Health, Information Technology and Web, Project Management/Program Development
4 Year Degree
Exciting opportunity to be a part of this new endeavor at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)!
This new manager role will start off acting as a project manager to launch a pilot program and then eventually move into managing all aspects of the newly established CHILD health registry development, implementation, and participant onboarding; assist with the development and testing of onboarding materials for initial pilot sites; provide customer support to basic queries from registry participants, including assistance with data connections and solving first line user problems; work with AAP registry team to ensure all necessary data quality control measures are in place and assist with the execution of data management activities according to AAP registry data quality standards and project timelines; and support the implementation of clinical data management processes with AAP member practices, hospitals, and healthcare organizations ensuring completeness, accuracy, and consistency of data.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or other project management certification/training preferred.
3-4 years’ related experience managing electronic health records (EHR) and/or medical/health-related registry required, including importing/exporting data from EHR systems and supporting cloud-based computing platforms.
Experience managing projects supporting and communicating with multiple stakeholders, providing technical assistance to users, and knowledge of health data privacy and regulatory requirements required.
Understanding of data validation, analytics, and/or quality performance measurement required.
Experience within a pediatric health care setting strongly preferred.
Strong technical acumen essential with proficiency in MS Office, databases, cloud-based platforms, EHRs, and the ability to learn and apply new technologies; knowledge of data interface platforms (eg, FHIR HL7, C-CDA), web based technologies preferred (eg, REST services, API, responsive design), web collaboration platforms (eg, SharePoint) and web conferencing systems (eg, WebEx) preferred.
Some travel and evening/weekend work required, along with the need for flexibility in arranging work schedule to accommodate physicians’ availability.
To learn more about the organization, see a full job description, and/or apply for the position, please visit https://www.aap.org/employment.
The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.
Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.
About American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a membership organization of 67,000 pediatricians and approximately 475 staff committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. The AAP promotes pediatrics and advances child health priorities by developing policy, conducting research, building coalitions, raising public awareness, funding community-based projects, and supporting training and professional education for our membership.
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