Other, Project Management/Program Development, Research and Information
4 Year Degree
Support AUGS leadership, volunteers, consultants, vendors and participating sites in the design, development, maintenance and expansion of condition-specific quality improvement registry modules
Demo, on-board, and train potential users/sites interested in participating in an AUGS clinical registry or quality improvement initiative
Maintain all registry-related participation documents and agreements
Oversee internal data management activities, database setup, and data quality control checks, and generate standard and custom reports for internal and external use
Ensure ongoing communication with sponsors and sites
Assist with the development of marketing collateral and programmatic educational and informational materials
Track and research regulatory and payment issues affecting AUGS members and work with/support AUGS’ various committees and health policy consultant on technical issues, special projects, and responses to Federal regulations on physician payment and the Quality Payment Program
Assist with the development and implementation of an alternative payment model for the subspecialty
Serve as the staff liaison to the Coding and Reimbursement Committee and the Payment Reform Committee
Communicate and manage coding questions and reimbursement changes to the membership.
Research Networks and Committees (Junior Faculty Network, Fellows Research Network, Scientific Committee)
Work closely with project principle investigators (PI), steering committees, corporate sponsors, and network participants to ensure the successful, timely, and on budget completion of network projects
Establish a very thorough understanding of all projects, with the ability to communicate the purpose, status and goals to others
Manage project budgets and participation agreements
Manage the Pelvic Floor Disorders Research Foundation’s Grant Programs
Oversee the research grants program to include promoting the program, setting up the grant portal, coordinating the review process, as well as managing the grant contracts, reports and payments
Track researchers, identify connections, seek success stories, look for communications pieces to demonstrate the foundation’s impact
SECONDARY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Support the Senior Director, Research and Quality as needed
Develop internal SOPs and maintain tracking tools to monitor various timelines, budgets, training and enrollment in AUGS Research programs
Maintain oversight of project budgets
Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years work experience required; advanced degree in Public Health, Research or related area strongly preferred. The ideal candidate possesses education or experience in data management, statistical analysis and research methodology, commensurate with the responsibilities of the position. Resourcefulness, self-starting, excellent organizational, analytical and PC skills required. Requires excellent oral and written communication skills, superior interpersonal skills. Creativity, enthusiasm and a team focus, coupled with autonomy and self-confidence necessary. Attention to detail and follow-through essential. Needs demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and successfully multi-task competing priorities. Working knowledge of scientific, medical, and/or coding terminology a plus. Some travel required.
Additional Salary Information: AUGS offers a generous benefits package including, medical, dental, vision, Life, Short- and Long-term Disability. AUGS is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce.
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About American Urogynecologic Society
The American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS), founded in 1979, is the premier non-profit organization representing more than 1,900 members including practicing physicians, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, nurses and health care professionals, as well as researchers from many disciplines, all dedicated to treating female pelvic floor disorders. As the leader in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, AUGS promotes the highest quality patient care through excellence in education, research and advocacy. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a small and growing medical specialty society who is focused on the socioeconomic issues impacting health care providers in the women’s health space.