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Geologic Publications Editor (Nrs3)
Geologic Publications Editor (NRS3)
Washington Geological Survey, Natural Resources Building, Olympia
Recruitment # 2019-04-2385
Want to join something GREAT and make a difference?
The Washington Geological Survey is looking for a publications editor with a geoscience background to join a diverse and highly motivated team of geologists, cartographers, and data scientists as a permanent, full-time member of our publications group.
In a fast-paced dynamic work environment where no two days are alike, you will use your knowledge of geology and your strong writing and design skills to produce a variety of publications, ranging from geologic maps to posters, pamphlets, fact sheets, and books. You will use your ability to write for a variety of audiences to help Survey geologists communicate their science to the public. This unique position combines your scientific training with your publications and design background to do work that is important to the success of the Survey and is valued by Survey staff.
What will we trust you with?
Creating a variety of publications, graphics, and figures using professional design and layout software
Editing text written by Survey authors, including providing constructive feedback on style and content
Generating and editing new content for our website and blog
Effective time management and ability to work independently on assigned tasks
Good communication, teamwork, and a positive, diligent work ethic
Creativity, enthusiasm, and a desire to learn new skills
Why work for DNR?
At DNR, we value public service, innovation and creative problem solving, safety and well-being, and leadership and teamwork.
At DNR you'll support the vision of a sustainable future by using your skills to protect and manage the state's natural resources for both current and future generations. As a DNR employee, you'll work with the public's interest in mind as we manage more than 5 million acres of state-owned forest, range, commercial, agricultural and aquatic lands. But managing lands is only half of our story. We also protect other public resources such as fish, wildlife, water, and provide public access to outdoor recreation. Two of our largest and most important state-wide resource protection responsibilities are fire prevention and suppression, and overseeing forest practices.
We are nearly 1,500 employees strong and dedicated to making DNR a great place to work. Our mission is to serve Washington's lands and communities; build strong and healthy rural communities; enhance forest health and wildfire management; strengthen the health and resilience of our lands and waters; and increase public engagement and commitment to our public lands and resources. In partnership with citizens and governments, we provide innovative leadership and expertise to ensure environmental protection, public safety, perpetual funding for schools and communities, and a rich quality of life. At DNR we approach our work through the lens of making Washington a better place environmentally, economically and socially for current and future generations.
One of the world's most scenic places, Washington State offers breathtaking discoveries for people who love natural beauty and outdoor recreation, from the Pacific Coast shores to the rugged Cascade Mountains to the rolling hills of the Palouse. Your office will be located in Olympia on the state capital campus and minutes from downtown and the South Puget Sound.
What makes DNR a great place to work?
Transitioning to a modern work environment
Infants at work program
Commitment to organizational health and wellness
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council
Leadership that empowers and supports employees
Leadership development opportunities
Educational aid and career development stipends
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Eligibility
Opportunities to participate in wildland fire suppression assignments
Opportunities to stretch your professional skills
A comprehensive benefit package that includes employer contributions toward health insurance, paid holidays, retirement plans, sick leave and vacation days. Visit http://careers.wa.gov/benefits.html for more information.
Why do people choose to work for DNR?
"I enjoy the clients I support and there are a ton of smart, fun, passionate people in this agency that I have the privilege of interacting with and learning from. DNR is a great place because of the people who are here. They are passionate, hard-working, loyal, intelligent, kind, and FUN! The aspects of the agency that speak to me are how diverse the work is that we do; from forests to grass lands, from mountain tops to under water, the composition of the agency made up by various different responsibilities makes it so interesting."
"I am committed to this agency's purpose, the Washington Geological Survey is an amazing place full of innovative, creative, and open-minded people, and I get great satisfaction from serving Washington's residents. I love it here because this place loves me. I like how I am made to feel valued, appreciated, and I feel that my skills are constantly being broadened. I am generally my only limitation."
"The idea of managing the resources in perpetuity really speaks to me. I like that the work DNR does tries to strike a balance between business and conservation and that I don't have to compromise one for the other because I am expected to do both. We are expected to be good stewards of the resources and the decisions we make mean something...in perpetuity."
