Associate Project Director, eClinical

Based out of our Oakbrook Terrace, IL office, the Associate Project Director, eClinical leads team-based projects addressing the identification, specification, testing and implementation of national standardized electronic performance measures for various care settings and clinical areas. This includes establishing and convening clinical and technical advisory panels, and collaborating with other staff in the development of electronic measures specifications for implementation in electronic health records. Represents The Joint Commission on various external workgroups concerned with assigned areas of responsibility. Leads and/or serves on internal workgroups when appropriate. Coordinates, compiles, analyzes and communicates the results of field reviews, research and/or evaluation activities of electronic measure specification appropriateness. Participates in and leads work groups for projects of a highly complex technical nature or specific project components within larger projects as assigned.
The level of knowledge equivalent to that ordinarily acquired through the completion of at least a master's degree in a related healthcare field, preferably with nursing, clinical informatics, and/or technical experience. Board Certification in nursing informatics preferred.
Five to seven years' experience in healthcare. This experience should include, but need not be limited to:
Performance measure development and/or implementation
Use of health IT for clinical performance measurement and quality improvement implementation and/or use of electronic health records
Clinical workflow analysis redesign
Project management
Research methods and analysis
Development of reports, analytics, or clinical decision support to aide clinical best practices
PC-based computer applications
Interpersonal skills to effectively coordinate the work of other professionals and to interact with members of healthcare organizations. Experience working with national professional associations, clinical experts, and task forces desirable.
Requires minimum amount of direction, and possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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