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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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Open Positions

 

Administrative Coordinator

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

Duties:

Provides support for and assists in the planning, organization, coordination, and implementation of the Herbert S. Waxman Clinical Skills Center (CSC), Waxman Scholars Program, and other hands-on learning activities. Provides administrative support as assigned for Self-Assessment and Educational Programs, including IM Essentials, the IM-ITE, and MKSAP, as well as for other educational programs/activities within the Medical Education Division as assigned.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent job-related experience. Must have excellent computer skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Familiarity with XML, graphics, and medical terminology helpful. Experience with meeting planning and/or a medical publishing environment a plus.

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Senior Research Associate, Center for Evidence Reviews

Department: Clinical Policy Department
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

Duties:

Graduate degree (PhD or Master’s) in epidemiology, health services research, biostatistics, or related field; plus experience in developing evidence reviews. Five or more years of demonstrated and progressive work experience highly preferred. Must have experience in conducting systematic reviews, expertise in methodological research in the area of systematic reviews, clinical epidemiology, and meta-analysis.

Requirements:

Graduate degree (Master’s or PhD) in epidemiology, health services research, biostatistics, or a relevant field, plus experience in developing evidence reviews. Candidates with work experience in conducting systematic reviews, expertise in methodological research, clinical epidemiology, and meta-analysis preferred.

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Associate, Quality Improvement

Department: Center for Quality
Location: Washington, DC Office

Duties:

Serves as a leader of adult immunization educational and quality improvement programming in the Center for Quality department.  In conjunction with the Director, this position is responsible for the development and implementation of quality improvement initiatives and programs, including:

  • grant proposal development and reporting
  • recruitment of partners and practitioners
  • identifying and implementing performance measures and QI tools and activities including live, virtual, and online activities and practice-based and telephonic coaching; clinician engagement; faculty and expert development and support; and evaluation

collaboration with the Office of Grants in the review and acquisition of grant opportunities to fund program initiatives 

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, etc.

Requirements:

Qualified candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in nursing or other biomedical degree. A master’s degree in Public Health or a related healthcare discipline is preferred.  Must have knowledge of adult immunization and the primary care practice environment, including organization, staffing, EHRs, clinical decision support, and workflow; and experience with quality improvement initiatives, including understanding of performance measures, registries, quality improvement activities, and professional/pay-for-performance requirements. Candidates must be proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe software. 

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Grant Coordinator

Department: Center for Quality
Location: Washington, DC Office

Duties:

Supports the Senior Associate for Grants Acquisition and the Office of Grants/Center for Quality team in developing, writing, submitting, tracking, and reconciling grant proposals for quality improvement and educational programs to federal and private funding organizations.  In addition, about 20 percent of the grant coordinator’s time is dedicated to administrative support for the Center for Quality and Office of Grants. 

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, etc.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree required, along with excellent PC skills. Must be proficient in navigating web portals, online grant submission processes, and Microsoft software—Word, Excel , and PowerPoint.  Experience with corporate, foundation, and/or federal grant documentation, budgets, policies, and procedures; strong attention to detail; excellent communication skills and ability to meet deadlines, handle multiple tasks at a time, coordinate meeting logistics, and format documents required for grant proposals. 

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Director, Regulatory Affairs

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

Duties:

Directs and manages the regulatory-focused projects, activities, and staff of the Health Policy and Regulatory Affairs Department to meet deadlines and advocacy efforts of the College.  Responsible for management, performance, evaluation, and training of assigned staff.  Assists in budget development and monitoring of department activity.  

Individually and through assigned staff, analyzes impact of federal regulatory and legislative proposals, including the implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). Develops ACP policy positions, implements strategies to effectively advocate for those positions, and conducts other initiatives in support of College policy committee activities. 

Develops and maintains expertise in the areas of delivery and payment system reform, administrative complexities, insurance coverage (including Medicare, Medicaid, and private payers), access to care, hospital payment, transparency and pricing issues, and comparative effectiveness research.  Drafts position papers and/or provides oversight of position papers as needed.

Provides staff leadership and/or support for several ACP policy and technical committees.  Works collaboratively with other ACP staff to ensure the implementation of effective advocacy, practice support, and educational approaches relevant to critical regulatory issues.

Requirements:

A master’s of public health, public policy, health services administration, or related field is strongly preferred (equivalent work related experience will also be considered). Extensive experience in policy, regulatory and legislative analysis on health related issues required. Must be able to develop testimony, letters, position papers, and materials that summarize issues and persuade diverse audiences. Previous management experience of professional staff required.

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Health Policy/Communications Coordinator

Department: Governmental Affairs and Public Policy
Location: Washington, DC Office

Duties:

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 HPPC, MPQC, and CSS meetings (travel plans, meeting logistics, agendas and minutes, etc.)
  • 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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