Key member of the editorial team supporting activities related to the operations and functions of the Joint Commission and affiliate boards and committees and Joint Commission advisory groups and panels in a highly reliable, professional, and collaborative manner. Prepares meeting agenda books by working closely with Joint Commission enterprise staff and officers in developing meeting materials. Ensures that meetings and other events supported by BAMM run smoothly by attending to all in-room or virtual details, including audio-visual components. Writes in-depth meeting minutes and summaries on complex healthcare issues. Works on a team to coordinate special interdepartmental projects related to board activities and the advisory groups. Manages resources and activities in an effective and efficient manner to achieve performance goals for the Department of Board Activities and Meeting Management. Has a strong interest in healthcare issues and meets the performance expectations for the Board Editorial Specialist position.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Attends and staffs board, committee, and advisory group and panel meetings and other events. Writes minutes and summaries that succinctly describe the issues, discussion, and actions taken and completes such in a timely manner with the goal of minimal required revisions.
Works with Joint Commission enterprise staff and officers with respect to meetings and development and distribution of agenda materials for the boards, committees, advisory groups, and other events. Develops agenda books, assuring the accuracy and timeliness of all materials, and serves as an administrator for the Board Portal. Routinely interacts with board, committee, and advisory group members with the goal that their content and meeting needs are met or exceeded.
Serves as a key point of contact in BAMM regarding Joint Commission and affiliate board, committee, and advisory group activities, including tracking advisory group appointments.
Reviews, analyzes, and responds to correspondence relating to the Joint Commission and affiliate boards, committees, and advisory groups.
Works on a team in the planning and implementation of national summits and forums related to issues of importance to the organization’s mission.
Conducts historical research on board and committee issues. Maintains compendium of board actions for historical purposes.
Champions the use of Robust Process Improvement® RPI® tools to coordinate departmental process improvement efforts.
Other projects, as assigned.
SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
Excellent writing skills, with work products that are concise, complete, accurate, and grammatically correct.
Analytical, organizational, interpersonal, and team skills are required. Ability to manage projects, multi-task, and meet strict deadlines.
Experience and/or strong interest in health care.
Knowledge of the Joint Commission’s policies and procedures is preferred.
Working knowledge of virtual meeting platforms and experience with intranet site authoring tools, Adobe InDesign, and/or data collection and analysis are a plus.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
A bachelor’s degree required.
3-5 years of editorial background or experience in policy and administration, public relations, public policy, association management, or another field in which the candidate has demonstrated excellent writing skills.
Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits more than 22,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States.