Current Job Opportunities
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March 16, 2017
Are you an independent, data-driven, and technology-savvy individual with experience on both the administrative and analytic side of a large project? Do you have a desire to contribute to a medical field dedicated to improving the lives of people with mental illness and you desire to work with like-minded individuals on this mission? If this describes you, the American Psychiatric Association is looking for a talented assistant project associate/data analyst with experience in project and data management and data analysis to join its registry development team. The APA registry, PsychPRO, is being developed to help improve the quality of care to individuals with mental illness and help psychiatrists track the quality of the care they provide to patients. The ideal candidate takes pride in their organizational and analytical skills and knows how to communicate clearly, work independently and in a team environment under tight deadlines, and enjoys data management and data mining.
March 15, 2017
With a vision to build a mentally healthy nation, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Foundation seeks a Development Officer to construct, implement and scale its financial support from corporations and foundations. Leaving no stone unturned, the Development Officer will leverage their own fundraising experience to develop a sizeable prospect pipeline, secure and retain major corporate and foundation donors. The individual will join an enthusiastic, results-driven team focused on increasing funding to fuel national impact. Responsibilities include researching and generating opportunities, developing presentations and proposals, writing grants, reporting on outcomes, and maintaining relationships. Funds raised by the Development Officer will be used to implement the Foundation’s new strategic plan and advance its public awareness, professional education, and psychiatric research programs.
March 2, 2017
The Senior Staff Writer writes news and feature articles and produces video and audio reports for Psychiatric News, APA's official newspaper, and its related electronic news vehicles. Subject areas may include but are not limited to scientific and clinical developments in psychiatry; issues that affect the practice of psychiatry and patients; and news in subareas of psychiatry and APA initiatives, such as legislative/legal news, disaster psychiatry, and military psychiatry. The incumbent must follow accepted journalistic practice and standards and plan art (photos, charts, etc.) to accompany articles and news briefs. Also required are excellent writing, analytic, and interpersonal skills; the ability to meet tight deadlines; and the ability to work successfully with Psychiatric News colleagues and within a membership association environment.
January 19, 2017
Reporting to the Director of Reimbursement Policy, the Associate Director of Payment Policy will be responsible for providing expertise, advocacy, and member education regarding payment policies and payment reform under Medicare, Medicare Advantage, and Medicaid. The incumbent will play a leading role on issues regarding the Medicare Quality Payment Program (Merit-Based Incentive Payment System and Advanced Alternative Payment Model Incentives), and other alternative payment models. The Associate Director will work collaboratively with other APA colleagues, departments, and members, as well as outside organizations, in addition to representing the APA before the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC), and other relevant federal agencies.
December 9, 2016
Reporting to the Director of State Affairs, the Manager of State Relations will manage and support advocacy by APA member physicians and performing a variety of tasks in support of the day-to-day management of the State Government Affairs (SGA) function.