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American Institutes for Research eCQM/dCQM Measure Developer in Seattle, Washington

eCQM/dCQM Measure Developer Job Location US-Remote \| US-DC \| US-VA-Arlington \| US-NC-Chapel Hill \| US-MD-Columbia \| US-IL-Chicago \| US-MD-Rockville \| US-WA-Seattle \| US-CA-Sacramento \| US-MA Job ID 12843 Job Location United States Category Research Overview AIR is currently seeking an eCQM/dCQM Measure Developer to join the Learning, Translation and Quality Measurement Program within the Health division. We work to advance equitable, high-quality, affordable, patient-centered care through rigorous research, evaluation, and technical assistance that focuses on what matters most to patients, families, clinicians, and the broader healthcare community. We have a strong focus on quality measurement to ensure patients receive safe, equitable care. We also translate research evidence to promote understanding and adoption of best practices by patients, families, caregivers, physicians, nurses, insurers, health systems leaders, and policymakers. In addition, our expertise includes promoting evidence-based care for a range of clinical conditions; improving patient safety; and engaging patients and family members in the delivery of care. Candidates hired for the position may work remotely within the United States (U.S.) or from one of our U.S. office locations. About AIR: Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world. AIR\'s commitment to diversity goes beyond legal compliance to its full integration in our strategy, operations, and work environment. At AIR, we define diversity broadly, considering everyone\'s unique life and community experiences. We believe that embracing diverse perspectives, abilities/disabilities, racial/ethnic and cultural backgrounds, styles, ages, genders, gender identities and expressions, education backgrounds, and life stories drives innovation and employee engagement. Learn more about AIR\'s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategy and hear from our staff by clicking here. Responsibilities The responsibilities for the position include: Code, test and maintain electronic clinical quality measures using Clinical Quality Language (CQL) and Fast Healthcare Interoperable Resources (FHIR). Translate quality measure specifications into CQL scripts and test against the FHIR data model using tools developed by CMS such as the Measure Authoring Tool and Bonnie, as well as leveraging open-source code projects such as the CQL-engine and Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injury (HAPI) FHIR server. Assists with defining user requirements and testing strategies for ensuring functionality of digital measure technologies. Designs, analyzes, implements statistical analysis, risk adjustment methodologies and scientific acceptability testing (i.e., reliability and validity testing) on healthcare data to support the development and implementation of electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs), hybrid measures and claims-based measures. Collaborates with research team to formalize measure testing plans, templates, and measure specifications, as appropriate. Prepare concise, well written, comprehensible technical reports and manuscripts describing research findings for technical and general audiences and the client. Provides interpretation, responses, and presentation of statistical results to internal and external stakeholders such as the National Quality Form (NQF), regulatory and federal agencies and other health authorities. Uses a var