Aging Department Supervisor Job Description Sample
Aging Specialist / Medical Insurance Billing
The Aging Specialist will be responsible to work outstanding insurance accounts for Facilities, Physician Practice groups and Laboratory services at Clinical Revenue Management Services. The Aging Specialist will report to the Aging Manager. In addition, he/she must follow all policies and procedures as outlined by the company and/or governmental regulations and according to HIPPA regulations.
Ability to work in a team setting.
Review and follow up on insurance accounts with outstanding balances. Determine the correct action to be taken to ensure maximum reimbursement and final resolution to the claim in a timely manner.
Responsible to assess and process all correspondence to include EOB's for provided accounts as well as claim research on insurance online portals as needed.
Capable to work denials from the billing clearinghouses such as Zirmed, Availity, and Exchange Healthcare.
Initiate and follow up on claim appeals after all other efforts for payment have been exhausted as merited by insurance company.
Identify and correct billing errors and convey these issues with the billing team as well as complete cash application forms for the posting team in the event there are dates of services with incorrect posting information.
Review and prepare resubmission of claims for manual and/or electronic billing as well as print and mail claim forms as necessary for account resolution.
Work closely with the payment appeals department on low reimbursements of claims.
Communicate with client via email, mail and/or phone to obtain additional needed information for claim reimbursement. (such as COB updates, termed policies, incorrect insurance ID, etc)
Communicate immediately with supervisors on any insurance issues, trends or reimbursement setbacks that may affect cash flow by monitoring insurance accounts.
Work closely with management to assure communication of information necessary to ensure efficient processes are understood and implemented in accordance with policies and procedures.
High School Diploma, required.
Medical Billing Certificate, preferred.
Minimum 2 years' experience in medical collections, required.
Behavioral Health collections, preferred.
Extensive knowledge of insurance collections.
Strong communication skills.
Accurate data entry skills while consistently working to improve error rate.
General math skills and statistical analysis to analyze information and problem solve.
Acts responsibly and follows professional code of conduct as set forth by senior personnel.
Utilizes excellent computer skills and other technology and software as assigned.
Ability to work in a highly organized and efficient manner.
Maintains a high level of reliability, dedication and initiative.
Candidates in recovery must have 2+ years of sobriety.
AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws.
Staff Assistant - Human Nutrition Research Center On Aging
The Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University (HNRCA) investigators conduct advanced studies on nutrition and aging. Their research focuses on determining the optimal nutrient profile necessary to promote well-being for older adults. HNRCA scientists examine how nutrition plays a major role in the prevention of the major chronic degenerative conditions and diseases associated with aging.
The HNRCA is operated by Tufts University through a cooperative agreement with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS). Located adjacent to the Tufts University Health Science campus in Boston, Massachusetts, the HNRCA is one of six human nutrition research centers in the United States supported by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
The Administrative Core Unit provides administrative and budget management support to the research laboratories at the HNRCA. Each member of the core has a varied portfolio of investigators/laboratories that he or she works with to further the research objectives of the Center.
Under limited supervision, the Staff Assistant performs complex and diverse duties for the department and serves as a source of information and problem solving for students, faculty, staff and other constituents. S/he will provide general guidance and explanation of departmental policies and procedures and may communicate on behalf of manager(s) to explain or disseminate information.
The Staff Assistant will also provide administrative support including organizing files systems for office, coordinating meetings and travel arrangements, as well as producing, proofreading and editing complex reports, documents and spreadsheets. Monitors, tracks expenditures, resolves problems and reports on department budget and/or grants. S/he will coordinate planning and logistics for meetings and special events including design of marketing and publicity materials, tracking responses, working with speakers on materials and set up. May also coordinate department projects or programs, which may entail assisting with development of materials and brochures, updating web information and assisting with content and design.
High school diploma/GED and 2-4 years of administrative experience or college degree with 1-3 years' experience.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including word processing, editing, graphics, spreadsheet and database knowledge.
Bookkeeping or basic accounting knowledge.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.
Specialized Class Instructor For Active Aging Adult Programs- Recreation & Parks
POSITION SUMMARY/CLASS DESCRIPTION Benefits Supplemental Questions
BRIEF DESCRIPTION: A variety of instructional classes are offered throughout the county such as: knitting, photography, calligraphy, guitar, fine arts, cooking, dance, music, financial management, and others.
