Senior Manager, Continuous Professional Developmen

at American College of Surgeons in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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About the American College of Surgeons
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is a professional and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and improve the quality of care for surgical patients. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements have significantly influenced the course of scientific surgery in America and have established it as an important advocate for all surgical patients. The College has more than 80,000 members and is the largest organization of surgeons in the world. For more information, visit .
Summary: This is a unique senior managerial position that works under the direction of the Assistant Director for Accreditation, Validation and Credentialing within the Division of Education to manage the ACS MyCME program, CME Accreditation Program, and the Joint Providership Program, with overall direction from the Director, Division of Education. This includes more than 2000 activities/year, with successful growth over the last ten years and significant projected growth looking forward.
This position is responsible for the College's accreditation by the ACCME and compliance with the AMA. Together with staff, this involves maintaining all documentation relating to the activities accredited by ACS (directly and jointly sponsored); preparing and submitting annual reports to the ACCME (directly and jointly sponsored); leading the comprehensive self-study in preparation for the review of ACS as an accredited CME provider; preparing the complete application for re-accreditation by the ACCME and participating in the re-accreditation process; submitting the appropriate files for the review; and preparing and submitting all progress reports and other documents, as mandated by the ACCME following the review.
This senior level position in the ACS Division of Education serves as the ACS resident expert regarding CME and represents the ACS at a national level. This position updates other managerial staff members across the ACS on the new and evolving national accreditation standards. The person in this position serves as a consultant to managers within the Division of Education, across the ACS and to Joint Provider Partners regarding specific activities that require special handling to remain in compliance with the accreditation standards.
This position manages a team of one Manager, 3 administrators, and collaborates with colleagues across ACS ensuring a successful CME Accreditation Program. The Senior Manager fosters staff development and supports a collegial productive team, helping assign responsibilities accordingly. As a Senior Manager in the Division of Education, this person is responsible for status reports, budgeting, strategic planning and evaluating staff. This position works closely with other Divisions of the College. This position plays a key role in the ACS Clinical Congress (planning, implementation, and evaluation), especially as it relates to CME Credit offered. Additionally, the person in this position works closely with the Senior Administrator, Validation and Credentialing, and is responsible for the management of MyCME platform and tier products. MyCME is a digital portfolio of CME credits earned by individual surgeons.
Lastly, the Senior Manager for Continuous Professional Development Accreditation is a local and national leader in CPD and CME Accreditation. This person is responsible for identifying opportunities for growth, process improvement and managing complexities related to the CME Accreditation Program, as they arise. This is especially critical with the new ACCME Commendation Criteria and the most recent ACCME/AMA Alignment. A focus on offering educational content in innovative ways, enhancing evaluation processes, and using outcomes for purposes of improvement, is critical. Changes, enhancements, and growth led by this individual should be informed by accreditation changes, educational theory, ACS needs, and or individual surgeon credentialing and licensing requirements.
This exempt position will report to the Assistant Director for Accreditation, Validation and Credentialing in the Division of Education.
Required Education and/or Experience:
Master's degree in business administration, health policy, public health, or related field from an accredited college or university is required.

4-7+ years of experience in health professions education and accreditation, including... For full info follow application link.

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Job Posting: 11831890

Posted On: Apr 15, 2024

Updated On: May 10, 2024

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