1+ months

Accreditation and Outcomes Manager

Old Lyme, CT 06371
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The France Foundation, a wholly owned subsidiary of SmithBucklin, is searching for an Accreditation and Outcomes Manager to join our team, based in the shoreline town of Old Lyme, CT.

The France Foundation is an award-winning medical education company based in beautiful Old Lyme, CT. For more than 20 years, we have been trailblazers in developing innovative educational activities for the healthcare team. We are leaders in the area of certified continuing education for health professionals including physicians (ACCME), pharmacists (ACPE), and nurses. At the end of the day, we know our efforts and hard work directly impact improved patient care this is the driver for what we do at The France Foundation.

We are seeking a motivated, adaptable, team-oriented Accreditation and Outcomes Manager to join our amazing team. When you think about your strengths, do these characteristics describe you? I am organized and have great attention to detail. I like knowing the rules, and making sure they are followed. I have excellent communication skills and enjoy investigating and problem solving. I have a drive for innovation and growth. If so, we want you on our team!

Core Responsibilities:

  1. Manage our ACCME and ACPE accreditation program
  2. Lead the Joint Accreditation submission 2021-2022
  3. Work with project managers and medical directors to develop activity outcomes reports

Accreditation Roles and Responsibilities:

Coordinate all CME/CE functions of The France Foundation


  • Ensure compliance with ACCME and ACPE criteria including continuous auditing of all activity files and templates
  • Ensure updates and changes are incorporated into the CME/CE process, templates and internal policies
  • Ensure activity files contain all required retention documentation
  • Act as a resource for all regulatory questions

Lead the 2021-2022 joint accreditation application submission:

  • With the support of an advisor, lead the internal team to prepare for joint accreditation
  • Project manage the development of the self-study and file audits


  • Register activities in the ACCME Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS)
  • Register and update MOC (maintenance of certification) activities in PARS
  • Register activities, assign UAN numbers, and upload pharmacy learners into CPE Monitor

Joint Sponsorships:

  • Manage all relationships and project details for joint sponsorships
  • Facilitate all other accreditation requests outside of ACCME and ACPE
  • Manage the certificate distribution process and database for both ACCME and ACPE
  • Participate in outcomes planning process and committee

Outcomes Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work with project managers and medical directors to create activity outcomes reports
  • Serve as the central keeper of outcomes innovations and supporter preferences
  • Lead the bi-weekly Outcomes Committee meetings

Basic Qualifications- What You'll Need to Succeed:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Project and process management experience required; within the healthcare, medical education, or other education setting highly preferred
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, with the ability to efficiently work on multiple tasks simultaneously in a highly deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to work independently, and easy rapport in building collaborative working relationships
  • Outstanding time management and organizational skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
  • An excitement to learn and to share learnings with the larger team
  • A drive for innovation and growth

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in medical education
  • Knowledgeable of the current guidelines and criteria of the ACCME, ACPE, AMA, and others as appropriate
  • Understanding of performance and quality improvement based continuing education, in addition to the understanding of/and the ability to align with the requirements of MOC

About The France Foundation

The France Foundation has been at the forefront of planning, developing and implementing multidisciplinary accredited medical education since its inception in 1999. The company continues to garner recognition for its work in the field, earning the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions' 2013 and 2014 Awards for Innovation in Continuing Professional Development, the 2015 Award for Outstanding CE Enduring Material, the 2017 Award for Outstanding CE Live Meetings, and the 2021 Excellence in Educational Design Award.

Where Do You Fit?

Whether you are just beginning your career or are a mid- or senior-level professional, working at SmithBucklin will offer you countless opportunities to develop transferrable skills, acquire meaningful knowledge and gain rich experiences at an accelerated pace. By working collaboratively with smart, ambitious, multi-talented, genuine and hardworking colleagues, you will build meaningful, deep and enduring relationships that will serve you well throughout your career, regardless of your chosen path. In addition, as a 100 percent employee-owned company, SmithBucklin offers all of our people regardless of position or compensation an equal chance to experience the fulfillment and reap the benefits of ownership. As owners, our employees control the destiny of SmithBucklin and are unified in the goal of building a great, enduring company.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At SmithBucklin, Equal Employment Opportunity is our commitment and goal. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other protected status designated by federal, state or local law. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference and background investigation based on position.

Posted: 2020-12-15 Expires: 2021-01-15

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