Who are we looking for?
The right candidate has:
Bachelor's degree in geology or one of the specific geologic disciplines
Two years of experience editing and producing publications
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite or similar programs
Demonstrated ability in technical editing
Demonstrated competence in page layout and graphic design
Working knowledge of publication standards for geologic maps and reports
Acute attention to detail
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to internal and external groups and individuals
Ability to communicate technical material to a lay audience
A good ear for writing and a good eye for design
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work alone
Ability to collaborate as a member of a team
Ability to give criticism without offending
Ability to listen to criticism without taking it personally
A continual striving for excellence
A desire to serve the public
Master's degree in geology or one of the specific geologic disciplines
Experience with web design and maintenance
Familiarity with Washington State geography and geology
Facility with social media
Working knowledge of publication standards for other types of publications
Photography and illustration skills
Training or hands-on experience in publications, journalism/PR, art, graphics, form design, or display design
Knowledge of ArcGIS and experience designing GIS map documents
Experience designing, maintaining, and editing spatial databases, and metadata
Experience in successful project management
To be considered you must apply online at www.careers.wa.gov (Click on the APPLY button above)
You must complete the entire online application to be considered for the position.
You must attach the following:
A letter of interest describing how your experience and qualifications relate to the position profile, required and desired position qualifications, and special position requirements.
A resume including the names of three to five professional references
Three writing samples (two scientific writing samples and one piece written for a general audience), and two design samples (these could be maps, websites, booklets, pamphlets, posters, infographics, or scientific figures).
Carefully review your application materials before submitting. If you fail to submit the required documents or complete the entire online application, you may no longer be considered for the position by the supervisor.
Application Status – once you submit your online application, you can check your status by logging into your account. Finalists for the position will be contacted by the hiring managers directly.
Questions? Please contact Susan Schnur at 360-902-2913, email@example.com or e-mail us at DNRrecruiting@dnr.wa.gov.
Washington State Department of Natural Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities in a fair and impartial manner for all persons without regard to age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, creed, color, national origin, religion, pregnancy/parental status, genetic information, military status, political affiliation, criminal history or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained service animal by a person with a disability. Persons with a disability who need assistance during the screening process or those needing this announcement in an alternative format may contact DNR Recruiting staff (360) 902-1350 or (360) 902-1128. DNR may be contacted using the Washington State Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) by dialing 711.
Manager Publications 1
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Technical Publications department has an opening for a Manager Publications 1. Supervisory or management responsibilities for daily operations of a team or work unit (assignment and supervision of qualified team and book leads, scheduling, operating costs, and representing developed products). Responsibilities include cost, schedule, and technical performance of specific units and work packages on a large system development contract and includes broad responsibility for all aspects of interactive electronic technical manual and other technical documentation development as may be required. Responsible for writing, rewriting, and editing technical documents such as technical procedure manuals, user manuals, programming manuals, service manuals, operational specifications, and related technical publications to communicate clearly and effectively technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences. Acquire subject knowledge by observing performance of production methods, referring to technical specifications, blueprints, engineering illustrations, and trade journals. Oversee writing teams in all aspects of technical manual development and illustration preparation and selecting drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts. Conduct quality review of materials, provide statuses and reports as required, and interface directly with the customer and Life Cycle Management Command publications representatives.
As Northrop Grumman grows, so does our need for high-performing managers. To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please feel free to view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video: http://www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideo
- Bachelors degree in Communications, English or related field and 10 years of applicable experience. 8 Years applicable experience with a Masters degree. Four years of additional experience maybe considered in lieu of a college degree.
- MUST have an active DoD SECRET clearance.
- MUST possess strong oral and written communication skills and be able to prepare and present reports and presentations to co-workers, managers, and customers.
- MUST possess the ability to multitask on more than one project at a time.
- MUST possess the ability to work with different supporting sections, teams, and groups for the sharing and integration of data.
- MUST be extremely familiar with the content, function, and use of DoD MIL-STDs (MIL-STD-40051 and MIL-HDBK-1222).
- MUST be proficient in XML tagging for paged-based and frame-based technical manual development.
