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Current Job Openings
Position Description:

The Policy Analyst provides policy and health care market research, monitoring, legislative analysis, regulatory analysis, and strategic support on client matters.  The ideal candidate will have expertise in Medicare Part A and B, life sciences, pharmacy, and mental & behavioral health issues. Clients include some of the top health plans, provider organizations, industry coalitions, and innovators throughout the country.  The ability to pursue research questions, analyze complex and evolving trends and synthesize and communicate findings (written and verbal) in a fast-paced environment is a core requirement of the position. The candidate must have excellent writing and communication skills and the ability to present complex information to internal and external audiences with varying backgrounds and in a variety of formats, ranging from PowerPoint presentations and short summaries to detailed memos and white papers. Title and compensation will be commensurate with education and experience. 

Responsibilities:
  • Work as a part of a team to provide analysis to clients on various aspects of health care policy, market and economic trends, regulations, legislation, and operations.
  • Monitor and analyze evolving health care issues and related reports and synthesize and track trends for the team.
  • Support the development of updates for external stakeholders, with the help of content experts, as necessary.
  • Conduct background research and data analysis as necessary to support development of health policy and strategic business materials.
  • Research and support development client-facing materials, including drafting and editing written materials for clients, such as formal papers, memos, PowerPoints, and comment letters.
  • Draft summaries of key legislation, regulation, hearings, industry meetings and guidance
  • Assist in coordination and planning of client meetings.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Additional 2-5 years of experience and/or applicable graduate degree in health care policy preferred.
  • Experience monitoring, summarizing, and analyzing federal legislation, regulations, rules, & guidance.
  • Broad understanding of dynamics of health care policy and the sector’s trends; health care industry experience and/or relevant coursework.
  • Understanding of how health care is financed and delivered in the U.S. including working knowledge of Medicare Advantage, Medicare FFS, Medicaid, exchange markets, employer health plans, health care reform, life sciences, and quality measurement.
  • Interest in advancing constructive and innovative changes to the health care system.
  • Strong research and analytical skills with attention to detail and familiarity with health care data sources.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
  • Self-managed with proven skills, initiative, and time management to prioritize work & deliver results.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and juggle multiple activities and priorities with tight deadlines.
  • Professional demeanor and presence including the ability to handle confidential information.
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and to meet the needs of multiple clients.

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply, please send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to info@healthsperien.com,  and indicate “Policy Analyst” in the subject line.
Applicants not providing salary requirements will not be considered.

Position Description:

The Communication Associate provides support for client and firm communications functions, including developing content, media research, monitoring, maintaining reporter lists, designing public facing materials, managing social media and outreach, supporting virtual and in-person events, and other communications tasks as directed. The ideal candidate would have experience in health care policy and/or political communications and the creation of advocacy content. This position is an excellent opportunity to support communications, public relations, and content production for select clients, various partner organizations, and firmwide marketing. Title and compensation will be commensurate with education and experience.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop a wide variety of communications products, including press releases, blogs, social media, newsletters, presentations, talking points, and other communication products
  • Curate and maintain media and influencer targets lists
  • Assist with media outreach, including organizing media contacts, developing talking points, identifying media opportunities, and securing media placements for news or press releases and blogs
  • Support the development and execution of client and firm communication plans
  • Develop website content and maintain Healthsperien and client websites
  • Develop collateral materials that work effectively with a range of audiences – the media, funders, policymakers, stakeholders, and other core constituents
  • Support in-person and virtual events
  • Basic graphics support includes social media graphics, one-pagers, newsletters, web pages, and banners
  • Other job-related tasks, as requested
Required Qualifications:
  • A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two or more years of experience in a related role
  • Proficient use of Canva; PowerPoint; MailChimp; WordPress, and virtual event platforms
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and juggle multiple activities and priorities with tight deadlines
  • Enjoys working as part of a mission-dedicated team
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and to meet the needs of multiple clients
  • Professional demeanor and presence, including the ability to handle confidential information

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply, please send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to info@healthsperien.com,  and indicate “Communication Associate” in the subject line.
Applicants not providing salary requirements will not be considered.

