Career Opportunities

The National Psoriasis Foundation strives to attract, hire, train and promote quality individuals who have a proven ability to perform in a professional organization. The Psoriasis Foundation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit.

It is the policy of the National Psoriasis Foundation to conduct its relations with employees and applicants without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected classifications, except as permitted by law.

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Community Development Manager (Mid-Atlantic Region)

A national, nonprofit patient advocacy organization, headquartered in Portland, Ore., is seeking a seasoned volunteer development and fund raising professional to organize volunteers and execute walks, cycling and other fund raising and program initiatives in the Mid-Atlantic region. This position will be working out of our Alexandria, VA, office.  Responsibilities include directing special events in the Washington, D.C. Metro Area and in Philadelphia; cultivating and soliciting donors, sponsorships, and event participants; managing volunteers including recruitment and training; providing outreach / recruitment efforts to assist with professional membership growth; overseeing the Mid-Atlantic Advocacy Network and collaborating closely with our Advocacy Team in the Alexandra office; Responsibilities will include managing our community division of volunteers in Washington, D.C. to execute mission related advocacy and educational activities at the community level.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, five years of experience in non-profit development, management of volunteers, and event marketing. Must have excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, work well with volunteers, and be able to work in a team environment.  Competitive salary with excellent benefits. Position requires overnight travel.  Please forward your cover letter with salary requirement and resume to Human Resources.

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Community Development Manager (San Diego)

A national, nonprofit patient advocacy organization is seeking a seasoned volunteer development & fund raising professional to organize volunteers and execute walks, cycling and other fund raising and program initiatives in Southern California. Responsibilities include cultivating and soliciting donors, sponsorships, and event participants; volunteer management including recruitment and training; and directing special events.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, five years of experience in non-profit development, management of volunteers, and event marketing. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, and able to work in a team environment. Competitive salary with excellent benefits. Work from your home office. Candidate should reside in the San Diego area. Position requires some overnight travel. Please forward your cover letter with salary requirement and resume to Human Resources.

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Medical Education Coordinator

National Psoriasis Foundation is a non-profit dedicated to finding a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Headquartered in Portland, Ore., is seeking a fulltime Medical Education Coordinator to assist with managing the organization’s medical professional educational programs (live and webcasts) including CME, CE, and Non-CME, CE activities.  Responsibilities include coordinating and organizing medical education programing; handling promotion, outreach and recruiting efforts to medical professionals; managing invitations, applications and responding and tracking correspondence of participants; handling faculty scheduling and travel arrangements; tracking of education budgetary expenses; maintaining medical education webpages and calendar; and preparing reports and analyzing programming effectiveness.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree with two plus years of relevant experience and / or educational program coordination. Requirements includes excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, advance knowledge of Microsoft office products, solid project management experience, ability to exercise independent judgment, and strong organizational and multi-tasking skills. Position requires overnight travel. Please forward a cover letter with salary requirement and your resume to Human Resources

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Medical Programs Coordinator

A national, nonprofit patient advocacy organization, headquartered in Portland, Ore., is seeking a full time, professional, self-motivated and organized individual to serve as our Medical Programs Coordinator.This individual will have the opportunity to handle a broad range of tasks in providing administrative and program support activities for our medical programs department. Responsibilities include tracking and coordinating professional memberships and renewals; coordinating professional membership marketing and recruiting; maintaining professional membership webpages and physician directory; managing physician literature orders; creating Medical Board meeting materials, agendas, minutes; assisting with recognition activities; and providing administrative and logistic support for our medical education programing/activities.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of two years in combined experience in administrative assistance and customer service skills; proficient knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs including Microsoft Word, and Excel; excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; and strong project management skills. Position requires overnight travel. Please forward a cover letter with salary requirement and your resume to Human Resources

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Patient Navigator

The National Psoriasis Foundation is a dynamic and growing non-profit dedicated to finding a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.  Headquartered in Portland, OR, the Foundation is hiring a full time Patient Navigator for our patient Navigation Center. We are seeking a team player to provide health and access information to patients via phone, e-mails, chat and written correspondence.

The Patient Navigator responsibilities include assisting patients from across the country with health insurance issues, such as appealing insurance denials and applying for disability; counseling patients on their insurance coverage benefits and insurance plan selections; helping patients with seeking financial assistance resources; assisting with answering questions on disease and treatment options;  helping to connect patients with available resources;  managing a database of patient cases;  maintaining follow-up with callers on treatment satisfaction and access to care issue resolution; connecting patients with Foundation services, programs and events; and inputting information into patient contact database.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree with two+ years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience in health education/promotion, community health, social work, or healthcare office setting; working knowledge of medical and insurance terminology, hospital / provider referral protocols, medical insurance plans, billing, and regulations. Excellent verbal and written communications skills, good attention to detail and multi-tasking skills are also necessary. Experience in conveying health-related information via phone, email or chat.

National Psoriasis Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer that fosters and values diversity.  Please forward your cover letter with salary requirements and resume to Human Resources

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Internships

Advocacy Internship   

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How to apply

To apply for a position with the National Psoriasis Foundation, please forward a cover letter, resume and any job specific requirements to:

Please email your information to Human Resources at hr@psoriasis.org

National Psoriasis Foundation
Attn: Human Resources
6600 SW 92nd Ave., Suite 300
Portland, OR 97223

Fax: 503-245-0626

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Updated July 2015