American Academy of Pediatrics

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American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is seeking a member physician to provide strategic guidance and executive management of AAP educational initiatives, including E-Learning, graduate medical education (GME), and continuing medical education (CME). Reporting to the CEO, this executive-level role is responsible for:• Overseeing the development and administration of a broad-based educational plan for the AAP• Directing the strategic growth of CME priorities to focus on continuing professional development and   lifelong learning, including quality improvement in health care.• Overseeing live AAP CME courses, including those at the AAP National Conference & Exhibition, and work across departments to ensure fulfillment of CME strategic direction.• Ensuring accreditation of CME activities and compliance with ACCME.• Overseeing all GME-related activities, as well as E-Learning initiatives including online courses, sites, and self-assessments.• Implementing and assisting in the development and dissemination of Board of Directors policy   statements related to medical education.• Representing the AAP on educational matters to various constituents and liaising with outside   stakeholders on educational priorities.• Collaborating with AAP sections/councils and related medical subspecialty organizations to create  important educational resources for the overall CME curriculum.• Developing and managing budgets; overseeing and directing assigned grants/contracts.Qualified candidates must be a Fellow of the AAP, and a minimum of 10 years’ experience in pediatric practice, teaching, and/or research and management experience demonstrating successful inter-professional collaboration, program development, evaluation, and improvements in the education of pediatric medical health professionals. Extensive knowledge of CME accreditation process and organizations required, as well as experience in educational needs assessment, evaluation and outcomes measurement, and in securing funding to support new and existing programs. Successful experience in the administration and leadership of educational programs, including leading and managing people, strategic planning, and fiscal management. Weekend work and frequent travel required. Relocation to Chicago required. The selected individual must be current with advancements in pediatrics and have demonstrated the following:• Scholarly contributions in the health professions or continuing education fields, strong knowledge and  familiarity with the educational application of new technologies.• Experience leading a group process for program development, and familiarity with AAP CME and GME  activities and processes.• Experience as an effective liaison between or among various groups, including the ability to engage in   successful negotiation, collaboration, and conflict resolution.• Ability to achieve QI in education and integrate new and emerging technologies.• Effective listening, written/oral communication skills, including public speaking and presentations.• Ability to work as part of a high functioning team and collaborative leadership experiences.• Positive outlook, high personal standard of excellence, commitment to diversity and passion for the special   training in medical education and administration.The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a very comprehensive benefits package. The AAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer (minority/female/disabled/veteran) that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA
Accounts Receivable Coordinator The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, has an opportunity to perform key accounts receivable duties to process, research, and reconcile accounts receivable applications.   Some duties will include:1. Process and reconcile e-commerce activity on both daily and monthly basis.2. Process inter-departmental charge backs.3. Research and process credit card return disputes.4. Maintain and reconcile unapplied cash.5. Prepare the display and classified advertising tracking and reconciliation reports.6. Reconcile Development’s cash clearing account and assist with reconciling other cash clearing accounts.7. Work with AAP staff to research customer account balance inquiries.8. Act as reference to outside vendors regarding display and classified advertising inquiries.9. Reconcile NCE Exhibit A/R invoices & payments with our 3rd party vendor (Corcoran). Prepare related month-end journal entry. 10. Prepare the office services journal entry and assist with preparation of monthly reclasses.11. Assist with batching of lockbox receipts.Qualified candidates will possess:1. Bachelor’s degree in business or related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. 2. One to two years accounting experience, with emphasis in accounts receivable and credit card research required. 3. Proficiency with MS Office and intermediate experience with spreadsheet and accounting software required.  4. Excellent communication, organizational, and PC (MS Office) skills required, as well as the ability to meet deadlines and maintain a high degree of accuracy.  5. Ability to research information and make financially sound judgments based on information. 