Position Description:

The Communications Manager will lead strategic communications for the National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI), an organization representing the nation’s leading not-for-profit hospice, palliative care, and advanced illness providers. The ideal candidate would have experience in health care policy and/or political communications. The individual will join a DC-based but geographically diverse team and will be tasked with effectively implementing a comprehensive communications program positioning NPHI as the national leader on end-of-life care issues.

Responsibilities:
  • Creates and distributes content via multiple media channels, making sure that messaging aligns with NPHI’s mission, vision, and values. Channels include:
    • Website posts/updates
    • Email blasts, using Constant Contact
    • Social media posts
    • Member communications
  • Assesses performance of NPHI social media feeds and generates regular reports that are shared with the team
  • Monitors media coverage, providing NPHI staff, partners, and members with updates regarding relevant news and provides strategic guidance regarding when and how best to amplify NPHI’s priorities
  • Oversees new member promotion, including working with the new member to create a press release with appropriate quotes and details
  • Identifies opportunities to promote NPHI projects, content, and events, developing and executing communications plans that cover all areas of outreach
  • Develops an annual editorial calendar that guides communications efforts throughout the year
  • Prepares an annual NPHI report to members and other stakeholders
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with journalists to promote NPHI, key messaging goals, projects, and events, including annual summits and CEO meetings
  • Prepares NPHI staff for interviews with reporters, coordinating details and preparing talking points when needed
  • Assists with drafting talking points that are delivered as remarks by NPHI leaders during NPHI events, including the annual summit
  • Liaising with and providing support for external and internal speakers participating in NPHI events. Support role includes:
    • Arranging and leading calls to prepare speakers
    • Drafting personalized memos providing logistic information and other details
    • Serving as NPHI’s main point of contact for select speakers, and providing assistance as needed
  • Assists with planning and developing meeting and summit agendas
  • Supports the development and execution of virtual vents throughout the year
  • Serves as on-site staff during NPHI events, including briefings on Capitol Hill, assisting attendees and participants as needed
  • Develops and distributes fact sheets that support NPHI’s status as an authority on issues related to hospice, advanced illness, and other related issues
  • Other job-related tasks, as requested
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Additional 2-4 years of experience in health care communications preferred. Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience
  • Excellent writing and communication skills and the ability to present complex information to internal and external audiences with varying backgrounds and in a variety of formats, ranging from PowerPoint presentations and short summaries to detailed memos and white papers
  • Experience developing relationships with key stakeholders and journalists
  • Interest in health policy and end-of-life care
  • Digital/social media fluency (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn)
  • Attention to detail and familiarity with health care publications, data sources, and official resources
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Ability to proactively prioritize work streams and deliver timely products
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize with tight deadlines
  • Professional demeanor and presence including the ability to handle confidential information

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply, please send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to info@healthsperien.com,  and indicate “NPHI Communications Manager” in the subject line.
Applicants not providing salary requirements will not be considered.

About NPHI:
NPHI is a collaborative of 95+ not-for-profit, community-integrated hospice and palliative care providers dedicated to ensuring patients and their families have access to care that reflects their individual goals, values, and preferences. Representing providers from 35 states and the District of Columbia, NPHI and its members help design more innovative and effective models of care, advocate for comprehensive and community-integrated care customized to meet each person’s unique needs, and build collaboration between national thought leaders, decision-makers, and other healthcare stakeholders to improve hospice care. Healthsperien holds the management contract for NPHI, and the organization operates under the Healthsperien umbrella of partnership clients. http://hospiceinnovations.org

Overview 

The Implementation & Innovation Program Manager will be responsible for implementing and managing Social Connection programs of the Foundation for Social Connection (Foundation) under the direction of leadership. The Program Manager will support the Deputy Executive Director in managing project operations and the dissemination of program deliverables. This role is a pivotal member of the team, contributing to idea generation, strategic thinking, organizational networking, and collaborative team dynamics. The Program Manager will report to the Deputy Executive Director. 

