporting over 57,000 members/physicians across the country. As the experts in women's health we provide a wide range of services for the nation's leading group of professionals. 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 our Website at www.acog.org!
We are looking for a Senior Director, Gynecologic Practice who will coordinate and supervise work of committees and staff in the areas of gynecology, well-woman care, adolescent health care, and ethics. This position will also track, interpret, and report on gynecologic and professionalism issues requiring College attention and/or policy development.
- Direct and oversee all activities in Division affecting medical professionalism
Oversee the development and maintenance of publications on ethics (eg, Committee Opinions); stimulate the development of policies and activities for medical professionalism; seek outside sources of funding to support new interest areas and special projects; advise and facilitate the work of Committee on Ethics; hire and supervise staff, research issues relevant to College interests
- Direct and oversee all gynecologic, well-woman care, and adolescent health care activities in Division
Through direction of the work of the Department staff, advise and facilitate the work of clinical committees (Clinical Document Review Panel/ Gynecology, Committee on Gynecologic Practice, Committee on Adolescent Health Care, Editorial Committee for Guidelines for Women's Health Care) and task forces in the areas of gynecology, well-woman care, and adolescent health care; oversee hiring and supervision of all staff for these areas; oversee the development and maintenance of practice publications in gynecology, well-woman care, and adolescent health care (eg, Guidelines for Women's Health Care, Guidelines for Adolescent Health Care, Committee Opinions, Technology Assessments, health records, ancillary publications); stimulate the development of policies and activities in the areas of gynecology, well-woman care, and adolescent health care; seek outside sources of funding to support new interest areas and special projects; research issues relevant to College interests; facilitate sessions on these areas at the Annual Clinical Meeting or other venues as needed.
- Serve as primary staff for the Committee on Ethics and the Clinical Document Review Panel/Gynecology
Manage activities of the Clinical Document Review Panel/Gynecology and the Committee on Ethics, including developing and managing budgets, developing agendas and holding meetings, researching issues, overseeing development of minutes, carrying out work of committee as needed, and interpreting decisions to College committees, staff, and outside groups
- Participate in College policy and project development outside of Division
Collaborate with other Divisions and participate in policy and project development for issues of overlapping interest; review materials for conformity with College policies and guidelines on gynecologic practice and medical professionalism
- Advise and represent Vice President of Practice Activities on issues of gynecologic practice and ethics.
Advise the Vice President of Practice Activities on gynecologic practice and ethics; proactively promote College policy to Fellows, other professional organizations, managed care organizations, hospital administrators and leadership, public policymakers, and the public and respond to the same when interpretation of College policy is required; represent the Vice President in these areas as requested
- Represent the College to other organizations
Develop and maintain effective liaison relationships with other organizations and agencies interested in gynecologic practice, well-woman care, and ethics; attend meetings related to these issues, advocating for College interests and interpreting and reporting on issues; coordinate the College's review and response to documents developed by other organizations; maintain awareness of content and policy issues affecting the specialty regarding clinical care and professional behavior; respond to Fellows, outside organizations, and individuals regarding College policies on these issues
- Master's degree in nursing, public health, or related fields preferred.
- Expertise generally gained by 10 years of experience in related positions.
- Background in women's health desirable.
- Experience in health administration or with related associations.
- Knowledge of the health care system and women's health care.
- Excellent communication skills; self-motivated and directed; excellent independent judgment and ability to take responsibility; supervisory experience.
- Ability to represent the College in a variety of situations.
HOW TO APPLY
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