Aetna Clinical Writer - vHealth in New York, New York

Req ID: 45722BR

Aetna International vHealth – Clinical Writer Aetna International is building an innovative new clinical program offering virtual primary care. The foundation of this program will be a set of evidence-based clinical protocols for delivery of virtual primary care across a global setting. The Clinical Writer will play a crucial role in defining the protocols that will guide the delivery of care to Aetna members across the globe. Aim and purpose of the positionHelping to build a proprietary set of global clinical protocols for virtual primary care delivery from the ground up.Main duties· Work with the clinical team to develop the Aetna vHealth Protocols (AVPs) - a list of target conditions / diseases amenable to virtual care for which protocols will be developed· Assess the current landscape of clinical protocols and identify best practices across all for each condition / disease identified· Work with the vHealth Clinical Leadership team to identify practices most suited for implementation in a virtual care delivery environment , and develop a proprietary set of clinical protocols which will govern global service delivery. · Work with the Medical Directors to obtain approval for protocols developed as a result of the process above· Work with local clinical teams to understand where regionalization and customization is necessary and implement those adaptations.· Implement a continuous periodic review process of reputed journals, renowned professional body recommendations, e-resources, textbooks and KOL blogs to systematically update guidelines and protocols in light of new knowledge· Undertake comprehensive and timely reviews of existing medical guideline services (eg Medscape, UptoDate) to inform and supplement Aetna vHealth Protocols· Collect, analyze and incorporate feedback from the Clinical Leadership team as well as emerging data and trends in the health care environment to continuously improve existing protocols.· Work with the Operations Manager to ensure that Aetna PMS has updated protocols and guidelines · Strong project management skills & experience are a critical requirement. Skills/Qualifications· Bachelor s degree / University degree, preferably in a clinical field, communications, or life science, from an accredited institution. · Significant working experience (3 to 5 years) in medical content creation, with additional background desirable inpublishing, clinical research, or healthcare or scientific grant proposal writing. · Excellent communication and writing skills. Strong analytical skills. · Highly flexible and collaborative; a team player - capable of working with various teams and managing multiple stakeholders. · Experience in a fast-paced and growth environment is a plus. · Up to 10% travel

Job Function: Health Care