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Insight Healthcare by McKinsey

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

June 17 – 20, 2010

Application deadline: April 25, 2010

Additional Info

Qualified Applicants for Insight Healthcare should be:

• Completing an MD, medical internship, residency or fellowship in 2011 or 2012

• Completing a PhD or post-doc in healthcare related disciplines including biology, biomedical engineering, chemistry or immunology in 2011

• Currently residing in the United States or Canada

• Available to attend the entire event starting at 5:30 p.m. on the evening of Thursday, June 17 and ending at 1:30 p.m. on the afternoon of Sunday, June 20

McKinsey & Company, a management consulting firm with nearly 9,000 consultants in 90 offices across 50 countries, is hosting two exciting summer programs for students working towards advanced professional degrees: Insight Healthcare and Insight Engineering & Science. These programs will give non-MBA advanced degree students an insider’s look into management consulting. Each of the comprehensive seminars will cover a range of topics important to those who are exploring alternative career possibilities. Program agendas include an overview of management consulting, an introduction to the type of work we do, a management consulting case study, and an opportunity to network with colleagues and participate in social activities.

We are hosting several web based presentations to help graduate students learn more about McKinsey & Company and our Insight programs. These presentations are designed for: MDs, residents, medical interns, fellows, PhDs and post-docs. If you are interested in attending one of these presentations please RSVP through our website: http://www.mckinsey.com/careers/apd/Opportunities.aspx

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Mindray Medical International Job Opportunity

Mindray Medical International was founded in 1991 in Shenzhen, China, with a mission to deliver high-quality, competitively priced medical devices to make healthcare more accessible and affordable around the world. Over the last 18 years, we have become a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide.

Revenue wise, the company has been growing at 50% annually between 2001 and 2008.  The growth rate slowed down in 2009 because of the base increased significantly after a $208million acquisition of a U.S. Company DataScope’s patient monitor division. The 2009 revenue is US$634 million, with a strong net profit margin of 21.9%.

Mindray will be a great employer in terms of career development and compensation.  As a rising star in the Medical Device industry, Mindray has been posing higher and higher threats, on an international basis, to the long-time dominant companies like GE, Philips, J&J, Beckman Coulter, etc.  Mindray provides a rare career development opportunity in this era of globalization.

With a vision to further globalize our workforce, we are kicking off the International MBA Recruitment Campaign targeting MBA candidates from top MBA schools for managerial-level positions at Mindray HQs or its operating companies located across the world. All positions are non-rotational assignments and occur within one of the business segments of Medical Imaging Systems, Patient Monitoring & Life Support, In-vitro Diagnostic Products.

This International MBA Recruitment Campaign is a structured program designed to enhance and upgrade leadership competencies. The campaign matches the interests, capabilities, and leadership competencies of candidates to challenging assignments and exciting career opportunities within business divisions across Marketing, Sales, Customer Service, Finance, Supply Chain, R&D within the organization. Candidates are expected to acclimate to Mindray’s work culture, apply their expertise and leadership, and significantly contribute to Mindray’s business success. Mindray offers employees a challenging platform to polish their skills and prove themselves in an International scope, and to take on responsibilities more than they can imagine. This is an excellent opportunity for MBA graduates to demonstrate their leadership excellence beyond the academic classroom,

Students who meet our requirements will become candidates for 1st round telephone interview conducted by Mindray’s International HR in March.  Company executives will conduct the 2nd round on-site interviews of preferred candidates for final hiring consideration, estimated by end of March or early April.

If interested, please contact Winni Wang at winni.hywang@mindray.com

Post Acute Rehab Nursing Home Administrator with North American Health Care, Inc.

North American Health Care, Inc.  has just posted a fulltime opportunity.  The resume due date for the Post Acute Rehab Nursing Home Administrator opportunity is Tuesday, March 23, 2010.

