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Massachusetts Public Health Association

The Development and Communications Manager is a new position on the Massachusetts Public Health Association (MPHA) team. This manager reports to the Executive Director and will be responsible for the development and implementation of annual communications and fundraising plans. The manager will supervise part time consultants related to events coordination and communications. S/He will manage and oversee MPHA’s signature annual events (the Spring Awards Breakfast and the Fall Annual Conference & Expo) as well as assist in growing MPHA’s organizational membership and individual donor support. The manager will be responsible for ensuring consistency of messaging and branding across all communications vehicles, managing or supporting communications for external audiences, and developing content for newsletters, digital media, event related materials, etc.  

For a full job description and application instructions, visit the MPHA website.

Deadline: November 22, 2019
Posted: 3 days 1 hour ago

Amherst College

Amherst College invites applications for the Administrative Assistant position.

The Administrative Assistant is a part time, ten hour per week, casual position without benefits. Amherst College has profoundly transformed its student body in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and nationality, among other areas.

The Administrative Assistant supports the operations of the Grants Office, which oversees Amherst College’s fundraising from foundations, corporate philanthropies, and government agencies.  

The Assistant provides general administrative support to the office and assists with proofreading and maintenance of the Grants Office’s website and social media presence.

The Assistant takes appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and participates in the College’s efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.

Summary of Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Data Entry and Information Management - Enter and maintain electronic records in the college-wide Colleague system, in GrantsLink, an internal proposal review system, and ARI, the Grants Office’s Access database, primary staff responsible for Colleague entries of proposals and awards, maintain limited Grants Office paper files
General Administrative Support - Assist the Director with meeting scheduling and dissemination of proposals and reports, take notes at departmental meetings as requested, order supplies and maintain stores of paper and toner within the Grants Office, help to organize and maintain order in shared work spaces
Online Research and Dissemination - Find and post grant opportunities on Grants Office Facebook page, test and update links to funding opportunities on Grants Office website.  Help to locate information about foundations, foundation staff and trustees and practices at peer institutions as requested. Track alumni outcomes for grantors as requested, help compile data for reports and assist Director and Associate Directors with report preparation
Proofreading - Proofread proposals, reports, and correspondence as requested to ensure they are free of errors

Qualifications 
B.A. or equivalent combination of skills and experience.
At least two years of office experience, preferably in an educational setting.
Excellent written communication skills, including proofreading skills.
Superior attention to detail, accuracy, and coordination.
Strong organizational and time management skills including the ability to work effectively with multiple projects and deadlines.
Ability to take initiative, work independently, and collaboratively.
Commitment to working with a diverse and inclusive community.

Application Instructions 
Interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information (email and/or telephone numbers) for three professional references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. https://apply.interfolio.com/69781

Deadline: December 20, 2019
Posted: 3 days 4 hours ago

UMass Amherst Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology

The Department of Biostatistics & Epidemiology is seeking applicants for a Lecturer to work with a dynamic and engaged faculty. Successful applicants will be master’s level biostatisticians or epidemiologists, or equivalent, with demonstrated expertise in teaching introductory public health, biostatistics, or epidemiology.  Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate courses which may include an undergraduate-level capstone course, introduction to epidemiology and selected electives, the latter determined in consultation with our Curriculum Committee.  Additional position responsibilities will include student advising, university service, and professional development.

View the full description, requirements and application instructions on the UMass Amherst Human Resources website.

Deadline: December 2, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 2 days ago

Massachusetts General Hospital

The Senior Program Manager will oversee the development of capacity building and educational materials and activities with community health center partners.She/he will be a primary point of contact for the I-Lab, representing the I-Lab to internal and external partners, community health centers, and interacting with investigators, community advisors, executive advisors and other individuals throughout Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Chan School of Public Health. She/he will also contribute to general strategy and planning related to execution of the I-Lab grant activities to ensure the I-Lab goals and activities are met, assist with financial management, and oversee execution of the data management plan, Institutional Review Board application and project reports.

