Madison, WI
Aug 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 91770-LI

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Office & Administrative Support, Quality, Risk Management and Compliance, Other

Employment Class: Limited

Position Vacancy ID: 91770-LI

Working Title: LCME Coordinator/Quality Assurance Manager

Official Title: ADMIN OFFICER/M-L(N12NI)


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 10, 2017

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $72,814 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master level degree required; Masters Degree in business, health care administration, higher education administration, public health, or related health professional or administration field preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

The individual in this position must have a deep understanding of the educational programs and accreditation processes and must be able to work effectively and professionally with the surrounding institution and all relevant stakeholders. The LCME Coordinator/QA Manager for Academic Programs must have exceptional oral and written communication skills, demonstrate outstanding leadership and management skills, provide consistent evidence of attention to detail and high quality work, display a commitment to process improvement and efficient operations, and possess the ability to garner widespread participation among faculty, staff, and students in all accreditation and quality improvement processes across the school.

Required Qualifications
More than 6 years of experience working in quality improvement and/or project management
Five-years work experience in health care or academic medicine setting

Desired Qualifications
Two-years work experience in an academic medical school setting
Knowledge about LCME accreditation guideline

Position Summary:

The UW School of Medicine and Public Health requires ongoing rigorous and continuous quality improvement oversight that is tightly coupled to institutional strategic goals and national accreditation standards. This position will provide dedicated oversight to the ongoing quality improvement process at the school to ensure compliance with all accreditation standards and progress toward success on relevant institutional strategic goals. Ongoing national accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) is necessary for the success of the school and thus a major focus of ongoing quality improvement initiatives and strategic planning. (For information on the LCME visit

The UW SMPH Quality Assurance Manager for Academic Programs/LCME Coordinator position will oversee continuous quality improvement initiatives, including oversight of quality improvement projects relevant to strategic planning of academic programs within SMPH, review and coordination of SMPH strategic plans aligned with the academic missions of the school, and LCME-related and other health professional programs accreditation processes. As the LCME Coordinator, this individual will be responsible for organizing and coordinating an effective and efficient accreditation process working with committees of other staff, faculty, and students- from planning, preparation, documentation, submission of materials, and site visit. This individual will also consult with other SMPH health professional programs around their accreditation processes to help improve and streamline accreditation processes for all SMPH health professional programs.

Additional Information:

Knowledge of:
-LCME processes, procedures, timelines, standards, and compliance issues, including affiliation agreements
-Continuous quality improvement processes
-Medical terminology and environment
-Health Insurance and Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
-Academic Programs at UWSMPH
-Statewide educational partners for health professional programs
-Project management tools

Skills and Abilities
-Proficiency in use of a personal computer and current software applications including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and email) and File Maker Pro database
-Outstanding organizational management and multi-tasking skills
-Exemplary ability for collecting, synthesizing, displaying, recording and effectively communicating quantitative and qualitative data
-Exceptional verbal and written communication
-Excellent interpersonal and human relations skills
-Keen commitment to high quality and process improvement principles
-Highly effective problem solving skills
-Ability to effectively meet deadlines and dedication to timely, proactive service
-Effective leadership skills
-Exercise excellent judgment and outstanding problem solving skills
-Demonstrated ability to work effectively independently
-Proven ability to work effectively in teams
-Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
-Work effectively and productively with diverse populations and be sensitive to gender, sexuality, disability, religious, cultural, racial, and ethnic diversity issues
-Stay current in curriculum, accreditation standards, and issues and activities that affect program success by seeking out and learning new information pertinent to performance of duties
-Work evenings and weekends as needed to participate in meetings and/or to meet deadlines
-Travel off-site to meet with stake-holders or participate in meetings

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.


Brianna Quam
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Instructions to applicants:

Apply online at Search for job 91770. Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. Please upload a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please address your experience with the knowledge and skills of the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Aug 29 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Oct 5 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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