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Legislative Advocate
Sacramento, CA

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 Legislative Advocate.  This position will be responsible for representingand advocating the interests, policies and issues of CHA on state legislation, including high priority and complex state legislation. 

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.  Candidate must have a minimum of 5+ years experience in positions requiring technical and policy analysis of health legislation, legislative drafting, negotiation and testimony before legislative committees in areas involving health facility regulation.  Lobbying experience with health care issues and/or the California State budget preferred.  Candidate must also possess knowledge of health policy issues affecting hospitals, a sophisticated working knowledge of the legislative and regulatory processes, the ability to translate association policy into legislative proposals required, and a high number of key contacts established in the California political arena.

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 to

CHA is an equal opportunity employer.