Responsibilities:
• Coordinate project activities for the Implementation Science Center for Cancer Control Equity (ISCCCE).
• Manage communications, educational materials and capacity building activities with Massachusetts community health centers participating in the ISCCCE through on-site activities and a virtual network.
• Coordinate communications among project core programs, partners and staff including data management, research activities and pilot studies.
• Set agendas for I-Lab project operations meetings.
• Oversee adherence to I-Lab activity timelines.
• Manage communications and activities with community advisory board.
• Coordinate data sources and partners to optimize efficiency of databases and adhere to data safety and monitoring plans.
• Hire and supervise research staff in pilot projects.
• Work with staff at community health centers to negotiate/implement/monitor research protocols.
• Present ISCCCE activities at local and national community health meetings and forums.
• Represent the ISCCCE in meetings with internal and external collaborators.
• Stay up to date on literature, etc. to provide recommendations and information related to community-based cancer prevention and community health implementation science.
• Provide scientific and administrative support for any grant proposals associated with the I-Lab activities.
• Working with communications staff, oversee dissemination of ISCCCE activities through a web-based platform and social media activities.
• Assist the Principle Investigators with presentation needs for ISCCCE events.
• Assist with evaluation and preparation of publications and reports of all programmatic activities.
• Disseminate information on the I-Lab programs, creating progress reports and other program materials for distribution.
• Review MGH budget and spending updates monthly and coordinate with post-award financial managers at Harvard Chan School of Public.
 • Provide administrative support and facilitate contracts for partnerships with community health centers and community-based programs

Qualifications:
• A minimum seven years’ experience in a healthcare setting.
• BA/BS required.
• Master’s degree preferred (in management, education, public health or related field).

Skills, Abilities, Competencies:
• Strong, demonstrated commitment to equity and improving access to health care for underserved populations. Excellent organizational abilities, including success in managing multiple competing priorities.
• Ability to collaborate effectively and regularly with staff at the highest levels of the organization. Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills including verbal and written as well as ability to develop clear presentations and online content for a broad spectrum of staff and partners.
• Strong problem solving and process management skills.
• Exemplary verbal and written communication skills, including experience writing for websites and other online or virtual venues.
• Extensive knowledge of project management areas of integration, scope, time, quality, cost, resource management, and communication.
• Ability to develop an understanding of project content sufficient to address whether deliverables have been met, to identify and elevate issues appropriately and/or to seek expert input to assure that the process outline to reach critical milestones is substantive and sufficient.
• Fluency with project management technology and interest in/experience with utilizing technology to support learning communities.

Strong skills in Excel, PowerPoint, online content development (WordPress, etc.), and project management software (JIRA, Basecamp, Asana or other). Data management software experience (Access, Redcap, or other) required.
• Ability to travel to community health center partner locations as required.

Supervisory Responsibility
• Supervise 15 community health center organizational partners participating in I-Lab activities including monitoring health center engagement, participation in capacity building activities, supporting their staffing and financial management for I-Lab research activities, and evaluation of data reporting and performance.
• Responsible for the direct supervision of one research staff member.
• Supervise students participating in I-Lab activities (3-5 per year).

Fiscal Responsibility
• Management of budgets for a complex federal award with five institutional sub-contracts and 15 community health center partners. The Implementation Science Center for Cancer Control Equity (ISCCCE) is an NIH-funded center grant with principle investigators at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health and Massachusetts General Hospital. As part of the center grant, the ISCCCE team is developing an Implementation Laboratory (I-Lab) of community health centers across Massachusetts to increase implementation science in community health settings, enable a range of studies on the adoption and implementation of cancer prevention and control strategies, and allow for rapid-cycle testing of innovative approaches in settings that serve populations with health disparities.

The Implementation lab is partnering with the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers (Mass League), a robust primary care association in Massachusetts the Data Reporting and Visualization System (DRVS), to inform and evaluate implementation and quality improvement activities.

