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Director of Clinical Guidance - Obstetrics

ACOG / American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
United States, D.C.
October 15, 2022

Director of Clinical Guidance - Obstetrics
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Regular Full-Time

Grant Funded


The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), a membership organization dedicated to the advancement of women's health care in Washington, DC, is currently seeking a Director of Clinical Guidance - Obstetrics.

The Director of Clinical Guidance - Obstetrics will direct the full range of services and programming of clinical guidance related to obstetrics. Direct operational matters to ensure effective achievement of objectives. Assist in department budgetary allocation planning. Direct the activities of interdisciplinary collaboration. Interacts and collaborates with senior leaders, executives, and internal and external stakeholders. Serve as the first-line staff to respond to emerging clinical topics related to obstetrics. Supervise staff and provide leader oversight.

Cover Letter Required.


    Serve as primary staff for all Clinical Consensus - Obstetrics committee activities and decisions. Interpret Committee views and actions to those making inquiries or internal ACOG staff.
  • Direct development of Clinical Consensus guidance documents and Practice Advisories, including oversight of Committee functions, adherence to document development methodology, internal document review and approval, and publication.
  • Coordinate the routine review and update of existing portfolio of obstetric-related content. Ensure alignment among obstetric-related clinical guidance.
  • Manage, develop, and implement special projects and initiatives related to obstetric topics in alignment with ACOG and division goals.
  • Manage committee reporting, budgets, committee nominations and selection, and general orientation.
  • Oversee clinical content and products derived from Clinical Consensus documents, in coordination with relevant staff.
  • Prepare committee members and Fellows representing ACOG in liaison activities to represent ACOG's views/content at relevant meetings.
  • Review and respond to internal and external requests for interpretation or clarification of Clinical Consensus-related content.
  • Supervise and manage assigned staff. Provide guidance, mentoring, and leadership in an inclusive environment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in public health or health-related field required; Master's in public health or health-related field preferred.
  • A minimum of-10 years of experience in project management and guidance development-related work, including strong understanding of methodology requirements. Grant writing and funding proposals experience preferred. Minimum of three to five years of supervisory experience.
  • Medical association experience preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of routine obstetric care and other aspects of pregnancy care.
  • The position requires superior communication skills; understanding of elements of guidance methodology; editing skills; ability to assimilate technical issues into accurate reports and responses; a proper balance of assertiveness, diplomacy and discretion; ability to interact with a variety of people and institutions; skills in managing a diverse and heavy work load; self-direction; computer literacy.

About ACOG

Home to more than 58,000 women's health care professionals, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a membership organization leading advancements in women's health. When you become part of the ACOG team, you're part of an organization that values communicating evidence-based, peer-reviewed information about women's health to members and the general public. ACOG supports its members by maintaining authoritative clinical guidance, providing continuing medical education resources, patient education materials and more. Together with our members, we are working to transform the future of women's health by delivering a compelling member experience, supporting the ob-gyn profession, and advocating for improved women's health.

Our Perks

Paid Parental Leave - Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace - Flexible work schedule - Commuting Allowance - Generous Paid Time Off - Holiday Pay - Life Insurance - Community Volunteering Opportunities - Generous 401(k) Company Contributions - Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance - Learning Opportunities and Tuition Reimbursement - Company-Sponsored Team Outings - and more!

ACOG is an EEO employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. As a federal government contractor and in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and Executive Orders, the College takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants and employees covered are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, national origin, sex (gender), age, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, personal appearance, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic that is protected by applicable law. For more information about your equal employment opportunity rights, please view this poster: EEO is the Law. The College also participates in E-Verify.