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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) represents the long term care community to the nation at large – to government, business leaders, and the general public. AHCA/NCAL is a non-profit federation of affiliated state health organizations, together representing more than 14,000 assisted living, nursing facility, developmentally-disabled and subacute care providers that care for more than 5 million elderly and individuals with disabilities each year. 

AHCA/NCAL offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, life, disability and long-term care insurance, 401(k), flexible spending accounts, flexible hours, education assistance, and more.

AHCA/NCAL is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.​


 Our Mission

Improving Lives by Delivering Solutions for Quality Care

 Our Core Values

We act with compassion and understanding.
We set goals and measure outcomes.
We seek opportunities to improve.

 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We are ALL Part of the Solution

​By delivering solutions for quality care, AHCA/NCAL seeks to improve the lives of all those connected with our member centers. We celebrate that those lives are not all the same. We are a stronger association and profession when a diverse group of voices contribute. This value is reflected in our actions and decisions. We continually strive to promote inclusion and equity for all those connected with AHCA/NCAL and the long term and post-acute care profession. 
This includes, but is not limited to, people of diverse:
  • Race
  • Nationality
  • Ethnicity
  • Gender Identity 
  • Age
  • Religion
  • Ability
  • Education
  • Learning Style
  • Sexual Orientation, and
  • Professional Attainment


Diversity is the presence of a variety of people representing unique groups, backgrounds, identities, thoughts and beliefs. It represents each individual’s unique make up and distinctiveness.

Equity promotes a sense of fairness and equal opportunity for all, allowing everyone the chance to develop, contribute and succeed.

Inclusion is the act or state of including or of being included within a group or structure. Inclusive organizations make it a priority to ensure all people feel welcome and appreciated for who they are and for what they can distinctively offer. (PPAI definition)

​Marketing, Meetings, and Education Specialist – Member Services

​AHCA/NCAL is seeking a Marketing, Meetings & Education Specialist to improve lives by delivering solutions for quality care. This position will provide administrative and project management support to the Marketing, Convention & Meetings, and Education teams.

Qualifications & Skills:
Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Meetings/Event Management, or related field preferred. Equivalent experience considered.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Understand and use various fulfillment and sales reports to support publication/product fulfillment functions.
  • Provide customer outreach and respond to customer inquiries. 
  • Prepare quarterly invoices and past due letters to ensure timely customer payments.
  • Write and/or produce marketing collateral such as: e-mail blast, website and miscellaneous graphics, PowerPoint templates, Music on Hold recordings and ads.
  • Coordinate all in-house ads and artwork for Provider magazine.
  • Update website edits and banners to ensure appropriate and timely content.
  • Ensure compliance with marketing best practices, provide quality assurance for projects, and identify process improvements.
Education/Continuing Education:
  • Ensure accreditation (NAB, ANCC, IBON) for all online and in-person association meetings and events. Maintain membership in credentialling organizations.
  • Maintain continuing education activity files for all approved education offerings for 7 years.
  • Respond to requests for proof of attendance/participation in AHCA/NCAL sponsored events.
  • Monitor support e-mail boxes and address external inquiries regarding all meetings, events, and online offerings.
  • Assist with building, testing, and reporting for projects hosted on our Learning Management System (LMS) platform.
  • Provide copywriting and editing support for education materials.
  • Ensure production of signage and other necessary graphics for AHCA/NCAL events.
  • Organize ancillary registration materials as needed for AHCA/NCAL events.
  • Research meeting, event venues, and service providers as needed in collaboration with meeting staff liaisons.
  • Oversee AHCA/NCAL’s travel website and related communications from staff and members.
Cross-Departmental (Marketing/Meetings/Education Teams):
  • Process department invoices and expenses.
  • Some travel required.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to: Tarna Davis, Senior Director, Human Resources at

​Senior Correspondent – Public Affairs

​AHCA/NCAL is seeking a Senior Correspondent to improve lives by delivering solutions for quality care. The Senior Correspondent is the primary staff writer/reporter for Provider magazine. This position plays a key role in determining the editorial direction of the magazine and has a significant say in story topics as well as accompanying art. The Senior Correspondent also plays a critical role in proofreading and editing the magazine and is relied on to provide editorial assistance to other staff members.

Qualifications & Skills:
Bachelor degree in journalism, English, or related field. Four years of reporting experience, ideally in Capitol Hill reporting and business. Knowledge of Microsoft Teams, Sharepoint or other content management system, and other common editing programs is preferred. Publication management and website experience preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide accurate, timely, and leading news coverage of the long-term care profession.
  • Conduct extensive research through a variety of media resources, including but not limited to the Internet, major daily newspapers, dozens of trade and policy journals, and Capitol Hill publications.
  • Generate and obtain critical information for the magazine through original reporting by interviewing chief executive officers, vice presidents, or public relations executives of long-term care companies.
  • Work with others to boost search engine optimization for website and maintain social media accounts.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to: Tarna Davis, Senior Director, Human Resources at

Vice President – Government Relations

AHCA/NCAL is seeking a Vice President of Government Relations to improve lives by delivering solutions for quality care. This role will serve as a leading representative of the Association’s positions and policies before the U.S. Congress, the executive branch, regulatory bodies, other organizations, and coalitions.

Qualifications & Skills:
Bachelor’s degree plus minimum of 10 years related experience in government affairs, health, or public policy related field. Extensive relationships with Members of Congress, their staffs, Administration officials and health care policy personnel. Experience managing complex issues.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Extensive knowledge of the long term and post-acute care or health care sector.
  • Extensive experience in government relations.  Knowledge of, and extensive experience with, the legislative and regulatory process.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with internal and external audiences.
  • Ability to harmonize competing interests of industry segments into workable strategies, and the ability to interrelate optimally with staff to evoke maximum performance.
Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to: Tarna Davis, Senior Director, Human Resources at