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for Children’s healthcare, has an open Sr. Director, Health Care Financing Strategy position to develop strategies for AAP to proactively promote optimal child health care financing, including Medicaid and private payer initiatives. Oversee the AAP’s coding, valuation, medical liability, and risk management initiatives.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Analyze child health financing data and identify trends to determine strategies to support current and future child health financing in a changing healthcare delivery and financing system.Understand alternative payment models (APM’s) as they relate to pediatrics that support the delivery of care for children in various healthcare systems.Develop strategies for pediatricians to transition to various alternative payment models (APM’s) payment models such as quality & value payments and population-based payment.Collaborate with key areas across the AAP to further define pediatric value-based care and payment to promote to employers, private payers, and Medicaid, including Medicaid Managed Care.Provide timely information to members on emerging trends in the health insurance market, including emerging and innovative payment methodologies.Work with staff to develop and promote advocacy and educational materials, strategies, and training programs to increase the interaction between the AAP and its members and major national and regional health plans. Collaborate with key staff to promote advocacy on state and federal levels as it pertains to Medicaid, including Medicaid managed care.Develop AAP policy positions related to federal legislation and regulation and other federal and state agency rulings on health insurance financing, payment, and administrative practices in collaboration with key AAP stakeholders.Maintain awareness of current literature and development on issues related to state and federal health insurance legislation and regulations.Develop ongoing relationships with individuals from other professional medical and non-medical associations, government and regulatory offices, payer, and employer communities for the purpose of addressing various payment models.Oversee the preparation of testimony, reports and resource materials on health care financing and payer strategy initiatives for AAP leadership, committees, sections, councils, task forces, and chapters, as well as external organizations.Ensure effective support of assigned committees, councils, sections, and task forces. Provide guidance to the Committee on Child Health Financing (COCHF), the Committee on Coding and Nomenclature and the Committee on Medical Liability and Risk Mangement in the development of AAP policy via new and revised policy statements and technical reports.Develop and oversee assigned budgets.Assist SVP in identifying and preparing proposals for funding programs.Supervise and lead assigned staff.Perform other duties as assigned.EDUCATION:Bachelors degree in public health, health policy, business, or related field required. Masters degree preferred.  EXPERIENCE:At least seven year’s related experience managing health care financing and physician payment initiatives required, preferably related to pediatric health care. Experience with health plans, hospital or medical office administration, federal advocacy related to national health care services, managed care organizations, Medicaid, and physician contracting essential. Experience working within a medical association preferred.ESSENTIAL SKILLS:Excellent analytical, negotiation, organizational and communication skills required, with the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, take initiative, collaborate with various internal and external constituents, and lead staff. Must have deep understanding of health insurance and managed care industry, and knowledge of coding and medical liability. Proficiency with MS Office and running database quesries required. Some travel and weekend work required.The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.
American Academy of Pediatrics Washington, DC, USA
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:    Senior Director, Federal AdvocacyBASIC FUNCTIONS:    Manage all aspects of the AAP’s Washington Office administrative operations, including  meeting and event planning,  budget/accounting  management, negotiating assigned vendor contracts,  serving as liaison to building management on all associated building and tenant services. Collaborate with Headquarters staff on human resources procedures and information technology systems. Assist advocacy staff with administrative duties. Ensure compliance with lobbying and political contribution reporting requirements.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:1.    Prepare and manage assigned budgets, financial statements, and reports.  Process invoices and monitor expenses for adherence to budget. Prepare and present budget reports to staff, as requested.2.    Manage and plan all aspects of assigned meetings, conferences, and special events, including the annual Legislative Conference, Committee on Federal Government Affairs meetings, and legislative briefings. Create agenda books, manage budgets, and oversee meeting logistics. 3.    Under the direction of Human Resources, serve as the point person for related activities in the Washington office, including staff recruitment, training and development, benefit administration, and compliance with applicable employment regulations.  Ensure adherence to all AAP policies and procedures. Administer and approve time record keeping for assigned staff.4.    Support federal advocacy efforts in promoting advocacy education programs including National Conference and Exhibition sessions, the Legislative Conference and other special events hosted by the AAP Washington, DC office.5.    In collaboration with IT staff, facilitate the implementation and management of phone and IT systems, including on-going computer support and training, as needed.  6.    Manage subscriptions of periodicals, advocacy software, and newspapers.7.    Supervise assigned staff. Manage workflow and direct daily administrative activities, including reception, printing, mailings, meetings, and special projects.8.    