- MUST be proficient in the use of Arbortext Editor.
- MUST be proficient in XML tagging in common text editors such as .txt and UltraEdit.
- MUST be proficient in the use of the current version of Interactive Authoring Display System (IADS).
- MUST be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat Professional.
- MUST be able to utilize appropriate DTDs, Style Sheets, and xml specifications to create, write, edit, review, finalize, and publish Operator and Maintainer Field and Sustainment level electronic technical manuals (ETMs) and interactive electronic technical manuals (IETMs) as well as software user manuals, system administrator manuals, and technical bulletins.
- MUST have the ability to research, review, and understand technical information, interpret engineering drawings, and develop procedural information for technical documentation.
- MUST have extensive familiarity with managing documents written for multiple version of hardware and software products through multiple revision cycles.
- MUST be able to actively participate in peer reviews, validations, verifications, and logistics maintenance demonstration events to ensure accuracy, usability, and compliance of IETMs/ETMs with contract requirements and associated specifications.
Experienced with supervision of multiple writing teams in the support of the development of multiple technical manuals of varying types.
Experienced in organizing staffing, scheduling, and associated forecasting for cost of projects. Providing timely and accurate reports as required to logistics and senior staff.
Familiarity with creating, editing, reviewing, finalizing, and publishing depot maintenance work requirements, preventive maintenance checklists, lubrication orders, modification work orders, battle damage assessment and repair documents, service bulletins, pamphlets, pocket guides, quick reference guides, and commercial pamphlets across multiple services (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard, and Coast Guard).
Knowledge of Government Printing Office (GPO) style guide.
Experienced developing technical materials in an agile software developmental framework environment with daily scrums and monthly sprints.
Experienced with file management practices, Microsoft SharePoint, and Jira.
Knowledge of regular expression and macro development.
Knowledge of XSL creation/modification to transform and extract data from XML files.
Knowledge of Beyond Compare, Acrobat, and Excel document comparison functions.
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Global Publications Lead, Oncology
At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We're focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life.
As a Global Publications Lead, Oncology in Gaithersburg, MD, you'll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients' lives. The Global Publications Leader (GPL), Oncology delivers the strategic publications plan for the oncology franchise and leads a cross-matrix team in the high-profile hematology portfolio of AstraZeneca. Due to the importance of this portfolio, you must be an experienced publications professional, ready for new challenges with creative and collaborative problem-solving skills. The prominence of this role will provide you with opportunities for significant interactions with senior and global stakeholder in the organization as well as key external stakeholders.
AstraZeneca's vision in Oncology is to help patients by redefining the cancer-treatment paradigm, with the aim of bringing six new cancer medicines to patients between 2013 and 2020. A broad pipeline of next-generation medicines is focused principally on four disease areas - breast, ovarian, lung and hematological cancers. As well as other tumor types, these are being targeted through four key platforms - immunotherapy, the genetic drivers of cancer and resistance, DNA damage repair, and antibody drug conjugates, underpinned by personalized healthcare and biomarker technologies.
The Oncology Business Medical team is the 'face' of AstraZeneca to the healthcare community. OB Medical team members leverage their scientific and clinical expertise to help healthcare professionals understand how to appropriately utilize AstraZeneca's medicines. This role will be a part of our new and exciting DS-collaboration.