To teach, organize and supervise an instructional class in specific area of expertise for active aging adult section.
Oversee use of facilities.
Keep records of class attendance.
Communicate clearly with supervisors, other staff, park/school/center staff and participants.
Maintain excellent customer service, positive relationship with participants, co-workers and general public.
Responsible for safety and welfare of the program and participants.
Assist with marketing and distribution of marketing materials for programs.
Inspect areas and equipment used for programs on an as needed basis for potentially hazardous or unsafe condition.
Adhere to all Department policies and procedures.
Report accidents and/or property damage to the Recreation Manager as soon as possible. Complete and submit accident and incident reports to supervisor in a timely manner.
Wear nametag at all times during the program.
Attend mandatory in-service trainings and other meetings as required
Sufficient skill in a specific area;
Ability to develop a teaching plan for a diversified group of people,
Ability to demonstrate skills and to communicate directions effectively.
EXPERIENCE: At least one year experience in specific program area. Experience working with adults age 55+ is preferred.
EDUCATION: Possess experience pertaining to the specific skill.
RATE OF PAY: Contingent - Professional
$15.00-$30.00 per hour
Salary commensurate with education and experience
Physician Assistant I / Per Diem / Days - BWH Division Of Aging
GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
The physician assistant (PA) is a licensed provider who has acquired a broad range of knowledge and skills through the successful completion of a physician assistant program. The PA is responsible for the assessment and management of various populations of patients, medical and/or surgical, including diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, development of appropriate plans of care and ongoing evaluation. The physician assistant works under the supervision of an attending physician and reports directly to the department administrator or chief physician assistant administratively.
The PA will perform in accordance with all state and federal regulations and institutional policies including but not limited to the BWH PA Scope of Practice, Prescriptive Guidelines, approved clinical privileges, and BWH PA policy.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Principle Clinical Duties and
Provides direct care, counseling, and teaching to a designated patient population in the ambulatory, inpatient, operative, and/or procedural setting
Performs complete histories and physical examinations
Orders, interprets, and evaluates appropriate laboratory and diagnostic tests
Develops appropriate plans of care and follow-up based on the outcomes of diagnostic, laboratory, and physical examination findings
Orders medications and writes prescriptions per organizational and regulatory policies and procedures
Consistently provides high quality and timely documentation including admission and progress notes, procedure notes, operative notes and discharge summaries
Performs bedside procedures as are appropriate to the patient population
In some settings, the PA may first assist in the operating room or procedural areas
Practices cost effective medicine in an efficient manner, maximizing available resources
Discusses patient data with other physicians and professionals as appropriate in a multidisciplinary setting
Demonstrates expert clinical judgment skills to function in an independent role
Additional duties and responsibilities as required by the department/division
Demonstrates professional collaborative and consultative relationships with other providers
Follows all designated prescriptive practices and monitoring requirements with the designated supervising physician and administrative report
Participates in departmental and organizational committees and programs as appropriate and attends all required meetings, in-services, and professional trainings
Maintains superior interpersonal and communication skills as a member of the healthcare team in order to collaborate effectively with patients, families, staff, and community health workers
Remains actively involved in continuing education with a commitment to self and departmental growth
Adheres to all established safety policies, procedures, and precautions; identifies potential or actual unsafe situations in the environment and takes measures to rectify the situation
Demonstrates understanding of procedures, policies, and documentation required to ensure compliance with hospital standards of care
Additional duties and responsibilities as required by the department/division
The appropriate candidate will have successfully completed a graduate level physician assistant program (Masters degree) accredited by the Accreditation and Review Committee for Physician Assistants (ARC-PA) or such other accrediting agency as may qualify a graduate to sit for the NCCPA certifying examination
BS/MS joint programs and those candidates with a BS and PA certificate are eligible, but ONLY for those who graduated BEFORE 1995
Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) must be obtained prior to first day of employment
Must hold a current valid license or be eligible for licensure as a physician assistant in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Must have or eligible for, and maintain, a current DEA registration and Massachusetts Controlled Substance Registration
Must complete 100 hours of CME according to national and state regulations during each two-year period of employment
Must complete the BWH Professionalism Program within three months of date of hire
Must complete the BWH Procedural Sedation Training if deemed necessary
SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
Must have the ability to work in a high stress, dynamic, busy clinical setting with changing organizational climate
Must have the ability to be self-directive and to demonstrate initiative in addressing the responsibilities of the position
Must have the ability to utilize appropriate problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
Must be energetic and quality driven and have a proven ability to be a productive member of a team dedicated to providing optimal patient care
Must be proficient with BWH computer systems as needed to independently perform daily tasks (EMR, Epic preferred)
Must maintain the highest degree of professional judgment under the supervision and guidance of a licensed physician
Work settings may include ambulatory clinics and treatment rooms, inpatient areas, intensive care units, operating rooms, and/or procedural areas. There may be loud noises, noxious odors, and temperature extremes. A large portion of the workday may be spent either standing or walking and the position may require heavy lifting of equipment and patients.