Assist advocacy staff in the completion of administrative duties.9.    Manage negotiation and administration of office lease, including repairs and parking agreements. Serve as liaison with building management staff on office and building security and issues associated with emergency preparedness operations. Negotiate and purchase all office equipment, furniture, supplies and maintenance agreements for equipment.10.    Manage the federal legislative internship program for AAP members, residents, and other recommended students. Work with appropriate AAP staff to develop program educational objectives and ensure that they are fulfilled.  11.    Negotiate contracts with local hotels, restaurants, and caterers for conference logistics, audio/visual, and on/off-site meal functions. Evaluate and maintain knowledge of local sites and related services.12.    Coordinate vendor relationships and oversee development of materials including but not limited to: advocacy booths at AAP meetings, graphic design elements for electronic and printed materials and event-related promotional items. In partnership with AAP advocacy staff, ensure vendor contract terms are followed, project bids comply with AAP procedure and materials are approved and delivered successfully.13.    Manage the development, follow-through, and fiscal activities associated with all new and on-going programs.14.    Compile and submit required quarterly lobbying reports. Monitor staff compliance with political contribution reporting requirements. Assist in the reporting of lobbying expenditures.15.    Perform all other duties as assigned.        EDUCATION:Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, human resources, or other related discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required.  EXPERIENCE:    At least three years related experience managing or coordinating general office administrative operations required, including budgeting, IT systems, and human resources, preferably in a non-proft environment. Experience with contract negotiations, employee supervision, and conference planning strongly desired. Experience working in an advocacy setting and familiarity with legislative and regulatory process a plus.ESSENTIAL SKILLS:    Must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, project management, communication, and computer skills. Must be capable of multitasking, paying close attention to detail, maintaining confidential information, and exercising good judgment and initiative. Strong technical acumen essential, with proficiency in MS Office, and the ability to learn and apply new technologies, and explain basic technical issues in non-technical terms. Some weekend work may be required. The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630- 626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response. ​ 
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, has an opportunity to manage various activities for the National Conference and Exhibition (NCE), including budget management, supervising all destination management activities, and coordinating assigned marketing materials. Serve as primary point-of-contact for AAP areas and oversee day-to-day responsibilities of key suppliers. Manage the meeting services logistics for various Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses.Some duties will include:• Manage pre, onsite, and post NCE activities including temporary staffing, shipping, Merchandise Mart inventory, internal marketing, photography, and other responsibilities as assigned.• Reconcile the monthly NCE budget. Ensure all invoices are reviewed, accurate and paid timely. • Provide research and assist in developing the NCE budget.• Act as main point of contact with the destination marketing company (CVB) to help create city maps, provide restaurant recommendations, develop city banners, collect creative copy for the website, and other city-related programs and services.• Work with Director, Meeting Services to support the housing functions of the NCE.• Collaborate with the CME staff to develop content for the NCE website and conference app.• Oversee the development of all structures, banners, and signs at the convention center. Manage design vendors and general contractor to make sure proper timelines are met. Ensure overall conference theme is properly showcased throughout signage and messaging.• Manage all destination management activities, including shuttle busses, tours, special event décor, and entertainment for all areas.• Oversee all activities taking place in the Connection Corner including the Tech Help Bar, Health and Wellness Series, networking areas, etc.• Act as main contact to marketing and CME staff to ensure all NCE marketing materials are being disseminated, collected, and edited properly.• Oversee the development and management of all workshops for the NCE. Work directly with CME faculty to ensure their needs are met.• Develop and maintain NCE post-convention history/statistical files.Qualified candidates will possess:• Bachelors degree in hospitality management, communications, business or related field required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience.  Professional designation (CMP, CAE) preferred.• Three years’ related experience in the hospitality management/meetings industry required. Association city-wide convention experience preferred.• Must be detail oriented and able to handle a heavy workload, display exemplary customer service skills, manage multiple priorities simultaneously, and collaborate effectively with various internal and external high-level constituents. • Excellent communication, interpersonal, diplomacy, organizational, and project management skills essential.  • Proficiency with MS Office required; experience with Web maintenance software (i.e., SharePoint) and event management/registration software (i.e., Cvent) strongly preferred. • Frequent weekend work and some travel required.To learn more about the organization, see a full job description, and/or apply for the position, please visit https://www.aap.org/employment.The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.