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Academy Health

AcademyHealth, the professional home and leading national organization for health services researchers, policymakers, and health care practitioners and stakeholders, is currently seeking a Research Assistant to provide substantive and administrative support to several initiatives.

The Research Assistant will help to conduct literature reviews and portfolio analyses, summarize findings in a variety of products (e.g., reports, issue briefs), help coordinate meetings and communications, and generally support programmatic efforts for various teams. 

The ideal candidate is motivated, curious, highly organized, flexible, a strong writer and eager to take on new challenges. Early career professionals with less than two years of experience in a health care policy or research setting are encouraged to apply.

Read the full job post here.

Deadline: November 17, 2017
Posted: 1 week 4 days ago

Manatt Health

Manatt is known for quality, for extraordinary commitment to clients, for integrated, relationship-based services, and for a range of capabilities typically found only in boutique firms. We are progressive and entrepreneurial compared to other major firms, and we are deeply committed to diversity, to public service, to involvement in the communities we serve and to excellence in all we do.

We are proud to represent a sophisticated client base in a range of industries, including healthcarefinancial servicesentertainmentmedia and advertisingreal estatetechnologyenergy and natural resourcesconsumer goods and services, and transportation.

Deadline: December 29, 2017
Posted: 1 week 4 days ago

Community Catalyst

The State Advocacy Manager (SAM) manages relationships with state-based advocacy organizations throughout the country, providing advocacy campaign guidance to consumer advocates, providers and policymakers who are working to improve state and local health programs to better serve the needs of children and families, particularly children of color.

The SAM will have the opportunity to support two state pilots that are focused on strengthening state and local partnerships to protect and enhance Medicaid. In addition, the SAM will support a several other states working with advocates on cutting-edge health advocacy campaigns in their efforts to expand coverage, access and benefits, and strengthen opportunities for prevention for children and families.

The State Advocacy Manager will be an active member of the Children’s Health Team and its State Advocacy Managers Team. The successful candidate will be a leader and catalyst in the design and implementation of cutting-edge health advocacy campaigns with some of the best health advocacy organizations in the country.

For more information and how to apply, click here

Deadline: December 29, 2017
Posted: 1 week 6 days ago

Global Health Corps

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter with a strong understanding of the global health field, including trends, challenges, and major players. S/he will have the passion to work strategically toward systems change, and will appreciate the importance of a leader’s well-honed voice for inspiring and mobilizing social change. This position reports to the Senior Director of Advocacy and Communications and will be involved in the development and execution of a robust, year-round fellow recruitment strategy. Beyond fellow recruitment, the Advocacy and Communications Team oversees GHC’s external-facing engagement on health leadership and works closely with the Program Team on communications and advocacy-related curricula of fellow and alumni programming.

For more information and how to apply, click here

Deadline: October 31, 2017
Posted: 1 week 6 days ago

CommunicateHealth, Inc

Lead the development of communication products with a multi-disciplinary team and ensure products are delivered on time and in budget • Keep project teams and clients focused by advocating for end users • Develop product requirements and specifications and adjust as necessary based on client feedback and user research • Develop research protocols, including screeners and moderator’s guides • Conduct formative research with consumers and professionals • Integrate user research studies into message and product development • Write clear, concise reports (from top-level summaries to detailed technical reports) for delivery to clients • Research a variety of health- and wellness-related topics and distill the most relevant actions and recommendations • Gather and review feedback on content from editors, usability professionals, and subject matter experts, and revise content appropriately • Work with design, content, and usability staff on information architecture, content strategy, and content layout • Oversee and inform post-production quality control (QC) processes • Act as a connector across project teams to integrate project-level lessons learned across the organization

Please send cover letter, resume, 2 writing or portfolio samples, and 3 references by October 20, 2017 to admin@communicatehealth.com

Deadline: October 20, 2017
Posted: 1 week 6 days ago

CommunicateHealth, Inc

Provide support for health communication, content development, website maintenance, and formative research projects. Tasks may include: • Writing content for print and interactive tools • Helping to maintain content and images for large federal health websites • Conducting Internet research and environmental scans • Providing support for research projects such as scheduling research participants and taking notes Coordinate day-to-day activities of projects. Tasks may include: • Supporting multi-disciplinary teams of writers, designers, researchers, and web developers • Scheduling client and team meetings • Drafting meeting agendas and taking meeting notes • Maintaining project schedules and timelines Support internal CH work. Tasks may include: • Onsite administrative tasks • Interfacing professionally with high-level clients • Picture Public Health maintenance and research.

