Summary: The Coordinator works with the Bariatric Accreditation Program, a program that aims to provide safe, high-quality care for bariatric surgical patients through the accreditation of bariatric surgical centers. This coordinator supports applicant centers, advisory committee members, surgeon site visitors, and program staff regarding all aspects of the accreditation process.
This Exempt position will report to the Accreditation Services Manager, MBSAQIP in the Division of Research & Optimal Patient Care.
• Provides pre-application consultation to hospital administration and bariatric program staff at prospective applicant centers regarding program requirements, accreditation standards, and application process.
• Manages a portfolio of hospitals and facilitates all steps of the accreditation process, from initial application to full accreditation. Reviews 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 hospital staff and reviewers.
• Negotiates contracts, secures payment of accreditation fees, and manages hospital records in internal database. Provides official notification of accreditation designation to hospitals as well as updates regarding hospitals' accreditation status to internal and external contacts.
• Provides general administrative support to staff and committees. Supports programmatic development, including the development of policies/procedures for the effective administration of the program.
• Acts as a liaison between program leadership, committees, and site visitors to relay any changes in policy, accreditation standards, or verification practices.
• Other duties as assigned
Required Education and/or Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College or University required.
• Minimum two years’ experience in a related position is required.
• Experience in healthcare, research or nonprofit project management desired.
• Experience with data management and data collection a plus.
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat. Advanced computer skills helpful.
• 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.
• 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 provide staff support to the supervisor in the development of the unit’s annual budget, program or project budget.
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: Evening or weekend duties may be required. Moderate travel for activities such as out of town meetings is required.
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