The American Medical Association (AMA), the nation’s largest professional Association of physicians, has a dynamic opportunity for the right individual. As part of the Advocacy team, the Senior Policy Analyst II will provide high-level policy analyses on key AMA Advocacy Group issues; prepare reports on critical and emerging socioeconomic issues impacting the practice of medicine; and provide professional staffing to significantly visible physician committees, including the Council on Medical Service, the Board of Trustees and the House of Delegates.
IN THIS JOB, YOU WILL:
Develop leading-edge policy for the AMA in the context of providing high-level staffing to high visibility physician committees, including the Council on Medical Service, the Board of Trustees and the House of Delegates
Prepare thoughtful and creative Council on Medical Service reports that contain proactive recommendations that advance AMA policy on key socioeconomic issues such as health care costs, price transparency, physician payment, and long-term Medicare reform
Develop Board of Trustees reports, staff management reports and other materials as assigned
Analyze and interpret statistics and national data on health expenditures and payment methodologies
Provide high-level policy analyses on key Advocacy Group issues; creates advocacy materials on critical and emerging socioeconomic issues impacting the practice of medicine; and develop, implement and advocate policy recommendations on those issues.
Provide high-level educational policy analysis in the development of educational and advocacy communications materials in areas of expertise that are aimed at physicians and other key health policy audiences.
Develop comprehensive comparative policy briefing documents that highlight similarities and distinguish differences between external proposals and AMA policy.
Graduate or professional degree required, preferably in a health-related field
Minimum 5 years of experience in the health care industry
Excellent writing skills, with the ability to create a variety of document types (e.g., reports, correspondence, summaries, slide presentations, educational pieces) for different audiences (e.g., policymakers, AMA management, physicians) that require minimal revision
Strong research and analytical skills, including the ability to independently and efficiently locate information, evaluate source quality and research methodologies, and present findings in a concise, logical manner
Exceptional oral communication skills, with the ability to present clear and cogent arguments
Experience working with physicians and/or organized physician committees
Knowledge of and/or previous analysis and policy development of health systems (e.g., Medicare, Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act,) or health insurance issues (e.g., consumer directed health care, cost-sharing, value-benefit design) preferred
Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment
Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks and schedule activities to meet deadlines
Some travel and weekend meetings required
The AMA offers competitive salaries, including an incentive plan; excellent benefits and progressive technology. Our office is a business casual environment and we respect work-life balance. Please apply at https://ama-assn.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=2&c=ama-assn&id=550&source=NPO. The American Medical Association is located at 330 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 and is convenient to all public transportation in Chicago.
We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. As an EOE/AA employer, the American Medical Association will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and veteran or disability status.
THE AMA IS COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF THE NATION