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Requisition Number 19-0007
Post Date 2/5/2019
Title Program Coordinator, MBSAQIP
City Chicago
State IL
Description About the American College of Surgeons

The American College of Surgeons is a professional and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and improve the quality of care for surgical patients. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements have significantly influenced the course of scientific surgery in America and have established it as an important advocate for all surgical patients. The College has more than 80,000 members and is the largest organization of surgeons in the world. For more information, visit www.facs.org.

Summary:

The MBSAQIP Program Coordinator provides support and guidance to applicant centers, surgeon reviewers, advisory committee members, and the public at large regarding all aspects of the accreditation process. Responsibilities include interacting with customers, surgeon volunteers, program leadership, and other ACS Departments through written and verbal communications to guide applicant centers through each step of the application process from initial application up to and including full accreditation and maintenance of accreditation.

This Exempt position will report to the Program Administrator, MBSAQIP in the Division of research and Optimal Patient Care.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Provides application consultation to centers' leadership and program staff at applicant center with regards to MBSAQIP standards, requirements, and application process.

• Manages a portfolio of centers (approximately 15-50 centers) to facilitate all steps of the accreditation process from initial application to full accreditation. Reviews all application materials to ensure eligibility and compliance with accreditation standards prior to committee and on-site reviews. Communicates program deficiencies and requests for additional supporting documentation between the center and the surgeon reviewers.


• Manages contracts, secures payment of accreditation fees, and manages center records via an IT platform. Provides official notification of accreditation designation to centers as well as updates regarding centers' accreditation status to internal and external contacts.

• Provides general administrative support to staff and committees. Supports programmatic development of the MBSAQIP, including the development of policies and procedures for the effective administration of the program. Acts as a liaison between program leadership, committees, surgeon reviewers to relay any changes in policy, accreditation standards or verification practices.

• Represents MBSAQIP during local and national meetings to provide informational support, didactic training, or other duties as assigned.

Requirements Required Education and/or Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required.

• At least 2 years of experience in Associations, professional services, and/or healthcare preferred.

• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) necessary to effectively interact with all levels of organization.

• Capable of providing excellent customer service.

• Attention to detail and organizational skills.

• Must be able to multi-task.

• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), and Adobe Acrobat.

• Display high level of energy and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

• Self-motivated and able to work independently and as a member of a team.

• Ability to plan and prioritize workload and meet deadlines.

• Ability to establish strong working relationships with all division teams and management.



Physical/Work Environment: Fast paced with significant people interaction. No lifting over 20 pounds, minimal reaching bending and stooping. Performs work in a normal office environment with long hours in front of the computer. The American College of Surgeons is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to recruitment@facs.org or call (312) 202-5000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
The American College of Surgeons will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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