Direct accountability for the or the development and execution of strategic publication plans for global clinical studies in humans from Phase I-IV, and non-clinical trial sources including health economics and outcomes research, epidemiology, real-world evidence (RWE), payer, and non-interventional studies, aligned with a specific medical strategies and objectives
Heading the development of scientific, clinical and RWE planning data into timely publications for prescribers, payers, and patients through disease state and medicine insights and leading effective collaboration with cross-functional teams and external alliances
Tracking existing publication plans to ensure alignment with evidence plans
The day-to-day management of assigned publication plans, delivery of outputs, financial tracking and meeting activities, working closely with all members of the delivery team
Developing a thorough understanding of internal and external stakeholders to further the leverage of clinical and RWE studies
Manage external agency partners to ensure accuracy of publication plan and publication deliverables with respect to time, quality and cost, and ensuring correct compliance documentation is in place including budgetary responsibilities
Minimum Requirements – Education and Experience
Advanced degree in a scientific or medical discipline (eg PharmD, PhD, MD)
Minimum of 3 years of experience within the pharmaceutical or related healthcare industry, such as medical communications
Poise in senior leader engagement
Ability to prioritize, thrive and execute in high pressure situations
Clear and effective communication skills
Collaborative and consultative cross-matrix abilities
The ability to appreciate and work within a large strategic framework, while maintaining strong attention to detail and compliance to global publications ethical standards and company publications policy and SOPs
A blend of strategic agility and tactical execution skills
Passion, ambition and a flair for strong team leadership across the organization
Demonstrated performance, budget, and resource management skills in a global organization
Ability to understand and adhere to good publication practices and relevant guidelines on and scientific data communication, such as ICMJE, GPP3, company policy and SOPs
Skills and Capabilities
Strong therapeutic knowledge in oncology, ideally in women's cancer franchise
Complete multiple projects with a common deadline
Experience in collaboration within a medical affairs organization
Broad understanding of drug development process
Experience in medical communications gained through working in the pharmaceutical industry or a medical communications agency
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with external experts, investigators, journal editors and publishers and professional bodies
Flexibility and adaptability to manage long-term activities in a constantly changing internal and external environment
Working knowledge of Datavision publication management systems
Certification as a Medical Publication Professional (CMPP) desired
Next Steps – Apply Today!
To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity. If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.
AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.
Publications Support Specialist
This position provides technically advanced services in the following areas: graphic design, typesetting, preparation of camera-ready materials, copy editing manuscripts, electronically transmitting copy to typesetters, proofing copy for accuracy and style, and other duties related to publication of periodicals, handbooks, brochures, certificates, etc. While a component of the Communications Department, upon assignment by the Manager, this position provides skilled services for Governance, Executive Management and local associations. The incumbent exercises a high level of independent judgment and initiative with minimal supervision.
Duties and Responsibilities
The incumbent may perform any combination of the tasks listed below:
Provides graphic design, typesetting, preparation of camera-ready materials and related services in the production of the CTA Organizational Handbook, the CTA Annual Report, the CTA Pocket Calendar, the John Swett Awards Program materials, the CCA Advocate, and various brochures and certificates.
Assists in preparation of materials and correspondence in support of the John Swett Awards Program including the judging and award components.
Maintains California media lists in selected software database, and assists in the preparation of news releases and media advisories.
Assists in posting to CTA websites.
Provides clerical support to Manager as State Council meetings including preparation and follow-up.
Keeps current on computer software programs and upgrades that have application to the department's work and advises the Manager accordingly.
Provides clerical support to the consultant to the PRO Committee of the Board of Directors.
Provides a variety of clerical support functions in support of the department's work as assigned by the Manager.
Performs other appropriate duties as assigned.
Functions Unique to This Position
Works with the editor of the Community College Advocate, providing proofreading and other assistance as needed.
Provides support on media events, including news conferences, preparing news releases, and information for CTA offices.
Provides clerical support to the consultant to the PRO Committee of the Board of Directors and the Communications Committee of CTA's State Council of Education.
Qualifications - Minimum Required
BA or BS Degree, or, AA Degree and two (2) years of relevant experience, or, five (5) years of relevant experience.
Experience in designing, typesetting, copy editing, producing and following through on printing and distribution of materials in a small publishing office.
Ability to follow through on work assignments with minimum supervision.
Ability to communicate clearly, verbally and in writing.
Experience in proofreading manuscripts and bluelines for usage, grammar, punctuation, spelling and style.
Experience in preparing mechanicals for brochures, certificates and other publications.
Proficiency in the use of computer technology and the ability to learn and use the Association's software programs.
Ability to initiate work, follow through on assignments, and handle publication projects with minimal supervision.
Ability to work under pressure and respond positively to priority changes and emergencies.
Ability to communicate effectively with members and CTA leadership about publication and video projects.
Ability to work overtime as needed.
