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AMIA is a community committed to the vision of a world where informatics transforms people’s care. Over the last 35 years, the use of informatics has grown exponentially to improve health and to make better healthcare decisions. Today, informatics is the key to accelerating the current goals of healthcare reform.

AMIA operates in a completely remote work environment and in recent years has been recognized as a Top Employer of Choice for an Effective and Flexible Workplace as a winner of the When Work Works award.

AMIA is pleased to offer benefits that include fully paid medical, dental, long term disability, and life insurance in addition to a retirement program and an attractive paid leave plan.

Current Openings

Manager of Continuing and Professional Education

The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) is seeking a Manager of Continuing and Professional Education to be responsible for managing the day-to-day continuing professional development activities in support of AMIA members and other learners, while also contributing to cross-departmental efforts designed to meet AMIA’s strategic objectives. The role has primary responsibility for administration, evaluation, and improvement of AMIA’s educational programs with a specific focus on continuing medical and nursing education accreditation management.

The Manager will directly support Continuing Medical Education (CME), Continuing Nursing Education (CNE), and other forms of continuing professional development credit for annual conferences and digital learning. The manager will lead the identification of target audiences, educational needs, learning objectives, teaching methods, educational outcomes, and evaluation for AMIA’s for learning activities. The Manager will lead AMIA’s accreditation compliance and reaccreditation efforts with committees, members, and AMIA staff.

The position is listed as fulltime although part-time employment will be considered for the right individual. The position reports to the Senior Vice President, Education and Member Services.

Education

  • Lead and oversee the development, management, and evaluation of AMIAs educational portfolio, including the curricular framework, needs assessment, learning objectives, educational outcomes, and compliance.
  • Manage and maintain accreditation activities, working with accrediting organizations to ensure that AMIA meets all requirements and maintains accreditation for offering continuing education through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
  • Act as primary content manager and faculty support for digital learning offerings including Clinical Informatics Board Review Course (CIBRC), AHIC Review Course (ARC), and Health Informatics Essentials.
  • Support and manage the operating budget for continuing and professional development educational activities.
  • Serve as the staff liaison to the Education Committee’s Continuing Professional Development Subcommittee and as a resource to content development committees as assigned.

Continuing Education

  • Administer, evaluate, and improve the association’s continuing educational programs specific to CME and CNE.
  • Assure compliance and maintenance of AMIA’s accreditation statuses for Continuing and Professional Development offerings.
  • Manage and submit fees, annual reports, and self-study materials to ACCME and ANCC.
  • Collaborate on the development of digital and print materials related to accredited educational activities.
  • Facilitate collaborative education and membership projects with other organizations where appropriate.

Project management

  • Assist with developing systems and processes for the recruitment, tracking, planning and execution of special projects.
  • Assist with the development of relevant project proposals including budgets and staffing.
  • Ensure completion of deliverables and timelines for new projects and current association programs, and participate in developing new opportunities and processes to improve project management and operations.
  • Monitor, review and approve project invoices and expenses.

Education

  • College degree required; Nurse Educators are encouraged to apply.

Knowledge

  • Prior CME/CNE experience required. Mastery of CME, CNE, and general CPD principles in health professions education.

  • Five or more years related experience in the education department of a membership association or at an organization providing continuing education for health care professionals strongly preferred.
  • Excellent organizational, computer (MS Office), writing, editing, and analytical skills, and outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Experience managing volunteers and committees and the ability to build relationships with flexibility and finesse.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects while working collaboratively with other staff to accomplish successful results on deadline and within budget; taking primary initiative for this role while working independently.
  • Prior experience using Association Management System (AMS) and Learning Management System (LMS) software is desirable.

Applications

To be considered, candidates must respond with a resume and salary expectation to Phyllis Burchman at phyllis@amia.org. Please insert the job title in the subject line.

Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. No telephone calls will be accepted.