Accreditation Manager - CME

Job ID 2020-2463

Project Management United States


Description

Medscape, a division of WebMD, develops and hosts physician portals and related mobile applications that make it easier for physicians and healthcare professionals to access clinical reference sources, stay abreast of the latest clinical information, learn about new treatment options, earn continuing medical education credits and communicate with peers.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Responsibilities

When you think about your strengths, do these characteristics describe you? “I am organized and have great attention to detail.” “I like knowing the rules, and ensuring they are followed.” “I have excellent communication skills and enjoy investigating and problem solving.” If so, we want you on our team! Medscape Education is seeking a motivated, adaptable, team-oriented Accreditation Manager to support our Accreditations and Compliance department. By joining Medscape Education, the leading provider of online medical education for clinicians (medscape.org), you will collaborate with other talented team members across multiple departments to ensure activities comply with all of our industry accreditation requirements and are of the highest quality. If you are looking for a career that provides you the opportunity to combine your natural organizational skills, ability to think on your feet to solve problems, and love of processes with your communication skills, this position will provide that for initiatives that truly make an impact on physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers and, thus, the lives of those around you.

WHAT YOU’LL DO/MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the Accreditations Department with maintaining accreditations by ensuring compliance in our activities and overall accreditations program
  • Assist in ensuring activity files contain all required documentation
  • Process, assign, and return CME/CE/CPD activity reviews
  • Review online activities prior to posting on the website
  • Use our web-based project management tool to ensure processes are followed and reviews and postings are on time
  • Register activities in the Joint Accreditation Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS)
  • Register and update MOC (maintenance of certification) activities in PARS
  • Assist in the creation, review and timely submission of accreditation activity applications
  • Communicate potential issues or compliance concerns and work with Program Managers, Medical Education Directors, Compliance Reviewers and other departments to address and overcome any issues
  • Input accreditation project-related expenses for activities as needed
  • Complete other responsibilities or projects, as assigned

WHO YOU ARE/REQUIREMENTS:

  • A person who obtains satisfaction in the on-time, accurate delivery of projects
  • Someone who excels at developing and fostering positive team dynamics
  • A true team player who jumps in and tackles new assignments and constantly looks for ways to help the department
  • Someone with excellent communication skills and a great attention to detail
  • Comfortable in a highly deadline-driven environment, and able to multitask and adapt to shifting priorities
  • Enjoys leveraging technology to make your job easier
  • Live within commuting distance to our New York City office
  • Have the ability to work overtime and occasionally travel, if needed

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent years of experience
  • Minimum of three years’ project and process management experience required; within the healthcare, medical education, or publishing environment strongly preferred
  • High professionalism, ability to work independently, and easy rapport in building collaborative work relationships
  • Outstanding time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to provide creative solutions independently or within a team dynamic as issues arise  
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills that includes working remotely on shared networks and cloud-based systems, and a high degree of proficiency using G-Suite (Gmail, Goggle Drive) and Microsoft Office suite required (Word, PowerPoint, Excel); and web-based data and document sharing sites (SharePoint)  
  • Experience with web-based project management tools (such as Workfront) required
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, with the ability to efficiently work on multiple tasks simultaneously in a highly deadline-driven environment, while taking into consideration stakeholders based across multiple time zones
  • Ability to work in cross-functional internal teams

PREFFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Knowledge of CME/CE accreditation rules desirable, CHCP certification a plus
  • Program management experience within the healthcare, medical education, or publishing environment strongly preferred

For consideration, you must submit a cover letter along with your resume stating what interests you about this job.