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Director, Interoperability Regulatory Lead

Category Technology Location Secaucus, New Jersey Job function Information Technology Job family Infrastructure
Shift Day Employee type Regular Full-Time Work mode Remote
  • The Interoperability Regulations and Standards, Director will work with key external stakeholders  to summarize lab related industry standards and regulations and translate any business impact to internal stakeholders.
  • When impactful, this role will be responsible to coordinate internal stakeholders to further assess any impact and help establish solutions.
  • The role will contribute to key workgroups and provide public comments as appropriate to represent Quest Diagnostics.

  • Represent Quest Diagnostics and the laboratory industry as a Subject Matter Expert at Standards Development Organizations that are engaged in Healthcare Information Technology, Government initiatives, and other associations within the Healthcare environment as needed.
  • Design and develop solutions at the Standards Development Organizations and other key organizations that benefits Quest Diagnostics.
  • Drive solutions within these organizations to benefit Quest Diagnostics and the laboratory industry to support company objectives 
  • Engage with associations who promote the laboratory industry with government and other organizations.  Build good working relationships with membership to establish credibility within the laboratory industry.
  • Work with Government Affairs, Lab Operations and other areas of the company to coordinate company position with government initiatives and standards development.
  • Represent Quest Diagnostics at external events (e.g., HIMSS, Hl7, ONC, ACLA, etc.)
  • Internal consultant to all levels within Quest Diagnostics regarding best practice development internally to be consistent with changes being made or proposed by Standards Development Organizations and government Health Information Technology initiatives that are likely to impact the laboratory industry.
  • Proactively identify short- and long-term product/process improvements, bring forward innovative ideas and opportunities.
  • Promote an environment that encourages collaboration, initiative, continuous improvement, learning and the generation of innovative ideas and solutions


Required Work Experience:

  • 8 or more years’ experience with Standards Development Organization Government Health Information Technology initiatives, health industry associations, or development experience with standards organizations in HIT or related fields.
  • Ability to track, review, and synthesize regulations for internal consumption and action.
  • Experience managing executive relationships and aligning C-suite leaders for public comment.

Preferred Work Experience:

  • Standards development helpful.
  • Lab systems or healthcare interoperability

Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Proven ability to create lasting relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Decisive and action-oriented, yet collaborative.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced culture, and continuously improving to find creative solutions.
  • Impeccable integrity and high ethical standards
  • Demonstrated ability to present and build consensus among executives.


  • Expertise in healthcare IT standards development.
  • Advanced knowledge of leadership concepts, practices, and techniques.


  • Project management skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Facilitation skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Consensus building skills
  • Project Management
  • Ability to track, review, and synthesize regulations for internal consumption and action.

Bachelor’s Degree(Required)
Master’s Degree

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)

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