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
  • 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

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 health care 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 health care 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 health care quality and risk measure specifications; 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.

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 levels.

CHA is seeking a full-time Legislative Coordinator. This position will be responsible for supporting the legislative advocacy department. Duties include but are not limited to: arranging appointments and meetings, retrieving information about legislation (via Capitol Track), word processing, coordination of schedules and travel arrangements as needed, and miscellaneous clerical duties. The Legislative Coordinator will also help create a new system for coalition building and grassroots advocacy.

This position requires at least one year of legislative 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.

We currently have a great opportunity for an ambitious professional with 3+ years’ experience in editing communications, preferably with political, advocacy, health care, and/or nonprofit organizations. The writer/editor will be responsible for identifying, developing, writing, and editing numerous communications materials, for print and digital media, in a deadline-responsive manner. This includes, but is not limited to, advocacy communications materials, memos, letters, and a twice weekly member newsletter. Experience with advocacy writing (op-eds, legislative testimony, talking points) is a plus. This position is both a wordsmith and a grammar and style guru, but also understands and appreciates the impact that well-executed communications can have in shaping people’s ideas.

The successful candidate will have experience in a professional office setting; a degree in communications,  journalism, public relations, public policy, advertising or related field; newsroom experience a plus; strong understanding of social media platforms, including Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, and others; proficiency with MS Office applications, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; excellent communications skills, both verbal and written; ability to effectively manage multiple projects and deadlines; persuasive storytelling and writing for multiple voices/brands; and a positive “can-do” attitude.  

Why should you consider joining our team?

We offer competitive pay, generous benefits, and a terrific, team-oriented environment focused on improving access to and the quality of health care.

If this position fits with your experience and career goals, we’d love to hear from you!  Please submit your resume and cover letter (including salary requirement) to: workforcenow.

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.