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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) seeks a Director, Quality Networks to provide strategic direction and management for AAP primary care and hospitalist quality improvement (QI) networks.
To learn more about the organization, see a full job description, and/or apply for the position, please visit https://www.aap.org/employment.
Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in public health or related field required, with a focus on health education, program evaluation or measurement (Master’s degree preferred), at least six years’ related experience in QI program development, implementation, and evaluation related to medical education and/or health systems required, including budget management and supervising staff, excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, fiscal management, negotiation, diplomacy, critical thinking, and verbal/written communication required, as well as a solid understanding of QI principles such as Model for Improvement, Six Sigma, and/or LEAN, must be a strategic thinker and skilled in leading and developing staff, as well as promoting and maintaining a positive and cooperative team-oriented work environment, with a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, must be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, take initiative, lead teams of multiple partners, and collaborate effectively with various internal and external constituents, and strong technical acumen essential with proficiency in MS Office and statistical software (eg, SAS, SPSS), and the ability to learn and apply new technologies to advance work initiatives; experience with data mining techniques and related software, virtual meeting platforms (eg, WebEx, Teams), and budgeting software (eg, Acumatica) preferred. Some travel and evening/weekend work required, as well as the ability to be flexible with work schedule to accommodate physicians’ availability.
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.