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The Washington Post – one of the nation’s largest and most popular newspapers – named the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) the 16th top small workplace in Washington, DC and the top association in the small category in its Top Workplaces for 2016.


Work for AHCA/NCAL

The American Health Care Association (AHCA) represents the long term care community to the nation at large – to government, business leaders, and the general public. AHCA is a non-profit federation of affiliated state health organizations, together representing more than 13,500 assisted living, nursing facility, developmentally-disabled and subacute care providers that care for more than 1.5 million elderly and disabled individuals nationally. AHCA offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, life, disability and long-term care insurance, 401(k), flexible spending accounts, flexible hours, education assistance, and more.

  • AHCA will not accept unsolicited resumes for positions not listed.
  • AHCA is an active Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
  • AHCA welcomes men and women regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex or disability.
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 Position Announcements

Inside Sales Professional - Advertising, Sponsorships, Memberships and Exhibits

AHCA is seeking a creative and enthusiastic inside sales professional with a commitment to improving lives by delivering solutions for quality care.  The position will be responsible for actively identifying and developing a network of key contacts from industry to support the association non-dues revenue including, but not limited to advertising, various product and event sponsorships, memberships and exhibit booth sales. The individual in this role will act as the primary point of contact and partner for business members, corporations and organizations doing business in the long term and post-acute health care sector.  

Skills & Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree required. 1+ plus years of advertising sales experience highly desired.

The ideal candidate will also possess:

-        Self-motivation and a competitive spirit

-        Ability to persuasively present and negotiate with high level decision makers.

-        Ability to work independently in a fast pace environment with multiple deadlines.

-        Diligence and persistence leading to long term commitments with stakeholders.

-        Ability to problem solve and provide stewardship of association programs.

 Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to: Tarna Davis, Director, HR at

Project Director, State Technical Assistance – Reimbursement Policy Department

AHCA is seeking a Project Director with a commitment to improving lives by delivering solutions for quality care.  This position will be responsible for delivering and/or coordinating hands on technical assistance to AHCA/NCAL state affiliates on state Medicaid reform efforts such as CMS-designed State Plan Amendment specialty templates, Medicaid Section 1115 Demonstration waivers and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) Section 1115A Demonstration waivers.

Skills & Requirements:  Masters level degree with at least two years of work experience or Bachelor’s degree with four years of work experience.

The ideal candidate will also possess:

·       Expertise with project management including the ability to effective project manage work among several states and contractors;

·       Expertise with facilitating communication via websites, virtual communication and managing archived resources;

·       Experience with Medicaid state and federal program and policy and related regulations;

·       Experience with federal demonstration authorities and state use of such authorities; and

·       Ability to manage a project budget.

·       Effective writing and communication skills. 

·       Experience with communicating with health care business professionals.

·       Ability to travel (approximately 15% of time).


Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter along with 2-3 original writing samples to: Tarna Davis, Director, HR at