PAMED Employment Opportunities


Director of Health Economics

The Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED), a statewide professional association which provides representation and advocacy for physicians, seeks a Director of Health Economics. 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Director, Health Economics will assist the Executive Vice President, Vice Presidents and subsidiary CEOs with creating, communicating, implementing and sustaining strategic initiatives. To drive and influence decision-making that will result in both short and long-term growth of the organization. Serve as the principle resource on issues related to the "business of medicine."

QUALIFICATIONS        

  • Master's Degree preferred; Bachelor's required. 
  • 3+ years in health care industry at a senior business, research or institutional reimbursement position with experience in research/analysis of health financing and/or performance assessment.
  • Ability to establish & cultivate relationships
  • Exposure to long term care and use of relevant healthcare data sources in analysis.
  • Experience in analysis and evaluation of Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement/payment policies and issues.
  • Ability to manage complex projects involving internal staff and/or external contractors.
  • Skills in organizing committee work and leading work groups.
  • Significant communication skills, particularly in written reporting and presentation of highly technical material to a variety of audiences.
  • Familiarity with the following:  Medicare and Medicaid administrative claims and enrollment data; MACRA, cost reports/HCRIS, Nursing Home Compare, LTC MDS 2.0 and 3.0, state Medicaid information, CMS National Health Expenditures, BLS Occupational Employment, IMPLAN
  • PA Driver's License and Ability to travel to local and statewide meetings

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Some evening and weekend work expected

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 

  1. Establish and cultivate key physician, community, government, payer, and organizational relationships. Explore opportunities for strategic partnerships
  2. Assess the environment to identify emerging trends and recommend new initiatives to grow the organization
  3. Provide analysis and reports for the Board of Trustees and members.
  4. Collaborate and apply technical support with PAMED staff and membership to support the implementation of programs and services that impact the economics of health care.
  5. Provide technical support to PAMED staff, membership, communications, legislative, regulatory, specialty societies and county executives.
  6. Represent PAMED at various stakeholder/outside organization meetings.

This is a Full Time, Exempt position with occasional evening and weekend hours.  A comprehensive salary and benefits package is offered.  If interested in this position, please complete the application. Be sure to include your cover letter with salary requirement and resume. E.O.E.




           

Legal Intern

DESCRIPTION

The Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) seeks a Legal Intern to support our legal and legislative offices. Our legal team works closely with PAMED staff and association members to provide legal analysis and information on a range of health law topics.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Legal Intern's duties will include researching and analyzing legal and policy matters; drafting briefs/memoranda, reports, talking points, fact sheets, and other written materials; tracking state and federal health legislation; attending meetings and hearings, and briefings; monitoring state and federal court litigation; and, other duties as assigned.

Example of possible internship assignments include:

  • Monitoring health-related state laws and regulations (e.g., MCARE, Medical Practice Acts, Department of Health regulations);
  • Monitoring and assisting in the analysis of state legislation;
  • Attending meetings of state health boards, agencies, and other health-related stakeholders (e.g., State Board of Medicine, State Board of Osteopathic Medicine, Department of Health, Independent Regulatory Review Commission);
  • Assisting with the production of substantive manuals, guides, and issue briefs for use by PAMED members;
  • Assisting with production of articles, presentations and other materials for PAMED members; and
  • Drafting correspondence to legislators and other government officials, including letters of support or opposition to proposed bills.

REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications include excellent research, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills; the ability to manage multiple tasks and take initiative; and the ability to work independently.

MAJORS

Law School Year: 2L or 3L

DETAILS

Duration: 10 weeks to begin approximately in May each year

Hours/week: 20-25 hours/week

Pay: $12.50/hour

If interested in this position, please complete the application. Be sure to upload your cover letter and resume. E.O.E.