Associate Director, Compliance

Job ID 2020-2300

Other United States


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.


Medscape Education is seeking a dynamic, passionate, adaptable, team-oriented individual to ensure adherence to accreditation criteria and to support the development of accredited continuing education (CME/CE) and interprofessional content published on

When you think about your strengths, do these characteristics describe you? “I’m great with people.” “I love developing and reviewing cutting edge educational content.” “I am a master communicator and a natural coach or leader.” If so, we want you on our team!

By joining Medscape Education, the leading provider of accredited continuing education for clinicians, you will ensure our content development process adheres to all Joint Accreditation standards established by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). The work you do will contribute to initiatives that truly make an impact on physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other members of the health care team and thus the lives of those around you. Medscape Education is committed to delivering quality, timely, innovative and engaging interprofessional and multidisciplinary continuing education to clinicians worldwide and seeks a leader who emanates:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Passion for greatness
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Dedication to our mission


The Associate Director of Compliance is responsible for reviewing and collaboratively developing CME/CE/CPD educational content within deadlines and with the highest quality. Specific tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate with content development staff, including Medical Education Directors & Program Managers, throughout program development to ensure adherence to Joint Accreditation criteria (ACCME, ANCC, ACPE, AAPA) including ACCME Standards for Commercial Support
  • Provide compliance review of activities and materials prior to posting to ensure independence, fair balance, scientific rigor, appropriateness for target audience, and compliance with accreditation criteria and standards
  • Collaborate to create accredited CME/CE activities that are self-funded by Medscape, including review, light edit, and/or write brief overviews of clinical relevance of the article and posttest questions as needed
  • Remain current on accreditation criteria and standards
  • Provide training, insight and guidance to other team members on accreditation compliance, department policies, and best practices
  • Maintain friendly and productive relationships through clear articulation and an effective communication style with internal and external stakeholders
  • Continuously identify opportunities for process improvement
  • Complete other responsibilities, as assigned


  • A self-directed clinician with broad therapeutic experience who has excellent time management skills
  • A leader who exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well; accepts feedback from others; gives appropriate recognition to others
  • A smart communicator and good negotiator who excels at developing and fostering positive team dynamics
  • Thrives in a role that relies on accuracy, attention to detail and consistency of work
  • A true team player who jumps in and tackles new assignments and constantly looks for ways to help the department
  • Someone who is comfortable in a highly deadline-driven environment, and able to pivot quickly between tasks and adapt to rapidly shifting priorities
  • Enjoys leveraging technology to make your job easier


  • Clinical degree (MD, PA, PharmD, RN, or NP)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience developing content in accordance with ACCME, ANCC ACPE, and/or Joint Accreditation requirements
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience working as a clinician and/or in a medical education company, medical communications company, professional medical publisher, academic

institution, and/or medical society or pharmaceutical company; online publishing preferred

  • Strong background in adult learning principles and curriculum design (alignment of practice gap, educational need, objectives, content, and assessment)
  • Skilled in applying PhARMA, AdvaMed, FDA and OIG guidance on use of commercial support in continuing education
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Excellent computer skills that includes working remotely on shared networks and cloud- based systems, and proficiency using G-Suite (Gmail, Goggle Drive) and Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel); and web-based data and document sharing sites (SharePoint, Accent Library)
  • Experience with web-based project management tools (such as Workfront, MS Project)
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently on shared networks/corporate applications (Workfront, MS Project)
  • Strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
  • 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


  • Online publishing experience
  • Certified Healthcare CPD professional (CHCP) credential

It is preferable for the candidate to live in commuting distance to our New York City, Durham, North Carolina, or Atlanta, Georgia offices