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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, Global Engagement

Department: Global Engagement
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The Manager, Global Engagement, will maintain several departmental activities, as well as develop and implement new strategic initiatives, particularly the global educational portfolio. This position will oversee the planning, implementation, and evaluation of assigned live and enduring programs, and will supervise employees who coordinate the work of several international chapters, education activities and other key departmental programs. Responsibilities include:

  • Manage planning and development of assigned live courses in collaboration with faculty and host, and coordinate all program-related support, including: recruitment of faculty; development of course content and learning objectives; and collection of all session materials, collateral materials, and post-activity evaluations.
  • Provide input on the selection of program faculty, oversee the invitations and guide them through the process while facilitating their interaction and ensure guidelines and procedures are in place and followed.
  • Manage and/or coordinate, as appropriate, the integration of education programs into the learning management system.
  • Provide input in the development of annual budgets and routinely monitor budgets of assigned programs. Work to ensure that programs meet revenue and expense goals.
  • Support the Director, Global Engagement, in realigning international chapter work and work closely with direct reports to ensure chapters can meet their goals with a revised structure.
  • Supervise and mentor staff who serve as chapter liaisons and coordinate special projects, including an observership program for early career physicians.

A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree in education, communications, or international business is preferred. Applicants should have a minimum of five years experience in an international setting, preferably in association management (healthcare); and demonstrated experience in managing education programs/CME and/or adult learning programs.

Qualified candidates must possess excellent diplomacy and cross-cultural communication skills; exceptional written and oral communication skills with the ability to prepare quality documentation; excellent project management skills; ability to solve a problem or present a compelling argument through the use of critical thinking; experience managing staff and budgets; and ability to interact and negotiate with internal and external parties as needed. Preference will be given to those fluent in Spanish.

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Circulation Operations Manager

Department: Sales and Circulation
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The American College of Physicians (ACP), the largest medical association for internal medicine specialists and subspecialists, is seeking a Circulation Operations Manager in its Philadelphia headquarters. The position manages print and digital circulation of ACP’s periodicals Annals of Internal Medicine, ACP Hospitalist, and ACP Internist and requires experience in member, paid, and controlled circulation operations.

The Circulation Operations Manager will manage all aspects of circulation and fulfillment of ACP periodicals, working in collaboration with other ACP divisions. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing and managing circulation expense budgets
  • Negotiating and overseeing vendor contracts
  • Determining print runs and inventory, monitoring renewals, and tracking postage costs
  • Overseeing day-to-day circulation and fulfillment operations
  • Developing audit reports and ensuring compliance with the BPA , USPS, and all regulatory circulation bodies
  • Championing efforts across the organization to improve circulation and fulfillment processes, and reduce costs

A Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related area is required, and candidates must have at least ten years of paid and controlled circulation experience with a publisher or media company. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Knowledge of fulfillment systems
  • Experience in print and digital advertising and production
  • Strong understanding of and background handling circulation audit processes
  • Ability to create and analyze circulation reports
  • Excellent project management, communication, and supervisory skills

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Manager, Instructional Design

The Manager of Instructional Design, under the supervision of the Director, CME and Instructional Design, will collaborate with a wide variety of subject matter experts to create successful educational programs, products, and services that meet learning objectives.

In addition, this position will integrate patient and interprofessional partnerships to enhance the value and broaden the impact of educational offerings and will oversee ACP’s physician well-being and professional satisfaction initiative.

Instructional Design

  • Creates and edits content in alignment with an accurate understanding of relevant audience proficiency levels, preferences, and characteristics.
  • Delivers content development and educational design training for staff to reach key project milestones. Curates and adeptly communicates relevant education innovations and trends to stakeholders in order to promote effective product design.
  • Analyzes meaningful education outcomes and adopts iterative changes to improve content and learner assessments across all projects. Works with Manager of CME/CE Program Manager to develop and deliver CME/CE accredited products.

Patient and Interprofessional Education

  • Develops an approach to incorporating the input of patients and other key members of the internal medicine healthcare team (pharmacists, nurses, PA’s, NP’s, and other allied health professionals) into the creation of educational programs, products and services.
  • Develops partnerships with organized patient groups, allied health professional groups, interprofessional education experts, industry, and others to advance interprofessional and patient education, literacy, and engagement.

Well-Being and Professional Satisfaction Initiative

  • Provides administrative support for the Well-Being and Professional Satisfaction Task Force and oversees implementation of ACP’s overall strategy for the initiative, including: well-being champion identification, training, and tracking; all well-being related programming (live and virtual); the administration of the webpages; governance oversight (including resolutions responses); and communications strategies about the initiative.

