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:

 
 
The Communications Specialist supports the management of digital communication strategies designed to promote the value of accredited continuing medical education (CME). The specialist is responsible for managing, monitoring, and improving the ACCME’s social media to build visibility and engagement with the accredited CME community, clinicians, healthcare leaders, and other stakeholders. Other key responsibilities include coordinating, managing, and improving content on the ACCME and Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education websites, managing publications, assisting in media relations, and identifying strategies to achieve communications goals.
 
Primary responsibilities will include:
 
Social Media
  • Manage, monitor, and improve social media presence to build visibility and engagement with the accredited CME community and other stakeholders.
  • Prepare and manage digital communications calendar; coordinate content development across all areas and with external organizations, as appropriate.
  • Monitor perception of ACCME/CME in online media/social media; anticipate challenges and opportunities; support the development and implementation of proactive responses.
  • Analyze performance and generate reports.
  • Monitor emerging social media technologies and trends to provide recommendations for optimizing communications strategies.
ACCME Website
  • Coordinate website content management across areas.
  • Coordinate regular content reviews to ensure accuracy and consistency of messaging.
  • Support the creation of new content; assist with adapting, improving, updating, and optimizing existing web content to enhance user experience and SEO; identify strategies to improve user experience.
  • Track and analyze website usage.
  • Prepare recommendations for achieving communications goals.
Publications and Content Development
  • Manage publication of monthly enewsletter, including writing, editing, and formatting for the website and dissemination via our email marketing service.
  • Support publication of executive summaries and other reports.
  • Assist with release of surveys and calls for comment; generate analyses of responses.
Media Relations
  • Assist in responding to media inquiries.
  • Support research and preparation for CEO’s interviews with media. 
  • Manage media inquiries log.
Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education
  • Assist with development and implementation of an integrated, strategic communications plan for Joint Accreditation, including building a Joint Accreditation social media presence.
  • Support Joint Accreditation website content management.
Other responsibilities
  • Support the implementation of ACCME’s new brand guidelines.
  • Assist with strategic communications initiatives as assigned.
  • Support other projects as assigned.
Qualifications:
 
  • BA in Communications, Journalism, Digital Media, or related field; or 2 to 3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in social media and website content management
  • Experience with a nonprofit, healthcare, education, or accrediting/regulatory organization a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience writing and editing for digital platforms
  • Ability to translate complex, nuanced issues into clear, compelling messages
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Professional, Drupal
  • Strong interpersonal skills; values a demanding, team-focused environment
  • Flexible, adaptable, highly organized, detail oriented; demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks and function under deadline pressure 
  • Ability to engage with multiple audiences, including highly educated healthcare practitioners, journalists with lay publications, and the public
Interested candidates should submit their CVs, references, and salary requirements to The Synergy Companies, Inc. at 230resumes@mysynergy.com.
 
 

Technical Business Analyst

The Technical Business Analyst is a new position that will perform a critical role in the analysis and improvement of the ACCME’s Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS) database to ensure quality of service provided to accredited organizations and other stakeholders in the CME community.
 
PARS is a web-based portal designed to streamline and support the collection of program and activity data from accredited continuing medical education (CME) providers. The ACCME uses the information collected in PARS to support the accreditation process and the informational needs of the CME community, medical specialty boards, the Food and Drug Administration and other stakeholders.
 
Primary responsibilities will include:
 
  • Establish a deep understanding of the structure and function of the PARS database, including methods for data input and transfer between internal and external systems. Using database management software, build ad-hoc and standard queries and reports.  
  • Use queries and reports to monitor and analyze data quality, support the production of the ACCME Annual Data Report, determine effectiveness of data services in meeting business objectives, and support requirements for data reporting to external organizations.
  • Analyze data and application workflows to evaluate their effectiveness and efficiency in meeting end-user needs. Proactively work with staff from all business units, accredited providers and other stakeholders to understand requirements, procedures and problems. Recommend and document solutions to improve the PARS end-user experience. Coordinate work with database and application developers to implement approved changes.  
  • Serve as the super-user/administrator to the PARS system. Receive, understand and respond to end-user questions and issues according to established standard. Serve as the primary contact for, and provide direct support to state medical society PARS administrators. 
  • Maintain PARS end-user documentation and work collaboratively with communications and education teams to update educational materials.  
  • Liaise with external organizations to further data standardization within the CME industry.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from 4-year accredited degree program, or 2-year degree from accredited degree program + directly-applicable work experience.
  • Minimum 5 years professional work experience.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Professional.  Expert in Excel, with experience in creating and using pivot tables for data analysis. 
  • Strong understanding of relational databases.  
  • Proficient with SQL Server management studio. Ability to create and test complex queries, aggregations, SQL views and stored procedures. 
  • Experience with SQL Server Analysis Services, SSIS, Microsoft Power BI, and/or Tableau highly desirable.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, with ability to understand inter-dependencies of multiple information systems. 
  • An understanding of system development principles and project methodologies. 
  • Detail oriented, with ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Self-motivated, collaborative team player.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and service orientation with a passion for solving problems and helping others.  
  • Experience with accreditation or credentialing organization, including an understanding of the healthcare and physician communities that comprise ACCME’s stakeholder group is preferred, but not required.

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