The PA may be exposed to radiation, potentially infectious bodily fluids, and sharp instruments such as needles and scalpels. Knowledge of Universal Precautions and proper use of surgical sharp instruments may be required. The consequences of contamination from bodily fluids or from being stuck with a sharp instrument include the possibility of physical harm to the employee or others. BWH is a fast paced, dynamic environment with a very large and complex patient volume; exposure to stress in the workplace is expected.
The Physician Assistant I does not have any supervisory responsibility.
The Physician Assistant I does not have any fiscal responsibility.
The Division of Aging Per Diem Physician Assistant supports our co-management inpatient service. The PA will work with the lead Geriatrician on the Trauma Service.
The PA will assist in the general and overall management of care for our geriatric inpatient admitted patients. This will be primarily supporting our efforts in the Trauma services but may also cover other consults as requested over time as the co-management program expands.
Under the general supervision of a geriatric physician, the PA is responsible for providing varied medical services including: confirming medical history, physical examination, comprehensive geriatric assessment, ordering and interpreting laboratory tests and imaging studies, counseling patients and families, and other patient care duties as needed.
The PA will work in the context of an integrated clinical team and provide quality care across the continuum in collaboration with physicians, nursing staff and other members of the care team. The PA will support research activities as appropriate, ensure regulatory compliance as directed, and document care according to standards.
Supporting our Geriatric Medicine specialty, the PA will be responsible for inpatient clinical duties including:
Write daily progress notes.
Implement attending physician instructions for patient management in close cooperation with nursing staff.
Perform procedures within the PA scope of practice and as directed by the attending.
Order and interpret appropriate laboratory testing and other special examinations as requested.
Serve as a resource to the health care team for patient care issues.
Collaborate with care coordinator for all patient care referrals.
Prepare succinct and accurate sign-out to facilitate transitions of patient care
Assist in the planning and implementation of discharging patients.
General Duties Work collaboratively and function as an efficient member of the health care team.
Assist in the coordination of consultation of other sub-specialists involved in the care of PA patients.
Provide education to patients and families.
Document in the medical record as appropriate and communicate observations/findings with attending physicians.
Monitor environment of care and comply with regulatory agency standards.
Ensure that his or her clinical practice is consistent with physician assistant and or APRN policies, procedures and standards.
Participate in QA/QI projects as appropriate.
Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills are required. Our patient population are highly complex and often require a great deal of time to manage. The PA position on the team can be challenging, requiring both teamwork and individual initiative. A high level of patient care is required while working quickly and often multi-tasking.
Research Faculty - Biology Of Aging / Geroscience
The UW-Madison Division of Geriatrics welcomes applications for a tenure-track research faculty position. The major mission of the successful applicant will be to develop an independently funded, collaborative research program in Biology of Aging / Geroscience that complements the existing strengths in aging research programs within the Division of Geriatrics and UW-Madison at large.
The UW geriatrics division is nationally renowned for its extensive expertise and research programs in aging and dementia research. The division is closely integrated with the Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC) at the Madison VA Medical Center, and supports the NIH-funded Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC). This position includes a GRECC appointment, which will provide salary support and access to research funding and resources of both the US Department of Veterans Affairs and Madison VAMC. In addition to research, the new faculty member is expected to collaborate with faculty across the Department of Medicine and UW, and to participate in interdisciplinary research and training in aging. Plans to develop possible translational programs are welcome but not essential.
The new faculty member will largely be responsible for preparing grant applications, presentations, peer-reviewed publications; mentoring graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and sharing responsibility to teach graduate level courses in relevant fields. The successful candidate will also participate in professional, public, and university service appropriate to the faculty rank.
The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.
Aging Programs Care Coordinator (Vacancy)
Under general supervision, is responsible for completing comprehensive health and psychosocialassessments of assigned consumers and developing a plan of care which meets the consumers' health needs; performs related duties as required.