General Summary

 The I-Lab Senior Program Manager will be based at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in the Center for Community Health Improvement and will work closely with the Department of Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics. The I-Lab Senior Program Manager will work closely with center grant PIs and report directly to the I-lab Director. The I-Lab Senior Program Manager will be responsible for project coordination with community health center and data partners, investigators at MGH and the Harvard Chan School of Public Health, and community advisors. She/he will provide oversight throughout the project management lifecycle for all administrative functions at the I-Lab and contribute to administrative management of the overall grant. The I-Lab Senior Program Manager will also serve as the lead for ISCCCE communications including coordination of a virtual community of I-Lab partners, evaluation/reporting activities, and coordination of center grant events.

Apply: https://partners.taleo.net/careersection/ghc/jobdetail.ftl?job=3107962

Deadline: March 31, 2020
Posted: 2 weeks 4 days ago

Researcher (Translational Epidemiologist)

Mass General Hospital for Children

 

Research Associate Hospital and Department: Massachusetts General Hospital / Division of General Academic Pediatrics

Minimum degree: Ph.D. in health science Minimum years of experience required in the field: Post Doctoral in Epidemiology or related field

 

Summary: The Translational Epidemiologist will collaborate with clinical and research faculty on projects in the Division of General Academic Pediatrics at MassGeneral Hospital for Children. Research studies in our lab focus on a range of methodologies and content areas including epidemiologic investigations into the early life origins of obesity, pediatric obesity prevention and management, examining racial/ethnic disparities, perinatal and community health services research, and direction and implementation of clinical-community trials.


Current studies include: - Connect for Health seeks to implement, evaluate, and disseminate a clinical-community intervention to manage overweight and obesity among children ages 2-12 years, across four health systems in the US. - The First 1,000 Days Program is a mother-father-infant obesity prevention program beginning in pregnancy and following families through the child’s second year of life. - Rise & SHINE is a longitudinal cohort study examining infant sleep and growth in the first two years of life. -

 

The Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration (CORD) project seeks to implement and disseminate a proven-effective Healthy Weight Clinic intervention at federally-qualified community health centers across the country. Functioning independently, the Translational Epidemiologist will work with Division faculty and staff on the design, conduct, statistical analysis, and writing of clinical, translational, outcomes and implementation research studies focused on pediatric obesity and other pediatric topics. S/he will work concurrently on multiple projects in the Division with strong project management and communication skills.

 

The Translational Epidemiologist will be integrally involved in all stages of the design and conduct of multiple studies, providing input on issues that could affect data quality and the validity, generalizability, or interpretation of statistical analyses. S/he will plan, organize, and conduct research, including writing grants and papers under the direction of the Division Chief and others independently.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Collaborate with investigators on the design, conduct, statistical analysis and interpretation of clinical, translational, outcomes, and implementation research studies, including writing papers, writing grants, and assisting in the direction of ongoing research studies.

• Use statistical software packages to perform data analysis including regression analyses, growth trajectory analyses, and power calculations.

• Contribute to the development and writing of grant proposals, including assessment of protocol feasibility, consistency between study aims and analysis plans, and power calculations.

• Develop analysis plans and write manuscripts. As appropriate will be first author or a co-author on manuscripts

• Perform data clean-up and merging various databases for statistical analysis. 

• Act as resource for investigators and other personnel performing their own data analyses, assisting with overall planning and/or troubleshooting of analyses.

• Provide mentoring to varying levels of staff (i.e., faculty, fellows, residents, analysts, project managers) on good research practices, optimal data flows, use of appropriate statistical methods, and interpretation / limitations of analyses.

 

Skills/Abilities/Competencies:

• Strong skills in research methods including study design, statistical analysis, and implementation models.

• Working knowledge and experience applying standard statistical software using SAS and/or STATA and R.

• Facility with large databases and database management.

• Ability to work with clinicians to translate clinical questions into outcomes or implementation research projects.

• Experience in the independent writing and publication of clinical, epidemiological, and implementation research.

• Human relations and interpersonal skills of a level to interact and communicate with hospital clinical personnel, including the ability to explain technical details to non-programmers.

• Strong organizational skills. • Strong analytical skills with a high degree of initiative.

