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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

Production Editor II

Department: Publishing
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The Publishing Division is seeking a full-time Production Editor to copy edit and proofread clinical and nonclinical content for Annals of Internal Medicine. The successful candidate will edit clinical material, perform structural editing tasks, and will send edited versions to authors, outside editors, and originators with specifications for revisions. The successful candidate will also edit Marketing, Communications, and documents produced in other College departments. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Applying editorial standards for grammar, punctuation, style, clarity, consistency, technical accuracy, abbreviations, and units of measure
  • Ensuring the proper use of scientific terminology; taxonomic names; and generic, chemical, and pharmacologic names of substances
  • Formatting and editing tables
  • Performing quality assurance checks on assigned articles that are staged on the Annals.org, including all associated elements (multimedia, disclosures, related links, and other ancillary content), before online publication
  • Producing assigned Web Exclusive features, such as Annals Consult Guys, Annals Graphic Medicine, Annals for Educators, and others
  • Performing technical reviews for manuscripts tentatively accepted for publication, including estimating page length and evaluating length requirements; evaluating clarity and relevance of artwork; and communicating and negotiating further changes through an iterative process with the author

A bachelor's degree and two years of medical/scientific editing experience are required. Candidates must have demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology and experience with widely used medical/scientific style manuals (e.g., AMA and Chicago Manual of Style), including proper formatting/editing of tables, figures, and reference citations. Familiarity with electronic products and HTML coding is a plus.

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Senior IT Systems Business Analyst

Department: Information Technology
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The American College of Physicians (ACP), a prestigious medical membership association for doctors of internal medicine located in Philadelphia, is seeking a Senior IT Systems Business Analyst to provide business systems analysis and project management support for ACP’s association management software (AMS/CRM) and other computer-based systems.

Reporting within the Technology division, this individual will work with staff across the organization to identify and implement AMS software solutions to meet business needs. Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Serving as a liaison between IT and business to leverage and support various CRM/AMS functionality
  • Analyzing system/business opportunities and developing solutions
  • Participating in and leading teams to identify and implement IT supported business solutions
  • Coordinating user acceptance testing software updates and modifications
  • Providing user training and support for computer-based applications

A Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Business Management, or related field is required, or equivalent work experience. Extensive experience and technical knowledge of SQL Server, Personify or other AMS/CRM programs, and Business Objects or other report writing tools is required. Candidates must also have at least five years of project management experience, as well as strong communication, interpersonal, and critical thinking skills.

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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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Accounting Administrator

Department: Finance
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The Finance division is looking to hire an Accounting Administrator to monitor and update reporting schedules for its reserve, operating, and pension funds.

In addition to monitoring investments, the Accounting Administrator will provide support in the areas of real estate and related tax reporting, maintenance of tenant income data, state charitable registrations, pension and college audits, and other financial reporting and analysis. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and update all investment reports and schedules for Senior Management and Financial Policy and Audit Committee, including the analysis of performance, holdings, gains and losses, purchases and sales, for the Reserve Fund, Operating Fund, Pension funds (Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution), and Insurance Trust (combined value exceeds $250M).
  • Maintain real estate and tenant data, record rental income and expense activity, and process payments and other items related to tenant activity.
  • Prepare and submit monthly tax returns and payments for Use & Occupancy Tax and Parking Tax.
  • Work closely with ACP staff to gather information necessary for preparing state charitable registrations, including using 990 and 990T returns in preparation of the state registrations.
  • Maintain a digital archive of all state notices and filings.
  • Support the CFO, Finance Director, and Accounting Manager in the creation and design of analyses and presentations (Excel, Power Point) for ACP governance, staff, and outside professionals.

Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in accounting, business, or finance, along with a minimum of five years of experience in finance or accounting. Qualified candidates will be proficient in Excel and other Microsoft Office products and ERP financial reporting systems. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are essential, along with excellent oral and written communication skills to interact with ACP governance, staff, and external vendors.

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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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