Responsibilities 
  • Oversee efforts to design, pilot, and implement social isolation, loneliness, and social connection interventions in partnership with the project team. 
  • Provide technical assistance for grants and contracts. 
  • Lead planning and execution of program events and activations. 
  • Co-manage initiatives of the Innovation Accelerator in collaboration with the Research Manager. 
  • Provide project oversight, day-to-day project management, direction, and administration across the project lifecycle on complex projects.  
  • Project management responsibilities include developing and maintaining workplans, tracking project progress, leading project meetings, and providing updates to partners and leadership. 
  • Additional responsibilities may include project data management (to support project tracking) and providing program evaluation support. 
  • Engage with diverse set of stakeholders, including community groups, business leaders, researchers, and policymakers to build relationships and facilitate conversations across disciplines. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 
Preferred Qualifications 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Health Communications, Social Work, Management, or similar. Master’s Degree preferred. 
  • 2 or more years of program implementation and project management or coordination experience in an operational environment, including demonstrated experience successfully implementing programs and executing client deliverables. 
  • 2 years of experience in community outreach, community mobilization, or organizational capacity-building projects/initiatives a plus. 
  • Experience working with diverse populations. 
Preferred Skills 
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize with competing deadlines.  
  • Strong writing and communication skills (including communication with various stakeholders – e.g., community members, healthcare executives)  
  • Proficiency in Google Suite, Microsoft Office. 
  • Experience with developing budgets, workplans, tracking project invoices, and using QuickBooks. 
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skill. 
  • Professional demeanor and presence including the ability to handle confidential information.   
  • Must have a desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and to meet the needs of multiple demands as they arise. 
  • Strong interest in increasing social connection for all populations. 
  • Commitment to health equity.  

HOW TO APPLY: 

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to info@social-connection.org,  and indicate “Implementation & Innovation Program Manager” in the subject line. Applicants not providing salary requirements will not be considered. 

Healthsperien Internship Program: Spring 2023

Healthsperien has a selective internship program seeking talented, passionate undergraduate and graduate students looking to gain experience in research, analysis, and communication of health care policy issues in Washington, D.C. We accept resumes on a rolling basis for Fall, Winter, and Summer sessions.

For more information, please contact Meg Wallace at mwallace@healthsperien.com.

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Support development of a wide variety of communications products for Partnerships clients as well as traditional Healthsperien clients, including press releases, blogs, social media posts (Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn), presentations, media, and influencer targets lists, talking points, and other communication products
  • Support the development and execution of client communication plans
  • Develop collateral materials that work effectively with a range of audiences – the media, funders, policymakers, and core constituents, including designing social media graphics, one-pagers, and banners
  • Support of in-person and virtual events
  • Proficient use of Canva; PowerPoint; MailChimp; WordPress, and virtual event platforms
  • Other job-related tasks
Required Qualifications
  • Must be actively enrolled as undergraduate or graduate student in any of the following programs: Communications, Advertising and Marketing, Broadcasting, Electronic/Digital Media Comms, Public Relations.
    • If you are enrolled in a program not included in the above list but would like to be considered, please include a statement as to why your experience or coursework would be relevant to this role.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
  • Self-managed with proven skills, initiative, and time management to prioritize work & deliver results.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and juggle multiple activities and priorities with tight deadlines.
  • Professional demeanor and presence, including the ability to handle confidential information.
  • Enjoys working as part of a mission-dedicated team
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and to meet the needs of multiple clients.
Position Information
  • Competitive hourly compensation
  • ~20 hours per week
  • Start date Jan 3, 2023 extending thru May 19th, 2023, with opportunities to continue based on performance

For more information, please contact Meg Wallace at mwallace@healthsperien.com

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