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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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Open Positions

Accounts Payable Coordinator

Department: Accounting
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The Finance Division of the American College of Physicians (ACP) is seeking an Accounts Payable Coordinator whose primary responsibilities include the prioritization and processing of invoices, and the processing and deposit of all cash receipts using remote check capture technology. We’re looking for a team player with strong analytical, communication, and organizational skills.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Prioritizes and processes the payment of College invoices in accordance with Regent-approved policies and procedures through an automated payables system.
  • Identifies invoices that require special treatment for PA Sales/Use Tax reporting, 1099 Federal Income Tax reporting, independent contractor considerations, etc.
  • Handles inquiries from College Officers, Regents, Governors, management, staff, and vendors.
  • Prepare and process the deposit of all checks received at the College using Remote Deposit hardware and software.
  • Prepares journal entries to adjust general ledger accounts.
  • Processes payables and cash receipts/credit card transactions and reconciles to bank statements.
  • Provides support to petty cash custodian.
  • Provides support to purchasing function as needed
  • Ability to review invoices and corresponding 14-digit account numbers to ensure accurate general ledger and financial reporting and tax reporting
  • Responsible for prioritizing work flow and timing of invoice payments.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Three to five years of previous accounting/bookkeeping experience required in an automated accounts payable/receivable environment.
  • Associates degree in Business/Accounting preferred.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, tax codes, and IRS reporting.
  • Strong PC and Microsoft Office skills required, including Word and Excel.
  • Demonstrated organization skills and attention to detail required.
  • Prior experience working with an automated and cloud based AP and/or GL system, such as Sage Intacct.
  • Ability to review invoices and corresponding account numbers to ensure accurate general ledger and financial reporting and tax reporting
  • Good oral communication skills required to interact with all levels of College staff and outside vendors.

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Associate, Performance Measurement

Department: Clinical Policy
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is looking for an experienced Associate, Performance Measurement for its Clinical Policy department. ACP, a national organization of internists with headquarters in Philadelphia, is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States with more than 163,000 members worldwide. 

The Associate will oversee projects 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 the College’s activities in the arena of performance measurement. Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying, reviewing, evaluating, and critiquing performance measures that are developed by external organizations
  • Providing staff support to the Performance Measure Committee (PMC) in carrying out its charge to lead, formulate, and oversee the development and dissemination of policies related to performance measurement
  • Supporting activities/relationships between the PMC and other clinical policy committees and College committees
  • Keeping current on external performance measurement activity, and updating the clinical policy leadership and PMC as needed
  • Planning, writing, and editing papers on performance measures
  • Serving as liaison and representative of the ACP to external organizations/institutions as needed

Qualified applicants must possess a Master’s degree, clinical degree (RN, NP, or PA), or PhD in a relevant field, in addition to at least three years of work experience in performance measurement, quality improvement, or health services research. Experience with an emphasis on the development, evaluation, and outcome measurement related to performance measures and other quality initiatives is highly desired. Excellent writing skills are required, with a record of published articles in peer-reviewed journals. Understanding of health information technology, particularly electronic health record systems, is strongly preferred, along with experience in facilitating committee or large work group meetings.

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Medical Editor I

Department: Assessment and Education Programs
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office
Salary: $55,000

The Medical Education Division of the American College of Physicians (ACP) is seeking candidates for the position of Medical Editor I for the Assessment and Education Programs (AEP) department. 

ACP, a national organization of internists with headquarters in Philadelphia, is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States with 159,000 members worldwide.

Responsibilities of the Medical Editor I include, but are not limited to:

  • Administering the development of AEP products from the planning stage through production.
  • Working with authoring committees to develop content according to needs assessment data and ACP guidelines; ensuring assignments are completed according to program specifications and on time.
  • Substantively editing all AEP materials, including syllabus text, tables, figures, multiple-choice questions (MCQs), and content presented in various e-learning digital platforms.
  • Representing ACP and AEP at committee meetings and recording content-related meeting notes.
  • Understanding all facets of production, from file conversion through electronic production.
  • Collaborating with production staff and graphic services on the production of graphics.
  • Assisting with proofreading of products in all print and electronic production stages using standard proofreading conventions.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in English, Journalism, or Biology; and two-plus years of work-related experience in a medical editing environment.
  • Ability to substantively edit medical content and reorganize as needed, conforming to departmental style and usage.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of electronic and print production; familiarity with or potential to learn how to edit in e-learning digital platforms is desirable.
  • Knowledge of test development principles and concepts in self-assessment and continuing medical education is desirable.

