Health Informatics Database Manager
- Job posted by American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), a membership organization dedicated to the advancement of women's health care in Washington, DC, is currently seeking a Health Informatics Database Manager to oversee College activities related to the collection, analysis, and dissemination of clinical data.
- Manage the development and implementation of ACOGs clinical data registry. Serve as the point of contact for ACOG's chosen registry vendor(s). Oversee and ensure completion of project deliverables, timelines, data dictionary curation, and data mapping. Develop and manage registry governance, participant onboarding, and stakeholder engagement. Address barriers to implementation by proposing solutions that meeting best practices. Track registry progress, outcomes, and data quality/integrity metrics.
- Oversee and coordinate meetings and activities for the health IT department, including the Women's Health Registry Alliance, Birth Registry, and other data and informatics working groups; Identify and monitor key clinical informatics trends that may impact ob-gyns to develop programs and materials aimed at supporting their needs.
- Work closely with Senior Director, Program Assistant and other staff to develop effective, collaborative working relationships to achieve goals.
- Conduct research and literature scans, needs assessments, and other evaluations to support ACOG's health IT and informatics policy and strategy. Draft proposals for grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts; Plan and write articles on various health-IT topics for internal and external publications and communication. Liaise with internal communications staff to disseminate relevant information.
- Take initiative of projects, communicate fully, establish trust among team, promote learning, adapt in changing environment, use a big picture approach in decision making to take all stakeholders into account; anticipate and define problems and develop contingency plans based on relevant information, mitigate risk by analyzing cause-and-effect relationships accurately; research, evaluate and analyze information to make sound decisions and take the correct course of action.
- Attend and participate in meetings with various organizations and agencies; Maintain relationships with consultants working with the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC); standards organizations; NLM VSAC; EHR, registry, and mobile application vendors;
- Bachelor's degree in relevant field is required; Master's degree preferred
- Minimum of three years of experience in database management, health information technology and informatics; Background in women's health preferred
- Project management skills required; plan, organize, and oversee work; Ability to work on multiple priorities
- Advanced computer skills including MS Office and database management tools
- Strong organizational and time management skills and close attention to detail required;
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
- Ability to work independently and with others;
- Must be able to anticipate problems and explore alternative courses of action
- Support planning and writing for grants, abstracts, and meeting presentations
- Strong leadership, problem solving, and team building skills
- Able to think strategically through projects and communicate ideas effectively; Experience with analytical and business intelligence tools a plus
- Must be able to work extended hours on planned meeting days (700am-900pm). May require weekend work hours; Some travel required
Minimum Education Required