Please send cover letter and resume to admin@communicatehealth.com

Deadline: October 20, 2017
Posted: 1 week 6 days ago

CommunicateHealth, Inc

You’ll work closely with the Chief Strategist to understand the processes currently in place and make each of them more productive. You’ll assist and support the Chief Strategist by: • Organizing, managing, and completing an array of tasks in an efficient and effective manner • Handling all the day-to-day happenings, including scheduling, email correspondence, agendas, meeting notes, and action items — and you’ll ensure that all “action items” and “next steps” from meetings are properly executed in a timely fashion • Taking ownership of many internal projects — and adapting throughout the day to efficiently switch and complete varied tasks • Staying alert to potential challenges and proactively solving problems • Thinking through big-picture strategies that support company priorities • Developing processes and managing document organization and files • Performing general office and administrative tasks (answering the phone, opening the mail, purchasing supplies) • Creating Excel spreadsheets • Assisting with staff meetings, remote conference calls, and scheduling

Please send cover letter and resume to admin@communicatehealth.com

Deadline: October 20, 2017
Posted: 1 week 6 days ago

The Power Shift Network

  • Assess existing progressive organizing and movement training infrastructure with attention to accessibility for young people
  • Develop and maintain resource banks of trainings, workshops, intensives etc. available to PSN members
  • Lead the development and implementation of PSN’s training strategy, with focus on decentralized network theory, anti-oppression praxis and the particular needs of the youth climate movement
  • Build and maintain relationships with network member organization representatives to better understand current network resources and identify network specific training needs
  • Develop curricula and design agendas for signature Power Shift Network trainings and workshops that meet PSN member needs
  • Manage logistics for in-person trainings, including venue, caters, and liaising with facilitators.
  • Lead PSN’s webinar trainings which offer strategic online learning opportunities in the network, highlighting and prioritizing decentralizing knowledge sharing within network
  • Support planning, recruitment, and logistics for annual summer youth activist training camp
  • Engage in continued education on training and facilitation best practices, the climate justice movement, and related social justice movements
  • Support and provide facilitation and assistance, including strategy coaching, leadership development, training, and other relevant components to network members, with a special emphasis on organizations who work with and/or represent frontline communities, communities of color and/or low income communities
  • Coordinate with digital staff to ensure the proper integration of online tools for resource sharing, recruitment, and training purposes
  • Works closely with Executive Director and Network Coordinator to plan and execute the member Annual Meeting, including supporting agenda and facilitation plan, and other events as requested.

For more information about the position and how to apply, click here

Deadline: December 29, 2017
Posted: 2 weeks 3 days ago

Partners for a Healthier Communities

Position includes managing the asthma coalition, climate justice and healthy homes work. Implement programming for initiatives to improve the health of people enrolled in the project:

  1. Develops programs and services that promote best and emerging practices for the environmental health area.  Designs and implements collaborative strategies with community partners and collaborators such as  social organizations, faith communities, community-based organizations and so on;
  2. Assists in strategic thinking, research and evaluation and program planning to achieve the corporation’s strategic goals and objectives assigned to the Consultant.  In this area, the Consultant is primarily responsible for implementing strategies such as providing training and technical assistance to help prioritize issues and develop community partnerships, utilizing data to execute new initiatives, evaluate results and communicate progress.
  3. Provides facilitative leadership to fellow community leaders, and offers opportunities and/or shares experiences, perspectives and expertise on issues such as partnership development, meeting planning, facilitation, and conflict management; 
  4. Provides facilitative leadership to the project team in action planning including steps and/or activities to address the priority areas, and implementing actions with a timeline, identifiable milestones and evaluation measures;
  5. Oversee subcontractors when necessary and student interns;

Read the full description here

Deadline: October 31, 2017
Posted: 2 weeks 6 days ago

Manatt Health

Manatt Health is seeking highly qualified Consultant(s) to join our growing team. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a nationally recognized healthcare strategy consulting team and work with clients who are passionate about improving healthcare.

Manatt Health* is the interdisciplinary health policy and business strategy advisory subsidiary of Manatt, Phelps and Phillips, LLP, one of the nation’s preeminent and integrated healthcare law and consulting practices in the country. Manatt Health boasts a team of over 90 professionals dedicated to healthcare, providing their knowledge and expertise to leading healthcare organizations to strategize and resolve complex issues to help improve quality, efficiency, and safety of care. Manatt Health attracts a wide range of for-profit and non-profit clients in both the public and private sectors including healthcare providers, coalitions and associations of providers, heath plans and other payers, foundations, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and federal and state government.

Read the full description here

Deadline: November 16, 2017
Posted: 3 weeks 6 days ago

Department of Health Promotion and Policy

The Department of Health Promotion & Policy (HPP) in the School of Public Health & Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a full-time, academic-year (nine-month), tenure-line position as Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management. UMass Amherst is a doctoral-granting university with highest research activity (R1) and the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts.

This is a fully state-funded (9-month) tenure line position. Responsibilities include an active program of research, teaching, professional, and community service, as well as mentoring graduate and undergraduate students. Candidates must possess strong research skills with a proven track record of extramurally funded program research, commensurate with experience, in health policy and management. Areas of research interest are open, while we are particularly interested in candidates interested in teaching healthcare management courses.

View the full listing on the UMass Amherst Human Resources website.

Deadline: October 18, 2017
Posted: 4 weeks 7 hours ago

UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences is seeking applicants from a range of fields in public health whose research emphasizes Latino health and attendant health equity issues for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants are encouraged from within the areas of epidemiology, health policy and management, or environmental health.

