NASHP Job Opportunities
NASHP Research Analyst, Chronic and Vulnerable Populations Team NASHP seeks an entry-level research analyst for its Chronic and Vulnerable Populations Team. The candidate should have a strong interest in state policies related to mental health and substance use disorders, services and systems for older adults, and/or delivery system, and payment innovation. Research analysts help to plan and convene meetings, design and implement qualitative studies and analyses, and assist in drafting written materials such as briefs, fact sheets, proposals and presentations. The position will be located in either NASHP’s Portland, Maine, office or its Washington, DC office. More information and to apply.
Opportunities in the States
AARP Senior Legislative Representative (State Health and Family, State Advocacy and Strategy Integration) This person 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, health care access, coverage, financing, and quality home- and community-based services. The person also coordinates and leverages AARP relationships with state policy leaders, providing issue expertise, and advising and counseling association leadership on public policy development by identifying emerging issues, recommending policy changes or course corrections. 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. In appropriately coordinated fashion, advises state offices on key policy, advocacy and communications approaches. For more information and to apply.
New York City Executive Director, Health Planning and Research, Bureau of Primary Care Access and Planning The Bureau of Primary Care Access & Planning, within the Division of Prevention and Primary Care at the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene is seeking a City Research Scientist IV-B to serve as the Executive Director of Health Planning and Research. During this period of change in health care system, primary care remains a key anchor to advance population health, but the landscape is evolving. PCAP drives policy, program and research that maximizes health insurance coverage and impact of primary care on population health for all New Yorkers. A PhD is preferred plus experience as a senior manager in non-profit, government or healthcare delivery systems. For more information and to apply.
New York City Director of Research and Evaluation, Bureau of Primary Care Access & Planning (PCAP), in the Division of Prevention and Primary Care PCAP is seeking a City Research Scientist to serve as Director of Research and Evaluation for the Bureau. During this period of change in health care system, primary care remains a key anchor to advance population health, but the landscape is undergoing rapid change. PCAP drives policy, programming and research that maximize health insurance coverage and increase access to affordable, high quality, and coordinated primary care with a strong focus on health equity. A PHD is preferred with expertise in statistics, epidemiology, and evaluation methods, research design and pertinent data analysis. For more information and to apply.
New York City Bureau of Primary Care Access & Planning Director of Safety Net Access in the Division of Prevention and Primary Care The bureau is seeking a City Research Scientist III. Within this Bureau, reporting to the Executive Director of the Office of Health Planning and Research, the Director of Safety Net Access will lead research, analysis and development activities to improve health care access and utilization for those populations relying upon the safety net for health care services. This director maintains policy expertise about the primary health care system, specifically safety-net components (e.g., FQHCs and public hospital clinics). The director’s team will develop approaches that encourage and incentivize better access to and utilization of primary care, preventive care, prescription drugs and other critical health services. This position will also be responsible for providing strategic direction and oversight to the nascent Consumer Engagement Unit. For more information and to apply
Hilltop Institute at the University of Maryland (UMBC) Policy Analyst or Senior Policy Analyst The Hilltop Institute at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) seeks a Policy Analyst or Senior Policy Analyst to join its Health Reform Studies team. Hilltop conducts research and policy analysis to support health care financing and delivery system reform in Maryland and other states. With access to an extensive onsite data repository including Medicaid and Medicare administrative data, hospital discharge data, nursing home assessment data, and all-payer claims data, Hilltop conducts qualitative and quantitative analysis to inform health care payment, program design, monitoring, and evaluation. Hilltop seeks professionals with a keen interest in federal and state health policy, outstanding quantitative skills, and a passion for advancing the health and wellbeing of people and communities. 11/19 For more information and to apply.
SantaFe HealthCare President and Chief Executive Officer Witt/Kieffer has been engaged by SantaFe HealthCare (SFHC) to identify outstanding candidates to serve as their president and chief executive officer. SFHC is a highly complex, mission-driven health care services holding company whose affiliates operate in managed care/health insurance, advanced illness/end-of-life and senior living. SFHC has 2,100 employees and combined revenues of $1.3 billion, total assets of $820 million and combined net assets of $60 million. The president & CEO, in partnership with the board, will create a well-defined vision and strategic direction to fulfill SFHC’s mission. S/he will lead and entrust the organization in the implementation and execution of strategic goals to achieve strong quality, financial, and operating performance of the organization and each affiliate. 12/14 More information and to apply.
Oregon Office of Legislative Policy and Research (LPRO) Session Committee Administrator LPRO provides centralized, professional, and non-partisan research, issue analysis, and committee management services for the Legislative Assembly. During sessions, administrators manage and provide research for House and Senate committees that are not staffed by Legislative Revenue, Legislative Counsel, or Legislative Fiscal Offices. Administrators work with a committee chair to develop and execute the committee work plan, perform necessary research, provide analytical skills and communication, and manage the administrative tasks of the committee. These positions require excellent writing, research, analytical, and organizational skills and attention to detail. Must be able to work in a hectic environment and long hours during legislative sessions. Positions begin in early January 2019 and will conclude as session committees close by June. 11/13 More information and to apply.
Oregon Office of Legislative Policy and Research (LPRO) Legislative Analyst 1 – Judiciary Committee (LPRO) seeks individuals to provide nonpartisan committee administration, policy analysis, and research services to the Oregon Legislative Assembly in criminal and civil court-related policy areas. The purpose of this full-time, continuing position is to support the development of public policy and the legislative process. The analyst-1 may provide research and analysis on any subject or issue area assigned. They may provide limited administration for task forces, work groups, or legislative committees. Consideration will be give after a minimum of 12 months in this classification for continuing committee administration. Ideally, the successful candidate has knowledge of federal, state, and local criminal and civil laws, court proceedings, and justice-related programs. 11/13 For more information and to apply.
Oregon Office of Legislative Policy and Research (LPRO) Legislative Analysts 2 LPRO seeks individuals to provide nonpartisan committee administration, policy analysis, and research services to the Oregon Legislative Assembly in the following policy areas: judiciary, health and human services, and education. This full-time, continuing position supports the development of public policy and the legislative process. The analyst will have formal education in a discipline pertaining to public policy and some research experience with one of these public policy issues. Work is visible, and could be of interest to the state legislature, multiple stakeholder groups or constituencies, the public, and the Governor. The successful candidate will have knowledge of federal, state, and local programs, regulations, and funding; experience analyzing and monitoring legislation, policy, and regulations at the local, state, and federal level; and work experience with state or federal governments. 11/13 For more information and to apply.
Oregon Office of Legislative Policy and Research (LPRO) Legislative Analysts 3 LPRO seeks individuals to provide nonpartisan committee administration, policy analysis, and research services to the Oregon Legislative Assembly in the following policy areas: judiciary; health and human services, and education. The purpose of this full-time, continuing position is to support the development of public policy and the legislative process. This position serves as an authority level policy advisor to legislators and LPRO agency management. The analyst must have experience working within one of these issue areas for a substantial period of time and experience with legislative procedures and committee administration. This person will take on difficult and complex research projects and staffs challenging committees, task forces, and work groups. Work is visible, and could be of interest to the state legislature, multiple stakeholder groups or constituencies, the public, and the Governor. 11/13 For more information and to apply.
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