American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI). This position plays a key role in growing and maintaining the highest standard of educational excellence and reports directly to the Senior Director of Education Solutions.
The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) is a professional association of 6,000 allergist/immunologists and other certified health professionals. Established in 1942, the College is dedicated to improving the quality of patient care in allergy and immunology through research, advocacy and professional and public education.
ACAAI has been successfully managed by EAI since 1982. We’re conveniently located in Arlington Heights, IL, off I-90. EAI is a full-service firm, providing management and headquarters services to national and international medical organizations.
The CME Program Manager is responsible for ensuring the portfolio of ACAAI continuing medical education (CME) programs are compliant with the rules and regulations of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). This includes, documenting how the activity was planned, developed, implemented, and evaluated in a compliant manner. This role requires extensive project management experience and willingness to juggle program development at the same time. One must think outside the box for innovative and efficient solutions.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintain compliance with the ACCME Criteria and Standards for Commercial Support, and the AMA credit system for all ACAAI-provided CME activities. This includes maintaining the documentation to support compliance for all CME activities.
Manage accreditation and certification processes and serve as the primary contact for those bodies.
Conduct needs assessment, gap analyses, evaluation and outcomes measurement at both activity and program levels.
Prepare reports and analysis at both activity and program levels. This includes verifying the accuracy of the data entered for the annual ACCME PARS report.
Provide updates and training for volunteers and staff as needed to maintain knowledge on CME and MOC, and to highlight “best practices”.
Serve as the staff liaison to the Accreditation and Certification Committee to support the Committee’s objectives for CME and MOC.
Serve as staff liaison to the Clinical Programs, Patient Safety and Quality Committee to support the Committee’s objectives for CME content development in the areas of patient safety and quality.
Ensure compliance of educational, marketing and promotional materials.
Ensure the Director of Development has thorough information on gaps, needs, desired outcomes, learning objectives, barriers, etc., to effectively request grant funding.
Evaluate CME conferences, seminars and programs for physicians and allied health professionals to ensure compliance with ACCME standards.
Provides support as needed to team members, Senior Director, volunteers, and other staff members.
Collaborates with others to assist with problem identification and resolution.
Engages in his/her own professional development.
The position requires strong management abilities and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate must have the following qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree, Masters preferred.
Minimum of 3-5 years of CME practical and administrative experience, preferably in a medical association or academic CME program.
Strong knowledge of ACCME Guidelines, PhRMA Code and related industry requirements.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint.
Strong focus on flexibility, ability to multi-task, attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, good follow-up and judgment. Must be able to prioritize.
Must possess excellent communication and writing skills, patience, professionalism and ability to effectively interact with staff, management and volunteers alike.
Is a self-starter and can work both independently and as a part of team.
Ability to analyze information and solve problems.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent benefits including: - 95% Employer-paid Health and Dental Insurance - 401K & Profit Sharing - Paid Holidays and PTO program - Life Insurance - Long Term Disability
About American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology / Executive Administration, Inc.
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