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The Washington Post – one of the nation’s largest and most popular newspapers – named the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) the 16th top small workplace in Washington, DC and the top association in the small category in its Top Workplaces for 2016.

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Work for AHCA/NCAL

The American Health Care Association (AHCA) represents the long term care community to the nation at large – to government, business leaders, and the general public. AHCA is a non-profit federation of affiliated state health organizations, together representing more than 12,000 assisted living, nursing facility, developmentally-disabled and subacute care providers that care for more than 1.5 million elderly and disabled individuals nationally. AHCA 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 will not accept unsolicited resumes for positions not listed.
  • AHCA is an active Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
  • AHCA welcomes men and women regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex or disability.
  • Questions may be directed to: hr@ahca.org.          
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 Position Announcements

 
  
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Manager, ahcancalED

AHCA NCAL is seeking a Manager of ahcancalED with a commitment to improving lives by delivering solutions for quality care. This position is entry level and will manage ahcancalED, AHCA’s learning management information system (LMIS).  The incumbent will work with members and other staff to develop learning opportunities through the LMIS platform.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.   
  • Familiarity with developing evaluation criteria and Sharable Content Object Reference Model preferred.
  • Interest in healthcare issues, experience with post-acute/long-term care preferred.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Independent and accountable.
  • Organizational and project management skills. 
  • Knowledge of adult learning principles and course development experience preferred. 
  • Interest in in program design, implementation and management, and quality improvement required. 
  • Works well within a team, either as a leader or a team member.

Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to: Tarna Davis, Director, HR at HR@ahca.org.

 
Summer Intern - Reimbursement Policy

AHCA is seeking a Research Assistant with a commitment to improving lives by delivering solutions for quality care. The person in this role will provide research support to Reimbursement Policy Department Staff.  Applicants should have an interest in advocacy and/or health care policy, including Medicare, Medicaid, and post-acute/long-term care.

Requirements:

Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Public Health, Public Policy, Economics or Business.  

Duties will include:

  • Assist with collecting and synthesizing information for AHCA’s “State of the States” report. This will include summary level information about the Medicaid and Medicare programs as they currently stand, changes that will take place in the near future, and resources for the long-term care profession. It will also consist of state-level summary information about each of these programs and upcoming changes.
  • Conduct environmental scan and/or literature review assessing challenges and opportunities associated with Medicaid managed care, Medicare Advantage, and/or integrated products for dual-eligibles.
  • Develop an internal resource where staff can access key information about state Medicaid managed care programs.
  • Support AHCA policy agenda by conducting research projects and writing policy briefs related to various Medicaid and Medicare issues impacting the post-acute and long-term care professions based on changes to the legislative and/or regulatory environment
  • Attend internal and external work group meetings related to managed care issues.
  • Assist with work on payment initiatives outside of managed care, such as accountable care organizations and bundling.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent writing, research, organization, and communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Understanding of the structure and functions of the three branches of the U.S. government, as well as the regulatory and legislative processes
  • Ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to learn new material quickly
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel)

Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter and 2 writing samples to: Tarna Davis, Director, HR at HR@ahca.org

 
Summer Intern - Vendor Relations

AHCA is seeking a Summer Intern with a commitment to improving lives by delivering solutions for quality care. This role will support the Vendor Relations Team.

Requirements:

Currently pursuing a degree in Marketing, Business, Sales. Excellent writing and verbal communications skills are a must. The candidate should be a self-starter, customer service oriented, and willing to learn. Must display attention to detail, show good judgment, effectively respond and problem solve.

Duties will include:

  • Sponsorship fulfillment
  • Assistance with copy writing marketing materials
  • Database purging and clean up
  • Market research
  • Assisted with production and layout of Annual Purchasing Guide
  • Customer Service calls as needed
  • Other duties as assigned.

Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter and 2 writing samples to: Tarna Davis, Director, HR at HR@ahca.org

 
Summer Intern - Government Relations

AHCA is seeking a Summer Intern with a commitment to improving lives by delivering solutions for quality care. This role will support the Government Relations Department

Requirements:

Currently pursuing a degree in Healthcare, Political Science, Public Policy, and Business. Excellent writing and verbal communications skills are a must. The candidate should be a self-starter, willing to learn and work on several projects at once and work under tight deadlines. Results-oriented with willingness to take responsibility and initiative to learn new things. Must have the ability to show good judgment, effectively respond and problem solve.

Duties will include:

  • This internship will involve assisting AHCA political staff on assorted administrative, research, clerical and programmatic tasks, and other projects as assigned.  Experience provided would be valuable for a candidate interested in understanding processes as they related to federal PACs or Political Advocacy.   
  • Administrative assistance for the program, includes: drafting donor communications – both solicitations and affiliated marketing materials, maintaining membership and fundraising lists, and compiling candidate research.  Regular constituent communication is required to respond to questions, concerns, and follow up for upcoming meetings and fundraising events.
  • Selected individual would help coordinate events including fundraisers and candidate meet and greets, as requested.  Administrative staff support during major AHCA/NCAL meetings including the annual convention, CEO conferences, IO conferences, and Congressional Briefing.  
  • Other duties as assigned.

Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter and 2 writing samples to: Tarna Davis, Director, HR at HR@ahca.org

 
Summer Intern - Quality

AHCA is seeking a Summer Intern with a commitment to improving lives by delivering solutions for quality care. This role will support the Quality Awards Program.

Requirements:

Currently pursuing a degree in Healthcare, Political Science, Public Policy, and Business. Excellent writing and verbal communications skills are a must. The candidate should be a self-starter, willing to learn and work on several projects at once and work under tight deadlines. Results-oriented with willingness to take responsibility and initiative to learn new things. Must have the ability to show good judgment, effectively respond and problem solve.

Duties will include:

  • Development of the 2018 Quality Award applications packets. This involves updating 4 application packets and one supplement. The intern will work on reformatting the application packets to make them user centric.
  • Support staff from various departments in preparing for Quality Award site visits this summer. This will include managing logistics, scheduling calls, preparing documents, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter and 2 writing samples to: Tarna Davis, Director, HR at HR@ahca.org

 
Vendor Relations Manager

AHCA is seeking a Vendor Relations Manager with a commitment to improving lives by delivering solutions for quality care.  The position will be responsible for actively identifying and developing a network of key contacts from industry to support the association non-dues revenue including, but not limited to print advertising, online advertising, various product and event sponsorships, memberships and exhibit booth sales and marketing programs. The individual in this role will act as the primary point of contact and partner for business members, corporations and organizations doing business in the long term and post-acute health care sector.  

Skills & Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree required. 5plus years of progressive successful advertising sales history with a proven track record in a B2B capacity. Experience closing individual sales transactions ranging from $10,000 - $400,000.

The ideal candidate will also possess:

  • Demonstrated persuasive presentation and negotiating skills with high level decision makers.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast pace environment with multiple deadlines.
  • Diligence and persistence leading to long term commitments with stakeholders.
  • Ability to problem solve and provide stewardship of association programs.

Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to: Tarna Davis, Human Resources Manager at HR@ahca.org

 
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