• Creative and highly motivated with strong organizational and management skills.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Ability to multi-task in a dynamic multi-disciplinary research environment and to handle a variety of tasks amid shifting priorities. Licenses or special skills necessary to perform the job:

• Ability to work as a member of a team

• Able to multi-task to support several projects  Perform activities independently

•  Fluent in English (both spoken and written)

 

Please submit CV and cover letter to Meghan Perkins, MPH. meperkins@mgh.harvard.edu

 

Deadline: December 6, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 5 days ago

Researcher

Boston Medical Center

Boston Medical Center is seeking highly skilled individuals to integrate, translate and disseminate community-level public health data as part of an opioid overdose reduction study within 16 Massachusetts communities. The Healing Communities Study is funded through the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) with the ambitious goal of reducing opioid addiction overdose deaths by 40% in communities across the state. Community coalitions will select and implement evidence-based strategies to achieve this goal.

Major responsibilities will include: facilitating collection of data from community partners; collaborating with the Informatics team to improve data quality; overseeing the integration of data into interactive web-based dashboards; serving as a resource for community stakeholders to process and integrate study data; and working together with other CDMs to identify community-specific practices associated with improvements in key metrics.

A Masters degree is preferred; 2 years minimum experience in a related role is required. Excellent communication skills and an outgoing personality are needed to be successful in this role. Ability to travel thoughout Massachusetts is required.

Interested parties should email karen.brenner@bmc.org with a resume for immediate consideration.


 

Deadline: December 20, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 2 days ago

William Paterson University

William Paterson University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in the Department of Public Health, beginning September 1, 2020.  This position includes teaching at the undergraduate level and academic advisement of undergraduate students.

The Department of Public Health is located in the College of Science and Health, which is one of five comprehensive and diverse colleges at William Paterson University.  The Department of Public Health offers undergraduate programs in public health, public health education, and health studies.  The department’s public health program is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) as a standalone bachelor’s program and prepares students for careers as public health generalists and health education specialists. Positon reports to the Department of Public Health Chairperson.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Teaching: responsibilities include but are not limited to undergraduate health research methods courses and courses in at least one of the following specialties:  epidemiology, health systems, health administration, health education, or health communication. 
  • Educating: engaging with faculty to ensure efficient organization of courses and coursework; teaching courses within the curriculum.
  • Scholarship: conceptualizing, developing, executing, and maintaining a research agenda resulting in scholarly publications and presentations.
  • Service: actively participating in the variety of service opportunities within the department, college, university community; advising and mentoring students.

Required qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in public health or a public health discipline.
  • Advanced ABD candidates who meet all other criteria may be considered for initial appointment at the rank of Instructor; to be considered for reappointment, the terminal degree must, however, be completed by the time of review for reappointment to a second year in early 2021.
  • Documented evidence of excellence in college teaching.
  • Documented evidence of an active research agenda and published, peer-reviewed scholarship.

Preferred qualifications

  • Public health practice experience is strongly preferred.
  • Current certification as CHES, MCHES, or CPH is strongly preferred.

Personal attributes and traits:

  • Demonstrated dedication to supporting student success
  • Ability to collaborate with peers in a diverse environment
  • Persistence in a complex environment

About William Paterson:        

William Paterson University is the third most diverse public university in New Jersey. As a longstanding member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), we have been designated by the US Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. William Paterson University is also proud to be designated as a NASA MSI (Minority Serving Institution). The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 10,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City. 

 

Invitation to apply:     

Please click to apply for the position.

Interested candidates will be prompted to:

Complete an application

Submit a cover letter and resume

Provide names/contacts of three professional references

Submission of all documents listed above is required for consideration.

Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received prior to December 30, 2019 will be given preference.

Please email talent@wpunj.edu should you have any general questions related to this search.

The Clery Act (The Jean Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistic Act) requires all institutions of higher learning to make available to prospective employees our agency's Annual Security Report. A copy of this information is available on the University Police Department website at the Clery Act page. A paper copy of this report can be obtained at the University Police Department upon request.

