Continuing Medical Education Coordinator

Providence Health & Services Olympia , WA 98513

Posted 1 month ago

Providence is calling a Continuing Medical Education Coordinator (Part time 0.8 FTE, Day Shift) to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

Plan, develop, implement, evaluate and coordinate all existing and new educational and professional development programs for physicians in issues related to clinical and non-clinical areas associated with the practice of medicine at Providence St. Peter Hospital and Providence Centralia Hospital. These programs will be consistent with the organization's mission, philosophies, values, goals and objectives and adhere to national standards to ensure a knowledgeable and well-trained medical staff.

In this position you will:

  • Continuing Medical Education.

  • Detailed knowledge of current WSMA and ACCME essentials and standards for accreditation.

  • Manages all aspects of the continuing medical education program.

  • Demonstrates compliance with the Competency Area for CME Professionals as detailed in http://www.accme-assn:org/files/2005/annconfCMEcompetencies.htm.

  • Manages conferences to effect proper utilization of resources and meet identified learning objectives.

  • Secures and maintains contracts with entities outside of PSPH.

  • Conducts annual needs assessment and works with medical staff to design programs to meet identified needs.

  • Organizes, supports, and functions as a member of the

  • Library/Medical Education Committee of the Medical Staff.

  • Communicates frequently with other appropriate medical staff committees and the Clinical Improvement Committee.

  • Reports on behalf of the Library/Medical Education Committee semi-annually to the Clinical Improvement Committee Data Team and Medical Executive Committee.

  • Designs and identifies yearly plans and budgets to ensure resources are coordinated effectively.

  • Demonstrates knowledge regarding audio-visual equipment and computers.

  • Communications and Writing.

  • Strong computer skills required

  • Develops and implements CME plans in coordination with the director and the L/ME Committee and other medical staff members.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of planning, budgeting, implementation and evaluation concepts.

  • Writes reports, assembles evaluations and seeks out hospital data pertinent to medical education needs.

  • Prepares accreditation reports and manages reaccreditation process with the Washington State Medical Society.

  • Produces material on time and in the correct format.

  • Writes, edits and produces new policies for departmental review and house-wide use related to CME.

  • Obtains necessary approvals through administrative and medical staff chains of authority.

  • Demonstrates written, verbal, interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Teamwork; Demonstrates cooperation, flexibility, communication, dependability, and supports team goals.

  • Proficiency in teamwork, facilitation, and diplomacy.

  • Works collaboratively with all hospital departments.

  • Works collaboratively with outside CME partner groups. Helps to build networks between organizations for CME.

  • Establishes and maintains open communication to enhance team efforts.

  • Fulfills work schedule and commitments while demonstrating flexibility in response to unexpected changes in work volume, emergencies, staffing and scheduling.

  • Looks for opportunities to assist co-workers.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferably in Healthcare, Education, Business Administration or related field.

  • Two (2) years of experience in Continuing Medical Education accreditation and Special Events Coordination.

  • Knowledge and skill in planning, budgeting, Microsoft software, event planning management, communication, and ACCME and WSMA standards.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • CCMEP (Certified Continuing Medical Education Professional)

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.


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Continuing Medical Education Coordinator

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