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This role serves as the Process Lead for the ambulatory and inpatient Michigan Medicine Clinical Guidelines program for Clinical Quality and Training within the Quality Department. The process lead is responsible for working directly with multi-specialty and multi-disciplinary teams of physicians and other clinicians to perform systematic literature reviews and to develop, update, and disseminate clinical guidelines in formats typical for peer-reviewed publications.
Clinical Guidelines (90%)
Provide project management for clinical guidelines, including working with clinical leaders to determine institutional priorities for topics, convening and mentoring multi-specialty and multi-disciplinary teams, performing systematic reviews of evidence, gathering expert opinion, and facilitating consensus to develop clinical guidelines.
Oversee the editing of clinical guideline documents, including coordinating scientific writing, outlining key literature review terms, supporting evidence synthesis and evidence table construction, developing other related materials (e.g., information that facilitates clinicians performing recommended care, patient education materials, etc.), and assuring that guidelines meet criteria for publication.
In partnership with the ambulatory and inpatient clinical leads for guidelines, determine topics for guidelines, develop and refine clinical guideline document standards (content requirements, standard layout, etc.), and oversee scheduled revisions and minor content updates.
Coordinate relationships with external entities through which clinical guidelines can be disseminated nationally and internationally.
Coordinate with respective disciplines to develop education and awareness for new guideline practice standards.
Partner with the ambulatory and inpatient clinical leads and guideline teams to determine relevant metrics for guidelines, and coordinate reporting development with the Quality Department’s Quality Analytics division.
Coordinate and serve as a liaison for development and reporting of decision support (Best Practice Advisories, Smart Sets, Smart Forms, Health Maintenance Plans, Registries, Dashboards, etc.).
Other duties as assigned (10%)
A Masters or doctoral degree in a health or healthcare-related field and relevant experience helping to develop clinical guidance for quality improvement.
At least 3 years of experience with leading or coordinating academic writing and editing documents for publication.
Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Skilled at organizational consensus and decision making with parties who may have competing perspectives and priorities.
Experience within project management, particularly within a healthcare setting working with clinicians.
Skilled at analyzing complex problems by working with individuals and teams to understand causes and develop solutions, then cogently communicating recommendations and plans to others.
Excellent skills with interpersonal relationships and communications.
Experience writing and editing technical reports and manuscripts.
Able to coordinate and manage multiple activities.
Current knowledge and experience with clinical guideline development.
Displays insight and knowledge regarding challenges and pressures facing clinicians.
Experience teaching and coaching basic quality improvement principles.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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