Health Professional Educator
REPORTS TO: Elite Education Manager FLSA: Non-Exempt
SUPERVISES:N/A LAST REVISED: May 2021
- Develop an in-depth understanding of the World Anti-Doping Code, International Standards and other relevant guidance and WADA education resources.
- Educate USADA staff and external stakeholders (physicians, athlete medical support personnel, NGB medical teams, USOPC medical staff, and others) as necessary.
- Assist in all Pre-Games anti-doping education (i.e. Olympics, Paralympics, Pan-American Games, and other).
- Monitor research and trends in anti-doping science. Leverage that expertise to ensure the effective evolution of innovative and engaging anti-doping education strategy, content and collateral and promotional materials for various modes of delivery.
- Implement relevant educational theory in the design of education to be delivered in the field (i.e. face-to-face presentations and virtual engagement).
- Assist with the development of content and multimedia projects to describe processes (e.g. sample collection) and to address other frequently asked questions within the medical community.
- Identify strategic opportunities for collaboration and efficiencies between the Elite Education and Science teams. Work closely with the Science team to understand educational needs within the health professional community and proactively identify and engage opportunities for health professional education (i.e. annual conferences for sport medicine professionals, continuing education programs, etc.).
- Research, develop, and execute the health professional provider on-line tutorial each year to effectively engage and educate different audiences. Identify and create new content for tutorials as needed.
- Assume all responsibilities associated with USADA Anti-Doping 101 for Healthcare Professionals to include:
- Annual updates to the platform and content based on the evolution of medicine as it relates to the World Anti-Doping Code, Prohibited List, ISTUE and USADA-driven requirements.
- Review and monitor contractual updates with external partners.
- Maintain statistics for all users who participate and/or successfully complete the course(s).
- Provide strategy for potential distribution channels and processes to increase education reach to the health professional community
- Work closely with external partners to expand usage of the USADA Anti-Doping 101 for Healthcare Professionals CME course throughout the medical, academic and sport communities.
- Working in close collaboration with the USADA Drug Reference Team, support the development and enhancement of athlete and athlete support personnel resources such as Globaldro.com and supplement411.org
- Support internal departments to aggregate information and confirm accuracy of content for print publications, presentations, and digital education materials.
- Responsible for recording, maintaining, and reporting data related to areas of responsibility.
- Identify, prepare, and maintain reports and summaries as needed.
- Coordinate and communicate logistics, including travel for internal and external presenters, guests, and conferences.
- Projects and other duties as assigned.
- Demonstrated ability to self-start
- Must maintain confidentiality at all times
- Must be able to communicate and represent USADA’s mission and vision in a positive manner through every project, task, or initiative
- Master’s degree in Science or medical related field; or equivalent and applicable experience/certificates. Educational or training experience is a plus
- Moderate proficiency in MS Programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
- Exceptional ability to meet deadlines and operate with limited supervision
- Excellent oral and written communications skills
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- Values Diversity, Equity and Inclusion among internal and external constituents
- Ability to travel approximately 25% of the time
- Ability to multi-task and to work accurately under pressure
- Ability to work flexible hours as needed
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) is recognized as the national anti-doping organization for Olympic, Paralympic, Pan American and Parapan American sport in the United States. The recognition tasks USADA with drug-testing and results management responsibilities for these athletes, however USADA is equally dedicated to preserving the integrity of sport through research initiatives and educational programs that inspire a commitment to true sport in the next generation of athletes.
Internationally, USADA is at the forefront of the anti-doping movement, considered the gold standard in many areas of anti-doping program management. In addition, our employees are held to the same high standards exhibited by athletes who fully embrace true sport: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Responsibility, and Courage.
Employees at USADA hold positions in areas including: sport testing, elite-athlete education, drug reference resources, science & research, legal affairs, outreach education (TrueSport), communications, business affairs & finance, and information technology. USADA additionally employs approximately 50 doping control officers stationed throughout the country responsible for collecting athletes’ samples.
USADA’s office is located near the Rocky Mountain foothills of northwest Colorado Springs, Colorado, a city that is home to the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee and numerous Olympic and Paralympic sport national governing bodies.
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