This is a fully state-funded (9-month) tenure track position. Responsibilities include an active program of research, teaching, professional, and community service, as well as mentoring graduate and undergraduate students, departmental, school and university service. Candidates must possess strong research skills with a proven track record of, or excellent potential for, extramural research funding, preferably from federal funding agencies. Preference will be given to candidates with a commitment to an interdisciplinary approach to health research.

The successful candidate may join the faculty in the programs of Epidemiology, Environmental Health Sciences, or Health Policy and Management, depending on background and research interests. Successful candidates will also have the opportunity to become affiliated with a new Center for Community Health Equity Research. Potential areas of research interest may include chronic disease risk, cancer survivorship, immigration policy, social determinants of health, addiction, environmental health and health policy/health services.

View the full listing on the UMass Amherst Human Resources website.

Deadline: October 16, 2017
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

EPIC Systems Co.

As a Software Tester on our Quality Assurance (QA) team at Epic, you'll play a critical role in ensuring that our software lives up to its world-class reputation. These detail-oriented perfectionists test our software from a medical professional's perspective to make sure it's efficient and intuitive. As a part of our testing team, you'll use your creativity to push our software to the limit. First we use it right, and then we use it wrong. Thinking outside the box, you'll work side by side with our developers to create high quality healthcare software. Kick your career into high gear - break our code. You bring your intelligence, creativity and curiosity; we'll teach you the rest.

Read full post here

Deadline: December 18, 2017
Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago

EPIC Systems Co.

As a Project Manager on our Implementation Services (IS) team, you'll work side by side with our customers to install our software, help them to lead and manage change, and ultimately transform the way they provide healthcare for about 57% of Americans. Project managers develop creative strategies to achieve a common end goal while collaborating with smart and innovative colleagues from all roles. Customers will see you as the face of Epic, and you'll form long-lasting relationships with your teams. No two days are the same - you'll never stop learning and growing. You'll have the autonomy to make important decisions while receiving support and guidance along the way. You bring your intelligence, creativity and curiosity; we'll teach you the rest.

See full post here

Deadline: December 18, 2017
Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago

Internships

Pioneer Valley Asthma Coalition (PVAC)

The Healthy Homes intern will work with the Springfield Healthy Homes Collaborative to support the pilot of the Springfield Healthy Homes Pay for Success program.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about healthy homes strategies, services and health/home repair interventions.
  • Learn how data management and analysis are used in program management.

Requirements

  • Experience in MS Office required; experience with web editing and database preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred.
  • College juniors and seniors with a 3.0 GPA or better. Master’s students preferred.
  • Ability to dedicate 6-10 hours per week to internship.
  • Ability to follow directions and eager to learn.

How to Apply

Please Email application form and resume to info@partnersforahealthiercommunity.org for consideration to our internship program.  Thank you.

Deadline: October 27, 2017
Posted: 1 week 4 days ago

Pioneer Valley Asthma Coalition (PVAC)

The Communications intern will provide support in communications for health education and community based programming:

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about community engagement including attending and reporting on community meetings and events.
  • Learn about asthma education and resources, including creating asthma educational materials and updating asthma resource lists.
  • Learn about policy advocacy related to environmental health.
  • Learn about online communication strategies including website, Facebook and email marketing.
  • Learn about program evaluation through tracking PVAC activities and materials.

Requirements

  • Experience in MS Office required; experience with web editing and database preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred.
  • College juniors and seniors with a 3.0 GPA or better. Master’s students preferred.
  • Ability to dedicate 6-10 hours per week to internship.
  • Ability to follow directions and eager to learn.

How to Apply
Please Email application form and resume to info@partnersforahealthiercommunity.org for consideration to our internship program.  Thank you.

Deadline: October 27, 2017
Posted: 1 week 4 days ago

Fellowships

Wisconsin Population Health Service

Applicants should have:

  • A master's or doctoral degree in public health or an allied discipline at the time of appointment
  • Relevant work experience in public health or related field
  • Demonstrated interest in community service or community based research
  • US citizenship or be a foreign national with US permanent resident status

The Wisconsin Population Health Service Fellowship is committed to building and maintaining diversity. People of color, LGBTQ-identified individuals, and individuals interested in working in rural communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary: Competitive salary with health insurance and excellent salary-related benefits

Term of appointment: Two years, July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2020

For additional information on the Fellowship Program and to apply, please visit: http://www.wiphfellowship.org/apply/

Deadline: December 16, 2017
Posted: 1 week 6 days ago

UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research & Education

The purpose of the fellowship is:

  • To prepare individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds in medical, biological, social, behavioral, and policy sciences to join the next generation of academic leaders in tobacco control.
  • Upon completion of training, fellows will be well positioned to be active participants in crucial policy debates about the future development and implementation of tobacco control interventions. 

The fellowship supports two years of postdoctoral training in all aspects of tobacco control research:

  • Our program stresses the skills needed to conduct research in diverse, collaborative transdisciplinary settings. 
  • We emphasize leadership in catalyzing the integration of multiple disciplines and translating science to policy and clinical practice. 
  • Postdoctoral fellows will have exposure to diverse training, including both didactic coursework and individualized mentoring to build a personalized research program. 

For more information and how to apply, click here

Deadline: January 24, 2018
Posted: 1 month 5 days ago