Care. Compassion. Community.
Under general supervision, the government relations analyst is responsible for providing policy, legislative, analytical, and administrative support to the executive director of government relations and government relations liaison to further Adventist HealthCares mission of extending Gods care through the ministry of physical, mental, and spiritual healing. This is accomplished by reviewing federal and State legislation as well as monitoring federal, State, and county agendas and policies relating to health care. The position interacts with elected officials and their staff to coordinate meetings in addition to the staff at Adventist HealthCare.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Researches and compiles data from data analysis roles at Adventist HealthCare to construct persuasive research and writing on behalf of Adventist HealthCares public policy goals.
2. Creates public policy research materials for advocacy and education for the executive director of government relations and government relations liaisons use in meetings.
3. Track and closely monitor legislative developments and Congressional committees in assigned issues and disseminate timely information about those issues to the government relations team.
4. Provide general administrative support, such as:
o drafting reports, fact sheets and testimony;
o drafts and coordinates testimony at hearings on public policy issues.
o obtaining legislative and political information;
o coordinate legislative requests;
o coordinates/schedules interactions, as directed, with legislators, legislative staff, other local and state officials, staff of the General Assembly of Maryland, federal agency staff and other government officials/staff.
o provide timely responses to requests for progress reports, funding proposals, budgets and other information requested by other departments
5. Assist government relations team with developing and implementing legislative and advocacy campaign strategies.
6. May be expected to attend special events, some of which may occur in the evenings or on weekends. Some travel may be required.
7. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelors degree or equivalent in public policy, law, or political science
At least two (2) years of government relations, public policy, advocacy, or legislative experience.
At least two (2) years of Capitol Hill or other legislative or advocacy experience, preferably involving health care
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We will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.
Equal Employment Opportunity
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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