The following is the job description:

North American Health Care is recruiting highly motivated MBA and undergraduates for its highly impressive Administrator in Training (AIT) program – Upon successful completion of six month training, you will be given leadership of a skilled nursing facility of between 50 and 100 patients and between 75 and 150 employees. North American’s reputation for quality patient care is second to none in the skilled nursing facility business. As an administrator, you will be interacting daily with highly skilled employees including nurses, physicians, and hospital administrators. North American Health Care is a private health care services company that assists each of the facilities it serves to provide health services in a way that creates satisfied customers and dedicated employees. Facilities are located in California, Washington, Arizona, and Utah. The compensation and benefits package is highly competitive and is in the top two percent of the industry with no salary cap. The total package includes starting salary between $50,000 and $65,000 based on resume, work experience and application. This includes movement to a base salary of $100,000 immediately upon licensure with potential for 30 to 50 percent bonus within the first year based on a performance formulary that is readily obtainable. The benefit package also includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, vision, and 401(k) retirement savings plan. Must have completed the MBA program with a GPA above 3.0 (verifiable transcript) to enter the AIT program. The training program requires six months of work in a skilled nursing facility working directly with a licensed administrator (preceptor) in order to acquire the total hours for state and federal licensure as an administrator of a skilled nursing facility. You must pass a federal examination to receive the federal license; some states require that you pass an examination to be licensed in their state (including California). Upon completion of the AIT program, the candidate must be willing and able to relocate to the local community of any facility in the North American Health Care system. Responsibilities and desired attributes of the Administrator position: • Outstanding, quality patient care and genuine compassion for the elderly • Ensure compliance of all federal, state, and local regulations • Strong desire and ability to market to acute hospitals and physicians • Results-oriented leader with a vision – Ability to inspire your team to attain high standards of excellence and goals • Prudent utilization of capital resources • Direct P&L responsibility • Entrepreneurial spirit

Finance & Administrative Assistant

Position Description
The Finance & Administrative Assistant is primarily responsible for the areas of Finance and Accounting while assisting with General Administration. Primary duties including, but not limited to, entry and filing of accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash receipts, cash disbursements, journal entries, accruals, prepare & track expense reports; payroll processing, cash-flow reports, monthly financial reports, annual 1099, and other tax filings, periodic and annual audit preparation and any other additional finance work as needed, assisting at all company sponsored events, answering telephone calls from clients and customers, creating and maintaining filing systems, and providing coverage and general support for the Controller. She or he will perform other projects and assignments as directed.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

1. Data entry of accounts payables, accounts receivables, cash receipts, deposits and other financial transactions.
2. Assist with creating policies, procedures and workflows for Finance functions to improve operations, decrease turnaround times and streamline processes.
3. Assist with preparation of monthly reconciliations of all credit card accounts.
4. Assist with preparation of monthly reconciliation of the general ledger and all subsidiary legers.
5. Prepare and distribute internal and external operational/financial reports and analyses.
6. Assist with the preparation of the annual financial audit.
7. Assist with expense and mileage reimbursements.
8. Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Experience:

B.A. or B.S. Degree
Minimum 1 year of business and/or Accounting experience
Experience with accounting software (preferably QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions) highly recommended
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills are required
Able to work collaboratively and effectively while handling multiple projects on various timelines in an extremely fast-paced environment
Detail-oriented and able to work well independently
Strong project management, communication, prioritization and feedback skills are critical to success
Flexible with work hours and be able to work on evenings and weekends as needed
Strong acumen for the health care industry, analytical thinking skills and a strong and dedicated work ethic are required
Exceptional customer service skills
Candidate will develop innovative ideas, display quality outcomes and be able to work with the entire COPE Health Solutions’ team

Technical Skills:
Extremely high level of proficiency of Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and Project Management) and experience with internet research.

To apply for this position or for more information about COPE Health Solutions, please visit our website at http://copehealthsolutions.org/careerswithcope/

Controller at COPE Health Solutions

Position Description:
The Controller is responsible for the areas of Finance and Accounting. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, development and updating as needed all finance systems, procedures and controls with a focus on accuracy, efficiency and timeliness; entry and filing of accounts payable; accounts receivable; cash receipts; cash disbursements; bank and credit card transactions; journal entries; accruals; prepare & track expense reports; prepare and distribute financial reports and statements; import payroll through GL interface; cash-flow reports; revenue & expense reports; annual 1099, 990 and other tax filings; periodic and annual audit preparation; update current and develop new policies & procedures; answering telephone calls from clients and customers; maintaining and creating finance, contracts and related paper and electronic
filing systems; and ensuring adequate coverage for the Finance Department at all times.

Provide leadership, management and direct supervision for all direct reports in the Finance Department.  Provide teaching, mentoring and staff development, or ensure provision of these through the proper resources.

