Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Individual will work under the direction of� Dr. Jeffrey Blatnik to manage the planning, logistics, and administration of Continuing Medical Education activities for physicians and allied health personnel, including monitoring compliance with ACCME accreditation requirements. Individual will assist with execution of an educational framework according to ACCME guidelines that supports Maintenance of Certification self-assessment and clinician-led quality and process improvement activities.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plan, implement and manage all activity arrangements (in advance and at the time of the course) for education activities designed for physicians and allied health professionals, including assisting activity chair and planning committees with determining the educational need for the activity, design specifics, implementation and adherence to ACCME accreditation requirements, and onsite activity management.
Work with CME program chairs/planning committees and research benchmarking studies to develop educational framework for CME activities following ACCME educational guidelines.
Develop the infrastructure to support Maintenance of Certification activities that satisfy medical board requirements for self-assessment and clinical quality and process improvement activities throughout the medical center.
Coordinate and manage program activities, including acting as a liaison with University and affiliated hospital quality offices and clinical departments.
Ensure compliance with regulatory and institutional policies, including ACCME, AMA, ABMS, and various medical specialty boards.
Assist with department-wide initiatives, including accreditation activities, quality improvement initiatives, and maintaining documentation.
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in higher education or medical field.
Experience with program/project management and/or development of education/training materials.
RN and/or Masters of Education or health-related field.
Bachelor Degree plus 2 years of experience in medical education or within a large medical center or medical society.
Experience with program/project management and/or development of educational/training materials.
Experience with budget management.
Understanding of teaching principles.
Able to maintain collaborative working relationships with WUSM Department of Surgery faculty and staff as well as outside entities (e.g., affiliated hospitals, vendors).
Able to work independently, build trust, and display stewardship.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, experience with facilitation of working groups.
Strong critical thinking, problem solving and attentiveness to detail required. Understanding of adult learning principles.
Experience with performance improvement.
The hiring range for this position is $47,986 - $61,194 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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