About The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME):
The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), founded in 1934, is an independent, nongovernmental, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to protect the public by providing the means to assess competencies for osteopathic medicine and related health care professions. Osteopathic medicine is a rapidly growing area in healthcare with a whole-person centered approach to medicine. Doctors of osteopathic medicine (DOs) are one of the most rapidly growing fields in medicine today. In 2020, one in 5 physicians in the US is expected to be a DO.
The NBOME is recognized for excellence in the national and the international arena of osteopathic physician testing and evaluation. The NBOME's Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEXUSA) is the examination series universally accepted for osteopathic physician licensure in the United States, as well as by physician licensing authorities in numerous other international jurisdictions. In addition, the NBOME produces a number of other osteopathically distinct assessments for other purposes and assessments for other professional clients.
The NBOME has two locations: the Chicago Corporate Offices (near O’Hare Airport) and the Philadelphia Executive Offices (outside of Philadelphia in Conshohocken). A National Center for Clinical Skills Testing is at each location. The National Faculty Assistant is located in the Chicago office.
Expectations for all employees:
Support the organization’s mission, vision and core values by exhibiting the following behaviors: upholding the public’s trust for patient safety and high quality health care, acting with integrity, honesty, professionalism and fairness, taking personal and professional accountability for behaviors, actions and outcomes, striving for excellence through embracing change, continual learning and improvement, and working in a climate of collaboration with trust, respect and cooperation.
Summary of duties and responsibilities:
The National Faculty Assistant is responsible for a series of activities that support the NBOME’s National Faculty (NF) that enable qualified individuals to participate in the development of NBOME Examinations, Board Committees and Task Forces, and Operational Committees. Communicates with NF through a number of vehicles, monitors and communicates performance of NF. Provides on-site meeting support on weekdays and weekends as needed and provides other administrative support throughout the organization.
Under direction from the National Faculty Program Manager the National Faculty Assistant will:
Support National Faculty and Related Initiatives:
Respond to correspondence from the National Faculty on a daily basis, redirect inquiries internally and ensure timely follow up
Maintain accurate information of National Faculty members in the NBOME database
Provide accurate and timely information on National Faculty to internal staff upon request
Support development of and initiate, monitor and facilitate internal processes for the credentialing/recredentialing and appointment/re-appointment of members of the NF.
Contribute material and provide edits during internal reviews of the bi-annual newsletter
Represent the NBOME to external stakeholders—including doctors, Deans, Board members, suppliers and vendors—in a professional manner
National Faculty Performance Monitoring:
Communicate and track National Faculty members and Chairs’ overall NBOME activity participation (e.g. meeting attendance, special projects, committee participation, awards, CMEs and recruiting) and contract obligations (if applicable)
Using the NBOME database; compile, analyze and report on metrics specific to the National Faculty
Send meeting invitations and reminders, prepare meeting materials, reserve accommodations, organize catering and provide information to committee members and NBOME staff
Cover the reception desk (approximately 5 weekend days per year)
Assist with meetings including the preparation of agendas, meeting space and minutes
Coordinate with other administrative staff in Chicago as well as administrative staff in PA
Other duties as requested by supervisor or senior leadership staff
Bachelor’s degree preferred
1-3 years’ experience administrative support
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio
Proficiency with SharePoint or other enterprise electronic document storage and workflow management systems
Strong analytical thinking, multi-tasking, problem-solving, organizational and time management skills
Ability to work independently on multiple projects with frequent interruptions, changing priorities and meet established deadlines
Excellent attention to detail
Exceptional verbal and oral communication skills
Must work well as a member of a team with excellent public relations skills and diplomacy
To Apply: Please submit resume, where you heard about this position, and a letter of interest summarizing your qualifications to HRadmin@nbome.org.
NBOME is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States
Protecting the Public
The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners is the leading assessment organization for the osteopathic medical profession. Its mission is to protect the public by providing the means to assess competencies for osteopathic medicine and related health care professions. The NBOME COMLEX-USA examination series provides the pathway to licensure for osteopathic physician...s in the United States, and is a graduation requirement for earning a DO degree from colleges of osteopathic medicine.