POSITION SUMMARY The Director of Continuing Medical Education is responsible for managing the Continuing Education Program for all health-training professions at Noorda-COM. Directs all administrative duties within the CME Office ensuring effective oversight, management, and delivery of high-quality continuing education programs for all health-training professions.
RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Serves as the Director for the Continuing Medical Education.
1.1. Organize, plan, and conduct appropriate continuing education activities, interface with faculty and staff to ensure quality, professional programming, analyze changes in learners' competence and performance, and report continuing education credit to participants and CME accreditation providers.
1.2. Collaborate with the Continuing Medical Education Committee to approve CME applications and develop, implement, and monitor the CME Office's 3-year strategic plan (long-term and annual objectives for the CME Office, such as budget and performance standards, productivity goals, develop and execute action plans, produce and disseminate progress reports).
1.3. Cultivate meaningful affiliation and partnership opportunities with other medical schools, hospitals, physicians, preceptors, local and state organizations, and societies to promote the CME Office and coordinate with Advancement as assigned.
1.4. Foster innovative and collaborative environment with CME clients, internal and external organizations to develop and offer CME programs that advance clinicians' education and meet licensure needs.
2. Direct the day-to-day operations of the CME Office to ensure effective oversight, management, and delivery of continuing education programs within the College.
2.1. Ensure educational experiences are appropriate and adhere to relevant governing body accreditation requirements (ACCGME, AOA, Nursing, Physician Assistants, etc.) by tracking all data and activity, monitoring speaker/program performance, identifying opportunities to enhance the educational experience, implementing modifications to ensure commitment to excellence and high-quality outcomes, documenting and sharing findings, and producing reports.
2.2. Oversee the arrangements of CME programs, activities, and meetings; provide logistical support (reserving rooms, catering services, audio-visual requirements, registration, signage), and ensure set-up for both on-campus and off-site programs/conferences are conducive to learning and compliant with accreditation requirements.
2.3. Prepare CME-related business proposals and correspondence; draft and execute joint providership agreements; produce the annual CME report, and other reports requested by leadership.
2.4. Develop CME policies and procedure mechanisms, revise as necessary to align with new accreditation requirements, and maintain current knowledge of policies and procedures.
2.5 Manage and monitor the CME Office budget and adhere to college practices (prepare and submit budget annually, monitor and analyze expenditures and monthly reports, submit invoices for payment and services rendered, assess needs, and ensure optimal utilization of resources.
2.6 Be a proactively helpful resource for CME clients and College faculty. Foster a collaborative and innovative environment that advances the College's goals (respond promptly and knowledgeably to client questions about CME processes, maintain open lines of communication, obtain input, offer suggestions, solicit feedback, service as a resource for problem resolution, administer due process protocols, trouble shoot programs and concerns, etc.)
2.7 Ensure agendas, minutes, and other pertinent materials are prepared and distributed in advance for CME client meetings and the CME Committee meetings; and maintain official records of meetings in the form of minutes and/or other media.
2.8 Effectively utilize the CME learning management system to support educational activities and CME participants (such as configuring registration, payment collection, attendance tracking, certificate generation features for each CME program and trouble-shooting issues affecting participants).
3. Ensures the quality, integrity, and defined standards of the department.
3.1. Maintains content expertise within discipline and contributing to continuing education programs and delivery modalities of that coursework for which the unit is responsible and recommending changes when appropriate.
3.2. Ensures essential elements [quality, integrity, adequacy, consistency, use/results/impact etc.] adhere to and exceed, as defined by the relevant governing body accreditation requirements (ACCME, AOA, Nursing, and Physician Assistants, etc.) and the College’s mission (ensuring appropriateness of educational experiences, monitoring performance, tracking all data and activity, producing reports, identifying opportunities to build and enhance the educational experience, implementing modifications to ensure commitment to excellence and high quality outcomes, providing constructive feedback, documenting findings, etc.)
3.3. Participates in the production of various College materials [directory, College website, etc.] (collecting/preparing materials, organizing/formatting data, adhering to various deadlines, reviewing drafts, providing input/feedback, etc.).
3.4. Constructs and implements strategies for continuous improvement in areas of responsibility (contributing to committee meetings, reviewing reports and activities for opportunities for enhancement, implementing “checks and balances” to test effectiveness, evaluating results against established standards and criteria, coordinating, directing, implementing changes, etc.)
4. Actively engages in the advancement of the College.
4.1. Opportunity to promote and represent the College at local, state, and national events (attending and participating in conferences, networking with colleagues to foster program development, participating in various community opportunities, etc.)
4.2. Contributes to College’s compliance with and in the development of required documentation as related to accreditation of all programs to which departmental content is contributed.
4.3. Maintains professional knowledge (attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, maintaining active membership within applicable professional societies, and participating in professional organizations)
4.4 Demonstrates knowledge of and remains in compliance with all institutional policies and procedures outlined in the Employee and Faculty Handbooks.
4.5 Serve on committees and teams within the College as assigned (attend meetings, contribute to discussions, share information, etc.)
4.6 Contributes to team effort by performing other duties as needed or assigned.
Master’s Degree preferred (preferably MPH, MBA, MHA, or similar) or equivalent experience.
US citizenship or permanent residency is required.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience of continuing medical education preferred. Minimum of 5 years' supervisory experience.
Skills & Abilities The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding and knowledge of the continuing medical education accreditation and business management processes.
Must be self-motivated.
Have the ability to complete work independently and collaborate with others.
Possess an authentic and direct communication style.
Have excellent written and interpersonal skills.
Have emotional maturity with the essential ability to demonstrate tact and job diplomacy.
Manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
Strong organizational, administrative, supervisory, and prioritization skills.
Be detail oriented with excellent follow through skills.
Possess leadership abilities.
Exercise good judgement.
Balance multiple projects while meeting deadlines and achieve desired results.
Maintain positive relationships.
Have knowledge of software applications including CE21, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and Outlook.
Have the ability and willingness to travel and work a flexible schedule.
Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against individuals in any phase of the application or employment phase on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including medical characteristics, marital status, veteran status, economic status, genetic identification, political belief, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
The Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking qualified candidates to support our unique, innovative curricular model designed for a modern-day medical school. We have received pre-accreditation status with the Commission for Osteopathic College Accreditation and will have three cohorts of medical students (totaling more than 400 students) enrolled in Fall 2023. Located in the beautiful Utah Valley in Provo, the campus is surrounded by the Wasatch Mountain range and Utah Lake. We recently opened a new, state-of-the-art, 140,000 square foot academic building this Fall 2023.