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Current Job Opportunities

The Manager, Practice Management and Systems Delivery Policy, supports the Director and Deputy Directors of Practice Management Policy in the development and execution of successful psychiatric practice and system delivery policy strategies. The Manager will monitor policy developments regarding access to care, private practice delivery, community-based delivery, program integrity, and substance use disorder (including tobacco and vaping), as well as work with relevant councils and committees.

EOE, including disability/vets

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The Senior Program Manager will assist the Division Chief in leading intersectional engagement opportunities between APA members, health care, community and other advocacy stakeholders. The incumbent will work to develop and foster lasting relationships with diverse communities and cultivate and manage relationships with multiple stakeholders. The incumbent responsibilities will align with the APAs strategic initiatives to advance mental health equity. The incumbent may perform other duties as assigned that are logically related to the position; and work extended hours, including evening and/or weekends, as needed.

EOE, including disability/vets

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The Journals Editorial Assistant/Permissions Coordinator is responsible for acting as a main editorial office contact by answering author and reviewer inquiries regarding manuscript submissions, maintaining accurate database files, preparing correspondence regarding publication decisions, and providing assistance to the editorial staff. In addition, this individual assists the Licensing and Subsidiary Rights Manager in processing requests to reproduce, translate, or otherwise use content under APA copyright while also procuring permission to reproduce outside material in APA journals.

EOE, including disability/vets

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The Technical Support Specialist serves as the first line of customer support to end users of network, desktop, and enterprise applications. The Technical Support Specialist provides on-site and remote support for laptops/desktops/peripherals, Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) Software, approved software/hardware, enterprise applications, and network access. He\she possesses exceptional communication skills, technical, and analytical skills. He\she resolves technical end-user support issues in a help desk setting and performs technical troubleshooting. He\she works closely with other members of the Information Technology team to remediate reported end-user issues in a timely and professional manner. He\she is a successful team player who is knowledgeable of APA products used and is expected to be a contributor to new product testing before deployment to end-user community. He\she is expected to troubleshoot problem areas (in person, by telephone, or via e-mail) in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide in-person, hands-on assistance at the desktop level.

EOE, including disability/vets

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Work in close collaboration with the Director of Practice Management and Delivery Systems Policy and APA Components that focus on digital health. The position provides leadership around digital health matters as APAs point of contact, acts as liaison to a number of committees, governing agencies and bodies, and various APA Components and is responsible for proactively monitoring science, practice, and policy covering the full spectrum of digital health, including privacy and security, data blocking, e-prescribing, etc. The position will also manage all activities of APAs non-Component APA App Advisor Expert Panel. The position will also review, respond, and develop digital health products.

EOE, including disability/vets

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The American Psychiatric Association Foundation (or APAF), the charitable and educational arm of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), the leading professional organization of psychiatrists and trainee psychiatrists in the United States, and the largest psychiatric organization in the world, is seeking an exceptional and motivated candidate to lead and direct its psychiatric training and medical education program. The program is based in Washington DC. The Director of Psychiatric Training & Medical Education must commit at least 85% effort to the Training Program and 15% effort towards advancement of mental health equity. He/she is responsible for the overall administration of the training program, including establishing the goals and objectives of the training program and for monitoring the quality and content of the curriculum.

EOE, including disability/vets

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