May 10, 2022

Manager, Practice Management

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Itasca, IL, USA
Full-Time Health Care Nonprofit - Social Services

Job Description

Nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare seeks a diplomatic professional who can juggle a heavy workload to provide primary staff support to the Committee on Practice and Ambulatory Medicine (COPAM), Section on Administration and Practice Management (SOAPM), and the Pediatric Practice Management Alliance (PPMA).


This manager will oversee the development and dissemination of information and resources related to practice management, including those targeting employed physicians, and emerging models of pediatric health care delivery, including academic/subspecialty practice, as well as provide technical assistance to members and pediatric practice managers on practice management-related topics.


Qualified candidates will possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, health care administration, nursing, or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience. Masters preferred.
  • 3-4 years’ experience in health care or delivery of health care services required, including collaboration with internal and external constituents, Web site maintenance, and budget preparation/management.
  • Experience with health policy or practice management, writing for health care journals, and/or the development of health-related online resources strongly preferred.
  • Must be a team player, pay close attention to detail, and possess strong verbal/written communication, interpersonal, critical thinking, networking, and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency with MS Office required; experience with web maintenance software (i.e., SharePoint) and web conferencing systems (i.e., WebEx) preferred. Must be able to manage a heavy workload, manage multiple projects simultaneously, work both independently and as part of a team, collaborate effectively with various internal and external constituents, take initiative, have a strong understanding of physician office environment and continuing medical education needs, and promote and maintain a positive and cooperative team-oriented work environment with a commitment to diversity.
  • Some travel and evening/weekend work required, along with the need for flexibility in arranging work schedule to accommodate physicians’ availability.



Why work for the AAP?

  • Flexible hours and a focus on work/life balance.
  • State-of-the-art building equipped with standing desks, treadmill desks, cycle desks, on-site fitness center, and on-site exercise classes.
  • An on-site cafeteria with food costs that are subsidized by AAP.
  • Strong focus on mental health and wellness.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Competitive PTO and sick leave.
  • Excellent parental benefits, including adoption assistance.
  • A full list of benefits can be found here.

Hybrid work environment of 40% of work time in the office per month.

All AAP employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Requests for a medical or religious accommodation in regard to this vaccination can be submitted for consideration upon an offer of employment.


To learn more about the organization, see a full job description, and/or apply for the position, please visit


The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.


Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.



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