Careers at CHA

Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) is seeking talented, motivated individuals to join its growing staff. CHA offers competitive salaries and an outstanding benefits package. 

Job Title:                                      Chief of Staff

FLSA Status:                               Full time, exempt

Reports to:                                 President and CEO

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Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) is the leading voice of Colorado’s hospital and health system community. Representing more than 100 hospitals and health systems throughout the state, CHA serves as a trusted, credible and reliable resource on health issues, hospital data and trends for its members, media, policymakers and the general public. Through CHA, Colorado’s hospitals and health systems work together in their shared commitment to improve health and health care in Colorado. For more information on CHA, visit www.cha.com.

 

Position Summary:
The Chief of Staff serves as a strategic partner and works hand in hand with the President and CEO to drive forward and successfully complete multiple projects and initiatives across the association. The Chief of Staff provides direct support to the President and CEO through identifying and setting strategic priorities and areas of focus, setting metrics for success, regularly evaluating progress and ongoing needs, and monitoring information flow.

 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee strategic initiatives from development through successful execution under the guidance of senior leadership and departmental heads.
  • Assist and communicate with executives in decision-making, program management, and initiative implementation.
  • Serve as a liaison between staff, executives, senior leaders, and President and CEO, regarding Association’s projects, proposals, planning, and implementation.
  • Oversee the daily flow of operations through collaboration with senior management and department leaders.
  • Build and develop relationships with all employees for increased efficiency and effective responsiveness into existing operations, and help to define new operational strategies, working with CEO and executives on special projects.
  • Serve as an extension of the President and CEO, ensuring information flow and involvement/decision making at the appropriate times.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert, handling inquiries and developing action plans to address them, and assisting with the preparation and dissemination of communications
  • Create systems and processes to streamline operations.
  • Oversee large, often cross-functional organization-wide projects or initiatives.
  • Bring together multiple stakeholders and help drive decisions.
  • Create and maintain cross-departmental relationships to enable success.

 

Other Duties:

  • As assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Experience required (unless otherwise noted):

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration or similar field
  • 7+ years in a business or executive management role
  • Proven experience organizing and directing multiple teams and departments
  • Excellent communicator in written and verbal form
  • Project Management training or certification strongly preferred (PMP, Six Sigma, etc.)
  • Extremely versatile, dedicated to efficient productivity
  • Experience planning and leading strategic initiatives
  • Health care experience in a hospital, state hospital association, or comparable required
  • Strong knowledge of current health care issues statewide and nationally required

 

Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated customer service orientation
  • Impeccable organizational skills and personable positive attitude
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and within short deadlines
  • Analytical problem solving ability
  • Ability to handle sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to handle confidential information and situations discreetly and professionally
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision and to complete tasks on time
  • Professional telephone and email etiquette, professional appearance and demeanor, able to interact with all levels within the organization
  • Self-starter with a strong desire to learn
  • Maintains prompt and regular attendance
  • Exceptional written and oral communication, including public speaking
  • Professional and diplomatic demeanor

 

Physical Demands / Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is located at CHA offices in Greenwood Village. Travel may be required for meetings; thus a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is required.  Travel to in-state hospital locations is not uncommon.

  • Working conditions are normal for a fast-paced office work environment.
  • Requires considerable travel within Colorado to member facilities.
  • Requires occasional overnight travel and weekend and/or evening work.
  • Presentation of technical material in group settings required occasionally.
  • Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed.
  • Requires walking primarily on a level surface for occasional periods throughout the day.
  • May include lifting up to 25 pounds of files on a regular basis. Proper lifting techniques required.

 

Material and Equipment Directly Used:

  • Cell phone
  • Personal computer with Microsoft Office software applications.
  • Software applications including but not limited to database management, statistical analytics, data analytics presentation tools, QuickBooks for not-for-profit organizations
  • Multi-line telephone with voice mail

 

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. The employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by their supervisor. Nothing in this job description shall create or is intended to create, or shall be construed to constitute a contract of employment, express or implied. Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.

 

Job Title:                                      Policy Analyst

FLSA Status:                               Full time, exempt

Reports to:                                 Senior Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer

Apply:                                           Click HERE to apply

 

Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) is the leading voice of Colorado’s hospital and health system community. Representing more than 100 hospitals and health systems throughout the state, CHA serves as a trusted, credible and reliable resource on health issues, hospital data and trends for its members, media, policymakers and the general public. Through CHA, Colorado’s hospitals and health systems work together in their shared commitment to improve health and health care in Colorado. For more information on CHA, visit www.cha.com.

 

Position Summary:
The Policy Analyst is responsible for staying well‐informed of current state and federal issues and developments affecting hospitals and health care. They will assist the CHA Policy and Advocacy Team in researching and analyzing complex health care policy issues – both legislative and regulatory – in order to advance CHA policy goals.

 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure research, analysis and recommendations created are timely, relevant and addresses issues of primary interest/concern to CHA members
  • Review, analyze and seek CHA member feedback on federal and state legislation, proposed rules and regulations that will have an impact on Colorado hospitals and health systems
  • Draft briefing memoranda, talking points, issue briefs, fact sheets, comment letters, PowerPoint presentations and other strategic communications consistent with the Association’s policy positions
  • Oversee and draft the Association’s Monthly Regulatory Update newsletter
  • Assist with scheduling, developing agendas, preparing and disseminating materials, taking notes, drafting meeting summaries, developing and updating work plans, and related administrative duties, as required
  • Represent CHA at assigned business, stakeholder and other networking events

 

Other Duties:

  • As assigned

 

Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences, economics, public policy or political science, health care, business administration or related field
  • Minimum of two-year experience in health care or related area of public policy
  • Robust experience with public policy research, data analysis/interpretation and persuasive communications
  • Demonstrated creativity and out‐of‐the‐box thinking on policy issues
  • Exceptional written and oral communication
  • Professional and diplomatic demeanor
  • Highly organized (project management experience a plus)
  • Knowledge of the unique issues facing hospitals and the broader spectrum of health care delivery and payment systems (preferred)

 

Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated customer service orientation
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and positive attitude
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and within short deadlines
  • Strong analytical problem-solving ability
  • Ability to function effectively in a dynamic work environment, independently managing multiple projects and demands to achieve quality results in a timely manner
  • Professional telephone and email etiquette, professional appearance and demeanor, able to interact with all levels within the organization
  • Self‐starter with a strong desire to learn
  • Maintains prompt and regular attendance
  • Computer proficiency including demonstrated ability to conduct effective web-based research, as well as proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

 

Physical Demands / Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Working conditions are normal for a fast-paced office work environment
  • Presentation of technical material in group settings required occasionally
  • May require occasional evening work and overnight travel
  • Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed
  • Requires walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day
  • May include lifting up to 25 pounds for files on a regular basis. Proper lifting techniques required

 

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. The employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by their supervisor. Nothing in this job description shall create or is intended to create, or shall be construed to constitute a contract of employment, express or implied. Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.