The Senior Manager, Clinical Activities is responsible for coordinating, developing, budgeting and implementing all activities and projects regarding the development, dissemination, and implementation of position statements, consensus statements, systematic reviews, and evidence-based guidelines and related clinical decision support resources. S/he will work with the committees of the Council on Clinical Activities to establish the strategic direction for activities supporting epilepsy clinical and practice support activities.
Works collaboratively with the committees of the Council on Clinical Activities and senior staff to
Continuously improve the processes used to develop AES consensus statements, clinical position statements, systematic reviews, and guidelines through the identification and integration of epidemiologic research, and advances in evidence-based medicine.
Areas of process responsibility include: conflict of interest disclosure, classification of evidence, and training those engaged in the process as needed on evidence-based medicine through the document development process.
Works collaboratively with the lead author, facilitator, and the author panel to complete all major milestones of project development; sets and adheres to timelines; tracks project materials and ensures communication between the author panel and the reporting committee.
Provides oversight of the literature review process. Procures librarian services, obtains articles, distributes articles and abstracts to authors. Keeps abreast of reference management technology; uses identified technologies to improve the development process.
Provides oversight of manuscript review and comment periods, including the identification of appropriate internal and external reviews and the compilation of responses for the authors.
Works with staff to outline dissemination regarding consensus statements, clinical or practice position statements, systematic reviews, and guidelines.
Works with digital resource staff to ensure all clinical and practice related content on the AES website and other digital properties is current.
Keeps abreast of changes and improvements in clinical practice guideline through the Agency for Healthcare, Research and Quality, American Medical Association, Guidelines International Network, GRADE study groups, the Council of Medical Specialty Societies, and other professional associations. Serve as primary staff liaison to related organizations and agencies for purposes of identifying opportunities for coordination and collaboration
Develops and maintains mechanisms to evaluate and endorse guidelines developed by other organizations.
Identifies topics and develops questions and references for PI-CME activities in collaboration with the Council on Education.
Serve as an expert resource to other AES staff in areas related to clinical and practice issues.
Serve as staff liaison to the committees (Practice Management Committee, Treatments Committee, Q-Pulse Committee) and workgroups that report to the Council on Clinical Activities.
Supports the Director in the development of the annual departmental budget, assists in monitoring performance against budget, provides quarterly variance reports and assures course correction as needed.
Prepares reports and recommendations for the committees under the Council on Clinical Activities in collaboration with senior staff and, on its behalf, to the Board of Directors regarding clinical and practice activities as required
Special projects and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
Advanced degree in public health or equivalent field preferred. Minimum five years progressive experience in clinical or health practice environment (academic, government, or healthcare association or similar), with experience contributing to departmental or organizational strategy and program execution. Knowledgeable regarding clinical practice guideline development, evidence-based medicine, and quality measures. Knowledgeable regarding office practice systems, electronic medical records, etc.
Demonstrated ability to translate strategic objectives of operational plans and direct execution against those plans. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Experience developing and managing program budgets. Successful track record of directing multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Highly accountable for own and direct report actions. Ability to formulate clear, concise, thorough and supportable recommendations. Exceptional interpersonal skills at all levels of the organization. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook). Collaborative, solution-oriented team leader and colleague.
About American Epilepsy Society
AES VISIONThe vision of the American Epilepsy Society is to eradicate epilepsy and its consequences.AES MISSIONThe mission of the American Epilepsy Society is to advance research and education for professionals dedicated to the prevention, treatment and cure of epilepsy.AES VALUES•We are dedicated to improving the lives of people with epilepsy.•We embrace innovation and strive for excellence in everything we do.•We are an inclusive, collegial community, which enriches the experiences of all involved.•We value collaborating with other organizations that are aligned with our mission to achieve greater results.