TEST DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT - American Board of Internal Medicine by ds.abimorg

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									                       AMERICAN BOARD OF INTERNAL MEDICINE


TEST DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT

POSITION SUMMARY: The Test Development Assistant provides administrative and clerical support
in the development and production of medical knowledge self-assessment modules (SEPs),
examinations, and related material. The Test Development Assistant reports to the Production
Manager.

ABIM MISSION
The American Board of Internal Medicine is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to
enhance the quality of health care through certifying physicians who demonstrate the knowledge,
skills and attitudes essential for excellent patient care.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) provides equal employment opportunities to all
qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital
status, sexual preference, or non-disqualifying physical or mental handicap or disability in each
aspect of the human resources function.

AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT
Applicants as well as employees who are or become disabled must be able to perform the
essential job functions either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. The organization shall
determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable
law.

ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES:

       Demonstrates support of and commitment to the mission and values of the organization
       Develops and maintains positive relationships with co-workers and other organizational
        stakeholders
       Contributes to creating a learning environment that values, empowers, enriches and
        supports employees
       Contributes to the culture by supporting and contributing to process and quality
        improvement
       Demonstrates a commitment to and complies with the organization’s policies and
        procedures

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

       Assist the Self-Assessment Product Manager in the following areas:
            - SEP development, including maintaining the development schedule, tracking
                 version changes, and schedule communication
            - CME, including gathering, tracking, and creating materials needed for CME
                 applications
            - Diplomate correspondence, including tracking subsequent version changes
            - Interactive SEP Learning Sessions, including creating documents and packing
                 Learning Session mailings
            - Tracking non-ABIM product reviews
            - Board Member MOC tracking research and reporting
            - Project Insight tracking, including completing templates and monitoring the
                 progress of module development
      Assist in Production in the following areas:
           - Prepare, convert, and proof SEPs and related materials
           - Maintain SEPs, including assist in administration of beta testing new items;
                prepare layout of SEPs; converting SEPs to HTML; create PowerPoint
                presentation of SEP exams
           - Serve as backup for administrative SEP development functions; filing and
                maintenance of SEP-related material; item bank text and data entry, retrieval,
                and report generation; word processing and/or administrative tasks (e.g., data
                entry, correspondence, reports) related to SEPs

      Assist Editorial Staff in exam committee administrative support, such as the following:
           - Balloting participants to schedule review meetings
           - Distribution of reimbursement forms to Committee Members

      Maintain TDD databases, spreadsheets, and schedules as needed, including data entry,
       database queries, and reporting

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

      Support other Test Development staff members in various tasks as needed

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES / EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

      Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with all levels of ABIM staff,
       physicians, and other ABIM business contacts; ability to work effectively and
       professionally; and ability to build and maintain effective relationships
      Competent spelling, grammar and proofreading skills; good typing and word-processing
       skills
      Comprehensive and proficient computer skills, i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook and
       PowerPoint. WordPerfect, Access, HTML and XML desirable.
      Experience with computer- or high-technology-based data management applications
       desirable (i.e., file merging, tables/spreadsheets, converting text to Web format)
      Excellent organizational, administrative, and coordinating skills; careful attention to detail;
       ability to organize work flow, prioritize a variety of tasks, and perform complex tasks with
       minimal supervision while meeting deadlines
      Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work concurrently on several projects
      Adaptability and flexibility in handling new projects and solving problems
      Trustworthiness and commitment to maintain confidentiality/integrity of
       copyrighted/secure business materials
      High school diploma required. Additional education, training, or relevant employment
       experience desirable.

   How to Apply:

       If you are interested in applying for this position please forward your resume to
       resumehr@abim.org or contact Donna Campbell or Chris Brod in the Human
       Resources Department.

								
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