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 4 days ago

Quality Assurance at EPIC

EPIC

 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. More than just important work. Epic is located in Madison, Wisconsin, a city regularly ranked as one of America's best places to live. Epic's environment is one of continuous learning; you'll have access to opportunities to expand your skill set and share your knowledge with others. We offer comprehensive benefits to keep you healthy and happy as you grow in your life and career, and your merit-based compensation will reflect the impact your work has on the company and our customers.

You'll also be eligible for annual raises and bonuses, as well as stock grants, which give you an even greater stake in the success of Epic and our customers.

Epic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (W/M/Vets/Disability) employer. Please see our full non-discrimination statement at https://careers.epic.com/EEO.

Requirements - Bachelor's degree or greater (any major)
 A history of academic and professional success
Software experience is not required; we'll train you to be an expert
Eligible to work in the U.S. without visa sponsorship
Relocation to the Madison, WI area (reimbursed)

To Apply: http://epic.avature.net/Careers/FolderDetail/Verona-Wisconsin-United-States-Software-Tester/741
 

Deadline: December 20, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 6 days ago

EPIC

High-impact tech jobs for smart leaders. Implementing software that saves lives. As a Project Manager, you'll help customers implement our software, which today impacts the lives of 75% of Americans and 250 million patients around the world.

Traveling to national and international healthcare organizations, you'll apply your intelligence and leadership skills to collaborate with customer teams and colleagues, design intuitive systems, and own the success of newcomers to the Epic community.

You'll have a high level of responsibility from the outset, and we'll give you autonomy to make important decisions and provide support and guidance along the way. No software experience required. We'll teach you what you need to know; just bring your brain, your curiosity, and your drive.

Manage projects at the most innovative health systems on the planet. All the Top 20 health systems in the U.S. News and World Report are Epic customers. Our community includes major systems like the Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins, Cleveland Clinic, and Kaiser Permanente, as well as leading academic medical centers at the University of Wisconsin, University of Michigan, University of California, University of Texas, The Ohio State University, and many more.

Work in your own office, eat delicious food, and travel the world. We don't believe in cubicles. (Well, we believe they exist, but...) You will work in an individual office that will heighten your ability to get stuff done. For lunch, visit King's Cross or Cassiopeia for a wide array of meal options, or go to one of our smaller, themed bistros, feature wood-rotisserie, pan-Asian, and Latin-inspired cuisine. All meals are restaurant-quality but cost only a few dollars, and they're prepared by a culinary team comprised of kitchen talent from restaurants around the country. And, after five years here, you'll earn a four-week sabbatical anywhere in the world. Staff have kayaked in Patagonia, attended a Beyoncé concert in Ireland, built a library in Tanzania, and run a marathon in Antarctica. Live affordably in a city known for its rising tech talent.

Epic is located just outside Madison, Wisconsin the second fastest growing market for tech talent in the United States and home to the state capital and the University of Wisconsin. Madison, a city surrounded by water, has received accolades for being the greenest city in America (NerdWallet), the best city of renters (SmartAsset), and the fittest city in America (Fitbit), and it has the highest concentration of millennial talent in the country (Inc.). 

We offer comprehensive benefits to keep you healthy and happy as you grow in your life and career, and your merit-based compensation will reflect the impact your work has on the company and our customers. You'll also be eligible for annual raises and bonuses, as well as stock grants, which give you an even greater stake in the success of Epic and our customers. Epic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (W/M/Vets/Disability) employer. Please see our full non-discrimination statement at https://careers.epic.com/EEO.

Requirements - Bachelor's degree or greater (any major) - A history of academic and professional success - Willingness to travel 50-75% - Eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship - Software experience is not required; we'll train you to be an expert -

Relocation to the Madison, WI area (reimbursed)  

Apply: http://epic.avature.net/Careers/FolderDetail/Verona-Wisconsin-United-States-Project-Manager/738 

Deadline: November 22, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 6 days ago

Baystate Health

Research Assistants are needed for a five-year study funded by the NIH. The goal of the project is to evaluate provision of medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) in houses of correction across Massachusetts in an effort to decrease opioid use disorder and opioid overdose risks across the state.

