Assists in developing test items and assessments, including supporting item writing committees, ensuring adherence to maintenance of certification (MOC) and continuing medical education (CME) standards, and assisting in developing new educational activities. Works under the direction of the assessment development manager to ensure that test items adequately and appropriately cover content blueprints and are technically sound.
Works with SCCM members and authors to develop and collect test items
Participates in developing, reviewing, editing, and delivering assessment content
Functions as secondary staff partner for specific committees
Assists with item writing workshops and training for staff, members, and authors
Tracks compliance with medical board requirements for MOC
Collects examinees’ posttest data for all MOC-eligible exams
Works with SCCM staff to facilitate collection of examination data
Bachelor’s degree in English or related field required
3-5 years’ experience in editing – medical editing background preferred
2-3 years’ experience in test development preferred
Understanding of association management
Ability to assist in conducting workshops and meetings preferred
Working knowledge of CME/MOC processes helpful
The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) is the largest multi-professional organization dedicated to ensuring excellence and consistency in the practice of critical care medicine. With 16,000 members in 80 countries, SCCM is the only organization that represents all professional components of the critical care team. The Society offers a variety of activities that promote excellence in patient care, education, research, and advocacy. SCCM has a staff of 75 people based in Mt Prospect,IL and maintains a budget of $20M.