American Health Information Management Association
Location: Remote, DMV Area
Type: Full Time
4 Year Degree
At AHIMA, we come to work every day to help make healthcare better through the trusted use of health information – from the operating room to a smartwatch – no matter when or where it is accessed. We’re looking for a Legislative Health Policy Associate who has a strong interest in health policy and a passion for conducting research that makes a difference in the health information profession.
What does this role do at AHIMA?
As a Legislative Health Policy Associate, you are responsible for assisting the Director of Government Affairs with their tasks, projects, and events, including the annual AHIMA Advocacy Summit, outreach and lobbying to Capitol Hill, grassroots outreach and tracking, legislative analysis, writing comment and sign-on letters, and other related tasks.
In this position, you will be responsible for conducting general and detailed policy research, including literature reviews, tracking news and policy developments, and project manage various research activities conducted by the AHIMA Policy and Government Affairs team.
Who is our ideal candidate?
You are eager to learn and can summarize and communicate research results clearly. You are highly organized, have a great attention to detail and able to manage competing project priorities to ensure timelines are met.
In addition, you have:
A bachelor’s degree preferred
1-3 years’ legislative policy or advocacy experience, with preference for healthcare and/or technology policy experience
Excellent writing and editing skills
Outstanding time management and judgement skills
Excellent computer skills, including MS Word and Excel
Candidates will be asked to provide a writing sample, which could include a memo, legislative analysis, press statement, or other similar document.
What you’ll get from AHIMA
Opportunities to work remotely
A mission-driven culture
A collaborative and open environment where everyone’s ideas are appreciated and welcomed
Great benefits, competitive compensation, and generous time-off policy
The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is a global nonprofit, membership association for health professionals involved in the health information management needed to deliver quality health care to the public. We do this by providing education, certification, professional development, and advocacy. We have more than 71,000 members and credential more than 100,000 AHIMA health information professionals.
In our mission to empower people to impact health, our core values guide our business and our actions.
We have integrity in our work and relationships. Our passion for doing the right thing and sharing knowledge and resources makes us trustworthy, credible, and accountable leaders.
We act boldly with intention. We go after big ideas and big challenges with purpose because we recognize the influence and impact our work on people’s health, safety, and well-being.
We are inclusive so that humans are at the center of everything we do. We see the whole person and respect the inherent dignity of every human. We make space for different voices and opinions to help us get the best results.
Diversity and equal opportunity
AHIMA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, gender identity, race, color, religious creed, national origin, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental health disability, or protected veteran status.
About American Health Information Management Association
Health information and data professionals work at the intersection of healthcare, technology, and business. While patients don’t often see them on their healthcare journeys, these professional see patients in a way no other healthcare professional does. They see patients’ sensitive health stories. Health information professionals understand that health information is human information, and ensure that it remains accurate, accessible, protected, and complete—at all times.