Policy Specialist - Indiana Primary Health Care Association (IPHCA)
- 28-Oct-2019 to 08-Nov-2019
- - Indiana Primary Health Care Association (IPHCA)
- Indianapolis, IN, USA
- Full Time
Indiana Primary Health Care Association's mission is to champion the development and delivery of accessible, community-driven quality health care. We believe that access to health care is a right and serve as the state-level advocate and champion for community health centers in Indiana. We are dedicated to equipping community health centers with the tools, resources, and support needed to provide quality care to the uninsured and low income, and most vulnerable populations. Here at IPHCA, staff have a passion for our mission to serve and are committed to providing technical assistance to our health centers, the safety-net providers of integrated health care.
Visit us on the web at www.indianapca.org
The Policy Specialist reports to the CHC Finance and Operations Director. Primary responsibilities include monitoring, researching, and analyzing emerging and key public policies at the local, state, and federal levels related to Indiana's Community Health Centers (CHCs); developing and maintaining relationships with members and key external partners, such as the National Association of Community Health Centers; researching and developing innovative and collaborative strategies and policies that support CHCs and improve the health of communities throughout Indiana; developing and supporting the advocacy efforts and needs of IPHCA's members through social media development, press releases, advocacy days, and other similar activities; maintaining consistent, effective communication with members regarding policy and advocacy issues, including staffing the IPHCA Health Policy Committee; and attending and reporting on related governmental and legislative meetings, hearings and events.
Bachelor's degree in public policy, political science, health administration, or similar is required. Master's degree in those fields is preferred. Experience in policy work or with the Indiana General Assembly and/or Congress preferred. The position also requires highly effective verbal and written communication skills; strong analytical skills; the ability to analyze complex public policies and environmental changes and suggest creative solutions; team skills; and knowledge of: Medicaid, Medicare, Prospective Payment System, issues impacting access to primary care services, including dental and mental health, Community Health Centers, and the health care system.
Click the APPLY button to submit cover letter and resume no later than November 8, 2019. No inquiries by phone please.
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