The Research Assistants (RAs), under the supervision of the Project Director, will assist with data collection and entry focused on MOUD initiation and adherence in Houses of Correction (HOCs) in Western Massachusetts. RAs will work daily at one of three HOCs in Franklin, Hampshire, and Hampden Counties.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Work at a local HOC in Western Massachusetts; data extraction and data entry using study instruments provided by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH); data management; transfer of data from HOCs to the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS) with MDPH; assistance with ACASI surveys; collaboration with local HOC staff and leadership; regular meetings with the Study Coordinator and investigative team; and helping with other tasks as needed.  

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Must be comfortable working in a secure correctional environment
  • Knowledge of prison systems and correctional facilities highly desired
  • Solid computer skills and proficiency: Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Word
  • Ability to work well with a study coordinator and local supervisor
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation and be able and willing to travel throughout the state.
  • Ability to follow study protocols
  • Ability to work successfully and patiently under pressure, understand and follow policies and procedures, and accommodate change
  • Ability to take responsibility for assignments, work independently, and as part of a team
  • Experience handling confidential materials with discretion

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

Department of Epidemiology: Dartmouth College

Job Responsibilities: include participating in the development of research protocols including selection and design of questionnaires and biologic sample collection and measurement methods (clinical measures, anthropometry, neurodevelopment).

Responsibilities will also include oversight of data and sample collection, hiring, supervision and training of study personnel at multiple sites to ensure that maternal/pediatric assessments are completed correctly, and that study milestones and goals are met in a timely manner. Other responsibilities include providing assistance with report, grant and manuscript preparation, and budget planning and monitoring.

To meet these responsibilities: the candidate will be expected to closely collaborate with the study Principal Investigator, co-investigators, project director, project coordinators, laboratory director, post-doctoral trainees, statisticians, programmers, clinical personnel, administrative officers and others. The candidate will also be expected to develop strong relationships with medical and administrative staff at collaborating sites and serve as a liaison with local medical communities, study participants and others in response to study questions and requests.

This position requires the ability to work a flexible schedule with minimal travel to study sites within New Hampshire and national meetings. Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.
Please apply directly through the Dartmouth college website https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/52345

Deadline: November 30, 2019
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

Care Coordination Team Member

Northampton Area Pediatrics

Northampton Area Pediatrics is adding to its Care Coordination Team. The ideal candidate will have experience within a medical or dental office with insurance verification, patient registration, electronic medical records and referrals. Candidates with EPIC experience will be given priority consideration. Must be highly organized and have the ability to multi task working in a fast paced, busy pediatric office.

The ideal candidate should have the following:

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends, as needed
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Computer proficiency
  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Ability to with within a team

Job Type: Full-time/Part-time

NAP is a thriving, family-centered practice providing excellent, accessible healthcare to children, adolescents and young adults as individuals and within the community. Founded in 1978 by Dr. Peter Kenny, Northampton Area Pediatrics has been serving families in the Pioneer Valley for over 40 years. With two friendly locations, extensive office hours, and an excellent medical staff, our practice provides robust, innovative, and family-centric care to infants, children, and adolescents in western Massachusetts. Our providers believe in exceptional care and we value maintaining medical excellence, outstanding customer service and promoting and maintaining a community built on respect.

Contact: Lisa Fernandes

Human Resources Manager

Northampton Area Pediatrics, LLP

193 Locust Street

Northampton, MA  01060

413-517-2263

Deadline: November 20, 2019
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago

Internships

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Summer Intern for 2020 in our Cambridge, MA, or our Lexington, MA or our San Diego, CA offices.

Here, everyone matter and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.

POSITION OBJECTIVES:
Takeda's summer internship program blends real world experience with an extensive overview of the pharmaceutical industry. Knowledgeable mentors will provide guidance as you gain professional hands-on experience. The summer internship program is 12 weeks in length and offers a unique perspective into a world-class pharmaceutical company. Compensation is competitive, and financed temporary housing is available to those who qualify. Our internship program also provides you the opportunity to network with people at Takeda through various planned events and activities.