Examples of Work
(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all of the duties that may be performed.)
Assesses the health and social environment of consumers to determine needs; documents problem areas and desired consumer goals; develops consumer service and care plans and makes appropriate referrals to various agencies and service providers;
Makes appropriate arrangements through formal and informal services to meet consumer and agency goals;
Provides appropriate crisis intervention to deal with personal needs and concerns of clients and caregivers, living conditions, and medical issues.
Conducts telephone interviews regarding nursing facility admission and community-based long term care services for interested individuals;
Interprets and applies program requirements for individuals applying for nursing facility admission or community-based long term care services;
Conducts pre-admission screenings and desk reviews to determine program and services eligibility;
Monitors services delivered to consumers on an ongoing basis to ensure that the consumers' health and safety are maintained;
Makes consumer home visitations to conduct assessments and reassessments in accordance with agency policies and procedures;
Maintains accurate and up-to-date case records, documenting in accordance to agency policies;
Attends meetings and training sessions as assigned;
May recruit individuals to serve as volunteer guardians; may provide advocacy to volunteer guardians through training, support and guidance.
Possession of a valid State of Ohio license as a Registered Nurse OR possession of a valid State of Ohio license as a Social Worker.
Some positions may require the possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license. Test/Job Contact Information
Recruitment #: 18-0870-V1
Employment Type: Full-Time, Limited
If you wish to apply in person, please submit an application and any supplementary materials to:
Columbus Recreation and Parks Department
3776 S. High St.
Columbus, OH 43207
P: (614) 645-8579
The City of Columbus is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Child Life Clinical Supervisor - Emergency Department
Req ID: 18090
Employment Status: AF - Active
The schedule for this position will be Monday-Friday, 8-hour day shifts.
The Child Life Clinical Supervisor provides leadership and direct day-to-day supervision of staff. Responsible for assuring delivery of safe, efficient, cost effective, age specific child life services. Responsible for and deploys unit strategies designed to meet defined unit and CHOP clinical, financial and quality initiatives and associated performance and outcome targets. Effectively supervises staff.
Human Resource Management: (30%)
In collaboration with Manager, assists with the selection of unit child life staff, coordinates unit specific orientation and training, assuring all staff have training to match the needs of the patient population.
Provides supervision of staff, as assigned; including clinical supervision and developmental coaching.
Manages staff performance, upholding the rules of conduct and core values through coaching, counseling, goal setting, annual appraisals, and disciplinary action reports in consult with the manager.
Responsible for scheduling unit staff in accordance with master scheduling, collaborating with child life staffing supervisor to ensure sufficient staffing in response to staffing pattern changes, FMLA, vacancies, and holidays.
Approves/denies time off requests and is responsible for approving bi-weekly time sheets.
Participates in the development of standards of performance with department leadership.
Creates a unit work climate which achieves high level employment engagement as measured through department specific metrics.
Mentor and role models appropriate clinical practice, customer service, team work and problem solving behaviors in an environment that fosters ICARE values and the organizations service standards.
Implements innovative staff recognition programs that acknowledge staff accomplishment at the unit/program level in collaboration with division leadership, fostering and maintaining an environment where staff feel valued, appreciated, and recognized.
Assesses individual and team needs and deploys strategies that foster the succession plan for the team.
Practices within a shared decision making environment, promoting staff participation on unit/departmental committees.
Implements and enforces hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
In collaboration with manager, establishes clear and consistent role and responsibilities for all child life staff within the assigned unit.
Builds on strengths and opportunities for the team, creating and supporting an environment that fosters teamwork cooperation, respect, and diversity.
Works with manager to identify and implement solutions to team needs.
Operations Management/Support: (20%)
Actively participates on unit committees, serving as primary point person for unit as assigned.
Partners with Child Life Clinical Expert and/or frontline staff to coordinate all facets of patient care planning with multidisciplinary team.
Provides consultation to develop departmental standards and role models professional behaviors that promote a positive image of child life.
Represents and provides the child life perspective on hospital-wide committees.
Participates in the review, revision, and development of Policies & Procedures to reflect hospital and professional practice standards.
Implements systems that incorporate evidenced-based practice and professional practice standards.
Executes unit plans to improve patient/family experience by identifying trends, and establishing systems to improve.
