Helios HR has been retained by The Sequoia Project to conduct recruiting for this position. The eHealth Exchange Policy Manager serves as the lead staff and subject matter expert on eHealth Exchange-related legal and trust agreements and operating policies and procedures. The Manager works in consultation with the Executive Director (ED), Coordinating Committee (CC) and Board of Directors.
The Manager works with the ED to evaluate new use cases, network capability and related policy implications to enhance and grow the network; and serves as the lead representative with participating federal agencies to accomplish coordinated innovative strategies supporting and accelerating a nationwide rollout of the eHealth Exchange Program across the U.S.
The Manager serves as a subject matter expert (SME) on eHealth Exchange governance, including in-depth knowledge of the Data Use and Reciprocal Support Agreement (DURSA), associated Operating Policies and Procedures (OPPs), and the CC—serving as lead staff and Secretary to the CC.
This position is open to telecommuting but candidates must be located in the Washington, DC Metro area in order to be available for meetings in the area.
What is the eHealth Exchange?
eHealth Exchange is a nationwide health data sharing network, which enables the secure sharing of health information among public and private participants, including federal agencies, health systems, healthcare provider organizations, regional and state health data sharing networks, public health and others in support of better care for individuals and populations.
See www.sequoiaproject.org/careers for details of responsibilities.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to manage policy work for a rapidly growing and evolving program on a nationwide scale, in a highly visible setting
- Excellent communication and customer relationship management skills
- Ability to work through complex policy and governance issues toward timely resolution both at a strategic level as well as a day-to-day operational level, in a setting that requires coordinating across multiple parties including senior level leadership
- Ability to adapt quickly to complex culture and develop successful professional relationships with key stakeholders
- Ability to complete tasks accurately and within strict time constraints and simultaneously manage multiple projects
- Demonstrated ability starting and leading multi-disciplinary teams for complex program efforts
- Must be experienced and comfortable working in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment and able to deal well with change and ambiguity
EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor’s degree required; J.D. or Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Health Administration, or related field preferred
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience in health IT
- Minimum of 3 years working on complex health IT policy and trust agreements for health information exchange
- Solid foundation of professional experience developing, interpreting, and applying policies, preferentially for production health information sharing
- Experience working in the public and private sector, with a demonstrated understanding of federal contracting