Accreditation and Joint Providership Manager

Posted: 12/06/2021

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) serves more than 55,000 members in the U.S. and around the world. With more than 155 talented employees, our organization places tremendous value on the contributions, expertise, and knowledge that each one brings to our table.
Our Schaumburg, Illinois headquarters is home to member support, education, marketing, and operational functions, while colleagues in Washington D.C. advocate on behalf of patients, physician anesthesiologists and the specialty. Thanks to our positive, supportive work environment, ASA has been named one of Chicago's Best & Brightest Companies to Work For® in addition to one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation® for the last five years.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists values the safety of our employees, our members, and our visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for this job, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with the American Society of Anesthesiologists.
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Position Summary:
The Accreditation and Joint Providership Manager provides up to date information, consultation, guidance and coordination of actions by individuals and departments to meet the education accreditation and regulatory requirements for the ASA. Organizes a variety of complex and confidential projects, manages data, information, and functions related to ASA’s education operations. Identifies educational grant opportunities related to ASA’s educational education roadmap. Provides periodic training for ASA staff and other strategic partners, assuring appropriate training in the use of instructional design methods and delivery of effective educational efforts consistent with ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education Resources.
Primary Position Responsibilities:

  • Annually compiles, edits, and serves as a quality review for all ASA accredited and joint provided activities, assuring ASA maintains regulatory compliance.
  • Serves, manages and supports internal staff and external strategic partners through Joint Providership; ensures appropriate resources throughout the ASA are used consistently to meet needs. Positive working relationships with peers, management, staff and customers through Joint Providership arrangements, are always fostered and maintained.
  • Pursues joint accreditation and certifications as appropriate and supports ASA’s strategic educational roadmap.
  • Develops working relationships and serves as a liaison as necessary, to ACCME, ABMS, CMSS and individual medical specialty societies to further ASA’s educational leadership along with maintenance of licensure program.
  • Serves as a resource to ASA staff and others on compliance with ASA’s education program as it relates to mandates outlined by the Physician Payment Sunshine Act.
  • Identifies opportunities to incorporate emerging commendation criteria into ASA’s CME program.
  • Oversees the work of others in preparation for accreditation documentation and regulatory visits.
  • Works in collaboration with the Director of Component and Intersociety Relations, Director of Publications, and CLO, provides educational and accreditation consultation, including but not limited to instructional design coordination, collection of required documentation, development of assigned budgets, creates reports, issues periodic communications and participates in partnership meetings when joint providership is being considered.
  • Develop a comprehensive needs library to serve as a resource for planners. Committees, Development and joint providers.
  • Serves as a primary resource providing guidance, direction and training to ASA staff and partner organizations for regulatory compliance, including joint providership. Instruction is prepared and/or delivered on processes or systems. External and ASA partner organizations and vendors are interfaced to ensure cooperative educational efforts are enhanced and resources are available.
  • Participates in, and mentors’ staff, to provide presentations and/or publication development efforts derived from educational data obtained through assigned ASA activities.
Position Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Communications, Public Health, Healthcare Administration, Organizational Development, Business or related field required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of practical and administrative experience in continuing medical education, training, preferably in the healthcare field and/or medical association.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Experience with ACCME Self Study requirements and Commendation Criteria.
  • Extensive knowledge and proficiency in ACCME Standards.
  • Well versed in the complex regulatory issues and operational guidelines of commercially supported continuing education for medical professionals, including ACCME, ACPE, and ANCC accreditation criteria.
  • Experience with other accredited providers to include AANA, ANCC, ACHE, NCAA, and ABA.
  • Knowledge of and functional competency with computers, software, data systems, learning management systems and all other electronic devices and methods used to deliver educational programs and assess their outcomes.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software including Excel.
  • Supports work efforts by incorporating competencies of the continuing medical education professional as outlined by the Alliance for Continuing Education for the Healthcare Profession (ACHEP).
  • Ability to deploy project management skills.
  • Comfortable orchestrating meetings with a wide variety of audiences to achieve activity/project objectives.
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