Identifies opportunities for improvement and collaborates with manager(s) to develop an action plan to improve patient outcomes.
Leads regularly scheduled group meetings in collaboration with manager for assigned area.
Facilitates clinical supervision groups and other department committees/taskforces, as identified.
Leads collaborative efforts to support continuous and measurable outcomes through clinical practice, education, research/evidence-based practice, and consultation.
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Clinical Excellence: (20%)
Serves as a clinical resource for other child life staff.
Provides expert child life services to patients and family members, including developmentally-appropriate therapeutic activities, education, procedural preparation, coping facilitation, and support as it relates to their illness and medical treatment.
Accurately assesses, individualizes, and evaluates plan of care based on family/patient physical, developmental, emotional, and recreational needs.
Delivers services founded on CHOP's principles of Family-Centered Care, actively seeking involvement and support of patients and/or family members in the plan of care.
Collaborates with and communicates plan of care with interdisciplinary team members.
Demonstrates compliance with and precepts staff on patient care documentation standards. Implements systems that incorporate evidenced-based practice and professional practice standards.
Executes unit plans to improve patient/family experience by identifying trends, and establishing systems to improve.
Partners with Child Life Clinical Expert and frontline staff to coordinate all facets of patient care planning with multidisciplinary team.
Quality/Process Improvement: (20%)
Collaborates with department leadership team to develop and uphold plans to improve patient/family experiences which includes identifying trends and establishing systems to improve.
Partners with Child Life Clinical Experts and/or frontline staff to execute the action plans for measurable continuous improvement in care outcomes.
Ensures services meet professional standards and regulatory requirements (e.g. Joint Commission, CMS, ACLP, etc.).
Facilitates department unit staff surrounding development of goals, and producing and tracking measurable outcomes.
Assures sufficient training and supervision of staff.
Works collaboratively with manager to identify measureable outcomes for the team that are in line with the nursing and the enterprise strategic plans.
Supports evidence-based practice by leading and supporting system improvements and measuring outcomes with concise metrics.
Supports and resources evidence-based practice planning and implementation of educational program/projects.
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Financial Stewardship: (10%)
Speaks to department financial needs and philanthropic benefits with potential donors, as needed.
Collaborates with department leadership and Development Department staff to provide necessary information for grant and donor proposals, as needed.
Partners with department leadership to identify and execute annual unit based quality improvement initiatives that result in a measurable impact on quality, cost and resource utilization.
Partners with the manager to assure efficient and cost effective utilization of staffing and hospital resources at the unit level for day to day operations, unit and department programming, adhering to budget constraints.
Ensures staff compliance to systems that promote quality, efficient and cost effective care.
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
Certification in Child Life (CCLS).
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Child Development, Child Life, Psychology, Therapeutic Recreation or closely related field
At least five (5) years of experience as a child life specialist
Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
At least seven (7) years of experience as a child life specialist.
Two (2) years of experience working at a children's hospital.
Additional Technical Requirements
Knowledge of infant, child, and adolescent growth and development.
Experience working with infants, children, and adolescents.
Ability to work independently.
Perform work according to CHOP policies and procedures, professional standards of care, and applicable laws.
Ability to set goals, prioritize, and achieve results in accordance with the highest standards.
Provides care with sensitivity and respect.
Understands and promotes CHOP's mission.
Ability to prioritize and complete duties in a timely and organized manner.
Works collaboratively and in a positive manner with others.
Ability to train and supervise staff, students, and volunteers.
Ability to demonstrate clinical leadership skills.
All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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Postdoctoral Associate (Development, Aging & Regeneration) Bodmer Lab (219584-891)
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) is an independent nonprofit medical research organization that conducts world-class, collaborative, biological research and translates its discoveries for the benefit of patients. SBP focuses its research on cancer, immunity, neurodegeneration, metabolic disorders and rare children's diseases.
The Institute invests in talent, technology and partnerships to accelerate the translation of laboratory discoveries that will have the greatest impact on patients. Recognized for its world-class NCI-designated Cancer Center and the Conrad Prebys Center for Chemical Genomics, SBP employs about 1,100 scientists and staff in San Diego (La Jolla), Calif., and Orlando (Lake Nona), Fla. For more information, visit us at SBPdiscovery.org or on Facebook at facebook.com/SBPdiscovery and on Twitter @SBPdiscovery.
