Conducts assigned clinically oriented standards and survey methods development activities associated with the identification and implementation of standards for use by healthcare organizations and other relevant entities in ongoing quality assessment and improvement activities. Provides clinical support for the design, development, and implementation of standards and survey methods. Leads and/or serves on internal work groups when appropriate. Coordinates, compiles, analyzes and communicates the results of development activities completed by advisory groups and other work groups, including field reviews and/or field engagements and testing and evaluation activities. Mentors staff in areas requiring clinical knowledge/experience and serves as clinical resource to non-clinical SSM staff. Serves as faculty/presenter for clinically focused presentations. Participates in and/or leads work groups for clinically oriented projects of moderate complexity or specific project components within larger projects as assigned.