• Accreditation Specialist I

    Location US-OH-Milford
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Business Assurance
    Technical Support
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    Brief Team and Position Summary:


    DNV GL Business Assurance North America is seeking to fill the role of Accreditation Specialist I.  This position is located in our Milford, Ohio office (Cincinnati area).


    The successful candidate will be responsible for coordination of a customer-focused strategy for communication with both DNV GL clients and the surveyor cadre in an effective and efficient manner through consultative, educational and direct support.  The candidate must be a self-starter, able to work independently, must be able to multi-task and proactively manage their workload.  A high level of verbal and written communication is compulsory.  The candidate must have the ability to coordinate processes to effectively manage customer issues and must have the ability to achieve outcomes with respect to the coordinating activities with others and to work toward continually improving Accreditation programs.


    The primary function of the Accreditation Specialist I is to perform the accreditation process and carry out the scope of accreditation and certification work in accordance with the guidelines, principles and written instructions established by DNV GL Healthcare.


    Tasks May Include: (Essential roles, responsibilities and activities a candidate may expect)

    • Ensure that the work is performed in accordance with the quality requirements of the activity, the instructions of the Director of Accreditation or designee, and the procedures governing the activity
    • Responsible for ongoing compliance with DNV GL procedures related to Accreditation and Certification
    • Plan and execute accreditation work, both pre-survey and post-survey, within agreed timescales
    • Inform DNV GL HC management if the work cannot be performed within the agreed timeframe, or in accordance with agreed requirements
    • Ensure the independent nature of the accreditation requirements are not compromised at any time
    • As assigned, assist with tasks and responsibilities of the roles of Accreditation Specialists – including pre-survey or post survey activities
    • Cross train with all members of the Accreditation Team for ad hoc coverage of department including but not limited to responsibility for pre-survey and post survey activities.
    • Directs communications and provides support to DNV GL clients, under the direction of the Director of Accreditation Services, related to accreditation and certification services
    • Other duties assigned by appropriate management

    Position Qualifications

    What we are asking:

    • High School or GED is required
    • Minimum of 5 year demonstrated experience in a healthcare provider environment in a related functional area such as quality, performance improvement, medical records, human resources, or administration.
    • Must have, or develop within three months, appropriate skills in DNV GL Concert functions, Excel, Outlook, and other related software necessary to manage the required accreditation scope of work.
    • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word
    • We conduct a pre-employment background check and drug screen


    Preferred Skills (Not Required):

    • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 1 year demonstrated experience in a healthcare provider environment in a related functional area such as quality, performance improvement, medical records, human resources, or administration.
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word
    • Previous experience in Hospital Quality



    Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.

    DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.  For more information about your rights under the law, see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf


    Local employment conditions apply.


    DNVGL offers a comprehensive benefits package  


    Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com




    Immigration-related benefits (for example, visa sponsorship) are not available for this position

    Company & Business Area Description

    Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries.


    Combining leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, DNV GL empowers our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.


    Originated in 1864, DNV GL operates globally in more than 100 countries with our 15,000 professionals dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    As a world-leading certification body, we work with companies to assure the performance of their organisations, products, people, facilities and supply chains through certification, verification, assessment and training.  As part of the larger DNV GL Group, our 2,000 Business Assurance employees worldwide help our customers build sustainable business performance and create stakeholder trust.  We promise to be focused on your future.


    With more than 70,000 certificates issued worldwide, our name evokes a strong commitment to safety, quality, and concern for the environment. For years, we have been the preferred certification partner for many Fortune 500 companies, as well as for medium and smaller businesses.  


    With our extensive local presence, consolidated global experience across industries and acknowledged technical competence, we are an ideal partner for companies in all sectors. We partner with our customers to help them create value while meeting the world’s economic, social and environmental needs.


    Through our certification, verification, assessment and training services, we assure the performance of our customers’ organisations, products, people, facilities, and supply chains.  Working with companies in most industries, and some of the world’s leading brands, in practice, we are virtually everywhere.

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