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 fosters a professional, client-focused atmosphere that emphasizes accountability, integrity, open-mindedness, excellence, and quality. We have a staff of 35 to which we offer a generous benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), flexible spending accounts, a hybrid in-office/remote work schedule (two days per week in our Chicago office), and more. 

Career opportunities will be posted to this page as they become available. 

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to info@accme.org.

This role will work closely with our Data Services team to design, develop and implement features for ACCME’s critical, custom applications: the Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS) and CME Passport. These applications support the information needs of ACCME staff and volunteers, the national CME community, accredited CME providers, and various external stakeholders. 

Responsibilities:

  • Build innovative and performant features into our custom applications using the latest engineering practices and technologies.
  • Write clear and maintainable full-stack code while working in a professional software engineering environment (source control, continuous integration, short release cycles, automated testing, etc.).
  • Participate in standups, backlog refinement and other team meetings to foster communication across the teams.
  • Make pragmatic and data-driven decisions that will meet both business and technology needs.
  • Perform performance troubleshooting/tuning of SQL queries, analyze memory and CPU utilization patterns and update code to be more performant.
  • Work with the product owners to refine feature designs. Break work up into well-defined manageable units of work.
  • Review periodic security scan results and address any found security vulnerabilities.
  • Document key business workflows and software design.

Qualifications:

  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming (OOP) and current design patterns/practices.
  • Proven experience and deep firsthand knowledge of:
    • The .NET Framework including Visual Studio, C#, and ASP.NET MVC.
    • Responsive design: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, web application development (React).
    • Single-page application design and development of progressive web application development.
    • Design and development of RESTful endpoints - WEB API, REST API, SOAP/ WCF (deprecated)
    • Azure PaaS cloud engineering.
  • Experience with RDBMS design and development (including, but not limited to, views, triggers, stored procedures, optimizations), preferably with MS SQL Server.
  • Experience with Object Relational Modeling (ORM) with different tools such as Entity Framework and LINQ.
  • Experience with source control, work item tracking, and build management.
  • Proven experience with Continuous Integration \ Continuous Delivery.
    • Git.
    • MS Azure DevOps.
    • Automated build servers and build pipelines.
  • Power BI and Azure B2C a plus.
  • Consider refactoring a standard part of the development process.
  • Proven experience in estimating software development level of effort and time management.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Passion for building high-quality systems with software implementation best practices.
  • Ability to be self-motivated, independent, and detail-oriented.
  • Exhibit exceptional relationship management skills.

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to dataservicescareers@accme.org. We are unable to sponsor H1-B Visas at this time. 

The Program Support Analyst is responsible for providing support to Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) providers, collaboration partners, staff and volunteers in their use and understanding of ACCME’s proprietary data collection application, the Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS). With an orientation toward customer service, this person will support users in inputting data correctly, and analyze ACCME’s data for quality and reporting purposes.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Establish a thorough understanding of the program and reporting requirements of ACCME, medical boards and other collaborative partners, including methods for data input and transfer between internal and external systems.
  • Support ACCME staff, volunteers, and CME providers in their use of ACCME proprietary applications. 
  • Provide consistent, accurate information and support to users about the requirements for entering program and activity data, registering activities and reporting learners for collaborative programs.  This includes answering email or phone questions from users about their implementation and recognizing when to escalate issues to ACCME senior staff.
  • Support and contribute to projects to improve ACCME database systems and applications.  Perform testing and quality assurance. 
  • Analyze data entered by ACCME volunteers and CME providers to validate its accuracy and completeness using evaluation procedures and queries designed for this purpose.
  • Using a variety of analytical tools, define and produce standard and ad-hoc reports and analyses in support of audit sampling, executive management reporting, and ACCME publications.
  • Use off-the-shelf software to create and manage forms, invitations, and other tools to support ACCME’s business processes.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from accredited 4-year program.
  • Minimum of two years of work experience related to data analysis and customer support.
  • Experience supporting users of complex software applications.
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical and critical thinking skills with ability to understand inter-dependencies of multiple information systems.  
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Professional applications, with expert knowledge of Excel, including use of pivot tables and Excel data analysis tools. 
  • Strong attention to detail, with a focus on producing quality, error-free work.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and customer service orientation with a passion for solving problems and helping others.
  • Detail oriented, with ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with accrediting, licensing, regulatory or credentialing organization preferred. 

Reports to:                 Customer Success Manager

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to dataservicescareers@accme.org. We are unable to sponsor H1-B Visas at this time.