A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced healthcare-related degree and instructional design experience are highly preferred. Qualified candidates must have experience in interprofessional education and patient education; possess excellent project management skills; have experience managing staff and budgets, and the ability to help develop business plans and contribute to marketing initiatives and outcomes.

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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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Publishing Internship

Department: Publishing
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The American College of Physicians (ACP), the largest medical specialty organization and second largest physician group in the United States, is seeking third and fourth year undergraduate student interns for its Publishing Division. This division is responsible for a variety of digital and print publication products, including the premier journal, Annals of Internal Medicine; as well as ACP Hospitalist; ACP Internist; Annals Virtual Patients online simulations; and a personalized literature updating service, ACP Journalwise.

These unpaid internship opportunities are based in the Philadelphia Center City office and successful candidates will learn and assist with the production and management of our products and services. These include scientific and scholarly print publications, Web sites, and apps. Activities can include product research, media production, data analysis, quality assurance and defect resolution, and other assignments applicable to a state-of-the-art publishing business.

Interns will learn and experience the various roles and activities that make up a publishing division and be part of a team that creates and manages electronic and print products. The activities primarily focus on the key skills needed within the publishing/media industry and is structured in such a way so as to enhance learning opportunities. During the course of the internship, the intern will often partner with various publishing team members to learn about their responsibilities, tasks, and goals. Daily activities will range from participating in day-to-day business to independent work on projects.

Internship Goals:

  1. Participate in a range of professional experiences, including team projects, inter-colleague communications, and working in a contemporary office environment.
  2. Learn through challenging and meaningful activities.
  3. Improve individual marketability to potential employers by developing real-world business experience.
  4. Apply existing knowledge, skills, and experience to projects and problem solving.
  5. Obtain exposure to career opportunities in publishing, with a focus on scientific and scholarly topics.
  6. Gain awareness of resolution strategies for organizational issues and challenges.

Requirements:

  • Students must be eligible to receive academic credits for the internship in order to apply
  • Students applying should be in their third or fourth year of an undergraduate program majoring in Journalism, English, Business, Communication, Media, or a related area of study
  • Interns must be able to travel to the ACP office, located in Center City Philadelphia
  • Interns should be able to work a minimum of 15 hours per week Monday through Friday, with more hours highly preferred. Hours are flexible depending on the student’s schedule.

To apply for an internship, please complete our Internship Application, and submit it with your resume via email to Caitlin Frontino at recruiting@acponline.org. Please state in your email which term/semester you are seeking the internship for.

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Medical Coding and Regulatory Affairs Associate

Department: Regulatory Affairs
Location: Washington, DC Office

Duties:

The Medical Coding and Regulatory Affairs Associate will work with the Director, Regulatory Affairs to support ACP’s coding and payment policy efforts and provide comprehensive written research related to the Physician Fee Schedule and value-based payment and delivery system programs. Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Serve as liaison to CPT editorial panel and ICD-10 committees. Represent ACP at meetings of the panels, provide staff support for College representatives, and develop coding proposals to benefit internal medicine.
  • Analyze impact of federal regulatory and legislative proposals, develop ACP policy positions, and assist with quality, health information technology (HIT), and related issues, as needed.
  • Maintain extensive knowledge on Medicare policies relating to medical review, skilled nursing, homebound care, hospices, durable medical equipment, correct coding, contractor and carrier responsibilities, appeals processes, and other technical Medicare issues.
  • Develop and maintain communication channels with CMS, other federal and state agencies, and other relevant organizations (e.g., MedPAC, GAO) to help ACP provide feedback on activities that relate to coding and payment.
  • Serve as a lead point of contact for members in resolving problems with Medicare and other third party payers, primarily in the areas of payment policy.  
  • Provide staff support for the Medical Practice and Quality Committee (MPQC), Subspecialty Advisory Group on Socioeconomic Affairs (SAGSA), the Coding and Payment Policy (CPP) sub-committee and the Council of Subspecialty Societies (CSS).  

Requirements:

A bachelor’s degree is required; a master's degree in public health, public policy, or health services administration is highly desired. Interested candidates should have prior experience in medical coding with a broad understanding of the regulatory environment and the policy implications of medical coding; or, have experience with private and public payers.

Knowledge of federal regulatory and legislative processes with emphasis on the Physician Fee Schedule and other value-based payment and delivery system programs, and demonstrated policy analysis experience is strongly preferred. Experience in government relations and knowledge of physician issues regarding Medicare and private payer policies and health information technology are a plus.

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