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Senior Research Associate, Center for Evidence Reviews

Department: Clinical Policy
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The American College of Physicians (ACP), a prestigious medical membership association for doctors of internal medicine located in Philadelphia, is looking for a Senior Research Associate for its Center for Evidence Reviews (CER).

The Senior Research Associate provides methodological expertise to the Clinical Policy Department and contributes to all stages of the systematic evidence review and clinical guideline development process. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Applies established quantitative and qualitative research methods, standards, and procedures to conduct systematic reviews and develop clinical guidelines.
  • Provides guidance to the Clinical Guidelines Committee on including cost data into clinical guidelines, updating clinical guidelines, and establishing methodologically sound processes to do so consistently and effectively.
  • Provides methodological support for Clinical Policy projects.
  • Writes scholarly scientific articles in areas of systematic review methodology, guideline development methodology (e.g., cost analysis and guideline update processes), and clinical policy for publication in peer-reviewed publications.
  • Assists in implementing the Clinical Policy department disclosure and conflicts of interest policy across committees and projects.

Qualified applicants will possess a graduate degree (PhD or Master’s) in epidemiology, health services research, biostatistics, or related field, plus 5-10 years of experience in developing evidence reviews. Candidates must have experience in conducting systematic reviews and expertise in methodological research in the area of systematic reviews, clinical epidemiology, cost effectiveness, and meta-analysis.

The successful candidate will be able to critically assess scientific literature and will have demonstrated knowledge of the principles of epidemiology, health services delivery, evidence reviews, statistical and analytical methods, and clinical practice guidelines. Candidates must possess demonstrated quantitative and qualitative research skills and knowledge of related software programs; strong project management skills; and excellent oral and written communication skills.

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Director, Legislative Affairs

Department: Legislative Affairs
Location: Washington, DC Office

The Governmental Affairs & Public Policy Division of the American College of Physicians (ACP) is looking to hire a Director, Legislative Affairs based out of its Washington, DC office. ACP, a national organization of internists, is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States with 163,000 members worldwide. 

The Director, Legislative Affairs leads, manages, and provides strategic direction to ACP’s legislative affairs department to achieve legislative outcomes in support of ACP’s priorities and policies, with an emphasis on innovation, creativity, collaboration, and accountability. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Directly advocating ACP positions to members of Congress and their staffs, particularly on issues related to Medicare Parts A and B and Medicare physician payment
  • Keeping ACP advocacy and policy staff informed of legislative changes and other factors to be considered in the development of policy positions
  • Collaborating with ACP advocacy colleagues to ensure ACP’s policies and priorities are addressed by both Congress and regulatory agencies
  • Writing, reviewing, and developing policy analyses on legislative issues, including testimony, fact sheets, regulatory communication, and messaging to members
  • Making presentations on ACP legislative priorities at various meetings, including but not limited to ACP chapter meetings, the Internal Medicine Meeting, ACP governance and committee meetings, and at meetings of other organizations as needed
  • Consulting with the EVP of ACP Services to provide support to its Political Action Committee

Additional responsibilities include the effective management, performance evaluation, and training of assigned staff positions; budget development; and monitoring of department activity.

A bachelor’s degree is required, with a graduate degree strongly preferred, particularly in political science, public health, healthy policy, law, or a related field. Candidates must have at least 10 years of experience as a congressional staff person or on the governmental affairs staff for a health-related organization, or other comparable experience. A minimum of two years’ experience managing staff is required, along with superior oral and written communication skills and in-depth knowledge of health issues of interest to ACP, including Medicare financing and payment policies.

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