This position is in a bargaining unit represented by CAS. Salaries are established by a collective bargaining agreement. Step placement is also determined by the CTA/CAS Agreement.
Technical Publications Staff - Authoring Lead
The selected candidate for the Anomaly and Failure Resolution System (AFRS) Authoring Lead will be responsible for technical oversight and subcontract management of the authoring, development, and delivery of all AFRS data products. Technical oversight includes requirements management; systems integration and verification oversight; interacting with team members to produce effective solutions to Action Requests from the field; developing metrics and reports from program data; determining problem areas from analysis of the data trends; and definition of future developments/changes to improve AFRS products. Technical Subcontract Management support responsibilities include technical control and oversight of AFRS partners/suppliers. Specific responsibilities are coordination and monitoring of subcontractor RFPs, SOWs, deliverables, schedule; resolving supplier performance issues; resolving internal programmatic issues that may affect supplier performance; and resolving accounts payable / invoicing issues. Other responsibilities also include understanding the AFRS/OBPHM software and architecture to define and drive improvements into the system to better support the operational sites. Additional responsibilities include understanding delivered AFRS products performance in the field, evaluating product performance relative to customer expectations, establishing and tracking metrics, and prioritizing recommended changes to products across all operational sites, flight test sites, and production/flight line.
Experience with the following:
Maintaining and troubleshooting military aircraft
Flight line and production operations
Ability to interact with military aircraft acquisition, user, and maintainer customers
Publications Coordinator Asc / Publishing Center / Orlando, FL
Provide Administrative/Team Lead Support for the Orlando Publishing Center. Duties Include:
Tracking and implementation of software upgrades to various Publishing and Prepress packages.
Directing task assignments and workload.
Research and order supplies and materials.
Research and recommend publishing and related equipment for lease or purchase.
Coordinate vendor purchase and services.
Track, consolidate and report metrics to management.
Coordinate shipping and delivery logistics for the Publishing Center.
Review and recommend changes to current policies and procedures for the Publishing Center.
Conduct and participate in customer meetings to determine requirements and facilitate desired outcomes/products.
Perform other related duties as required.
Bachelor's degree in management, business, graphic arts, publishing, or related experience
Familiarity with programs such Adobe Suite, MS Office, Mac/WIN OS
Ability to Multi-task and meet operational deadlines
Experience with being a team lead or leading a group
Ability to lift 50 lbs
Valid US Driver's License
Publications Coordinator 3
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Publications Coordinator 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.
Utilizing desk top publishing software systems, formats, produces, and/or revises publication materials such as technical articles, proposals, publications, books, manuals, reports, and marketing materials. Determines project requirements and presents drafts of finished product to user. Ensures high quality of output and compatibility of product with follow-on reproduction processes. Prepares layouts and graphic design. Maintains production logs and cost data for project scheduling, budgeting, and billing. Exclude dedicated word processing operators and illustrators.
High School diploma or GED
4 years digital printing experience
Current and active DoD Secret clearance
Must the ability to obtain and retain SAP / SAR classified clearance to access company sensitive reproduction applications in compliance with DOD and Company security requirements
Must be knowledgeable of Xerographic production equipment (All types)
Must have Wide format color plotters and operating software knowledge
Must have full knowledge of the Graphtec FC8600 Vinyl cutter and OMEGA Composer software
Must have full knowledge and operation of Geo Knight Heat Press
Must have knowledge and operation of SawTrax cutter
Must have full knowledge and operation of 44" Polar/Mohr paper cutter – Must be able to perform maintenance and change blades
Extensive knowledge of bindery equipment: Cutters, Stitcher, Saddle Stitcher, hole punch, collators and miscellaneous finishers
Must have experience creating company-required signage (Services include; the development of signs, displays and banners, matting and framing posters and pictures, and providing nameplates upon customer request. Lamination/mounting from badge size to poster size)
Must be willing to work OT and weekends
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Quality Assurance And Publications Unit Supervisor
Health Information Office
Make a difference-Join HCPF by improving health care access and outcomes for the people we serve while demonstrating stewardship of financial resources.
The Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (Department) offers a competitive benefits package to include the Public Employees Retirement Account (PERA), 401k/457, health/dental insurance options, 10 holidays, accrual of paid sick and vacation/annual time, flex place and flex time. The Department is also centrally located; offers affordable ECO passes; has a fitness center on-site; and a variety of discounts on services and products are available to state employees through the State of Colorado's Work-Life Employment Discount Program.
The Department also encourages employees to take advantage of advanced education and offers reduced college tuition through CSU Global for their employees. This Department is a "Tobacco Free Workplace".http://www.colorado.gov/hcpf.
The Health Information Office develops, implements, and maintains the Department's Health Information Technology (Health IT) and related Information Technology (IT) infrastructure, while coordinating with the Governor's Office of Information Technology and other stakeholders on HIT and IT projects that impact the Department. Major responsibilities of the Health Information Office include enhancing and maintaining the Department's health care claims payment system (Medicaid Management Information System or MMIS) and client eligibility system (Colorado Benefits Management System or CBMS) by developing requirements documentation, reviewing detailed system design approaches, proposing systems solutions to program staff and implementing systems solutions to support Department initiatives. In addition to aligning the Department's infrastructure, this Office creates a foundation for emerging Health IT solutions that will be necessary to implement the Department's transformational vision for the future of Medicaid.
Within the Office, The Fiscal Agent Operations Section manages and enhances the current operations of MMIS and assists with the implementation of a new MMIS (the Colorado inter
Change) in order to assure timely and accurate claims processing in an environment of rapid policy to improve monitoring capabilities and program management of the Medicaid program. Fiscal Agent operations are provided through a contractor, and the Section is responsible for monitoring the Fiscal Agent's performance for claims reimbursement, provider enrollment, and medical benefit coverage. Additionally, the Section directs and supports various State and Federal audits.
Description of Job
This position is also the unit supervisor over three (3) FTE who work with publications and quality assurance issues with the Fiscal agent and Medicaid providers. This position will be accountable, including signature authority, for actions and decisions that directly impact, pay, status and tenure of these three positions
This position will be responsible for ensuring edits related to the processing of claims are in place and maintained in the Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS or the Colorado inter
Change) in accordance with Department policy. This position will be responsible for working closely with program staff and technical systems staff in both the implementation and operational phases of the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI). The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) developed NCCI to promote national correct coding methodologies and to control improper coding leading to inappropriate payment in Medicare and Medicaid claims. The NCCI allows the Department to prevent incorrect and/or fraudulent payments by investing in software that would automatically check provider claim submissions to determine if claims include contradictory services codes, or other problems which would result in a denial of the request for payment.
This position will be responsible for vendor oversight; including ensuring contractual requirements are met, working with vendor leadership to identify and resolve issues, and ensuring acceptable service levels are maintained. This position ensures that business processes and results demonstrate adherence and compliance with federal/state/regulatory standards and procedures while meeting Department goals and objectives. This position develops and implements policies, procedures, and guidelines for operational claims processes.
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to the work assignment. Four years of professional experience in an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position.
Additional appropriate experience will substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis. Additional appropriate education will substitute for required experience on a year-for-year basis.
DEFINITION OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Work that involves exercising discretion, analytical skill, judgment, and personal accountability, and responsibility for creating, developing, integrating, applying, and sharing an organized body of knowledge that characteristically is uniquely acquired through an intense education or training regimen at a recognized college or university; equivalent to the curriculum requirements for a bachelor's or higher degree with major study in or pertinent to the specialized field; and continuously studied to explore, extend, and use additional discoveries, interpretations, and application and to improve data, materials, equipment, applications and methods.
Supervising professionals or serving as a team lead.
Professional experience working as an analyst or project leader for a health plan or health care provider
Experience with program development involving complex problem resolution
Prior experience working with diverse stakeholders or managing stakeholder relations, including strong communication skills
Ability to set and prioritize workload, develop a work plan with tasks, time frames, milestones, resources, and dependencies
Ability to be self-motivated and self-directed, while possessing the ability to work in a team environment
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
1.All positions at HCPF are security sensitive positions and require that the individuals undergo a criminal record background check as a condition of employment.
