Careers

The ACCME offers employees the opportunity to contribute to the future of accredited continuing medical education.

ACCME seeks to recruit individuals who support the ACCME’s mission to identify, develop, and promote standards for quality continuing medical education that improves healthcare for patients and their communities. The ACCME has a staff of approximately 25 employees and is committed to providing a professional, and positive work environment based on a model of quality assurance and continuous improvement. It offers a generous benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), flexible spending accounts, and more.

Career opportunities will be posted to this page as they become available. 

The following open positions are listed on this page:

Data Systems Analyst

Primary Purpose of Position: The Data Systems Analyst is responsible for providing support to ACCME providers, staff and volunteers in their use and understanding of ACCME’s proprietary data collection systems, including the Program and Activity Reporting System. This person will support providers in inputting data correctly and analyze ACCME’s data for quality and reporting purposes.

The person in this position will work closely with ACCME’s information technology, accreditation and education teams to ensure that ACCME’s data services produce high quality products that meet the needs of accredited organizations and other stakeholders in the ACCME system.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Establish a thorough understanding of the program and reporting requirements of ACCME, medical boards and other collaborative partners, including methods for data input and transfer between internal and external systems.
  • Support ACCME staff, volunteers, and CME providers in their use of ACCME proprietary applications.
  • Provide consistent, accurate information and support to accredited providers about the requirements for entering program and activity data, registering activities and reporting learners for collaborative programs. This includes answering email or phone questions from accredited providers about their implementation, and recognizing when to escalate issues to ACCME senior staff.
  • Support and contribute to projects to improve ACCME database systems and applications. Perform testing and quality assurance.
  • Analyze data entered by ACCME volunteers and CME providers to validate its accuracy and completeness using evaluation procedures and queries designed for this purpose.
  • Using a variety of analytical tools, define and produce standard and ad-hoc reports and analyses in support of audit sampling, executive management reporting, and ACCME publications.
  • Use off-the-shelf software to create and manage forms, invitations, and other tools to support ACCME’s business processes
  • Other special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from accredited 4-year program.
  • Minimum of two years of work experience related to data analysis and customer support.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with ability to understand inter-dependencies of multiple information systems.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Professional applications, with expert knowledge of Excel, including use of pivot tables and Excel data analysis tools.
  • Experience with SQL Server Management Studio and Report Services preferred.
  • Detail oriented, with ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, with a focus on producing quality, error-free work.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and service orientation with a passion for solving problems and helping others.
  • Experience with accrediting, licensing or credentialing organization preferred.

Reports to: Senior Project Manager, Systems Implementation

Interested candidates should submit their CVs, references, and salary requirements to The Synergy Companies, Inc. at 230resumes@mysynergy.com.

 

Manager of Monitoring and Improvement

Primary Purpose: The Manager of Monitoring and Improvement is a key member of the Accreditation and Recognition team developing and implementing strategies for supporting adherence to and understanding of the ACCME’s Accreditation Criteria and Policies across the ACCME system.  

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Manage the ACCME’s responses to inquiries and complaints, including the management of expert content review associated with this process. 
  • Serve as the primary staff responding to questions from CME providers and other stakeholders regarding ACCME criteria and policies.
  • Conduct audits of, and provide feedback to providers of CME activities that are part of the FDA aligned Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies program, and Continuing Board Certification for specialty boards participating in the ACCME’s MOC program
  • Manage other special projects requiring assessment of adherence to criteria adjunctive to ACCME accreditation.
  • Serve as staff to the ACCME’s volunteer Accreditation Review Committee and Surveyors in the accreditation review process for both ACCME and Joint Accreditation. Provide guidance and interpretive assistance to the peer volunteers who are collecting data and making decision recommendations in the accreditation process. 
  • Participate in the audit of the accreditation decisions made by ACCME State Medical Society Recognized Accreditors as part of the Maintenance of Recognition system. 
  • Assist in the ACCME’s Educational Outreach to Providers and System Volunteers through the support of education-related ongoing communications to ACCME audiences and participating as staff faculty and facilitator in ACCME educational events.
  • Develop reports that support the ACCME’s educational and executive decision-making functions.
  • Support the development and review of content on ACCME’s website related to compliance, such as content on the criteria, policies, and their interpretations.

Reports to: Vice President of Accreditation and Recognition

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree required or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in accredited continuing education.
  • Experience with ACCME Accreditation required.
  • PC literacy expected; proficiency with Microsoft Office Professional required.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written, including the ability to interact with highly educated professional clientele.
  • Strong service orientation.
  • Initiative and tact.
  • Cooperative attitude; team player.
  • Able to function with deadline pressure.
  • Attentive and responsive to employee performance requirements.

Interested candidates should submit their CVs, references, and salary requirements to The Synergy Companies, Inc. at 230resumes@mysynergy.com.

 

Website Manager

Function: We are seeking a part-time (20 hours per week) Website Manager to ensure our new website is engaging, user-friendly, and offers up-to-date, relevant content. The Website Manager is responsible for managing the launch and implementation of ACCME’s new website in accordance with website and brand guidelines; optimizing user experience and maximizing site performance; employing best practices for SEO and Drupal search; tracking, analyzing, and reporting website performance; and recommending and implementing strategies for improvement. A key responsibility will be ensuring that the website supports ACCME’s strategic goals of driving engagement with the CME community and promoting awareness of the value of accredited CME.

Website Manager Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage launch and implementation of new website
  • Test website across browsers, operating systems, and devices, ensuring functionality and efficiency
  • Optimize loading speeds and capacity
  • Test and debug new and existing web features; fix broken links or images
  • Implement website content management process across areas; create new templates
  • Collaborate with ACCME department teams to identify website content needs
  • Conduct regular content reviews to ensure effective presentation of relevant, up to date content
  • Optimize existing/new web content to enhance user experience and SEO
  • Monitor existing/new content for implementation of new branding and website style guidelines
  • Manage correct application of new taxonomy; improve/edit taxonomy when needed
  • Implement changes/additions to navigation
  • Create new pages, menu items, and website features as needed
  • Communicate with staff and users to assess website effectiveness, functionality, and ease-of-use; identify areas for improvement
  • Track and analyze site performance; generate reports
  • Monitor emerging website technologies and trends; provide recommendations for improving user experience and site performance
  • Serve as liaison with website vendor and hosting company as needed.
  • Address user complaints and questions

Reports to: Vice President of Communications

Skills and Experience

  • BSc/BA in computer science, information technology, or related field, three or more years relevant experience; or combination of education and experience
  • Professional experience with Drupal 8 website design, configuration, and administration
  • Working knowledge of PHP, JavaScript, HTML/CSS, XML
  • Working knowledge of Google analytics and SEO
  • Familiarity with standard website design practices
  • Knowledge of IT accessibility issues and solutions for users with disabilities
  • Strong troubleshooting, analytical and critical thinking skills, strong attention to detail, with a focus on producing quality, error-free work
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Creative thinker; excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Flexible, adaptable, highly organized; demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks and function under deadline pressure
  • Ability to understand and respond to the website needs of multiple audiences, including accredited CME providers and clinicians
  • Experience with content creation, editing, and website marketing a plus
  • Experience with a nonprofit, healthcare, education, or accrediting/regulatory organization a plus

Interested candidates should submit their CVs, references, and salary requirements to The Synergy Companies, Inc. at 230resumes@mysynergy.com.