Job Opportunities

Employment Benefits

California Hospital Association/California Association of Hospitals & Health Systems Benefits and Perks

The employees who serve our member hospitals are employed by CHA’s sister company, the California Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (CAHHS).  CAHHS employees appreciate the additional benefits they receive besides the monetary amounts they see on their paycheck. Our outstanding benefits package is a valuable portion of what employees regularly scheduled to work 20 hours or more per week receive from CAHHS. Generally, employees are eligible for all benefits the first of the month following employment. We offer multiple options through our comprehensive benefits program.

Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits

CAHHS offers four medical plan options:
  • Kaiser HMO
  • Kaiser High Deductible HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross High Deductible PPO
Two dental plan options:
  • Delta Dental Low
  • Delta Dental High
One vision plan option:
  • Vision Services Plan

 Flexible Spending Accounts

Pre-tax dollars may be used to pay for non-covered health care expenses as well as eligible dependent care expenses.

Additional Protection

CAHHS provides the following benefits at no cost to the employee:

  • Life/AD&D insurance coverage equal to two times annual base pay
  • Business travel accident Insurance coverage equal to two times annual base pay
  • Supplemental Workers Compensation and State Disability Leave — designed to integrate with California State Disability Insurance (SDI) and Worker’s Compensation benefits
  • Long term disability insurance coverage equal to 67% of pre-disability earnings

Paid Time Off

Accruals begin immediately according to the schedule below:

  • 18 days for up to 2 years of employment
  • 21 days for 2 – 5 years of employment
  • 25.5 days for 5 – 9 years of employment
  • 30 days for 9+ years of employment


We provide nine paid holidays per calendar year:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday
  • President’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

 Employee Assistance Program

A confidential, voluntary program is available to employees and their family members that provides up to 3 free counseling visits per incident for personal or family issues. In addition, employees and their family members may receive free legal, financial and career counseling and childcare referrals through this program.

Educational Reimbursement Program

CAHHS encourages employees to further their professional development through education. Employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement up to $1,000 per year toward any job-related degree or professional certification.

401(k) Plan

The Healthcare Associations of California 401(k) plan makes it easy for eligible employees to save for retirement through pre-tax payroll deductions. In addition, the plan includes both a non-elective and discretionary contribution from CAHHS.

Employee Perks

  • Company-subsidized parking
  • Free Transit Passes (at most locations)
  • Employee Service Awards and Recognition
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Social Events

The above is a brief overview of the CAHHS Benefits Program. For more details please refer to official plan documents. Should there be any discrepancy between the overview above and the official plan documents, the plan documents will prevail.

Job Opportunities

The California Hospital Association is the statewide leader representing the interests of more than 400 hospitals and health systems in California.  We collaborate with our members to provide strong and effective representation and advocacy to advance the interests of California hospitals, patients and communities. CHA is a trusted resource, working with members to achieve legislative, regulatory, and legal accomplishments at the state and federal level.

CHA is seeking a full-time Legislative Advocate.  This position will be responsible for representing and advocating for interests, policies and issues of hospitals on state legislation. Understanding and advocating in the budget process is a plus. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and at least three years prior lobbying experience. 

CHA offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a terrific work environment located in downtown Sacramento.

If this sounds like a good fit with your background and interests, we’d love to hear from you!  To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.

Because we are a federal contractor, we are required to make sure you know that all qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, gender identification, sexual orientation or any other legally protected characteristic, or disability.

General Summary

Serves as the issue manager for legislative and regulatory matters in assigned areas. This position will collaborate as a team member with CHA staff and member hospitals to address federal, state, and local regulations in their issue areas. This person will be a resource and provide assistance and guidance to members and staff. Advocacy responsibilities include reviewing and monitoring state finance policy, state budget advocacy, and the Medi-Cal program. Prepare position letters and comments, providing testimony, and all other aspects of legislative and regulatory advocacy.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience.
  • Previous experience working on legislative, regulatory, and public policy issues.
  • Understanding of the federal and state regulatory process.
  • Ability to bring together diverse groups in a collaborative and effective manner.
  • Possess outstanding oral, written, and public speaking communication skills.
  • Experience and capability communicating effectively at the CEO/Board of Directors level.
  • Ability to effectively manage projects, turning concept into reality.
  • Ability to analyze proposed legislation and regulations and effectively write position papers and documents.
  • Ability to organize, plan, work independently, handle multiple projects, and work well under pressure.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Possess excellent customer service skills.
  • Be proactive and assertive. Actively identify potential problems (and solutions) rather than waiting until problems occur. Have curiosity and tenacity when doing research and when problem solving.
  • Be organized and reliable. 
  • Treat everyone respectfully and professionally. Resolve differences proactively and constructively. 
  • Maintain a positive, can-do attitude always. 
  • Demonstrate strong accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Be resourceful, curious, and innovative. Explore and follow through on ways to improve processes and efficiencies.
  • Be responsible and accountable for your own actions and work. Learn from mistakes.
  • Complete assignments accurately and on time.
  • Exhibit honesty and integrity. 
  • Demonstrate flexibility and ability to multi-task and manage time and changing priorities effectively. Ability and willingness to work long and irregular hours.
  • Ability and willingness to travel overnight.


We’re a terrific group of hard-working professionals on a mission to ensure Californians have equitable access to affordable and high quality, medically necessary health care. We also care for our team members by offering a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, challenging and fun work environment.

If this position sounds like a good fit with your experience and interests, we’d love to hear from you! Please submit your resume and cover letter.

Because we are a federal contractor, we are required to make sure you know that all qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, gender identification, sexual orientation or any other legally protected characteristic, or disability.