Accreditation Specialist

Job description

Hyde Park Campus

2012226 BSD - Medicine - House Staff

About the Unit
The Department of Medicine consists of four core residency training programs and sixteen accredited fellowship programs. There are 280+ trainees in the accredited programs and 20+ trainees in 17+ non-ACGME accredited programs.

Job Information

Job Summary:

The Accreditation Specialist will manage the accreditation related activities for several programs within the Department of Medicine.


  • Ensure that regulatory and accreditation standards of varying accrediting agencies are met (ACGME, ABIM, subspecialty boards).
  • Generate individual program level scorecard to track quality improvement changes over time.
  • Support the accreditation process, including the coordination of and active participation in internal reviews and site visits.
  • Develop and maintain documentation of files associated with program accreditation.
  • Provide guidance to program directors, coordinators, and faculty in the coordination and processing of programs for accreditation, including new programs.
  • Create evaluative reports needed to identify areas of improvement.
  • ACGME reporting, including folder documentation (license, residency verification, ABIM certification), evaluations (360, monthly, direct observation tools, procedure logs), semi-annual reviews, annual program review, and duty hour monitoring.
  • Implementation of milestones into curriculum and evaluation system.
  • Manage program evaluations in MedHub.
  • Submit the annual ACGME ADS update.
  • Manage the annual faculty and resident surveys.
  • Track and record scholarly activities for faculty and residents.
  • Monitor and track the board pass rate for all graduating trainees.
  • Assist with the annual stipend budget and contract process for assigned programs.

  • Demonstrated ability for organization and coordination of multiple projects simultaneously, attention to detail, and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing the department toward continued accreditation in all ACGME requirements.
  • Excellent communication skills: oral, written, and interpersonal, including a proven ability to thoughtfully work with individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds and abilities.
  • Aptitude for self-directed and collaborative work; ability to work flexibly as part of a team.
  • Ability to motivate others and work across organizational boundaries highly desired.

Additional Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree OR 4 years of related experience required.

  • One year of experience in graduate medical education or directly related experience in an academic setting preferred.

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

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Job No:
Posted: 2/21/2018
Application Due: 3/22/2018
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