2.Employees who have been disciplinarily terminated, resigned in lieu of disciplinary termination, or negotiated their termination from the State of Colorado must disclose this information on the application.
If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State
Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination. Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.
Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb.
A standard appeal form is available at: www.colorado.gov/spb. If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action:
Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038.
Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.
Address Confidentiality Program:
If you are covered by the Address Confidentiality Program, CRS 24-21-201 through 24-21-214, please notify the HR office or analyst listed on this announcement so that you are provided the appropriate time extension for notifications provided by U.S. mail. The extension allowed under this program applies only to U.S. mail notifications that include a deadline of 10 days or less.
Applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualification for the position. If it is determined that you meet the minimum qualifications, your application will also be used as part of the comparative analysis process to identify a top group for further consideration.
Be sure your application specifically addresses the requirements as listed in the minimum qualifications. Address your specialized experience, work products, and accomplishments as they relate to the position duties and minimum and preferred qualifications. Attach additional pages if necessary to fully explain your experience and accomplishments.
Failure to submit properly completed documents by the closing date of this announcement will result in your application being rejected.
If you experience difficulty in uploading or attaching documents to your online application, call NEOGOV technical support at 877-204-4442 anytime between 6:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. (Pacific Time). Failure to submit properly completed documents by the closing date of this announcement will result in your application being rejected.
ADAAA Accommodations: Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment.
To request an accommodation, please contact by phone or email at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.
Priority consideration will be given to applications submitted by 04/28/2019 As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.
UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years.
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is an independent research center at the University of Washington. Its mission is to monitor global health conditions and health systems, as well as to evaluate interventions, initiatives, and reforms.
IHME carries out a range of projects within different research areas including the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors; Future Health Scenarios; Costs and Cost Effectiveness; Local Burden of Disease; Resource Tracking; and Impact Evaluations. The aim is to provide policymakers, donors, and researchers with the highest-quality quantitative evidence base to make decisions that achieve better health.
IHME has an outstanding opportunity for a Publications Officer with a focus on Indonesia and Pakistan. The primary purpose of this position is to support the development of high-quality peer-reviewed scientific papers for IHME's work in fields including epidemiology, biostatistics, survey methodology, health economics, demography, and social determinants.
Particular emphasis will be given to the Global Burden of Disease (GBD), which provides a tool to quantify health loss from hundreds of diseases, injuries, and risk factors, so that health systems can be improved and disparities can be eliminated. Collected and analyzed by a consortium of more than 3,000 researchers in more than 130 countries, the data capture premature death and disability from more than 300 diseases and injuries in 195 countries, by age and sex, from 1990 to the present, allowing comparisons over time, across age groups, and among populations.
Manage the paper production process for select publications, working with project officers, faculty, researchers, fellows, and data professionals, from draft development to publication.
Create and update production timelines, ensuring that all interrelated aspects of the schedule are being tracked and adapting timelines if milestones or deadlines shift.
Gain a clear understanding of the complex computational machinery behind IHME's work, and how these schedules relate to the paper production process.
Develop an understanding of roles and areas of expertise of IHME faculty and staff; be able to identify the appropriate team member to assign to paper tasks.
Maintain strong attention to detail while planning around contingencies.
Assist in writing high-quality scientific articles for submission to peer-reviewed journals.
Edit manuscripts for consistency, clarity, grammar, and syntax.
Translate complex scientific concepts and data into language appropriate for audiences of specific interest for the paper topic and journal chosen for submission.
Review and discuss results with researchers (including faculty, fellows, and external researchers) in order to identify key messages to highlight for scientific audiences.
Engage in regular discussion and debate with researchers, collaborators, and project managers about key messages, representations of data, and the context of their presentation.
Participate in the development of concise and accurate descriptions of research for use in publications, including press releases, policy briefs, and infographics.
Engage with external collaborators to incorporate their feedback to draft scientific manuscripts, hone messages, and finalize manuscripts for submission.
Participate in the peer-review process by facilitating required revisions and formulating responses to journal editors as appropriate.
Develop a command of the intellectual material and analytic concepts that are central to IHME's work, which span epidemiology, biostatistics, survey methodology, health economics, demography, social determinants, and education.
