Clinical Content Assistant - American Board of Internal Medicine


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The Clinical Content Assistant will support the Clinical Content Managers in the maintenance and
development of the clinical content for ABIM practice assessment tools.

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Clinical Content Assistant - American Board of Internal Medicine

  1. 1. American Board of Internal MedicineClinical Content AssistantPOSITION SUMMARY:The Clinical Content Assistant will support the Clinical Content Managers in the maintenance anddevelopment of the clinical content for ABIM practice assessment tools.ABIM MISSIONThe American Board of Internal Medicine is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is toenhance the quality of health care through certifying physicians who demonstrate the knowledge,skills and attitudes essential for excellent patient care.EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYThe American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) provides equal employment opportunities to allqualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, maritalstatus, sexual preference, or non-disqualifying physical or mental handicap or disability in eachaspect of the human resources function.AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACTApplicants as well as employees who are or become disabled must be able to perform theessential job functions either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. The organization shalldetermine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicablelaw.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 proceduresESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  Edit content-specification documents, including i-links, change summaries, and other documents developed by the Clinical Content Managers; follow style guidelines, verify medical terminology, query missing or ambiguous information for further review; maintain records of changes to documents; proofread content material  Provide support to CCMs for the development of new PIMs by conducting literature, guideline, and measures research  Track clinical performance measures and clinical guideline development activity by contacting and monitoring societies, government agencies, and other organizations, and maintain and update corresponding tracking database.  Assist with entering clinical content on our web based, template driven platform.  Use medical terminology to assign key words and tags to clinical content to improve search and reporting functions from platform.  Work with clinical content team to review clinical performance measures submitted for approval and update measures library with approved items.  Support Clinical Content Team in other projects as appropriate
  2. 2. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES / EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS  Experience in medical editing or clinical content production and familiarity with medical terminology is essential for success.  Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading, and editing skills  Excellent communication and problem-solving skills; ability to compile and report simple data.  Strong proficiency in MS Office software products (Word, Access, Excel, , , Outlook)  Ability to pay meticulous attention to detail, to assess priorities, and to adjust work schedules appropriately in order to meet deadlines  Ability to demonstrate initiative and flexibility; must be able to work independently, as well as a member of a team  Ability to work well without close supervision and to accept full responsibility for quality and timeliness of work  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of ABIM staff, Board members, officials, and external stakeholders  Education and/or experience in the healthcare industry preferredHow to Apply:If you are interested in applying for this position please forward your resume or contact Donna Campbell or Chris Brod in the HumanResources Department.