The candidate is expected to have solid experimental and academic background in molecular biology and genetics, as well as in development and organ physiology and metabolism using cells and model organisms.
The projects will entail discovery and in-depth analysis of genetic pathways involved in heart development and establishment of heart function and contractility in the genetic model organism Drosophila, using forward and reverse genetic approaches, including evaluation of candidate genes emanating from heart disease patients' genomics information. The aim is to build genetic models of various heart diseases.
The candidate is expected to learn and perform physiological, biochemical and genetic experiments on the Drosophila heart (including microdissection, imaging and sophisticated genetic manipulations). Classic genetic experiments (crosses, combinations) and transgenic manipulations (including CRISPR/Cas) will be employed to study the development, metabolism and functional properties of the Drosophila heart with the aim to dissect and understand the molecular pathways that build the heart and maintain its function. Computational and bioinformatics analysis also plays a big part in this project.
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute is an Equal Opportunity employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability – committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status as designated by federal, state or local law. For additional information about your rights as an applicant, click HERE.
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
Genomics / Epigenomics Of Aging Skin Faculty Position (Tenure Track)
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Send CV, brief statement of research and names/contact details of three references to:
John J. Voorhees, MD FRCP
U-M Department of Dermatology
1910 Taubman Center SPC 5314
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5314
The University of Michigan Department of Dermatology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position (rank commensurate with qualifications and experience). We seek an innovative and accomplished investigator with postgraduate training in bioinformatics and laboratory-based research in genomics and epigenomics to apply this approach to better understand aging and photoaging in skin.
The successful candidate will establish an externally funded research program to pursue epigenetic regulation of aging in human skin. Teaching and research mentoring are expected at various levels (students, house officers, fellows and staff). Duties will include authoring publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals, presenting findings at relevant national meetings, as well as pursuing national, peer-reviewed research funding (e.g., NIH and external award funding) as a principal investigator. Good departmental citizenship and collegiality are expected, with participation in departmental committees and/or university service.
Applicants must possess a MD, PhD, or MD/PhD and relevant postgraduate training. Demonstrated experience with epigenetic mechanisms that regulate biological processes is required. Individuals who have research experience in aging and mouse models are encouraged to apply. Evidence of scholarly ability (successful acquisition of external funding, record of peer-reviewed publications, record of presentation of research results) is expected. Excellent teaching and communication skills, as well as a strong commitment to undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral education are essential.
This position is posted as Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor. Rank of selected candidate will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Michigan offers an exceptional array of benefits. Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position will include startup funds appropriate for the proposed research program.
The University of Michigan provides a world class venue for interdisciplinary collaboration, with broad ranging resources to assist professional growth and development. Known for exceptional schools, sports, restaurants and a lively arts culture, Ann Arbor is consistently rated as one of the best places to live.
University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
- Job Opening ID 157696
- Working Title Genomics/Epigenomics of Aging Skin Faculty Position (Tenure Track)
- Job Title ASSOC PROFESSOR
- Work Location Ann Arbor Campus
Ann Arbor, MI
Full/Part Time Full-Time
FLSA Status Exempt
Organizational Group Medical School
Department Dermatology Department
Posting Begin/End Date 5/14/2018 – 7/04/2019
Career Interest Research
Manager, Workforce AND Curriculum Development,School Of Social Work, Center For Aging And Disability Education And Research (6253/F2918)
The Center for Aging & Disability Education & Research (CADER) located at Boston University School of Social Work seeks a Manager of Workforce and Curriculum Development to lead our education and training initiatives. CADER is dedicated to strengthening the workforce that provides health and long-term supports and services to older adults and people with disabilities.
The rapid aging of the population and a changing health and long-term services and support landscape demand that organizations in the aging and disability field provide integrated, interdisciplinary, and person-centered care. CADER is a national leader in helping organizations and workers meet this challenge by offering comprehensive, validated, skill-based online training along with analysis of training effectiveness. The core responsibilities for this position are to serve as a subject matter expert bringing knowledge, skills and practice expertise to support CADERs grant and workforce activities.
This includes understanding the aging network landscape by identifying key customers and national trends in aging and working with potential clients to determine how to build competencies in the aging workforce. Knowledge of aging and disability practice and best practices in training are key skills for this position in the design of the curriculum, grant writing, and program development and management.
Master's degree required, MSW or MPH preferred. Specialization in Aging and/or Disability preferred. 3-5 years of experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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