NAM Leadership Consortium - College Student Hire

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine value diversity in our members, volunteers, and staff and strive for a culture of inclusion in our workplace and activities. Convening a diverse community to exchange ideas and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and increases our relevance as advisers to the nation about the most complex issues facing the nation and the world.

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National Academies of Sciences Engineering Medicine

<br /><br />The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine provide independent, objective advice to inform policy with evidence, spark progress and innovation, and confront challenging issues for the benefit of society. We marshal knowledge and expertise across disciplines to study complex and sometimes contentious issues, reach consensus based on the evidence, and identify the best path forward.

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Part time

$18.00 per hour

Overview: Requisition Number: R0002279<br /> <br /> <strong>About the National Academy of Medicine</strong><br />The National Academy of Medicine (NAM), established in 1970 under the name Institute of Medicine (IOM), is an independent organization of eminent professionals from diverse fields including health and medicine; the natural, social, and behavioral sciences; and beyond. With the authority of the 1863 Congressional Charter of the National Academy of Sciences requested and signed by President Abraham Lincoln, the NAM serves alongside the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering as adviser to the nation and the international community. The NAM&rsquo;s mission is to advance science, inform policy, and catalyze action to achieve human health, equity, and well-being. <br /><br /><strong>About the Program</strong><br />The NAM Leadership Consortium (LC) Collaboration for a Learning Health System provides a trusted neutral venue for national leaders in health, health care, and biomedical science to work collaboratively toward their common commitment to a health system that rewards effectiveness, efficiency, equity, and continuous learning. The LC is seeking a graduate or doctoral-level student intern to help conduct projects and research on pressing health policy and program problems. The intern must have knowledge of health-care financing and digital health concepts, a keen sense of strategic decision-making, excellent interpersonal skills, exceptional writing abilities, a strong comfort level working in a fast-paced collaborative environment. The intern will work closely with staff within the Leadership Consortium and focus on one or more of the following portfolios:<br /> <ul> <li>Digital Health to develop health data as a core utility for the common good.</li> <li>Value Incentives and Systems to advance funding and accountability focused on individual, family, and community health &amp; well-being outcomes.</li> </ul> <strong>About the Position</strong><br />Under the direction of a Program Officer or Senior Program Officer, the intern will perform a variety of tasks that focus on providing learning opportunities and exposure to a wide range of activities. The candidate may perform a variety of clerical and research duties as well as lead elements of special projects. This internship is intended for gradual or doctoral students with an interest in health care financing and digital health to increase their knowledge and obtain on-the-job training and experience.
Responsibilities: <ol> <li>Administrative: Performs administrative tasks, creates and maintains databases and files, and assists with meeting preparation as needed. Writing and Editing: Drafts, proofreads, and copyedits documents, as needed.</li> <li>Research Activities: Performs subject-oriented literature searches, gathers references, participates in other research efforts including collection, assembly, and the tabulation of data and summarizing literature, and assists with analyzing basic research results, as needed. Academic/Career Development:</li> <li>Undertakes one or more short-term projects designed to assist with enhancing ongoing study projects.</li> </ol> NONESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES<br /> <ul> <li>Related duties and special projects as assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <strong>Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:</strong> Knowledge of health care financing and digital health concepts. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to solve problems with supervisory consultation or by following procedures. Ability to prioritize work and the flexibility to change directions as needed so deadlines are met. Ability to work successfully in a team environment. Ability to develop relationships with co-workers and employees in other National Academies' departments through effective communication. Good written, verbal, and interpersonal skills with an ability to effectively interact with all levels of employees.<br /><br /><strong>Minimum Education/Training Requirements:</strong> High school diploma, GED, or equivalent knowledge. <br /><br /><strong>Preferred Education:</strong> Enrollment in a post graduate program<br /><br /><strong>Minimum Experience:</strong> Past work in health care financing and digital health.<br /><br /><strong>Physical Capabilities:</strong> Ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time.<br /><br /><strong>Required Licenses, Certification, or Registration:</strong> None.<br /><br /><strong>Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls:</strong> Reports to a Program Officer or Senior Program Officer. Supervisor is available to organize work, set objectives, and assist in problem resolution.<br /><br /><strong>Compensation:</strong> The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine support equity, fairness, and transparency in our compensation programs. The compensation for this position is $18.00 per hour.<br />Work Environment: Fully remote work environment, with occasional travel between National Academies&rsquo; facilities and to off-site meeting locations. <br /><br /><strong>The National Academies&rsquo; Statement on Diversity and Inclusion:</strong><br />We, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (the National Academies), value diversity among our staff, members, volunteers, partners, vendors, and audiences. We recognize that talent is broadly distributed in society and that many perspectives enhance the quality of our work and drive innovation and impact.<br />We pledge to cultivate a workplace culture and climate that promotes inclusion, belonging, accessibility, and anti-racism; upholds equity; and values the participation of all who are engaged in advancing our mission. By embracing the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in our programs, institutional policies and practices, and products, we will be able to better advise the nation on the most complex issues facing society and the world.