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Thank you for your interest in working at the American Psychiatric Association (APA). The APA will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity, and pregnancy), national origin, age (40 and older), disability, marital status, and genetic information in accordance with applicable federal, state, or local law.

All APA employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a vaccine approved or authorized by the World Health Organization or U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Proof of vaccination, or having an accommodation request approved by APA, will be required.

Current Job Opportunities

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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The Accounts Payable Specialist performs a variety of accounting activities related to vendor payments; compiles, computes, and records transactions into the organizations AP and financial accounting systems; and reviews transactions to identify and resolve discrepancies.

EOE, including disability/vets

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The Clinical Support System for Serious Mental Illness (CSS-SMI), known as SMI Adviser (www.smiadviser.org), is a 5-year initiative funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), a Division of the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), and   is housed at the American Psychiatric Association. SMI Adviser offers training activities, on-demand consultation, and vetted resources to support delivery of evidence-based practices by frontline clinicians caring for those with serious mental illness (SMI), including major depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia.  This is a high-profile initiative, with a national reach, that is a recognized leader in changing healthcare for some of our most vulnerable Americans.

EOE, including disability/vets

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The Director of Practice Policy leads a team of health policy staff in the development and execution of successful policy strategies. This includes: models of care, ( e.g. crisis interventions, community mental health, coordinated specialty care, private practice, etc.), Medicaid and Medicare coverage, HIPAA, EMR, telepsychiatry, PBMs, PDLs, technology innovation. The Director will proactively recognize, assess, and communicate key policy threats and opportunities that impact psychiatry and maintain collaborative relationships with relevant federal agencies (e.g., ONDCP, FDA, DEA, SAMHSA, NIHs, HRSA, ONC, VA). He/she analyzes the impact of trends and initiatives on psychiatric practice. The Director is responsible for prioritizing and translating policy developments in aforementioned areas to advance APA strategic priorities, providing strategic advice to various levels of stakeholders within and outside of the APA. This position collaborates closely with the Director of Reimbursement Policy and Quality.

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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This energetic and self-starting person is integral to the success of the Office of General Counsel by managing the departments various functions and processes, which includes budget and financial tracking, interaction with other departments of the organization and outside organizations, and substantive and administrative support to the legal department, important organizational committees and councils and other departments. The Legal Assistant provides research, organizational and administrative support to a very busy office that handles diverse issues and works closely with other organizations, members, and all other departments of APA and its foundation.

EOE, including disability/vets

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This employee oversees the copyediting, production, and publication of research articles and other content accepted for publication in APAs flagship monthly journal, the American Journal of Psychiatry; its quarterly online companion publication, the Residents Journal; and APA Publishings quarterly publication the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences (JNCN). Ensures that articles meet standards of quality and editorial style; synthesizes and writes content for promotion to multiple audiences (internal and external) in multiple formats (print, online, e-mail, etc.) to encourage online usage.

EOE, including disability/vets

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The Project Manager reports to the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and is responsible for planning, managing and coordinating key technology and business process improvement related project activities across all APA business units. The Project Manager is an experienced leader with the ability to think strategically and execute on a vision while managing the details. The Project Manager is responsible for the initiation, planning, execution, and closure of a projects through building a set of manageable tasks, obtaining appropriate resources, monitoring and mitigating project risks and ensuring end user solution delivery and adoption.

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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The Executive Assistant to the Office of the Executive Director will provide complete administrative support for the Executive Director and will also provide administration support to the APA Foundation Programs, Fundraising, and Board of Directors.

EOE, including disability/vets

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Incumbent is responsible for all aspects of the administration and management of APA's Education Division. The Chief of Education is an executive position, and the chief must be a psychiatrist with significant experience in psychiatric education: for example, as a residency training director, chair of a department of psychiatry, CME director, medical student educator or associate dean at a medical school.

EOE, including disability/vets

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