Careers

The Gold Foundation is a healthcare-related 501 (c)(3) with a small staff, yet wide and influential reach in the healthcare industry. The Foundation works to ensure that healthcare professionals provide patient care that is as compassionate as it is technologically sophisticated. We are well known across the U.S. in academic medical education as change agents and have more recently been extending our programs and strategies into nursing education as well as to all the places where care is delivered.

Our Mission: The Gold Foundation champions humanism in healthcare, which we define as compassionate, collaborative, and scientifically excellent care. This Gold standard of care embraces all and targets barriers to such care. We empower experts, learners, and leaders to together create systems and cultures that support humanistic care for all.

We have embarked on a multi-year strategic plan to expand and grow our footprint, which includes continuing and extending our work with medical and nursing education, corporate partners, foundations, hospitals, and community health centers to ensure that humanistic, compassionate, and co-produced healthcare is implemented systemically.

The Gold Foundation has a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and anti-racism, values rooted in our mission of humanism in healthcare for all. We are building a diverse team, and we encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Employment opportunities

Business Development Associate

The Gold Foundation is a healthcare-related 501 (c)(3) with a small staff, yet wide and influential reach in the healthcare industry. The Foundation works to ensure that healthcare professionals provide patient care that is as compassionate as it is technologically sophisticated. We are well known across the US in academic medical education as change agents and have more recently been extending our programs and strategies into nursing education as well as to all the places where care is delivered.  

Our Mission: The Gold Foundation champions humanism in healthcare, which we define as compassionate, collaborative, and scientifically excellent care. This Gold standard of care embraces all and targets barriers to such care. We empower experts, learners, and leaders to together create systems and cultures that support humanistic care for all. Learn more at www.gold-foundation.org. 

The Gold Foundation has a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and anti-racism, values rooted in our mission of humanism in healthcare for all. We are building a diverse team, and we encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. 

We have embarked on a multi-year strategic plan to expand and grow our footprint, which includes continuing and extending our work with medical and nursing education, corporate partners, foundations, hospitals, and community health centers to ensure that humanistic, compassionate, and co-produced healthcare is implemented systemically. 

The Foundation has a positive workplace culture that is welcoming, collaborative and rewarding. We also value a healthy work-life balance for our employees.   

We are seeking an energetic, detailed-oriented Business Development Associate willing to be involved in all aspects of our internal and external affairs.   

Job Description 

The Business Development Associate supports business development growth, retention, and research efforts at The Gold Foundation, including market research to identify and help develop strategic relationships with current and potential partners, assists in the development of a strong pipeline of new business opportunities, strategic project management, program support and product management, assists in developing new business proposals and presentations, co-developing webinars and newsletters to disseminate thought leadership, impeccable presentation and interpersonal skills, and engaging in key collaborative work with external partners. This position is based out of The Gold Foundation’s office in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, minutes from the George Washington Bridge. Work is currently remote with expectation of scheduled in-person meetings, in the office and/or at designated locations. 

The Business Development Associate will report to the Senior Director for Strategy and Business Development and will work closely with other professional staff. 

Only individuals with demonstrated business development, marketing, product management, or sales experience within healthcare will be considered. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Support the implementation of an annual business development plan that incorporates a range of strategies including market research, vetting, developing presentations and proposals, and helping to ensure operational efficiency;
  •  Actively outreach to and engage with healthcare industry colleagues to support the Gold Foundation’s mission of humanism in healthcare; 
  • Manage the administrative aspects of coordinating appointments and facilitating communication with healthcare leaders and internal and external colleagues;  
  • Assist in the development of a pipeline and research in support of new business development opportunities; 
  • Involved in program support and product management as well as co-developing webinars and newsletters; 
  • Assist in the identification of collaborative work with external partners and the various project management this might entail; 
  • Work with all members of the Gold Foundation team in supporting foundation initiatives and meeting business development objectives; 
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; 
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant business development, preferably in healthcare; 
  • Familiarity with non-profits and the healthcare industry; 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required; 
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills required; 
  • Impeccable organizational skills with great attention to detail required; including taking high-level bulleted notes at strategic meetings; 
  • Excellent computer skills, especially Microsoft Office Suite required, including a deep knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint etc; 
  • Web builder and design work capability desired, including Canva and WordPress etc; 
  • Survey design and implementation work capability desired, including Survey Monkey or Qualtrics etc; 
  • Self-starter and independent thinker with the ability to project, manage and help keep all priorities and deadlines on track; 
  • Ability to work well under pressure, multi-task, project management, and prioritize work assignments to meet deadlines, and proactively identify opportunities for improved efficiencies and best practices and is responsive to business needs; 
  • Strong judgement and decision making; 
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team, including the ability to roll up their sleeves and pitch in due to our small work staff environment. 

Benefits: 

  • Health benefits including dental, vision, long term disability and life insurance after 3-month introductory period 
  • Generous 403b employer match plan after 3-month introductory period 
  • Excellent holiday and vacation schedule  

Salary commensurate with experience.  

How to Apply: Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume via e-mail to HR@gold-foundation.org.   

No calls, please. 

Job Type: Full-Time 

Program Administrative Assistant

The Gold Foundation is a healthcare-related 501 (c)(3) with a small staff, yet wide and influential reach in the healthcare industry. The Foundation works to ensure that healthcare professionals provide patient care that is as compassionate as it is technologically sophisticated. We are well known across the U.S. in academic medical education as change agents and have more recently been extending our programs and strategies into nursing education as well as to all the places where care is delivered.

