Job Title: Trauma Verification Specialist
Organization: The American College of Surgeons
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: This position coordinates and manages all aspects of the Trauma Verification site visit reports, from visit to delivery. This includes managing and training Reviewer Editors and the Review Teams, managing report content, and collaborating with the VRC Committee for adjudication of the final report.
This position will report to the Program Manager, Trauma Verification, in the Division of Research & Optimal Patient Care.
• Report Management:
o Oversee the day to day operations of Trauma Verification report generation. This includes formatting and editing raw site visit reports, as well as, preparing them for the processes of Reviewer Editor review, Verification Review Committee (VRC) review, Adjudication review, and final review by the VRC Chairs. This also includes tracking each steps of submissions as noted in the categories, request for follow-up questions/clarifications between Clinical Reviewer Editors, Review Teams, Hospitals, and VRC Chairs, and final preparation of report for transmittal to the trauma center.
• Training and Development:
o Create and maintain education for Trauma Verification Reviewers and Reviewer Editors. This education would be in the form of online modules, tutorials, and webinars. Maintenance, delivery and CE/CME require collaboration with the Program Manager, Trauma Quality Education.
• Quality Operations and Program Development:
o Collaborate with the team to develop workflow processes to optimize efficiency and accuracy, develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for each, and trending report functions to identify delays and areas for performance improvement.
• Customer Service and Committee Support:
o Acts as a liaison between Trauma Verification Reviewers, Editor Reviewers, trauma centers, and the Verification Program Manager in meeting deadlines for each process in order to deliver a timely report to the centers. Also, provides customer support for the COTVRC Inbox.
o Provides weekly Trauma Verification status reports to the VRC Chair, Co-Chair, and Staff leadership. In addition provides day to day communication as necessary to Trauma Verification Reviewers and Reviewer Editors. Maintains monthly communication and updates to the Reviewer Editors.
• Other duties as assigned.
Job Type: Full Time
Required Education and/or Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
• Minimum two years of related professional experience required.
• Must be adept at using all Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and have the ability to quickly learn other software.
• Experience in technical editing and writing to include format, clarity and overall cohesiveness.
• Knowledge of medical terminology is required.
• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) necessary to effectively interact with all levels of organization.
• Attention to detail and organizational 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.
Physical/Work Environment: Fast paced with significant people interaction. No lifting over 20 pounds, minimal reaching bending and stooping. Normal office environment with long hours in front of the computer.
Other Necessary Requirements: Minimal travel may be required (i.e., annually) for activities such as out of town meetings. This position may be occasionally responsible for supervising the work of temps, interns or other program coordinators.
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Education Requirement: Bachelors
How to Apply
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Last Day to Apply: 04/07/2017
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