Medical Advisor

Position Summary: The Medical Advisor provides evidence-based, up-to-date guidance and education for NAF programs. This includes reviewing and revising NAF Clinical Policy Guidelines (CPGs), developing ACCME accredited educational content for members, providing resources for abortion care delivery, and serving as an advisor to NAF Quality Assurance staff.  The Medical Advisor will work collaboratively with NAF staff and members to further the mission of the organization and our work in the US, Latin America and Canada. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Work with the NAF Board’s Clinical Policies Committee to ensure timely review of current literature to update NAF’s Clinical Policy Guidelines and issue updates as needed.
  • Partner with the Learning team to develop ACCME-accredited online learning content.
  • Oversee the collection, evaluation, and dissemination of new evidence related to abortion care, producing, collaboratively, journal articles, webinars, and the Quarterly Medical Review.
  • Serve as resource to members for routine and emergency consultation.
  • As needed, conduct quality assurance site visits and provide training, technical assistance, and evaluation as required.
  • Prepare and deliver testimony, opinions, editorials, and media related to abortion care.
  • Work with development to secure funding for medical department activities.
  • Serve, when required, as a medical spokesperson for the organization.
  • Ensure timely review and update of all clinical materials provided to members.
  • Provide support as needed to all departments of NAF for any clinical questions and membership-related concerns.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills Required 

  • Board Certified MD from an accredited medical school.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in abortion care, including second trimester care. Will be expected to maintain clinical practice. 
  • Proven track record of evidence-based content development and delivery in abortion care.
  • Commitment to reproductive justice principals.
  • Understanding of the landscape of organizations, funders, and individuals working to advance abortion care and access.
  • Clear written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within and across teams.

ADA Specifications:

  • Normal demands associated with an office environment. 
  • Ability to work on computer for prolonged periods, communicate with individuals by telephone, e-mail and face to face. 
  • Travel may be required up to 30%.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required.  Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary.  In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

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