AHCA is seeking a Summer Intern with a commitment to improving lives by delivering solutions for quality care. This role will support the Quality and Regulatory Department.
Education: Graduate student in health care, public health, health policy, public policy, health administration, public administration, or equivalent program; or Bachelor’s Degree with at least 2 years health care or health policy experience.
Effective writing and oral communication skills
Strong analytic skills
Experience conducting policy research and analysis, including federal laws and regulations
Willing to take initiative to learn new things and work on multiple projects at once
Team player who works collaboratively, responds to feedback, and proposes solutions
Experience with, knowledge of, and interest in quality improvement and long-term care a plus
Perform analysis of regulations and policies impacting long-term care providers and residents
Develop resources and tools to assist providers in understanding and implementing requirements and programs that impact regulatory compliance and quality of care
Track quality and regulatory issues and develop summaries or updates for members
Identify and assess trends in enforcement and oversight of long-term care facilities
Support development of responses to member questions and requests for technical assistance
Review and comment on proposed federal regulations, policies or guidance
Collaborate with AHCA staff, cross functional teams and AHCA member committees or workgroups including Survey/Regulatory and Quality Improvement Committees
Other projects as assigned from Quality and Regulatory Department
Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter and 2 writing samples to: Tarna Davis, Director, HR at HR@ahca.org.
About American Health Care Association
As the nation’s largest association of long term and post-acute care providers, AHCA advocates for quality care and services for frail, elderly, and disabled Americans. Our members provide essential care to approximately one million individuals in over 13,500 not-for-profit and proprietary member facilities.
AHCA represents the long term care community to the nation at large – to government, business leaders, and the general public. We serve as a force for change, providing information, education, and administrative tools that enhance quality at every level.
As part of our extensive portfolio of member services, AHCA maintains legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Our dedicated staff work both internally and externally to assist member providers, the government, and the general public.