AMERICAN GASTROENTEROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE
Position Title: Director, Clinical Practice Reports to: Vice President, Practice and Quality
Summary: Support the work of the AGA Institute by overseeing the development and implementation of all components of AGA’s clinical practice documents, tools, programs and special initiatives. This position serves as staff liaison to the Clinical Guidelines Committee identify current and upcoming clinical issues and trends, and assist AGA staff in the formulation, coordination, and implementation of relevant organizational policies, programs, services and products.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Organize and implement the development of the AGA Institute’s practice-related programs and products, including guidelines and clinical practice updates, care pathways, clinical programs and initiatives, point-of-care decision-making tools, and other related products.
Oversee and provide support for the responsibilities, activities, and professional growth of the Senior Coordinator of Clinical Practice.
Collaborate with Communications department staff to coordinate the development of patient-facing guideline and clinical practice update tools and educational materials when appropriate, with review and input from authors and committee members.
Recommend and develop products and programs designed to meet the strategies delineated in the AGA Institute Strategic Plan in the area of Practice, as well as the Guidelines Strategic Plan.
Monitor changes within the practice landscape to inform internal policies and project and tool development.
Oversee and implement the Obesity Initiative and related products.
Establish, monitor, and achieve financial and programmatic goals in tandem with Vice President of Practice and Quality.
Serve as liaison to the Clinical Guidelines Committee and work closely with the committee chairs.
Lead and organize bi-annual meetings of the Clinical Guidelines Committee at DDW in spring and the Joint Committee meetings in fall.
Collaborate on project management, perform general administrative duties (e.g., setting up teleconference calls and drafting meeting minutes), and respond to routine inquiries from AGA members and other professionals.
Maintain a positive attitude and professional work ethic.
Fulfill other duties as assigned commensurate with the scope and responsibility of this position.
Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) from a four-year college or university required. Graduate degree in a health-related field preferred.
Advanced proficiency with computers and MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
Ability to learn project management software.
Interest in health care policy/administration preferred.
Eager to learn; keen attention to detail.
Strong organizational and time management skills with an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Excellent written, oral presentation, and interpersonal skills essential.
About American Gastroenterological Association
The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) is a society of physicians, surgeons, scientists and other individuals within the healthcare community who have a demonstrated and continued interest in the functions and disorders of the digestive system. Founded in 1897, the AGA is the oldest non-profit specialty medical society in the country. With more than 13,000 domestic and international members, the AGA is the largest GI society in the United States and among the largest GI societies in the world. AGA membership encompasses a rich and diverse constituency representing every facet of gastroenterology practice, research and education.