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Must be deadline driven and have a high level of organizational and planning skills
The ideal candidate exhibits strong analytical, problem-solving, and oral and written communication skills; he or she also possesses the ability to work well in teams, effectively manage multiple projects, and present ideas clearly and concisely.
Experience in each of the following MS Office applications:
MS Outlook - Proficient
MS Word - Proficient
MS Excel - Proficient
MS PowerPoint - Proficient

EDUCATION, BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited university for the semester before and immediately following the internship.
Applicants must be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree and have completed at least their sophomore year or be a graduate level student pursuing either a PharmD or Master’s degree
For Bachelor’s and Master’s degree students, a major in a healthcare, pharmacy or life science field is preferred.

Qualifications
MINIMUM CUMULATIVE GPA
3.0
ALLOWED SCHOOL YEARS
Sophomore, Junior, Masters, Doctorate

No US work authorization required

To Apply:  www.Takedajobs.com.

Deadline: December 8, 2019
Posted: 3 days 3 hours ago

Summer Analyst: Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Washington, D.C.

Manatt Health Strategies

Manatt Health integrates legal and consulting expertise to better serve the complex needs of clients across the healthcare system. Combining legal excellence, first-hand experience in shaping public policy, sophisticated strategy insight, and deep analytic capabilities, we provide uniquely valuable professional services to the full range of health industry players. Our diverse team of more than 160 attorneys and consultants from Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP and its consulting subsidiary, Manatt Health Strategies, LLC, is passionate about helping our clients advance their business interests, fulfill their missions, and lead healthcare into the future. For more information, visit https://www.manatt.com/Health.

Summer Analyst: Manatt Health is seeking highly qualified Summer Analysts to join our growing team. Our goal is to provide Summer Analysts with a comprehensive overview of what it’s like to work at Manatt Health. 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. Summer Analysts will work with members of the Manatt Health team to support the development of business strategy recommendations for our clients.

Specific responsibilities include:
qualitative and quantitative research on healthcare business and policy issues,
presentation development and design
assistance with monitoring federal and state health policy development and other emerging healthcare trends

Summer Analysts work on a broad range of substantive issues including:
Payment and delivery system transformation
Healthcare reform implementation
Hospital, health system and academic medical center operations/strategy
Strategic planning services
Medicaid policy, redesign and innovation
Medicare program elements
Health IT strategy
Pharmaceutical market access, coverage and reimbursement strategies.

Preferred candidates will have strong analytic skills with demonstrated ability to analyze data to generate descriptive statistics, conduct more complex analyses t hat address strategy and policy questions, and develop financial pro formas.
Duration and Timing: Manatt Health Summer Analysts will spend 10 weeks working in our New York, San Francisco, or Washington, DC offices.

The program will commence in May/June and run through mid-August. The objective of the program is to provide summer analysts with diverse experience with healthcare consulting projects and to identify exceptional candidates for full-time Consultant positions upon graduation.

Qualifications: • Candidates must be enrolled in an advanced degree program with a focus on public health, business administration, public administration, public policy, health administration, or health care management from a leading institution
2-3 years of relevant experience in the healthcare industry with demonstrated interest in and enthusiasm for healthcare issues and trends
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in a variety of settings and media
Strong computer skills, including advanced knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and Excel. 
A self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as in collaboration with others in a fast-paced environment.  
Candidates must complete their advanced degree by Spring 2021

Join the Team: All candidates must apply through our online application portal: https://www.manatt.com/careers.
Required application materials include a cover letter, transcripts and writing sample (2-3 pages from your academic or work experience where you are the sole author - - examples include policy memo, briefing memo, issue brief, market/competitive analysis or PPT). 

