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Jobs at the American College of Physicians (ACP)

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Explore the possibility of a career at ACP! The American College of Physicians is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to age, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, parental status, handicap or disability, or Vietnam-era veteran status or any other military status, political affiliation, or any non-merit based factor.

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Manager, Academic/Group Programs

Department: Membership Development
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

Are you a business development specialist who has strong communication, analytical, and project management skills and is familiar with the needs of academic medical centers? If so, the American College of Physicians (ACP), a prestigious medical membership association for doctors of internal medicine, wants you to consider this opportunity in our Philadelphia office.

ACP’s Membership Development department is seeking a Manager, Academic/Group Programs to develop relationships with academic institutions and other large groups to sustain and increase ACP membership and program participation. Responsibilities include overseeing key membership recruitment and retention programs for medical students and residents, collaborating with colleagues across the College and with ACP Chapters to develop programs to meet the unique needs of employed physicians, and supervising two staff.

The position requires strong analytical skills, an understanding of the needs of the medical community to help determine market opportunities, and an ability to develop and maintain ongoing relationships with key stakeholders from academic medical centers, large medical practices, and hospitalist companies.

The right candidate will have a master’s degree in business administration, finance, marketing, education, or related field, with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in business development (academic setting preferred).  The successful candidate will have a high-level understanding of the healthcare system and medical group practice trends; experience working in academic medical centers, particularly in faculty development; excellent project management, communication, and supervisory skills; and experience with data analytics, research, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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Director, Production and Electronic Publishing

Department: Production and Electronic Publishing
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

ACP is seeking a Director of Production and Electronic Publishing to lead the production and electronic strategy for ACP’s Publishing Division. The Director will oversee departments responsible for the creation and delivery of various information products such as journals, books, podcasts, videos, magazines, newsletters, and blogs. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Works with publishing and various stakeholders to develop new products, features, and services to serve internists and clinician audiences in various media.
  • Develops requirements and specifications for vendor agreements (e.g., printing and distribution, online hosting, composition, and tagging).
  • Leads ongoing efforts to seek improvements in the efficiency and effectiveness of publishing products and ensure their online and print presence meets or exceeds industry standards and adheres to best practices (e.g., NISO standards).
  • Evaluates and oversees product medical taxonomies and semantic enrichment technologies along with implementing methods to enhance discovery and accessibility.
  • Hires, trains, and coaches production and electronic publishing staff.
  • Works collaboratively across various departments to ensure both the delivery and receipt of information and services for our products, to advance user needs and customer satisfaction, and to forward the organizational mission.
  • Assists with data and competitive analysis and contributes toward publication strategies, business model plans, and pricing.
  • Negotiates contracts and manages budgets.
  • Prepares and delivers presentations, leads meetings and/or conference calls, and regularly informs and updates stakeholders on plans and project progress.

Requirements:

A bachelor’s degree is required.  An advanced degree is highly desirable. Qualified candidates will have ten or more years of experience and must be well versed in the front end of production through online and print publishing with a strong background in STM journals. Some experience in books, magazines, and/or other information products is preferred.

Applicants should have experience managing core web and mobile technologies; knowledge of digital publishing, hosting platforms and content management systems; and a demonstrated record of success in creating and releasing online products that drive positive user experience and ROI.

We are seeking someone with excellent project management, negotiation, and communication skills, both verbal and written, who can build productive member, customer, vendor, and staff relationships.  

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Senior DevOps/Systems Administrator

Department: Information Services
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is seeking a seasoned Web/Linx DevOps Engineer for its Senior DevOps/Systems Administrator position.

What you’ll do at ACP:

  • Support the day-to-day administration of on premise and cloud-hosted LAMP systems
  • Support continuous integration and automated deployment with tools such as Chef and Jenkins
  • Manage mod security in collaboration with development teams
  • Work with the team to provide forward looking Devop solutions supporting the concept of continuous integration utilizing various technical solutions and concepts
  • Monitor logging and alerting with tools such as NewRelic, OpManager and Splunk to ensure our infrastructure (network configurations, security, database systems, etc.) are functioning at SLA levels

Here’s what we require:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience with 3-5 yrs. of Linux/Apache administration experience
  • Extensive experience and knowledge required for: Apache, Mod Security, Chef or Puppet, Splunk, Linux Administration, LXC or Docker containers, MySQL, Git, reverse proxy configurations
  • Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle practices, continuous integration and experience working collaboratively with development groups
  • Familiarity with provisioning AWS (Amazon Web Services) infrastructure
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows Administration and AD integration related issues, VMWare or comparable hypervisors and SAN technologies
  • Familiarity with Samba, messaging and mail systems, and backup and recovery procedures

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Health Policy Coordinator

Department: Health Policy
Location: Washington, DC Office
Salary: $46,000-$50,000

The American College of Physicians (ACP), a prestigious medical membership association for doctors of internal medicine, is seeking a Health Policy Coordinator for our Washington, DC office. This professional position is an excellent first step for someone interested in a career in health and public policy. The Health Policy Coordinator provides general administrative support, and assists with research, analysis, and writing for the Health Policy and Regulatory Affairs department and DC Communications staff.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting topic-specific research and analysis on public policy issues.
  • Responding to inquiries and requests regarding ACP public policies.
  • Assisting with media relations projects to increase visibility of issues with members, policy makers, and the press.
  • Contributing and reviewing content of website.
  • Providing support for committee meetings (travel plans, meeting logistics, agendas and minutes).
  • Maintaining databases, contact lists, and coordinating mailings.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a major or interest in health and public policy.
  • Ability to conduct research and work independently with effective organizational skills.
  • Strong written and interpersonal communications skills to interact with ACP members and outside policymakers, media, and the public.
  • Strong PC skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Web page development.

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Senior Associate, Regulatory Affairs

Department: Regulatory Affairs
Location: Washington, DC Office

Duties:

The Senior Associate, Regulatory Affairs analyzes impact of federal regulatory and legislative proposals, develops ACP policy positions, and advocates positions to officials representing government and other organizations.  Primary responsibilities include:

  • Serves as a lead liaison to AMA RVS (Relative Value Scale) Update Committee and Practice Expense Advisory Committee (RUC/PEAC) and other entities involved in payment policy decisions. 
  • Assists in supporting College representatives to the RUC/PEAC, attends assigned RUC/PEAC meetings, and develops strategies to improve payment for internists. 
  • Maintains extensive knowledge of the Medicare Resource-Based Relative Value System (RBRVS).  Collaborates with the Director, Regulatory Affairs and other staff on the analysis of issues related to Medicare Access Chip Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and other value-based payment and delivery system programs.
  • Provides lead staff support for the ACP Coding and Payment Policy Sub-Committee (CPP), Subspecialty Advisory Group on Socioeconomic Affairs (SAGSA), and assists in staffing the Medical Practice and Quality Committee.
  • Provides staff leadership and support for several ACP policy and technical committees.
  • Collaborates with the ACP Department of Medical Practice, the Center for Quality and/or other relevant divisions/departments within the College to develop educational tools, such as guides and templates, to ensure that members are informed on key issues and to ease internists' practice hassles

Requirements:

A bachelor’s degree is required; a master's degree of public health, public policy, or health services administration is highly desired. Qualified candidates will have knowledge of federal regulatory and legislative processes with emphasis on medical coding issues and payment systems. Demonstrated policy analysis experience is strongly preferred.  Experience needed in government relations and physician coding and payment issues, preferably with a medical organization.  Prior experience as a professional coder for a medical practice with broad understanding of the regulatory environment and the policy implications of medical coding (including both CPT and ICD-9/ICD-10) and demonstrated understanding of working with private and public payers may substitute.

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Coordinator, Office of Grants

Department: Finance
Location: Washington, DC Office
Salary Range: $50,000-$55,000

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is looking for a full-time Coordinator in the Office of Grants, located in our Washington, DC office.  ACP, the professional association for internists with headquarters in Philadelphia, is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician association in the United States with more than 154,000 members worldwide. 

The Coordinator will support the Senior Associate for Grants Acquisition in researching, developing, writing, submitting, tracking, and reconciling proposals for grants and other funding opportunities, and managing relationships with funders.  In addition, about 20 percent of the grant coordinator’s time is dedicated to administrative support for the Office of Grants and Center for Quality department.

Responsibilities include:

  • Researching and creating weekly reports of relevant grant opportunities
  • Developing and maintaining documents required for grant proposals (e.g., biosketches, budgets, current standard attachments)
  • Formatting and submitting grant proposals per requirements of grantors
  • Tracking the status of submitted grants and updating weekly grant activity report
  • Coordinating the grant reconciliation process
  • Submitting contracts, invoices,  and reimbursement forms internally
  • Managing logistics of grantor and other meetings, including materials, travel, communication with attendees, etc.

Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree and excellent PC skills. Must be proficient in navigating web portals, online grant submission processes, and Microsoft software—Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  The successful candidate will be a detail-oriented team-player; will have experience with corporate, foundation, and/or federal grant documentation, budgets, policies, and procedures; will possess excellent communication skills and the ability to meet deadlines, handle multiple tasks at a time, coordinate meeting logistics, provide administrative support, and format documents required for grant proposals.

This position is an excellent early-career position for someone interested in a career as a grant funding professional.

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Governmental Affairs Coordinator

Department: Governmental Affairs
Location: Washington, DC Office

ACP is seeking a Governmental Affairs Coordinator for our Washington, DC office to provide administrative support to the Vice President of Governmental Affairs & Medical Practice, two departments, and select committees.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Maintains schedule and coordinates logistics for travel and meetings for VP, Governmental Affairs & Medical Practice. 
  • Assists in setting up departmental and committee meetings, including scheduling, preparing agenda books, confirming meeting attendance, setting up the meeting space, working with convention staff on meeting arrangements, handling on-site administrative tasks, and assisting in the preparation and posting of meeting minutes. 
  • Conducts topic-specific research and analysis on regulatory and practice support issues, as requested.
  • Prepares written correspondence, background memos, and reports for management and other departmental staff.  This could include responding to Board of Governors (BOG) resolutions by preparing initial background materials and completing actions required for either implementation or study.
  • Regularly reviews the Federal Register to identify new and updated regulations or other requests for information relevant to ACP members.
  • Tracks timetables and deadlines for departmental completion of projects, including handling of Board of Governors (BOG) resolutions and the submission of comments on federal regulations. 

A bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred, but not required.  Qualified candidates will possess excellent computer skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; demonstrated ability to use the Internet to research information, as well as basic knowledge of website content management; and strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

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