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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
  • Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Shield 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

Holidays

We provide ten paid holidays per calendar year:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday
  • President’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth
  • 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

Hospital Quality Institute is committed to providing timely, accurate information and data displays for hospitals to continually improve care.  The Data Scientist will collaborate to design, construct, and maintain systems of sentinel signal detection, data acquisition, analytics, and timely feedback to support hospital safety and quality improvement activities to improve care.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS – EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS

  • Master’s degree in biostatistics, statistics, or other applied mathematics with at least 3 years of data science experience.
  • Demonstrated extensive applied experience processing and analyzing complex data sets using appropriate statistical, scientific, or professional methodologies using programs and languages such as SQL, Python, R, or SAS (all required).
  • Experience conducting research with protected health data and ensuring compliance with HIPAA, CMIA, HITECH, and other applicable laws.
  • Superior quantitative data analytical skills, including experience with Bayesian models. Must be able to analyze complex data sets using appropriate statistical, scientific, or professional methodologies, and effectively present findings in reports for clinical and operational improvement. Experience with Natural Language Processing is desirable. 
  • Discriminating consumer of research with “translational skills,” enabling effective communication of technical information in a user-friendly, non-technical manner.
  • Advanced skill level in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Demonstrated strong organizing skills and attention to detail.

MAJOR DUTIES AND TASKS

  • Spearhead the development, testing, and maintenance of member quality analytics systems.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain sentinel signal detection systems using machine learning/artificial intelligence analytics to alert members about evolving trends and risks.
  • Participate in the development of taxonomies to categorize safety reports and discharge records, and build, test, and maintain complex models for classifying reports and records into the taxonomies.
  • Analyze HQI and CHPSO data using a variety of techniques from simple aggregation to complex data mining to help HQI and CHPSO maintain and improve large data systems.
  • Develop and validate risk and (Bayesian) reliability models used to adjust health care measures for comparability across hospitals.
  • Design and implement processes to reduce complexity, redundancy, and member reporting burdens.
  • Oversee provision of broad data-related technical assistance to hospitals and health systems.
  • Provide expertise for research design, sampling, multivariate modeling, and other statistical methods.
  • Find, explore, and leverage new datasets that can expand and enhance strategies to improve hospital quality.

If this position fits with your background and career interest, we would love to hear from you!  To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter (with salary requirement) to

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=889fa99c-b269-4a02-a86f-f972f4b9ac20&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=439420&source=CC2&lang=en_US

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. 

Based in Sacramento, 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.

We are currently seeking an experienced CRM professional. This position is primarily responsible for connecting team members with technology-based solutions driven by our Microsoft Dynamics CRM. As part of a collaborative team, the individual in this role is the primary resource to respond to project requests, enhancement requests, and application issues. Includes analyzing and designing system requirements to fulfill business needs, developing gap fit analyses and functional design documentation, making changes and enhancements to the CRM system, and preparing required documentation. This role also assists the business systems director with overall CRM management, including auditing data to ensure relevancy, timeliness, and accuracy.

To be considered for this position, you must possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in computer science, information technology, business technology, or related field preferred. Other degrees with relevant experience considered.
  • At least three years of experience using and maintaining a Microsoft Dynamics CRM solution preferred.
  • Experience with database management and data importing.
  • Experience using and managing bulk email applications.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills in a complex and frequently changing environment.
  • Proven ability to effectively ask probing questions to understand the root cause of a problem or request; implement effective solutions to address the root cause of problems or requests.
  • Ability to effectively explain complex technology in simple to understand terms.
  • Strongly proficient with Dynamics 365 CRM application and database structure and understanding of impact of design changes on system architecture.
  • Effective time management, planning, and organization skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with various teams.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects at the same time while maintaining high quality and attention to detail.
  • Advanced skill level in MS Office software programs.

CHA is a terrific work place filled with smart people who are committed to improving the legislative and regulatory environment for California’s hospitals and health care systems.  We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, robust wellness program, and great downtown Sacramento location. 

If this position sounds like the perfect fit for you, 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. 

CHPSO Patient Safety Organization, a division of the Hospital Quality Institute (HQI), was established to harmonize quality improvement and patient safety efforts. CHPSO works toward eliminating preventable patient harm and improving the quality of health care delivery in hospitals. One of the first and largest patient safety organizations in the nation, CHPSO is a trusted leader in the analysis, dissemination and archiving of patient safety information. CHPSO’s initiatives include providing a collaborative and privileged environment where hospitals can share data and best practices, analyzing adverse outcomes and developing corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence, developing educational materials, and serving as a statewide resource for patient-safety initiatives in California.

This position is primarily responsible for: fostering statewide collaborations with member hospitals across HQI/CHPSO programs and initiatives; using clinical experience, knowledge of current issues, and critical analysis of safety reports and discharge data to help identify emerging trends and ongoing safety of care concerns; developing and providing informative written reports and presentations to educate HQI/CHPSO staff and member institutions with the goal of eliminating preventable harm and improving the quality and reliability of health care delivery, collaborating with other members of the HQI/CHPSO team and vendors to improve the intake, classification, and delivery aspects of the CHPSO safety report and Hospital Quality Improvement Platform systems; and providing timely, high-quality value-added technical consultative services in response to member research/data requests and other inquiries, and interpretation of clinical issues for internal team members.

To be successful, you will need to have the following education, skills and talents:

  • Clinical experience in an acute healthcare setting is required.
  • Must have been a licensed medical professional; RN or MD with advanced degree preferred.  
  • At least five years of experience involving patient safety risks and healthcare quality, such as conducting safety event reporting, entering or analyzing safety events in a reporting system (e.g., Midas, RL Datix, Verge Solutions), or serving as safety or quality committee member; or experience in EMR related roles in implementation, clinical decision support and/or back-end data support.
  • Excellent oral, written, communication and consulting skills, including experience writing quality and safety alerts, articles, reports, procedures, or research documents.
  • Experience working with protected health information and ensuring compliance with PSQIA/HIPAA privacy laws and security policies.
  • In-depth knowledge of healthcare quality and risk measure specifications, and experience with measure development and testing is highly desirable.
  • Advanced skill level in Microsoft Office software programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Experience in project management effectively designing, operationalizing, and managing complex, multi-stakeholder data projects from start to finish.
  • Demonstrated advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, timeline driven environment and complete analysis, identify issues and address problems in a professional manner.
  • Experience coaching, providing direct technical assistance, and customer support.
  • Demonstrated strong organizing skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage own time and that of collaborating partners with minimal supervision, consistently meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to work as a team member and serve as a role model for effective team-promoting behavior.
  • Familiarity with state and federal health care policy and regulatory landscape is desired.

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

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.

Based in Sacramento, 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 Junior Accountant to be responsible for performing entry-level accounting duties relating to general ledger, cash receipts, cash disbursements, bank and general ledger reconciliations, analysis, and various compliance and ad hoc reporting.

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.  Other requirements include:

  • Prior accounting experience preferred, not required.
  • General understanding of GAAP and the nature of the business of each assigned company.
  • Conceptual understanding of general ledger work through financial statement preparation.
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, Word, Outlook.
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills.

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, cover letter, and salary requirement.

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.