Attends all company events, functions, conferences and meetings with individuals/small groups as necessary. Takes an active role in overall company strategic planning and management.

She or he will perform other projects and assignments as directed by the CEO.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Work closely with the CEO to accomplish the goals, objectives and strategic plan for the Finance Department established in cooperation with the Management Team.
2. Oversee and manage all aspects of the Finance Department.
3. Supervise all direct reports of the Finance Department.
4. Builds, develops and manages teams capable of carrying out all financial components and contractual obligations such that clear value is added for our internal clients.
5. Must build and develop the organization, processes, procedures and workflows within the Finance Department to support strategic direction.
6. Oversees Finance Department budgets.
7. Interacts regularly with Executive Team, Management Team and individual Department Heads to ensure that financial operational priorities are aligned with overall company direction and that the company provides the necessary support
to the operation divisions.
8. Prepare financials and provide financial reports for all Board of Directors, Executive Committee and other meetings as needed.
9. Develop internal and external communications and reports as needed.
10. Ensures compliance of all finance government, state and federal regulations.
11. Data entry of accounts payables, accounts receivables, cash receipts, deposits, and other financial transactions.
12. Create policies, procedures and workflows for Finance functions to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, and streamline processes.
13. Prepare monthly reconciliations of the all bank and credit card accounts.
14. Prepare monthly reconciliation of the general ledger and all subsidiary legers.
15. Prepare and distribute internal and external operational/financial reports and analyses.
16. Assist with the preparation of the annual financial audit.
17. Carry out other duties, tasks and projects as assigned.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • B.A. or B.S. Degree
  • Masters degree in business administration and/or CPA license preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in financial management, business administration, or from a corporate perspective required.
  • Strong background and experience in finance and accounting is required.
  • Experience with accounting software (preferably QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions) required.
  • Must have extremely high level of proficiency of Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and experience with internet research.
  • Able to work collaboratively and effectively while handling multiple projects on various timelines in an extremely fast-paced environment.
  • Strong customer drive and dedication to quality and success.
  • Detail-oriented and able to work well independently.
  • Strong project management, communication, prioritization and feedback skills are critical to success.
  • Flexible with work hours, able to travel, and be able to work on evenings and weekends frequently.
  • Strong acumen for the health care industry, analytical thinking skills and a strong and dedicated work ethic are required.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

To apply for this position or for more information about COPE Health Solutions, please visit our website at http://copehealthsolutions.org/careerswithcope/.

Marketing Manager at VitaPath Genetics

Position Summary:
VitaPath Genetics is seeking a Marketing Manager to prepare for and ensure the successful launch of a new diagnostic test for preventing birth defects by effectively managing all elements of the marketing mix including product, pricing, placement, and promotion.  This is a hands-on position ideally suited for an individual with enormous enthusiasm and a willingness to work in a fast-paced start-up environment. Under the direction of the CEO, the Marketing Manager will develop marketing strategies for the diagnostic test and oversee its full tactical implementation.  He or she will be expected to deliver powerful marketing programs to drive market development, market penetration, and sustainable commercial success.  This position requires creativity and the ability to work with limited supervision and structure.

Responsibilities:
The responsibilities of the Marketing Manager will include:

  • Developing and managing a successful product launch plan
  • Monitoring market dynamics and building a pricing and sales forecast model
  • Connecting with key opinion leaders and patient groups to understand the critical elements of the marketing strategy and to develop a strong support base for the test
  • Supporting the company’s public relations efforts
  • Creating and managing a cost-effective launch budget and marketing activities to maximize the use of non-conventional promotion
  • Manage all pre-launch activities, including the final development and release of promotional materials and support tools in advance of the formal launch
  • Analyzing market and product research to gauge effectiveness of  marketing strategy
  • Build credible launch ramp models and achieve product revenue objectives

Qualifications/Characteristics:

  • MBA plus at least 2 years of experience in life sciences marketing, preferably in diagnostics
  • Experience in the use of web-based outreach tools, including the use of social media for corporate promotion and search engine optimization tools
  • Knowledge of insurance industry and reimbursement
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal, including expertise with PowerPoint and associated graphics tools
  • Strong interpersonal skills needed to establish and maintain positive relationships with various external parties
  • Appreciation for and willingness to work in start-up environment, with limited resources and a do-it-yourself attitude

VitaPath Genetics:
VitaPath Genetics is a molecular diagnostics start-up, backed by top-tier Silicon Valley venture capital firms and based in Foster City.  We are developing a family of DNA tests to help individuals reduce the risk of serious and life-threatening disease.  Our first product is a genetic test to identify risk factors that are associated with Spina Bifida, a common birth defect that may be preventable if at-risk women are treated with high dose folic acid prior to conception.  For more information about VitaPath, visit our website at http://www.vpgenetics.com.