Our Mission: The Gold Foundation champions humanism in healthcare, which we define as compassionate, collaborative, and scientifically excellent care. This Gold standard of care embraces all and targets barriers to such care. We empower experts, learners, and leaders to together create systems and cultures that support humanistic care for all.

We have embarked on a multi-year strategic plan to expand and grow our footprint, which includes continuing and extending our work with medical and nursing education, corporate partners, foundations, hospitals, and community health centers to ensure that humanistic, compassionate, and co-produced healthcare is implemented systemically.

The Gold Foundation has a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and anti-racism, values rooted in our mission of humanism in healthcare for all. We are building a diverse team, and we encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

The Program Administrative Assistant will provide wide ranging support to the Gold Foundation’s Program Team. Gold programming includes award programs, grants, White Coat Ceremonies, the Gold Humanism Honor Society, an essay contest, lectures, webinars, online resources and more. The Program Administrative Assistant will report to AVP of Programs, but will work closely with many members of the Program team.

The position requires substantial in-office work, unless we have restricted office time due to Covid-19, or other situations.

Responsibilities and Duties:

· Support for wide range of Gold Foundation programs

· Work with Program team to ensure accurate and timely tracking within program management systems (including grants, agreements, awards, payments, and more)

· Generate program materials and documents such as award certificates, grant agreements, claim forms and more

· Compile and track submissions for programs such as the annual essay contest, grant RFPs, and national award programs

· Track and fulfill requests for pin packets for annual White Coat Ceremonies at medical and nursing schools

· Help create materials for presentations, including PowerPoint decks

· Help provide updates to website content

· Create and manage the scheduling of meetings

· Take minutes for meetings

· Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

· Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other office technologies

· High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

· Self-starter with the ability to work well under pressure, multi-task and prioritize work assignments to meet deadlines,

· Good judgment and decision-making skills;

· Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Job Type: Full-time

Interested candidates should send a resume with cover letter via e-mail.

Intern, Humanism in Healthcare

The Gold Foundation is a healthcare-related 501(c)3 with a small staff, yet wide and influential reach in the healthcare industry. The Foundation champions humanism in healthcare. We work to ensure that healthcare professionals provide compassionate, collaborative, and scientifically excellent patient care. We are well known in academic medical and nursing education as change agents. We are expanding our reach with corporate partners, foundations, hospitals, and community health centers empowering leaders to create systems and cultures that support humanistic care for all. The Foundation has a positive workplace culture that is welcoming, collaborative and rewarding. We also value a healthy work-life balance for our employees.

The Gold Foundation has a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and anti-racism, values rooted in our mission of humanism in healthcare for all. We are building a diverse team, and we encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Job Description: We are seeking a mature, self-motivated individual who is interested in a career in healthcare, potentially someone who has recently graduated college or is in a gap year. This entry-level position will report directly to the Chief of Staff supporting her on administrative duties involving all facets of the organization including programs, development and operations. We are seeking an inquisitive, enthusiastic individual who is interested in learning about the inner workings of the medical and nursing professions from an educational and administrative viewpoint. The candidate will interact on a regular basis with our President/CEO on special projects, as well as with our board members, senior staff, and constituencies. Therefore he/she should be poised and professional. This internship is an excellent opportunity to gain an understanding of various healthcare professions, particularly the importance of humanism in healthcare.

This is a full-time, one-year paid internship with hours from 9:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday. This position is based out of The Gold Foundation’s office in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, minutes from the George Washington Bridge. Work is currently remote with the expectation of being available to meet in-person at the office, as needed.

Qualifications:

· Completed or working toward a higher education degree

· A self-starter

· Technologically savvy. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and social media platforms

· Knowledge of WordPress, GIFTS, and/or Razor’s Edge a plus

· Ability to travel (some travel may be required)

· Ability to perform research independently

· Effective written and verbal communications skills

· Excellent organizational skills

· Detail-oriented and well organized to effectively support projects such as conference planning

· Demonstrated ability to work well with others in a collaborative environment

Benefits:

· Health benefits including medical, dental, vision, long term disability and life insurance after 3-month introductory period

· Generous 403b employer match plan after 3-month introductory period

· Excellent holiday and vacation schedule

How to Apply: Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume via email to HR@gold-foundation.org

Volunteer openings

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation has revitalized our volunteer program for 2021 with the aim of introducing a new generation of young people to the world of healthcare. This program provides our volunteers with an opportunity to learn about the nonprofit sector in healthcare across all the different departments of administration, programs, business development, communications and fundraising.  This is ideal for anyone interested in pursuing a career in healthcare beginning at the high school level through post graduate school.

Volunteering at the Gold Foundation is multi-faceted. Tasks could include assisting with programmatic activities, supporting our communications and marketing efforts through social media and blog posts, interacting with our Board members and constituencies, and working alongside our finance department, as well as coordinating activities with our donors on our special events and appeals.

Specific tasks and assignments are based on each volunteer’s interests and skills. Our volunteer opportunities are available for both in-person (once our office opens in the Fall of 2021) and remote.

If you are interested, please email your resume and a cover letter sharing why you are interested in the Gold Foundation and its mission to Diane Asciutto at dasciutto@gold-foundation.org.