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Research Manager, Obstetrics

Company: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Overview

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), located in Washington, DC, is a membership organization dedicated to improve the lives of all people seeking obstetric and gynecologic care, their families, and communities. Comprised of over 61,000 members, ACOG provides to its members the highest quality education opportunities, practice-oriented resources, research, advocacy, and organizational support. ACOG is currently seeking a Research Manager. The Research Manager serves as the expert source for development, management and oversight of evidence review and analysis required for the development of ACOG's Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) and Clinical Consensus (CC) documents. Responsible for providing strong guidance for the author, committee, and staff to implement the current and subsequent updated evidence-analysis methodology. Ensure that guideline development follows the evidence-based CPG and CC processes and that the available scientific evidence is included and accurately represented in CPG and CC text and recommendations. Collaborate effectively and build productive internal and external relationships. Cover Letter Required.

Responsibilities

  • Adhere to the multi-faceted evidence evaluation methodology and standards for CPG and CC development.
  • Provide knowledgeable advice and expertise to CPG and CC authors, committee members and CPG and CC research and committee staff on the evidence analysis process.
  • Contribute to the review and implementation of CPG and CC methodologies, recommending any necessary adjustments and alternatives as required.
  • Serve as the primary resource for CPG and CC authors, committee members and staff.
  • Develop structured clinical review topics/questions addressing identified management issues using the PICO format.
  • Provide input for search protocols, oversee literature search results, and ensure accurate inclusion/exclusion criteria application.
  • Assist authors and committees in evidence review protocols and use of evaluation software.
  • Create evidence profiles to provide to author and committee members for development of manuscript and recommendation statements.
  • Review manuscripts before publication to ensure content and data are valid, applicable and current.
  • Provide quality assurance for the CPG and CC evidence analysis and application aspects, including establishment mechanisms for monitoring and improving performance.
  • Work with staff and committee members to lead incorporation of new systematic reviewing tools and techniques into the CPG and CC evidence analysis methodology, ensuring consistency of processes, templates and documentation across all CPG and CC documents.
  • Interpret literature search results and respond to stakeholders' input and questions. Identify and refine evidence related to the topic to support effective participation in meeting discussions relating to clinical and methodologic issues.
  • Support ACOG staff research projects through literature searches, focus groups and subject matter expert input.
  • Partner with internal teams to ensure that training and support is in place for CPG and CC authors, committee, and staff, including areas of complex methodology.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree in epidemiology, public health or other health sciences preferred.
    • Minimum 2 years of related experience in an evidence-based clinical guideline standards and methodologies, application of relevant software, and medical information retrieval, analysis, interpretation.
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills and knowledgeable about current issues related to women's health.
    • Ability to work independently, adhere to timetables and prioritize, organize, and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.
    • Ability to interact with a variety of levels of professional personnel.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or other related software. Understanding of medical databases, such as Medline, evaluation software such as Covidence, and reference organizing software such as RefWorks and EndNote.
    • Strong understanding of the role of evidence analysis and application in medical guideline development.
    • In depth knowledge of research methodology, tenets of evidence-based medicine, statistics, and medical terminology.



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      Qualifications
      • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree in epidemiology, public health or other health sciences preferred.
      • Minimum 2 years of related experience in an evidence-based clinical guideline standards and methodologies, application of relevant software, and medical information retrieval, analysis, interpretation.
      • Excellent verbal and written communications skills and knowledgeable about current issues related to women's health.
      • Ability to work independently, adhere to timetables and prioritize, organize, and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.
      • Ability to interact with a variety of levels of professional personnel.
      • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or other related software. Understanding of medical databases, such as Medline, evaluation software such as Covidence, and reference organizing software such as RefWorks and EndNote.
      • Strong understanding of the role of evidence analysis and application in medical guideline development.
      • In depth knowledge of research methodology, tenets of evidence-based medicine, statistics, and medical terminology.

Keywords: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist, Washington DC , Research Manager, Obstetrics, Executive , Washington, DC

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