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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

This role requires significant subject matter expertise in private sector healthcare purchasing strategy, employer-sponsored health care, research-based approaches to addressing workplace mental health and well-being, mental health public policy on a range of topics including mental health and substance use disorder parity, integrated care and collaborative care, reimbursement policy and payment trends, health insurance market issues. Working knowledge of relevant federal laws (ERISA, ADA, MHPAEA, privacy laws and HR laws) concerning employment and health coverage a must.

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The Benefits Administrator manages the administration of the entire APA benefits program. Such benefits include but are not limited to health, dental, vision, life, retirement, workerÂ’s compensation, short and long-term disability, FMLA, COBRA, unemployment, and flexible spending accounts (FSAÂ’s). The incumbent is responsible for processing all appropriate employee benefits paperwork in the applicable systems, entering payroll changes and deductions related to employee benefits and will work directly with an external broker, responding to audit requests, vendor requests/billing and federal government compliance.

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The Deputy-Director will serve as a senior Federal Relations representative and will report to the Director, Federal Relations. The Deputy-director will work in collaboration with the Director, Federal Relations in the development and advancement of APAs federal legislative agenda, including comprehensive mental health reform, physician reimbursement, physician workforce development, mental health parity, and medical research.

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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.

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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.

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