NASHP Job Opportunities
Research Analysts – Emerging Policy Issues TeamThe National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) is growing! We are looking for qualified research analysts to fill new positions on our Emerging Policy Issues Team in our Washington, DC office. More information and to apply.
NASHP Policy Associate – Child and Family Health Team NASHP seeks an experienced health policy associate (PA) for its Child and Family Health Team to work in our Washington, DC office. At NASHP, PAs are key staff who have substantive and practical content expertise in state health policy. PAs conduct in-depth qualitative policy research and analysis, assist with project development and management, write policy briefs, blogs and other related resources, and work directly with federal officials and state health policy officials including governors’ staff, executive branch officials, and legislators. PAs must have strong analytic, writing, program development and project management skills and a proven record as a strong team player. This position will work on federal and foundation-supported grants and contracts related to child and family health. Prior experience and expertise in health policy and state systems related to child and family health are required. More information and to apply.
NASHP Policy Associate – Chronic and Vulnerable Populations Team NASHP seeks a health policy associate for its Chronic and Vulnerable Populations team with experience and a strong interest in state policies related to older adults, long-term care, and/or individuals with disabilities. Policy associates are lead content experts on issues and topics at the national and state level. They conduct policy research and analysis, assist with project development and management, write policy briefs and other related resources, and work directly with state health policy officials. The successful candidate for this mid-level position, based in Washington, DC, will have strong analytic and writing skills and a proven record of being a strong team player. Experience in state health policy is a must and experience in state government is strongly preferred. Applicants with no practical experience in health policy related to elders, long term care and/or individuals living with disabilities will not be considered for this recruitment. More information and to apply.
Opportunities in the States
AARP Senior Legislative Representative The senior legislative representative, based in Washington, DC, provides strategic leadership, direction, and support for advocacy efforts in the states on a wide range of health and long-term services and supports (LTSS) issues including supports for family caregivers, Medicaid, pharmaceuticals, tele-health, health care access, coverage, financing, quality, and home and community-based services. This person coordinates and leverages AARP relationships with state policy leaders, providing issue expertise, advising, and counseling association leadership on public policy development by identifying emerging issues, recommending policy changes or course corrections. He/she also serves as a spokesperson with state and national press and with legislative and non-legislative audiences to position AARP as a credible source of information on state health and LTSS issues. (1/3) More information and to apply.
Pew Charitable Trusts Substance Use Prevention and Treatment Initiative Associate I This Pew initiative works to develop and support policies that address the opioid epidemic by providing direct technical assistance to states on how to improve access to evidence-based, high-quality treatment for people with substance use disorders and implement other strategies to reduce the number of overdose deaths. Additionally, the project highlights and disseminates innovative community-based strategies to address the opioid epidemic and conducts advocacy in Washington, DC. The Associate I position, based in Washington, DC, will provide technical assistance to one or more states. The work includes participating in the development and implementation of Pew’s state campaigns to expand access to effective treatment for substance use disorders by completing policy analyses, conducting key informant interviews, and planning and facilitating stakeholder meetings, conferences, and other events. 12/31 More information and to apply.
Pew Charitable Trusts Senior Associate, Health Care Products The senior associate will provide research support to develop and further the project team’s advocacy positions, and will work with the project team to implement a research agenda on in vitro diagnostics, regenerative medicine, and other emerging technologies regulated by the FDA. The position will require developing subject matter expertise related to health care products; executing a research agenda; developing detailed policy recommendations; and contributing to a legislative campaign. The position, based in Pew’s Washington, D.C. office, reports to the project director. The position has a set time frame that could be extended based on the success of the program, funding sources, and board decisions on continued support.12/13 For more information and to apply.
Pew Charitable Trusts Substance Use Prevention and Treatment Initiative Officer The substance use prevention and treatment initiative works to develop and support policies that address the opioid epidemic. The project provides direct technical assistance to states on how to improve access to evidence-based, high-quality treatment for people with substance use disorders and implement other strategies to reduce the number of overdose deaths. The officer, based in Washington, DC, conducts research and analysis and provides technical assistance in states to support the policy and programmatic objectives of the substance use prevention and treatment initiative. The work includes leading the development of Pew-branded publications; serving as the subject matter expert and lead for state engagements; generating analyses to support state and federal policy efforts; creating resources for policy makers; and developing issue area expertise on priority topics in the substance use field. 12/17 More information and to apply.
Louisiana Medicaid Director The Department of Health seeks an experienced, highly motivated, and energetic individual to join the department’s executive leadership team. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an impactful team of professionals providing new and creative solutions in the administration of Medicaid, combining vision and practicality to shape the future of health for 4 in 10 Louisianians. This position, based in Baton Rouge, will manage a health care coverage program with an annual budget exceeding $12 billion and covering over 1.6 million children and adults. The director is responsible for administering the state’s Medicaid program in coordination with the offices of Public Health, Behavioral Health, Aging and Adult Services, and Citizens with Developmental Disabilities. The director represents Medicaid to key stakeholders, including the Governor’s office and state legislature, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, provider communities and managed care plans, and other stakeholders and advocacy groups. 12/10 More information and to apply.
Louisiana Medicaid Deputy Director/Chief Operating Officer This position ensures Medicaid agency functions are optimized and aligned to deliver on the department’s strategic goals and tactical objectives, ensuring compliance with federal and state laws, rules and regulations, and stewardship of public resources while providing access to the highest quality of service and care to Louisiana Medicaid enrollees. This position requires in-depth knowledge of Medicaid including its critical issues and major challenges. 12/10 More information and to apply.
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