Company Name:

Heart Rhythm Society


Washington , District of Columbia

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:



October 12, 2018

Manager, CME Programs & Services

Organizational Overview:

The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) is committed to helping end heart rhythm disorders and saving lives.  HRS is the international leader in science, education and advocacy for cardiac arrhythmia professionals and patients, and the primary information resource on heart rhythm disorders.  HRS’s mission is to improve patient care by promoting research, education and optimal health care policies and standards.  HRS represents more than 6,800 cardiac pacing and electrophysiology professionals in over 70 countries.


Position Summary:

The HRS CME Programs & Services Manager oversees new and ongoing CME/CE and physician assessment projects, coordinates and tracks progress and results, and act as a primary CME/CE contact both internally and externally for accredited activities. The incumbent functions as a key expert on CME outcomes and assessment of health care professional knowledge, competence and performance and manages the Society's compliance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) requirements, as well as other continuing education accreditation requirements.  

The incumbent manages the Society's gap and needs assessment function including, but not limited to, the ongoing evaluation of individual programs and products, as well as a bi-annual review of the entire spectrum of activities.  Designs and deploys the qualitative and quantitative tools to validate and measure the achievement of competencies and activity objectives by current and future professional medical education program participants, assisting in the research and development for new program initiatives, and leadership for continual improvements to existing programs that tie to the Society's strategic plan.


Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee compliance of all CME activities in accordance with ACCME guidelines.

  • Administer and maintain all ACCME PARS reporting for CME and MOC activities.

  • Function as a key expert on CME/CE guidelines and processes.

  • Act as the primary staff liaison to the ACCME.

  • Lead ACCME reaccreditation efforts.

  • Train and communicate with education activity project managers and related staff and volunteers regarding compliance with CME/CE requirements, including disclosure and COI resolution.

  • Function as a key expert on assessment and outcomes measurement for health care professionals, including performance improvement and quality improvement theory and implementation.

  • Oversee the planning, implementation, production, distribution, summarization of data, record-keeping, and fulfillment of all tasks related to the CME projects by education activity project managers and act as a project manager for some activities.

  • Using National Board of Medical Examiners’ (NBME) standards, establish and train a working group charged with developing, reviewing and maintaining a bank of assessment questions and images to be used in self-assessment products and other educational activities.

  • Develop and implement a report to comply with auditing requirements for CME activities. Establish, oversee and execute all CME accreditation procedures.

  • Oversee the CME/CE website content related to educational programs and projects.


Position Requirements:


  • Knowledge of principles, methods and standards for healthcare quality improvement, including the principles of quality improvement and performance improvement education.

  • Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

  • Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.

  • Skill in organizing, planning, and prioritizing work; developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work.

  • Ability to perform successfully in a team-based project management culture; responsibly executes assigned projects, including meeting goals and deliverables, while working laboratively with cross-functional teams to help ensure project success.

  • Ability to work effectively in a small staff environment.



  • Education: Bachelor’s degree

      • Experience: Five or more years of related work experience in continuing medical education setting with an ACCME-accredited organization required.

      • Computer/System Skills: MS Office

      • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None

      • Other Requirements: Familiarity with NBME standards and rules for creating medical questions for the purpose of assessing competence


EOE. Candidates must be able to successfully complete a background check.


To Apply

Please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements for consideration to

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, or, religion, sex, or national origin.



Company Name:

Heart Rhythm Society


Washington , District of Columbia

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:



October 12, 2018

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