 

Deadline: December 20, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 2 days ago

Fellowships

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Opportunity, Training in Oncology Population Sciences (TOPS) 

Conduct research at the T3 and T4 interface to translate knowledge from the lab into practice and population health to reduce the burden of cancer

TOPS Fellows conduct T3/T4, population sciences, and health services research
TOPS Fellows receive a stipend, coursework tuition, travel allowance, & budget for research‐related expenses and are required to participate in all 3 components of the program

(1) Mentored research experience
(2) Didactic learning and coursework, including the HSPH's Summer Program in Clinical Effectiveness
(3) Professional development, including participating in the TOPS seminar series

 

Eligibility:
Applicants must have an MD, PhD,ScD, and/or DO
Dedicated to pursuing research in the fields of cancer prevention & control
Curriculum Vitae, 2 (or 3) Letters of recommendation
 Two 1‐page Written  Statements
 TOPS Application Form

 

Institutions:
Dana‐Farber Cancer Institute
Massachusettes General Hospital
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston Children’s Hospital
 Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Harvard Medical School
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

 

Applications are due Monday, January 6, 2020, and accepted fellows will begin their training in July 2020. This is a great opportunity for MD/MPHs, PhDs, DrPHs, or ScDs to pursue a career in any area of cancer‐related population sciences, including cancer prevention, informatics, or care delivery.  We are now accepting applications at www.TOPSPostdoc.org

 

 

Deadline: January 6, 2020
Posted: 2 weeks 4 days ago

University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute (UMDI)

Primary Work Location: 100 Venture Way, Suite 5, Hadley, MA  01035
 

Normal Work Schedule:
This is a part-time position (10-20 hours/week) for the 2019-2020 academic year with opportunity for work over the 2019-2020 winter break.

Job Summary:
The Applied Research and Program Evaluation (ARPE) business unit within the UMass Donahue Institute (UMDI) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Student Research Assistant. Student Research Assistants work under the direction of UMDI research professionals. They support the work of UMDI through quantitative and qualitative research and analysis, creating data visualizations, performing literature reviews, assisting with surveys, and other research tasks as needed.  Depending on the qualifications of the successful applicant, the position may entail writing duties and some independent project tasks. Student Research Assistants may be able to receive academic credit through their academic departments for their work at the UMass Donahue Institute.

Essential Functions:
Assist with data collection (surveys, key informant interviews, focus groups) and literature reviews.
Perform data entry, data cleaning, and quality assurance tasks; assist with basic quantitative and qualitative analysis;
Prepare charts and tables; assist with writing memoranda and sections of reports.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience):
Current status as an undergraduate student;
Demonstrated proficiency in professional office software, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint;
Demonstrated ability to develop charts and tables;
Interest in gaining experience working with data.

Preferred Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience):
Completion of a statistics course and/or research methods course, with an introduction to statistical software such as Stata, SPSS, or SAS.
Unit-specific Minimum qualifications
Major in Education, Sociology, Public Health, Public Policy, Psychology or related disciplines.
Interest in gaining experience working with data
Unit-specific Preferred Qualifications
Familiarity with other specialized tools such as Qualtrics, NVivo, or Tableau.

Working Conditions:
Multiple hours in stationary position, using office equipment and computers, attending meetings, working closely and collaboratively with others.
This position requires strong attention to detail, high levels of accuracy and organization, and the necessity to meet deadlines.
Environment is a busy, open office area with multiple interruptions and requests for assistance.
The physical/mental demands and work environment factors described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Additional Details:
This position is funded by grants and/or contracts, and is contingent upon funding;
Potential candidates will not be contacted for interviews until after the posting closes;
Any job offer within the President's Office is specifically conditioned upon the potential candidate consenting to and successfully completing a background review;
Pay rate $14.00/hour.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and list of three (3) references to aavigliano@donahue.umassp.edu

About ARPE
The Institute’s Applied Research and Program Evaluation unit (ARPE). ARPE provides research services to a broad client base in the education, community health, and human services sectors. Our research blends quantitative and qualitative methods to deliver findings that help our clients determine needs, assess outcomes, and identify opportunities for improvement.

Deadline: November 29, 2019
Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago