Director of the Division of Practice Improvement(in the Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement) to lead research activities related to practice and/or systems improvement; to supervise a staff of highly skilled professionals; and to plan, direct and execute all Division operations. The Director will cultivate partnerships to support the work of the Division, and represent the Agency on national and international committees, panels and workgroups.
The successful candidate should have a medical degree (MD/DO or equivalent) as well as experience managing, directing or leading scientific research studies or projects associated with health care delivery and quality, and expertise and leadership in the design, implementation and evaluation of projects related to practice and/or systems improvement.
For more information and to apply, go to: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/537259500
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: When applicable requirements are met, this position may be eligible for additional compensation through Physicians Comparability Allowance (PCA) for up to $30,000 per year.
Internal Number: 001
About Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used. The Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement (CEPI) (http://www.ahrq.gov/cpi/centers/cepi/index.html) generates new knowledge, synthesizes evidence, translates science on what works in health and health care delivery, and catalyzes practice improvement across health care settings.