Become thoroughly familiar with the details of the GBD work and the complex interdisciplinary projects included in IHME's GBD portfolio, including their goals, objectives, and activities.
Become familiar with related scientific literature to understand how to best to describe IHME's findings in manuscripts.
Understand and interpret statistical results of studies in order to summarize them in a clear, concise, and scientifically accurate manner.
Become familiar with IHME's data visualization tools in order to access the high volume of data produced by IHME; be able to extract key details from those data.
Support other Scientific Communications functions as needed.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Bachelor's degree and three years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proven experience with scientific writing or publishing.
Demonstrated expertise managing complex projects with shifting deadlines and involvement of multiple stakeholders.
Demonstrated ability to quickly learn and command complex, multidisciplinary material
Demonstrated ability to write about scientific, technical content clearly and concisely.
Ability to quickly understand and synthesize relevant materials for scientific audiences.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment in collaboration with a range of individuals.
Strong written and oral communication skills with direct experience presenting to scientific audiences.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with external constituents and IHME colleagues from a diverse set of disciplines, expertise, and backgrounds.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Master's degree in related field and 5 years of experience.
Experience working in global health strongly preferred.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Evening and/or weekend work will be required around publication deadlines.
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.
Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Editor, Technical Publications
Envoy Air Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Airlines Group. With more than 16,000 employees, Envoy is the largest provider of regional flight service to American Airlines. Flying under the American Eagle brand and livery, Envoy provides ground handling services for many American Airlines flights. The Company was founded in 1998 as American Eagle Airlines, Inc. and in 2014, changed its name to Envoy Air Inc. Envoy is headquartered within the Dallas metropolitan area in Irving, TX with large operations in Dallas/Fort Worth, Chicago, Miami, New York, and Los Angeles. At Envoy, we go beyond transporting people from one destination to another. Our goal for employees is to take you where you want to go - whether a short-term stay or a lifelong career. Are you ready for take-off?
Coordinate and provide technical publication services to personnel responsible for developing/maintaining Maintenance, Flight, Flight Service, Customer Services, Safety, and Training publications used throughout the Envoy system. Develop and edit technical publications in Adobe Framemaker and Adobe Acrobat. Work with the FAA and senior management on developing and publishing company manuals, policies, and procedures. Finally, establish strong working relationships with internal and external customers.
Edit and review documents and text to ensure conformity with established formats and templates, assist in all phases of the production of publications, their revisions and distribution.
Develop indexes, cross reference lists, and tables of contents for publications.
Produce technical drawings/illustrations, forms and charts required by operation departments.
Responsible to input, track and manage the Manual Revision Request (MRR) process to ensure compliance with the General Procedures Manual (GPM).
Provide additional data entry and analysis support to the DMSC as may be required.
Produce technical forms and charts, and provide additional data entry and analysis support as requested
Ensures revisions to Company manuals are coordinated with other departments as may be required to ensure standard content consistency across the Company manual system.
The ideal candidate must be a self-starter who is able to execute multiple projects concurrently with minimal supervision. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to work effectively with all levels of internal and external management (e.g., FAA) and excellent organization skills. Strong attention to detail and interpersonal skills required.
Minimum age: 18
Bachelor's degree or equivalent amount of relevant work experience
Working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat, Framemaker, & Photoshop
Possess the legal right to work in the United States
Must be able to read, write, fluently speak, and understand the English language
Technical writing experience
Advanced authoring and graphics software experience
Experience/knowledge of data presentation in various formats such as pdf, HTML, SGML, XML
Type 50 WPM
Additional Position Details
Candidates must fulfill a fingerprint based criminal background check to qualify for unescorted access privileges to airport security identification display areas (SIDA), if applicable.
Candidates must be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or US Customs security badges, in addition to clearing other airport related requirements, if applicable.
This position may be subject to the Department of Transportation (DOT). Federal law requires Envoy to determine a candidate's history with the DOT drug and/or alcohol violation(s) or refusal(s) to test before hiring him/her into a safety-sensitive position.
Envoy Air is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
10 - 20%
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