Events Manager: Alliance for Health Policy

This position will be the primary driver of the annual awards dinner with a goal of $700,000+ and 200+ attendees. Responsibilities also include more than 20 already scheduled events and an annual weekend-long retreat geared towards educating members of Congress and key policy stakeholders.
This position requires superior organizational skills and the ability to proactively manage multiple priorities while having meticulous attention to detail. Frontline fundraising experience and managing corporate sponsors is a plus.
Application deadline is Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 11:59pm ET.
Candidates should be available to begin on or about June 1, 2018.

Advocacy and Communications Intern: The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) is a DC-based, fast-growing medical specialty association in the

women’s health space dedicated to advocacy, education, and research for healthcare providers who treat high-
risk pregnant women.

Position: Advocacy and Communications Intern
Description: SMFM seeks a self-starter to assist with advocacy, communications and office tasks. Specifically, the
Intern will assist the Chief Advocacy Officer and Director of Communications with advocacy and policy issues,
grassroots efforts, briefings and other tasks. This opportunity provides first-hand nonprofit experience association
committee organization, public policy advocacy and communications.
Responsibilities:
Advocacy and Communications:
• Monitors and responds, in writing, to public policy information that impacts the health of pregnant women and
the practice of maternal-fetal medicine;
• Collects public policy information, including legislative monitoring and development of written testimony and
materials related to advocacy priorities and maintains advocacy databases;
• Assists with scheduling and attends Congressional and regulatory meetings for learning purposes when
appropriate;
• Assists Communications Director with social media, editing, and video projects, as needed
• Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
• Must be working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., political science, government
relations, international affairs, health policy);
• Must have knowledge and basic understanding of the federal legislative processes;
• Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills;
• Must possess the ability to creatively approach problem solving, be flexible, work well under pressure, multi-task
and have excellent interpersonal skills;
• Must have proficiency with word processing, Excel and PowerPoint
• Must be detail-oriented and organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments;
• Interest in nonprofit and association management is desirable.
Details:
Internship is 15-20 hours per week with flexible hours, beginning May/June 2018. This is an unpaid position that has the
potential to earn college credit. Qualified candidates should send resume and cover letter to kschubert@smfm.org
with 2018 Advocacy and Communications Intern in the subject line.

Fall 2018 Legal-Policy Externships: ACLU

Location: San Francisco, CA
Deadline: Please apply early in the hiring cycle as decisions are made on a rolling basis.

 

The ACLU-NC invites applications for internships for law and graduate students in the Legal-Policy Department. Students willing to work with intensity and focus will find an internship at the ACLU-NC a rewarding learning experience. Qualified applicants are enthusiastic, creative, and detail-oriented; have excellent research, writing, and oral communication skills; and, can articulate a commitment to work for social justice and the ideals of the ACLU.

We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2018.

 

About the Legal-Policy Department

The Legal-Policy Department pursues cutting edge impact litigation and promotes policy change in order to defend and expand the civil liberties and civil rights guaranteed by the Bill of Rights. The work of the Department covers a vast span of issues with particular emphasis in ten core areas: Criminal Justice, Education Equity, Equality (including economic, environmental, and racial justice, in addition to gender equality), First Amendment, Immigrants’ Rights, LGBT Rights, National Security, Reproductive Justice, Technology and Civil Liberties, and Voting Rights. The Department currently includes seventeen attorneys and policy directors, three fellows, and four assistants. Department staff work closely with the other departments within the ACLU-NC, including Organizing & Community Engagement, Communications, Development, Finance & Administration, as well as with ACLU of California Center for Advocacy and Policy in Sacramento.

Available Internships

Litigation internships

Litigation Interns work directly with one or more attorneys and conduct legal research and writing in support of active and potential impact litigation that spans the ten core issue areas. Interns may be asked to draft legal memoranda, portions of court documents, and pre-litigation demand letters. When possible, interns attend appellate arguments, trial proceedings, and depositions. Additionally, interns may be asked to investigate facts and possible legal claims arising from intakes received via the Civil Liberties Hotline. Interns are encouraged to attend and participate in monthly program meetings, where prospective litigation and strategy are discussed. Litigation Internship applicants must currently be attending law school. For summer applicants, preference is given to students who will have completed their second year of law school when beginning the internship, but applications from all interested students are welcome. The Legal-Policy Department accepts 4-5 Litigation Interns per term. Litigation intern positions open in both our San Francisco and Fresno offices.

Technology & Civil Liberties internship

The Technology and Civil Liberties Intern will participate in cutting edge legal and policy work to safeguard privacy and free speech in the modern digital world. Interns will help draft reports, analyses, articles, and testimony to the legislature and regulatory agencies and brief the ACLU of California and National ACLU staff on a variety of technology issues. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in strategy meetings with other ACLU staff, work with other interns in the San Francisco office, and likely attend technology meetings and events throughout the Bay Area. Applicants must currently be enrolled in law school or a graduate program in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Science, Public Policy, Political Science, Journalism, or a related field, and must demonstrate a strong interest in the intersection of civil liberties and new technology, particularly privacy and free speech.

