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Principal Life Sciences Clinical Decision Support Analyst

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MITRE’s open Health Services group needs an experienced Principal in the domain of Clinical Decision Support to join our team for a full-time position at MITRE’s Bedford site. You will be architecting, implementing, and analyzing health information systems with a focus on the Clinical Decision Support domain. This position will require a strong background in the healthcare domain, Clinical Decision Support, and a combination with experience in software and IT systems. Ideal candidates will be able to apply modern information systems design and their experience in the Clinical Decision Support domain to MITRE’s sponsors problems. You will be responsible for leading a team that will develop new PCOR CDS artifacts to operationalize new findings to support and enhance standard of care.
You will be working with a team that will be designing and developing open source software tools to aid in this work. You will be responsible for ensuring that new artifacts are based on evidence-based findings, and the process you use will be transparent so users will understand where any additional knowledge or specificity was required to transform practice recommendations into functional CDS artifacts. You will be responsible for the evaluation of the efficacy of the CDS artifacts and CDS development process undertaken as part of this task through live pilots. You will also lead the evaluation of methodologies for updating CDS rules based on the observed process and outcomes of the rules. You need to be proficient and experienced leading the development of new Clinical Decision Support rules designed for use in electronic Health Record Systems. You must have an excellent knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of the latest software technologies, with a focus on open source software. You need a demonstrated track record of successfully leading teams that have included a blending of clinical staff working collaboratively with software engineers. It is essential that you are comfortable managing all aspects of a CDS artifact’s life cycle, from data-driven requirements gathering through CDS artifact development, through piloting in a live clinical setting, to operational deployment, and finally through refinement based on lessons learned and new standards of care.
This is an outstanding opportunity to have national impact in the US with a high quality of care, improved public health outcomes, and supported at manageable costs.

KEY FUNCTIONS:
• This position will require leadership and management of a team of clinicians and engineers to design, develop, pilot and field, and refine new Clinical Decision Support artifacts.
• Evaluation and subject matter expertise in Clinical and Decision Support Systems.
• Existing knowledge of healthcare systems and standards.
• Design of new healthcare systems as well as integration of existing systems.
• Ability to interface with senior leaders of federal healthcare agencies and departments, think creatively, and guide approaches to solutions based on a clinical understanding of the issues.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Clinical degree(MD,RN,PA,PharmD)
• Should have extensive experience with Electronic Health Record Systems, and Knowledge Management systems
• Experience working with production healthcare systems such as Electronic Health Records, (EHRs), Health Information Exchanges(HIEs) or Interface Engines.
• Familiarity with the healthcare industry, terminology, clinical roles, and national healthcare organizations is required.
• A track record of successfully delivering on deadlines.
• A desire to build services that both clinicians and patients will love and appreciate.
• Solid written and oral communication skills
• Exceptional organizational skills
• Meticulous attention to detail
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Licensed Physician(MD)
• Master’s degree in Administration, Public Health, Public policy, Nursing or related field.
• A strong understanding of Healthcare IT standards(HL7 CDA-based standards and the HL7 FHIR)
• Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs) and the associated data standards supporting the interoperability of CQMs in live, operational settings.
• Familiarity and a proven track record leading pilot activities in a live/clinical setting with Electronic Health Record Systems, as well as the associated HIPPA and FISMA privacy and security policies that must be addressed when handling Protective Health Information(PHI), Personally Identifiable Information(PII), and the requirements and processes for working with Review Boards(IRBs)

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