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Job Title: Program Manager, Patient Education (Grant-funded position)
Job Number: 17-0028
Organization: American College of Surgeons
Posted: 6/21/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Education
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Chicago,  IL    USA
Compensation:
Position Description: The Program Manager, Patient Education works closely with the Assistant Director of Patient Education to develop, implement and evaluate innovative patient/caregiver education programs and professional training programs focused on optimal prep and discharge of the surgical patient. Specifically, this position focuses on opioids and surgery and includes comprehensive administrative management and the development, implementation and evaluation of patient/caregiver education programs, and train the trainer professional programs.

This exempt position will report to the Assistant Director for Patient Education in the Division of Education.

This position is grant funded until approximately March 2019 with the possibility of an extension. This position will include all benefits available to existing regular full time employees of the American College of Surgeons.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Manages the development, implementation and evaluation of the Opioids and Surgery patient/caregiver education program. This includes curriculum development, implementation electronically and in print, and evaluation. Programs will be developed in collaboration with other national associations and address patient safety issues and current gaps in knowledge and practice.

• Manages meeting planning activities, committee meetings and presentations at national meetings. Provides reports on program use, evaluation, app usage, and other reports as requested.

• Coordinates all aspects of new Opioids and Surgery: Use Abuse and Alternatives Patient, Caregiver and Professional training program. Including written communications, course development, website updates, customer service, tracking and follow up, data analysis and quality monitoring, HIPAA agreements, CME submissions and training materials.

• In conjunction with division leadership, manages the development and implementation of hybrid training modules. The LMS will be used to deliver new knowledge and the skill centers to apply, analyze and augment new knowledge.

• Research and implement mobile delivery option's that represent best practice for patient engagement including delivery and outcome measures.

• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Required Education and/or Experience:

• Master’s degree from accredited university or college is required. Relevant coursework may include education, nursing, physiology, epidemiology, medical and health communications, public health, skills training or statistics.

• Minimum of three years of professional experience working in a curriculum design and development related role required.

• Experience as a nurse educator, public health educator, health care administrator, epidemiologist, research analyst, or project manager is preferred.

• Nursing license or public health background strongly preferred.

• Knowledge of pharmacology strongly preferred.

• Knowledge of statistical and analytical software such as SPSS is a plus.

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

• Meticulous attention to detail and strong organizational skills.

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

• 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.

Fiscal Management: This position is required to manage the project or program budget.

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.

Other Necessary Requirements: Monthly evening or weekend duties are required. Moderate travel for activities such as out of town meetings is required.

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities

• Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here. • The contractor 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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Organization Description: 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.

Closing Date: 9/21/2017
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Shelby Chaney,  Program Manager, Patient Education (Grant-funded position)
Contact Location: 633 N Saint Clair Street

Chicago   IL  60611
United States
Contact Location: 633 N Saint Clair Street
 
  Chicago   IL  60611
  United States
Contact Phone:  
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: schaney@facs.org
Web Address: https://rew12.ultipro.com/AME1058/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*3242E5D6E4AE0C78
How to Apply: In order to apply please click the above web address.

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