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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The American Health Care Association (AHCA) and the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) represents the long-term care community to the nation at large – to government, business leaders, and the 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 1.5 million elderly and disabled individuals nationally.

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 will not accept unsolicited resumes for positions not listed.

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)

Clinical Care Manager – Network Management (Ohio)

AHCA/NCAL is seeking a Clinical Care Manager to improve lives by delivering solutions for quality care by providing clinical consulting and support services to AHCA/NCAL Solutions contracted networks.

Qualifications & Skills:
Bachelor’s degree required. Clinical training, registered nurse with MDS, survey management, and/or teaching experience preferred. Minimum five years’ work experience in healthcare setting, post-acute/long term care preferred. Experience in an association or other membership organization preferred. This position requires 10-25% travel within Ohio.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Identify, define, and participate in quality improvement initiatives that improve quality outcomes and provider performance in value-based managed care contracts.
  • Provide network members with the information, tools, and resources to comply with network quality program and quality contracts.
  • Assist network member providers in implementing care protocols and meeting quality goals.
  • Provide in-person training and educational sessions.
  • Identify, develop, and participate in measuring adherence to quality program requirements development by individual networks, which may include clinical protocols, quality measurement, or other requirements.
  • Develop strategies, initiatives, and projects to improve how care is delivered and measured.
  • Provide guidance to network facility staff to administer high caliber patient care on a consistent basis.
  • Staff network quality committees, providing clinical leadership, expert knowledge, analysis, and support to facilitate achievement of committee goals.
  • Present to state and/or national conferences and conventions in areas of expertise.
  • Other special projects and duties as assigned.

Director of Clinical & Regulatory Services – Quality, Regulatory & Clinical Services Department

AHCA/NCAL is seeking a Director of Clinical & Regulatory Services to improve lives by delivering solutions for quality care. This role will be responsible for developing member education and resources, conducting analysis and developing policy around clinical, regulatory and quality of care issues. This position will also support and/or develop strategies, initiatives, and projects to improve how care is delivered and measured.  

Qualifications & Skills:
Bachelor’s degree required. Clinical training required, registered nurse with MDS, infection preventionist, behavioral health and/or survey management experience preferred. Minimum five years’ work experience in healthcare setting, post-acute/long term care preferred. Experience in an association or other membership organization preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Stay up to date on existing and emerging clinical topics that impact providers and provide informative or solution driven updates for members. Where necessary, develop and implement plan of approach to support members, and communicate to policy makers via meetings and calls on how those challenges impact members.
  • In collaboration with AHCA’s Quality & Regulatory team, develop and disseminate information to members to support compliance with federal guidelines and regulations, and adapt to policy changes successfully.
  • Support AHCA’s leadership on clinical and regulatory issues, promote AHCA positions and influence clinical/regulatory policy through written and oral communications to federal agencies regarding new and proposed policy changes and rulemaking.
  • Develop courses, modules, and other learning opportunities for the ahcancalED platform (AHCA/NCAL’s member learning management system) to members focusing on targeted clinical and regulatory issues.
  • Develop and deliver in-person training and educational sessions to members and state-affiliate associations across the country on clinical or regulatory topics, as needed.
  • Develop AHCA’s positions on clinical practice areas such as MDS, QI/QMs, infection control, behavioral health by seeking input and guidance from relevant member bodies such as committees and workgroups and outside experts.
  • Some travel required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Director of Network Management – Integrated Networks

AHCA/NCAL is seeking a Director of Network Management to improve lives by delivering solutions for quality care. This role will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of AHCA/NCAL Solutions contracted network(s). The position is responsible for the Board of Managers, Contracting Committee, Compliance Committee, contract negotiation and implementation, credentialing, and all other administrative functions.

Qualifications & Skills:
Bachelor’s degree required, graduate degree in related field preferred. A minimum of five years of health care experience required.  Post-acute care knowledge required. Network Development, payer contract, payer negotiation experience is a plus. Project management experience required. Ability to effectively prioritize, plan, manage and execute a variety of projects required.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate Board of Managers calls and meetings, including agendas, minutes, and other needs of Managers.
  • Manage contract negotiations with payers and lead messenger model activities as required, facilitate contract implementation, and manage existing contracts.
  • Educate members on contract terms, policies and procedures and other functions of the network.
  • Establish committees including Quality Committee, Contracting Committee, and Compliance Committee.
  • Assist in establishing a quality program for the network.
  • Assist and troubleshoot contract and payment issues as they relate to network-negotiated contracts.
  • Work collaboratively with payers, including on payment resolution and necessary project management to resolve provider payment issues.
  • Keep AHCA and state affiliate leadership up to date on network initiatives.
  • Collaborate with state affiliates on managed care and population health policy.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Senior Director, Accounting – Finance

AHCA/NCAL is seeking a Senior Director of Accounting to improve lives by delivering solutions for quality care. This role will apply accepted accounting principles and procedures to process and analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements, and ensure appropriate accounting control.

Qualifications & Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related degree required. Minimum of 9-years of related experience.  CPA, CMA or candidate preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Financial reporting:
  • Perform detailed review, analysis, and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts as well as review and analysis of revenue and expense accounts.
  • Analyze and monitor financial transactions & information, recording required transactions, accruals & adjustments as well as researching & resolving discrepancies.
  • Prepare and distribute financial management reports, updating reporting software as needed.
Financial processing:
  • Facility dues: Ensure accurate quarterly and annual dues invoicing for facility dues and networks.  Create payment workbooks and import files to process facility dues payments from state affiliates.  Reconcile associated G/L accounts for facility dues. Monitor and follow up with state affiliates on collections.
  • Networks receivables: Ensure accurate annual fee invoicing for networks. Receive and apply payments in Association database.  Monitor and follow up with state affiliates on collections.
  • Networks payables:  Utilize payable systems to process expenses and disbursements for networks.
  • Other duties as assigned.