Senior Manager of Clinical Guidelines and Statements
North American Neuromodulation Society
Type: Full Time
Research and Information
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
Join the small and mighty team at the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS). In existence for 30 years, NANS is an interdisciplinary society of physicians, scientists, advanced practice providers, engineers and members of industry dedicated to improving quality of life and treating illness with neuromodulation. We promise a work environment where you will be challenged and respected and given opportunity to learn and grow. Headquartered in Chicago, NANS is a 501(c)6 organization with 2,000 members, an annual conference that attracts 3,200+ neuromodulators, and annual revenues of $5M.
The Senior Manager of Clinical Guidelines and Statements is a new position for NANS. The Senior Manager will work with a group of volunteer physicians and clinicians to develop NANS’ capability for clinical guidelines as their first and highest priority. This individual will manage the development of clinical guidelines and position statements, ensuring that appropriate methodology is followed and that final products are disseminated for maximum impact.
This position reports to the CEO and works collaboratively with committees, work groups, board leaders, colleagues, and contractors. Up to one evening per week may be required for meeting with committees and work groups. Some travel, likely 2-4 times a year, may be necessary.
Manage the development and dissemination of guidelines and statements, conducting literature searches, systematic review, development and grading of recommendations, and manuscript development.
Work with Medical Librarian to coordinate the comprehensive search/retrieval of literature.
Evaluate and select appropriate articles for inclusion in the guideline. Develop table that summarize the data from selected articles for the use of physician work groups to formulate recommendations for the guideline.
Communicate literature review findings to the Guidelines Committee and related workgroups.
Support scientific writing and editing.
Provide project management and methodological expertise to Guidelines Committee and related work groups.
Work collaboratively with stakeholders, including board leaders, to help refine NANS’ capacity for developing high-quality clinical evidence-based guidance.
Work effectively with physician and clinician volunteers, staff and external consultants.
Develop and implement dissemination strategies for statements and guidelines, working with NANS staff and contractor. Create content, such as educational presentations, webinars, website copy, in support of these efforts.
Provide project management support for guidelines and statement development groups, ensuring that processes and appropriate methodology are followed and adherence to timelines.
Working with CEO and board leaders, identify opportunities for collaborations with other medical societies, serving as point person for collaborative projects and facilitating review between both societies.
Serve as liaison for Guidelines Committee and work groups; provide support as needed to work groups under the Advocacy and Policy Committee. This may include drafting meeting agendas, coordinating meetings and conference calls, and tracking follow-up items.
NANS is a remote working environment, headquartered in Illinois. Candidates in states where NANS has already established a business office (Florida, Illinois, Virginia and Wisconsin) are preferred.
The North American Neuromodulation Society is a professional society dedicated to the development and use of neuromodulation to treat illness and improve quality of life. Among its 2,000 members are physicians, healthcare providers, scientists, engineers, and members of industry. The society’s signal offering is its annual meeting, held in January, which attracts more than 3,000 professionals in neuromodulation.
As an interdisciplinary society, NANS is committed to promoting collaboration among all its members. Further, NANS believes that diversity, equity and inclusion are not only essential to the mission of the organization but also critical to improving overall patient care. More information about NANS initiatives, such as Women in Neuromodulation (WIN) and the Diversity and Outreach Committee, is available at our website,neuromodulation.org.
Equal Opportunity Employer
NANS believes that our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our staff and those we serve. NANS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Minimum 5 years’ experience in conducting systematic reviews and guideline methodology, evidence synthesis, scientific writing, and editing
Experience working for medical societies or in healthcare
Experience in the development of medical/clinical documents
Knowledge of gold-standard systematic review methodologies and evidence rating/recommendation grading systems such as GRADE
Familiarity with clinical practice guidelines development, project management, statistical analysis, and literature review
Understanding of the health care industry and scientific research methods
Experience in evaluating scientific journal articles, and strong familiarity with medical writing and terminology.
Experience conducting searches with Medline or PubMed along with an analytical approach to technical or scientific materials
Excellent project management skills, organized and detail-oriented, driven to meet deadlines
Strong writing ability
Able to work well with stakeholders throughout community—colleagues, contractors, board members, and other medical society staff
Ability to work independently and execute tasks under minimal supervision
Can forge effective staff-volunteer partnerships to deliver products on time
Comfortable working on a small team with a “roll up your sleeves” mindset
Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences or related field, Master’s preferred
The North American Neuromodulation Society is a professional society dedicated to the development and use of neuromodulation to treat illness and improve quality of life. Among its 1,700+ members are physicians, healthcare providers, scientists, engineers, and members of industry. The society’s signal offering is its annual meeting, held in January, which attracts more than 3,000 professionals in neuromodulation.
As an interdisciplinary society, NANS is committed to promoting collaboration among all its members. Further, NANS believes that diversity, equity and inclusion are not only essential to the overall mission of the organization but also critical to improving overall patient care. More information about NANS initiatives, such as Women in Neuromodulation (WIN) and the Diversity and Outreach Committee, is available at our website, neuromodulation.org.