The System Director of Continuing Medical Education is responsible for the development and administrative oversight of all CME operations and activities of Baylor Scott & White Health (Central and North Divisions).
* Maintain ACCME accreditation with commendation, establishing new and updated policies, procedures and practices as needed to maintain such.
* Direct the overall educational program for the CME office and maintain the office's vision and strategic plan.
* With the involvement of CME staff and each department's CME champion, conduct needs assessments and gap analyses, apply principles of adult education to CME design, and develop educational outcomes measurement tools and processes to assist Baylor Scott & White Health in delivering the best quality of care to patients
* Develop in-service training for CME staff, physicians, and key CME planners throughout BSW to improve CME planning and documentation processes.
* Maintenance of CME as a profit center through existing as well as new and innovative funding mechanisms.
* Provide expertise and recommendations to faculty, medical education company partners, and other educational partners in the design of innovative educational programs.
* Proactively promote the value of CME department's contribution to achieving quality improvement and hospital system goals and priorities.
* The Director obtains financial, and/or administrative support for appropriate physical facilities, equipment, personnel, and educational grant support, if it is the policy of the institution to accept external funding. The Director may work collaboratively with non-accredited organizations in jointly provided activities, if it is the policy of the institution to do so.
* The Director is responsible for the timely submission of the Annual Report to the ACCME outlining the size and scope of the organization's CME program utilizing ACCME's Program and Activity Reporting System.
* The Director is responsible for ensuring compliance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support. This includes developing CME activities that are independent of commercial interests, maintaining a separation of promotion from education, and actively promoting improvements in health care vs. proprietary interests of any commercial interest.
* The Director along with other sources such as quality improvement, identify the professional practice gaps and educational needs of the organization's and/or target audience learners. He/she may delegate to and coordinate educational efforts with the leadership of various departments or committees. He/she ensures that professional practice gaps and needs assessment data are recorded and documented, in every instance utilizing ACGME, ABMS or IOM Core Competencies.
* The Director, CME Committee (if applicable) and /or Course Director coordinate selection and recruitment of faculty to meet specific educational needs. He/she and the CME Committee are responsible for planning CME activities that include: establishing learning objectives, selecting appropriate content, incorporating desirable physician attributes, identifying and resolving potential conflicts of interest, and evaluating activities to foster changes in learner's competence or performance and/or patient outcomes. He/she, with the assistance of the CME coordinator, is responsible for promoting activities and recording attendance.
* The Director and the CME Committee develop a plan to conduct an overall CME program evaluation which includes identifying program changes or improvements, and measuring the impact of those program changes or improvements.
* The Director incorporates into the CME efforts new developments in the fields of continuing education and professional development that may be used to advance goals and objectives, including new techniques, materials, and learning/teaching methodologies.
* Establish annual goals and objectives for the CME department in support of the BSWH organizational goals.
* The Director will hire new staff as needed, train, evaluate and provide support to excel in their responsibilities.
* Formulate and author the self-study required for re-accreditation by the ACCME.
* Master's Degree in Education, Public Health, Healthcare Administration, Business or another related field is required. A baccalaureate degree may be acceptable if the individual's CME experience is of the extent and quality necessary to fulfill the position's duties and responsibilities.
* Minimum of 3-5 years of CME practical and administrative experience including managing finance, budgeting, identifying new funding mechanisms and staff supervision, preferably in a university or independent academic medical center with sizeable medical student, resident/fellow and CME educational operations.
* Knowledge of and functional competency with computers, software, data systems and all other electronic devices and methods used to deliver education programs and assess their outcomes.
* Strong skills pertinent to teamwork, communication, staff management and supervision, analytic problem solving, and education advocacy.
* Experience in project management, facilitation, problem solving, planning/organizing, customer contact, communication, influencing and negotiating highly desired.
* Must be able to multi-task, be flexible and detail oriented yet see the big picture, and work in an ever-changing, fast paced environment.
* Ability to travel between Dallas and Temple, TX on a regular basis or as needed.
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About Baylor Scott & White
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!