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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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Editor-in-Chief, Smart Medicine

Department: Publishing
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

Duties:

This position provides a unique opportunity to lead the expansion of an exciting new product poised to influence the quality and efficiency of clinical decision-making. Major responsibilities are to:

  • Set and meet editorial strategic goals, including those for content development and business objectives.
  • Lead and oversee all aspects of editorial process; evaluate, edit, and review content in conjunction with authors; and make final determination on publication-ready content.
  • Research and identify relevant topics; ensure timely creation of accurate new and updated information.
  • Expand and maintain expert, responsive author/reviewer pool.
  • Serve as product ambassador to the medical community and relevant constituents.
  • Manage, train, and evaluate all levels of staff.

Requirements:

Qualified applicants must have a medical degree with board certification in internal medicine and broad experience in patient care. Strong editorial judgment and the ability to synthesize detailed clinical information into a structured format are required. Demonstrated expertise in evidence-based medicine, knowledge of electronic-based information resources, and leadership and organizational abilities are also required. Applicants must have experience in the management of all levels of staff. Previous experience in editing and authoring medical content and familiarity with publishing practices are strongly preferred.

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Exhibit Program Coordinator

Department: Convention & Meeting Services
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

Duties:

Works with the Exhibit Program Manager in the coordination, solicitation, and closing of exhibitor booth space. In conjunction with other staff, this individual is responsible for coordinating exhibit sales schedule; creating promotional materials independently, as well as with a third-party vendor; planning and coordinating logistics for exhibit hall activities and events; updating website information; and maintaining a meeting support database.

Requirements:

College degree preferred. Excellent computer skills required to include Word, Excel, Access, database and network based applications. Administrative experience required; minimum of two yearsí experience in meeting planning and conventions related services preferred. Experience with exhibit and sponsorship sales a plus.

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Chapter Liaison/Program Administrator

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

Duties:

  • Serves as a liaison and facilitator to Governors, chapter leaders, and chapter staff in the development and operation of the chapter to better serve the College membership. Assists in the development of strategic plans to meet chapters and the Collegeís goals and objectives. Builds relationships with members in chapters to help cultivate the development of new leaders.
  • Works with Director and Manager to oversee a variety of higher level department projects including web site management for LeaderNet and local chapters, development of training and orientation plan for Governors-elect, chapter communication strategies, and chapter best practices including the Evergreen Awards Programs.

Requirements:

Bachelorís degree required preferably with work experience in a professional membership based organization. Demonstrated editing and proofreading skills. Knowledge of baseline medical terminology and health care issues beneficial. Excellent PC skills required such as, Internet Search, Excel, Word, PowerPoint. Ability to learn customized software database and the report writing tools to produce reports. Experience with web content in a medical arena, web usability, social media, and emerging trends. Adept at learning new and changing technologies and sharing expertise with others. Experience as a lead editor, writer or 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. Familiarity with graphic/web design desirable.

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Associate, Performance Measurement

Department: Clinical Policy
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

Duties:

Oversees all activities related to performance measurement, including the review of performance measures relevant to the practice of internal medicine, the development and dissemination of policy papers related to performance measurement, and education of ACP Governance and ACP membership regarding the Collegeís activities in the arena of performance measurement. Acts as staff liaison to the Performance Measurement Committee (PMC) to provide strategic direction in conjunction with the Clinical Policy Director, develop meeting agendas and agenda materials, and ensure that all action items are implemented. On behalf of the PMC acts as a College representative to external developers of performances measures, such as AQA, AMA PCPI, NQF, and CMS and to College committees and governance, such as the Clinical Guidelines Committee, the Board of Regents, and the Board of Governors.

Requirements:

  • PhD, Masterís degree, or clinical degree (RN, NP, or PA etc.) required with a minimum of five years work experience in performance measurement, quality improvement, or health services research. Preferred emphasis on the development, evaluation and outcome measurements related to performance measures and other quality initiatives.
  • Understanding of application of performance measures using health information technology, particularly electronic health record systems, in the ambulatory or hospital environments.
  • Demonstrated excellent writing skills with a track record of published articles in peer reviewed journals.
  • Experience in using the internet to search for performance measures.
  • Experience facilitating large committees or work groups desired. Demonstrated knowledge of subject matter is essential.

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Senior Web Communications Associate

Department: Public Relations & Web Communications
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

Duties:

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.

Requirements:

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.

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