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Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2203538

Health IT Subject Matter Expert - REMOTE

The Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Standards and electronic clinical quality improvement (eCQI) Resource Center needs a Senior Technical Subject Matter Expert (SME) to manage eCQM Standards and Harmonization. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of and experience with eCQMs in the federal health space, Health Level 7 (HL7), and Health IT (Information Technology). Specifically, recent experience with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) and the National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) Value Set Authority Center (VSAC). The Sr Technical SME will be responsible for managing the eCQM Annual Update Process, HL7 Balloting efforts, Stakeholder meetings where key decisions are made for the evolution of eCQMs for quality measurement and reporting and providing education on eCQMs to the quality reporting community. The content which will need to be managed includes but is not limited to Clinical Quality Language (CQL), Healthcare Quality Measure Format (HQMF), Quality Improvement (QI) Core, Data Exchange for Quality Measurement (DEQM) and Fast Healthcare Interoperable Resources (FHIR).

What you’ll be doing (Responsibilities/Day To Day) :

  • Working in and with Agile teams to support the refinement, development and publication of eCQM standards
  • Facilitating and communicating regular status updates to the client and related contractors
  • Supporting education and outreach initiatives as needed

Basic Requirements:

  • BA in Health IT or related field 
  • 10+ years in Health IT standards or quality measurement 
  • Advanced knowledge of eCQMs and the eCQM Lifecycle 
  • Experience working with HL7 Balloting, Connectathons and Working Groups 
  • Able to understand and interpret federal registers 
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills 
  • Scrum experience

Preferred Requirements:

  • MS or doctorate degree in Health IT or related field 
  • Experience working with CMS 
  • Experience with emerging standards, such as FHIR 

Technologies/tools you’ll use:

  • Microsoft Office, Jira, Confluence, Github, Zulip, various Open Source tools

 *This role can be 100% remote, sitting anywhere within the US. *

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

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Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final salary for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The salary range for Colorado is -


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