Reproductive Justice internship

The Reproductive Justice Intern will assist with projects to ensure that Californians have access to the services, information, and other supports they need to make reproductive health decisions and exercise their reproductive rights. Interns will have the opportunity to conduct research, draft materials, and otherwise work on various issues encompassed by our Reproductive Justice Project. Interns will participate in staff meetings and strategy meetings with coalition partners and assist in fact-gathering for local and state advocacy efforts through Public Records Act requests, field interviews, and other strategies. Reproductive Justice Internship applicants must currently be enrolled in law school or a graduate program in public health, social work, public policy, or a related field, and applicants must demonstrate a passion for reproductive justice and a commitment to work for social justice and the ideals of the ACLU.

Criminal Justice internship

The Criminal Justice (CJ) Intern will participate in the CJ Project’s new Prosecutorial Accountability Project: What a Difference a DA Makes. The project aims to increase engagement in prosecutorial elections, increase accountability and prevent error, and draw attention to the immense power and discretion exercised by prosecutors. Interns will conduct legal and policy research and analysis, help author reports, draft advocacy materials, and assist with legislative or other local campaigns. Interns may attend and participate in public hearings at the state and county level and participate in meetings with criminal justice policy-makers and advocates as such opportunities arise. Applicants must currently be attending law or graduate school and demonstrate a passion for criminal justice issues and a commitment to work for social justice and the ideals of the ACLU.

Application Process

School year internships

School year internships are full- or part-time, generally requiring a 16 – 24 hours per week commitment. Students on the semester system must be able to commit to working 12 – 14 weeks. Students on the quarter system can serve shorter quarter-long internships. We greatly prefer that part-time interns commit to work full work days (i.e., two eight-hour days rather than four four-hour days) and recommend that students commit as many days a week as possible for the best internship experience. Semester interns earn academic credit as determined by their law schools. Work-study funding may be available.

Summer internships

Summer internships are full-time for 10 – 12 weeks and usually begin the day after Memorial Day. “Split” summers may be considered where the intern is available for a minimum of 10 weeks. Part-time internships are not available during the summer. For summer internships, students are encouraged to seek independent funding through their schools where available. The ACLU-NC will consider matching grants and may provide additional funding as available. Summer internships available in both our San Francisco and Fresno offices.

Application deadlines

Applicants are encouraged to apply early in the hiring cycle as decisions are made on a rolling basis.

  • Fall term: Applications will be accepted beginning Feb. 15 for the following fall term.
  • Spring term: Applications will be accepted beginning Sep. 15 for the following spring term.
  • Summer term: Applications will be accepted beginning Oct. 15 for the following summer term.

How to apply

Applications from all interested students are welcome. Applications must include the following: (1) Cover Letter that includes a statement about (a) which internship you are applying for, (b) a brief statement about why you want to work on that issue at the ACLU-NC, and (c) how you encountered the internship opening; (2) Resume; (3) Writing Sample; and, (4) List of References with contact information.

Submit Fall 2018 online at https://aclunc.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0fkyi/ All applications may alternatively be submitted via U.S. mail to ACLU of Northern California, ATTN: Legal-Policy Department Internships, 39 Drumm Street, San Francisco, CA 94111

The ACLU of Northern California advances equity and inclusion in the workplace by providing equal employment opportunity to support a work environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age (over 40), sexual orientation, military and veteran status, arrest or conviction record, and any other basis prohibited by law. The organization also provides reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. This equal employment opportunity policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, selection, advancement, training, problem resolution, and separation from employment. Through this policy, the ACLU-NC strives to establish and maintain an equitable and accessible work environment that is supportive and free from discrimination.

Part Time Research Assistant: The National Pharmaceutical Council

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) is a health policy research organization dedicated to the advancement of good evidence and science, and to fostering an environment in the United States that supports medical innovation.  We are dedicated to explore, demonstrate and communicate—through research, partnerships and education—the role and value of innovative biopharmaceuticals to achieve better patient health.  For further information please click on link below.

http://www.npcnow.org/about-npc

Executive Assistant: Partners in Health

The University of Global Health Equity, a new health sciences university in Rwanda that is an initiative of the Boston-based non-profit organization Partners in Health. The team is hiring a Boston-based Executive Assistant for their Director of University Operations.  Please review the job listing here. Let me know if you have any questions .

