The Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc. (CHAP) is an independent, non-profit, accrediting body for community-based health care organizations that is based in Washington, DC. Created in 1965, CHAP was the first to recognize the need for and value of accreditation in community-based care. CHAP is the oldest national, community-based accrediting body with more than 5,000 agencies currently accredited nationwide. Through “deeming authority” granted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), CHAP has the regulatory authority to survey agencies providing home health, hospice, and home medical equipment services to determine if they meet the Medicare Conditions of Participation and CMS Quality Standards. CHAP’s mission is to define and advance the highest standards of community-based care.
For those with a commitment to and experience in community-based health care, CHAP is currently looking to fill the position of Director of Education who will report to the Senior Vice President of Business Development. Responsibilities for the position include: the planning and organizing of educational conferences to promote the understanding of the CHAP Standards of Excellence, self-study preparation and the accreditation process for provider agencies seeking CHAP accreditation and independent consultants; developing tools to assess the educational needs of CHAP’s accredited and prospective organizations, and the home and community-based health care industry at large; developing educational information/materials and presentations for local, regional and national conferences, including seminars, workshops, teleconferences, webinars, and website updates; and developing tools to assess the Accreditation and Standards educational needs of CHAP internal and external staff as well as designing the internal training.
Candidates should possess: a Bachelor’s degree (Masters in a health-related position is preferred); 4-8 years of administrative, education, and/or training and development experience in home and community-based health care services delivery/management; demonstrated success in developing and delivering effective educational programs; the ability to evaluate and analyse training results (i.e., return on investment); strong customer service focus; experience with current technology requirements associated with teleconferencing, videoconferencing, webcasts, and webinars; and computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office.
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