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Jobs at the American College of Physicians (ACP)

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Explore the possibility of a career at ACP! At ACP, we value our employees and offer superior benefits. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage diversity. Learn more about our organization by taking our Video Tour and reading What Employees Have to Say.

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A link for applying online is found below each position description.

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Manager, Board of Governors Relations

Department: Board of Governors and Chapter Activities
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

Duties:

Manages all aspects of Board of Governors (BOG) spring and fall meetings ensuring all requirements are met within budget. Oversees the execution of the following elections: Governors-elect, Executive Committee, and BOG Chair-elect. Provides oversight of ancillary events and functions. Develops and manages Governors budget and coordinates budgeting needs for the department. Supervises staff, including recruitment, training and development, job descriptions, performance evaluations, personnel actions, and use of resources

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree; equivalent work-related experience in non-profit membership organization. In addition, the ideal candidate will have demonstrated the following essential skills: project management, research ability, writing, editing, proofreading, and budget development and management. Supervisory experience required. Experience with web-based portals, database management and content management systems strongly desired.

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Senior Associate - p/t

Department: Center for Ethics and Professionalism
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

Duties:

Performs policy analysis, research, and implementation including educational products in the area of medical ethics and human rights, and other health policy areas as assigned. Staffs the Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee.

Requirements:

Graduate level degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Nursing, or JD degree required with related work experience. Extensive knowledge and background of health care issues and bioethics. Demonstrated ability in the compilation and presentation of complex and, at times, sensitive issues. Demonstrated ability in working with committees.

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Staff Editor

Department: Self-Assessment Programs
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

Duties:

Responsible for management of assigned Self-Assessment Program (SAP) products from planning through production. This includes substantive/developmental editing of selected MKSAP material (syllabus and multiple-choice questions), MKSAP Update, and SAP derivative products as assigned.

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree, preferably in English, journalism, or biology/equivalent work related experience. Two to three years experience in medical editing, substantive/development editing highly desirable. Demonstrated knowledge of print and electronic production as well as experience in electronic editing necessary. Knowledge of text preparation for electronic publishing (e.g. XML coding) helpful. Knowledge of test development principles and concepts in self assessment and continuing medical education. Excellent PC skills in Word, familiarity with Excel a plus.

Editorial — Ability to make editorial changes that meet the needs of the content and that conform to departmental style and usage formats. Must have thorough knowledge of grammatical and punctuation concepts and apply this knowledge consistently during editorial tasks. Must be able to substantively edit medical content and reorganize as needed. Demonstrated aptitude for proofreading and copyediting. Provides feedback to Assistant Editors.

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Health Policy/Communications Coordinator

Department: Health Policy & Regulatory Affairs
Location: Washington, DC Office

Duties:

Provides research, analysis, writing and other assistance for the Health Policy Analysis & Research and Public Affairs departments as well as general administrative support. Provides assistance in policy development for the Health and Public Policy Committee. Assists in activities that increase ACP's visibility with members, policymakers and press. Assists in reviewing, updating and coordinating DGAPP Web pages. Provides administrative support and works with administrative staff as required to ensure efficient operations.

Requirements

Bachelor's degree, preferably with interest in health and public policy. Experience with providing high-level support functions for public policy/relations and interactions with members and outside policymakers, media and public. Strong research, analytical, written and communication skills required. Strong PC skills to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Web page development.

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Senior Associate

Department: Center for Practice Support
Location: Washington, DC Office

Duties:

Individual is responsible for identifying, analyzing and promoting practice redesign strategies and models through the Center for Practice Support (CPS). Develops, adopts/adapts, and proposes practice level innovations from a clinical perspective to support the objectives of the CPS. Works collaboratively with other CPS and College staff to understand and assess the environment, identify needs, create new tools, resources, and programs, products, and services for member benefit or revenue generation and recommend marketing approaches.

Requirements:

Clinical degree desired (NP, PA, RN, LPN). Additional Masters degree highly preferred (MBA, MPH). Extensive knowledge about quality improvement, practice-based redesign from a clinical and business perspective required. Excellent project management skills necessary to provide consultation, lead work groups and coordinate multiple projects required. Demonstrated knowledge of health IT and the implementation within the office setting. Excellent writing, editing and presentation skills also required.

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