Cardiology Program Coordinator - Medical Education
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Salary: 41,059.20 - 73,028.80
Internal Number: 353514
Cardiovascular Disease Program Coordinator - 8208A1 The Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Program Coordinator will provide direction, leadership, and day-to-day management of the Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship program. This includes administration of the fellowship program by providing education coordination between attending physicians/providers, fellows/trainees, hospital/clinical sites, institutional and regulatory administrative offices.
Ideal candidates will have experience in graduate medical education program management, or a willingness to learn, and motivation to become an integral part of the team. A successful candidate must demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness, and problem-solving skills in applying detailed knowledge of the responsibilities, functions, and underlying management structure of accrediting organizations, the Department of Medicine, and the larger institution in organizing and independently prioritizing work, establishing procedures and systems, and ensuring orderly and timely workflow. They are comfortable in a fast-paced working environment managing multiple priorities.
This position is a combination of work-from-home and on-campus days with sporadic evening/weekend activities.
Responsibilities: Program Accreditation Management (40%):
Manage high-stakes accreditation self-study submissions, site visits, and internal special reviews. Recommend enhancements to drive accreditation preparedness with an understanding of organizational impact on the programs and their specific process and requirements. Propose and implement initiatives to address areas for improvement and citations.
Ensure trainees and faculty are prepared to respond to the ACGME annual surveys. Work with the program director, faculty leaders and trainees to develop and execute on plans to address survey findings.
Clinical Competency Committee (CCC): Manage evaluation system of trainees, faculty and rotations used by the CCC. Amend evaluations to reflect changes in the ACGME requirements. Develop and execute on approach to submit milestone reports to the ACGME.
Program Evaluation Committee: Partner with committee to develop and implement action plans for programs to meet goals set during the annual program evaluation.
Monitor Program Agreements to ensure all agreements are valid. Initiate contract renewal and manage domestic and international processes including negotiation of contract, relationship management, and leveraging contract services (legal, translation, etc.)
Plan, coordinate and manage program components through Residency Management Suite (RMS), including evaluations, personnel data, portfolio, and procedure logger. Manage trainee duty-hour reporting and RMS rotation schedules and assignments (rotation protocol), which directly impact Medicare reimbursement.
Monitor program FTE usage and identify if shifts need to be made; manage annual FTE budget request process.
Monitor and maintain detailed knowledge of national governing boards’ physician training requirements. Formulate and recommend program-level solutions in response to policy and requirement changes.
Program Administration (40%):
Serve as a point of contact for fellows and on all fellowship-related matters. Primary communications strategist for all program-related communications, internal and public-facing.
Responsible for maintaining all current fellow and alumni records. Reviews all requirements for completion of training program, maintain alumni database, prepare final verification of training documents, and complete request for training verifications.
Point of contact for program policy questions. Responsible for the upkeep and yearly updating of the Program Policy Manuals.
Tracks and maintains time away for fellows.
Partners with program and departmental leadership to implement programmatic changes and process improvements.
Fellowship Recruitment/Onboarding & Special Projects (20%)
Manages all aspects of the annual recruitment season while serving as primary contact for applicants and faculty.
Assists program director and associate program director in developing program admissions parameters, reviewing and selecting the initial list of strongest candidates, and analyzing faculty assessments to develop ranking of candidates. Upon completion, conducts recruitment cycle analysis to continually increase competitiveness of programs and identify areas for improvement.
Manages program use of the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS), the system used to manage applicants participating in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), while ensuring compliance of all policies and procedures.
Coordinates and actively participates in recruitment days and is part of the selection committee.
Manages all aspects of the Cardiology electives and rotations for medical students and residents, including serving as point-of-contact with the Medical School and Department of Medicine Education Office.
Partners with education leadership in department initiatives.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials Required Qualifications:
BA/BS or a combination of related education and work experience to equal four years
Demonstrated ability to organize and present complex information
Demonstrated experience handling a wide range of administrative related tasks with a commitment to professionalism and confidentiality
Outstanding communication (oral and written), interpersonal, organizational skills with keen attention to detail all with an ability to work collaboratively with diverse audiences
Proficient with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and web conferencing software (e.g., Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Meet), with the drive to learn new systems as needed
Highly organized with attention to detail in a fast-paced, multitasking environment
Must be self-motivated, self-guided, goal-oriented, and mindful of deadlines
Candidates must be able to work both autonomously and collaboratively
Work experience in residency, medical, or medical education settings
Working knowledge of RMS, ACGME, and American Board of Medical Specialties
Professional program and/or project management experience
Strong Excel and/or data analytic skills
Demonstrated ability to be resourceful (i.e., identify errors and take initiatives to solve problems as they arise)
Demonstrated ability to work across varying levels of an organization (i.e., leadership, colleagues, and trainees)
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