Internship: AARP’s Public Policy Institute

Data Policy Intern (Graduate Student – Year-Round)

http://careers.aarp.org/ShowJob/Id/1578019/Data-Policy-Intern(-Graduate-Student-Year-Round)/

The Public Policy Institute Graduate Data Policy Intern will assist the Long-term Services and Supports & Livable Communities Group in conducting data analysis related to livable communities and the long-term care needs of older adults. The individual will join a team at the forefront of creating and driving innovative solutions that empower individuals and their families to thrive in their homes and communities.

This position requires someone with a strong background in conducting and contributing to public policy analyses and original research using complex programming, data manipulation, and computer modeling. Candidates should be equipped with using large public use data files as well as smaller data and presenting the data in tabular, graphical, and narrative formats.

Policy and Programs Graduate Intern (Year-Round)

http://careers.aarp.org/ShowJob/Id/1559784/Policy-and-Programs-Graduate-Intern-(Year-Round)/

Responsibilities

The Public Policy Institute Policy and Programs Graduate Intern will assist the Long-term Services and Supports & Livable Communities Group with a range of policy and programmatic issues including, but not limited to, family caregiving, long-term services and supports, housing, transportation, and other issues related to livable communities.  The individual will join a team at the forefront of creating and driving innovative solutions that empower individuals and their families to thrive in their homes and communities. This position will contribute to several major enterprise initiatives, including Caregiving and assisting with the livable communities enterprise plan for the’ Future of Transportation and Future of Housing initiatives.

This position requires someone with a high degree of organization, an ability to see the “big picture” and understand the level of detail needed to ensure success along the way. Creativity and initiative are critical for this role.

Research Coordinator: The Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE)

The Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) is a leading national outcomes research center working on select projects designed to assess healthcare quality and evaluate clinical decision making and comparative effectiveness of specific healthcare interventions.

 

Our mission is to improve health and health care through targeted research and evaluation projects that combine scholarship and service to have a positive impact on policy and people’s lives.

 

The Quality Measurement team at CORE works directly under contract with the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) to produce outcomes measures to evaluate hospital quality nationally.

We are a fast-paced multidisciplinary team working at the intersection of science, health care quality and policy.

Currently, we are actively recruiting for the following full-time position:

Research Project Coordinator: Yale CORE – Research Project Coor

US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General

There is an upcoming paid full-time position with the HHS Office of Inspector General’s Baltimore office.  The office is seeking an individual graduating in Spring 2018 interested in policy and evaluation work. Students interested in applying for this position that would like to be alerted when the job announcement is posted should contact our office at BALOEIjobs@oig.hhs.gov.

More information can be found below:

HHS OIG Job Annoucement Flyer

Clinic Assistant and Office Assistants: MedStar National Rehabilitation Network

At MedStar National Rehabilitation Network (MNRN), we are known for our patient focus and providing exceptional access to the best care. Our reputation makes our employees proud. But that’s not enough. Working here, you have the opportunity to continuously improve yourself through the meaningful work, the impact you make, the supportive interactions with fiercely loyal colleagues, and the many ways to learn, through mentorship, a diverse patient population, and exposure to a variety of areas of care.

And finally, our employees can see first-hand how they make their patients’ lives better, oftentimes developing deep rooted relationships. We strive to provide the best care to our patients and are dedicated to the betterment of each other and a better you.

Best Care. Better You

MNRN is seeking a Clinic Assistant and Office Assistants at our Ellicott City, MD, Baltimore, MD, Germantown, MD, Chevy Chase, MD and Washington, DC clinics  who will help perform a variety of clerical and patient care duties essential to the daily operations of the outpatient clinic. These duties include assisting with medical record operations on a daily basis, greeting, registering and escorting patients, completing patient set ups, turning over patient rooms, performing other patient care duties determined by the therapist, editing and distributing Clinical dictation’s of patient care by performing the following duties.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Informs provider of patient arrival and escorts patient to treatment room
  • Performs Clerical Duties
  • Performs daily medical record tasks
  • Photo-copies administrative forms as assigned by the Office Coordinator
  • Photo-copies patient Information Sheets
  • Pre-assembles medical records according to established policies and procedures
  • Prepares the registration schedule the night before for all new patients for the next day to include patient’s name, providers name and appointment schedule
  • Review physician prescription for completeness and accuracy ensuring the prescription includes: patient name, diagnosis, type of service, frequency and duration (eval and treat is acceptable), physician signature and date

What you’ll need to join the team!

  • One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • General experience required
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Proven customer service skills or prior experience
  • Attention to detail, time management and decision-making skills
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

If interested in learning more, please contact Kristina Lazration at Kristina.m.lazration@medstar.net.

MedStar offers a comprehensive total rewards program, designed for both full-time and part-time associates, including:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Retirement savings plan with competitive company match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Tuition assistance for accredited degree programs and professional certifications
  • Continuing education courses; Onsite lectures, conferences and seminars
  • Leadership and management training
  • MedStar NRH-sponsored community events and giving programs
  • Associate assistance program
  • Corporate discounts program