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We have offices in downtown Philadelphia, PA and Washington, DC.
Senior Research Analyst
Department: Research Center
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office
Responsible for study design development, identification and application of appropriate quantitative analytic methods, analysis of resultant data, and preparation of written reports to the Research Center and College-wide. The position requires up-to-date knowledge and expertise with traditional and new research methods, analytic techniques, and technologies along with the ability to work under tight deadlines, manage multiple responsibilities and be a team player.
- Masterís degree (Doctorate preferred), with a demonstrated variety of experience with statistics and quantitative data analysis, health outcomes measurement, report writing, and oral presentations in the fields of survey research, market research, health policy, health services research or one of the social sciences.
- Demonstrated expertise in survey research methodology, sampling, data analysis and interpretation, and manuscript preparation.
- Demonstrated expert use of SPSS including creating syntax is essential.
- Excellent computer skills in Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint required.
- History of publication in peer-reviewed journals is a plus.
- Demonstrated project management skills necessary.
Senior Web Communications Associate
Department: Public Relations & Web Communications
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office
Manages the flow of content to ACPOnline.org and both short- and long-term projects pertaining to ACPonline.org. Collaborates with cross-divisional and cross-departmental providers of content and others related to ACPís flagship business site in support of the organizationís strategic communications and marketing goals. Oversees day-to-day content updates for ACPOnline.org, including editing (both text and images), organization and flow. Oversees editorial standards and offers guidance to content contributors. Coordinates and develops ACP-related web content consistent with current Web trends and best practices, and works with others to facilitate understanding of Web trends and opportunities to improve content development, promotion and digital publishing techniques. Manages digital projects and the strategic development of content and features for the site. Supports overall digital initiatives and provides input to ensure they are in alignment with ACPís business objectives and strategic priorities.
Bachelorís Degree in Communications, English, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing or related field or equivalent experience writing or editing for a news, publishing or public relations organization. Five yearsí experience as a lead editor, writer or technical project manager of a Web site / sites using a digital content management system, working with multiple content sources/ owners. Understanding of Web editorial best practices. Demonstrated experience streamlining content and writing for the Web, proficiency with current Web-based technologies, and familiarity with HTML and the tenets of agile development.
Senior Associate, Quality Improvement
Department: Center for Quality
Location: Washington, DC Office
Serves as a senior leader in the Center for Quality department. In conjunction with Director, is responsible for the development and implementation of department quality improvement initiatives and programs, including: recruitment of partners, systems, and practice teams; selection of performance measures and working with registries and EHRs; development and implementation of quality improvement activities, including live, virtual, and online activities and practice-based and telephonic coaching; clinician engagement; linkage to quality reporting requirements and opportunities (e.g., PQRS); and evaluation. Works with the Office of Grants in the review and, as appropriate, acquisition of grant opportunities to fund QI Program initiatives. Works with other staff throughout the College as needed to meet grant funding requirements.
- B.S. in nursing or other biomedical degree required. Masterís degree in a related healthcare discipline such as MPH or equivalent degree preferred.
- Demonstrated knowledge of the primary care practice environment, including organization, staffing, EHRs, clinical decision support, and workflow.
- Knowledge of and experience with quality improvement initiatives, including understanding of performance measures, registries, quality improvement activities, and professional/pay-for-performance requirements.
- Familiarity with practice management.
- Experienced with Word, Excel and Powerpoint and familiarity with QI software.
Manager, Practice Support
Department: Medical Practice
Location: Washington, DC Office
In conjunction with Vice President and other department staff, manager is responsible for programs and services to assist physician members in practice improvement and complying with private payer and federal regulatory requirements, including:
- Reporting on quality and efficiency measures of care
- Supporting physician members participating in alternative payment models
- Promoting best practices in practice management
- Addressing physician services payment and coding issues
In collaboration with the Vice President and other staff, reviews and provides management direction to the departmentís programs, products, and services (PPS) including: assessing the overall business/financial results and recommending new additions, retention, modification or sun-setting of PPS. These PPS include, but are not limited to:
- ACP Practice Advisor
- American EHR Partners
- The Physician & Practice Timeline
- The Running a Practice section of ACP website
Clinical degree required (NP,PA,RN,LPN). Additional Masters degree highly preferred (MBA, MHA, MPH). Extensive knowledge about quality improvement, practice-based redesign, and payment issues from a clinical and business perspective required. Experience with the implementation of health IT in office setting. Demonstrated success in business development, strategic thinking, financial/budget modeling, and contracting. Management experience is required including hiring, reviewing, mentoring, and goal-setting responsibilities.
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