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@vpgenetics.com.  Please put “Marketing Manager” in the subject field.

    Senior Sales Executive Position at Perminova

    About Perminova:

    Serving hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), Perminova offers the only proven, comprehensive, fully interoperable, web-hosted information system for managing surgeries in operating rooms (ORs). The combination of Perminova’s proprietary Intellectual Property (IP), built on a single common web-based infrastructure platform, enables Perminova to deliver the highest quality system and to meet rapidly changing customer requirements more efficiently than any product in the market.

    Perminova’s surgery information management system was co-developed with the UC San Diego Medical Center (UCSD MC) in 2007 for the UCSD MC Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (EP) Program.  The UCSD MC performs over 2,500 cardiovascular procedures annually and is recognized among the nation’s best hospitals; it has long been where physicians refer their most difficult cases and where new techniques and technologies are developed. It is also where the latest discoveries find their way into clinical practice first.  The significant performance improvements, coupled with unprecedented increases in revenue and reductions in IT expenses, inspired UCSD Medical Center to spin Perminova off to be an independent company to serve not only the UCSD MC, but also for the greater good of US healthcare community. For more information, visit www.Perminova.com

    Job Description:

    VP Sales will report to the COO and will be responsible for direct sales, as well as for developing and leading a national sales team.  VP Sales will be responsible for the direction and management of all sales and business development operations, including market competitiveness, pricing, compensation, and distribution and channel strategy. This position may include responsibility for business development. VP Sales will drive the company’s achievement of its customer acquisition and revenue goals.

    Responsibilities:

    ·         Oversee the hiring and development of a US sales organization, appropriate for the company’s maturity/size.

    ·         Be a role model for the company culture.

    ·         Establish compensation, training, and sales incentive programs.

    ·         Drive the development of national, and, if appropriate, international sales strategies.

    ·         Work closely with VP Marketing to develop, establish, and direct channel and distribution strategies and programs.

    ·         Maintain key customer relationships and develop and implement strategies for expanding the company’s customer base.

    ·         Develop and execute lead programs.

    ·         Manage overall sales process, set appropriate metrics for sales funnel management.

    ·         Develop pricing policies, including volume discounts and terms and conditions, for high-profile customers and channel partners.

    ·         Participate in sales forecasting and planning.

    ·         Customer Business Plan creation, presentation and review

    ·         Develops and implements strategic sales plans to accommodate corporate goals

    ·         Researches and develops lists of potential customers

    ·         Establishes and maintains industry contacts that lead to sales

    ·         Conduct market research to determine customer needs and dissemination of such information

    ·         Monitors and evaluates the activities and products of the competition.

    ·         Maintains up-to-date understanding of industry trends and technical developments that effect target markets

    Requirements:

    ·         At least 12 years sales experience in comparable industries, with 5 years in a senior management position.

    ·         Ability to plan and manage at both the strategic and operational levels.

    ·         Ability to recruit, develop and manage sales teams.

    ·         Established contacts and relationships with potential customers and channel partners.

    ·         Outstanding consultative selling abilities and excellent interpersonal skills with executive level customers and partners.

    ·         Proven evangelical sales track record in a new product/new market environment.

    ·         Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and staff to create a results-driven, team oriented environment.

    ·         Experience with a specific sales methodology, sales funnel management.

    ·         Experience in choosing, deploying and using marketing and sales CRM applications.

    ·         Capacity to assume more significant executive responsibilities over time.

    Compensation:

    Perminova is an early-stage company.  As such, compensation is heavily weighted on equity (stock options) and better than industry standard sales commissions.

    Contact:

    Scott Patridge, CFO

    Email: Scott.Patridge@Perminova.com |    Website: www.Perminova.com