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Fall 2023 NPHI Policy, Communications, and Innovation Lab Intern

About Healthsperien: Healthsperien, LLC, is a nationally recognized health care policy consulting firm focused on federal and state regulatory and legislative policy analysis, advocacy, and implementation issues. Our mission is to accelerate responsible and sustainable health care system innovation and transformation to improve health outcomes for all, and especially the most vulnerable.

About NPHI: Housed within Healthsperien, the National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI) is an organization driven by passion and integrity to help people live fully through the end-of-life. Our most important ideas are learned at the bedside, not in the board room. We are the national voice for 100+ not-for-profit hospice, community-based palliative and advanced illness care providers that care for more than 60,000 people facing advanced illness and their families each day. For more information, visit

Position Description: Are you an undergrad or graduate student passionate about working at the intersection of policy, research, and communications that create social impact? NPHI is seeking an intern with strong project management, communications, research, and writing skills to support and build a variety of activities aimed at improving the care experience.

The intern will work directly with NPHI’s Chief Innovation Officer and Policy Director to support the work of the NPHI Innovation Lab and the organization’s policy and advocacy efforts. The intern will be tasked with supporting the communication efforts and project management activities of multiple initiatives moving forward simultaneously. The intern will also be asked to support the policy and regulatory activities of the organization on a case-by-case basis with activities focused on background research, collateral material development, and data analysis.

The intern should enjoy working in a small but growing organization that is results oriented. The ideal candidate will have the ability to exercise good judgement in a variety of situations, have strong written and verbal communication, excellent administrative and organizational skills, and the ability to juggle multiple competing priorities and corresponding timelines. Working knowledge of health policy is desired but not required.

Hours: Flexible depend on student’s program, (minimum commitment of 10-15 hours per week); students located in Washington, D.C. are encouraged to join us in our downtown office and will be given preference in the selection process, however, remote candidates are also welcome to apply.

Responsibilities: The intern will work closely with the above team to support the work of NPHI, the Innovation Lab, and our policy and regulatory activities. The intern will work directly with NPHI member programs to review, collect, aggregate, assess and distribute opportunities for membership-wide standards. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Innovation Lab:
    • Organizing groups and creating workflows/agendas
    • Engaging with internal and external stakeholders
    • Contributing to the creation of clinical and operational materials
    • Delegating to internal groups as appropriate
    • Researching (due diligence) new opportunities
  • Policy and Advocacy:
    • Legislative and regulatory analysis (i.e. regulatory summaries)
    • Policy writing (e.g., briefs and memos)
    • Research (e.g., white papers)
    • Event planning (e.g., hill briefings and stakeholder convenings)
    • Attend meetings, hearings, and events on behalf of NPHI
  • Communications/Administrative:
    • Support development of press outreach materials, internal member communications, & member resource guides
    • Assist with scheduling and other adminstrative tasks as needed

Required Qualifications: Applicants must have or be currently enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program, or higher. Masters-level students are preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or Graduate students in business, public policy, public health, health management, economics, or similar social sciences.
  • Interest in working on difficult health policy and strategy questions. Desire to support non-profit, mission-based end-of-life care providers.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently manage multiple ongoing projects.

Compensation: Interns should expect competitive compensation commensurate with experience and level of coursework. Actively enrolled students can expect school credit, if relevant, in addition to or in lieu of financial compensation.

The small size of our office and opportunities to work directly with high-level staff, develop relationships, and network in D.C. with important stakeholders (in the health policy, technology, health provider and plan, or other).  Healthsperien and NPHI are committed to helping our interns develop their interests and further their careers in health policy through active mentorship and professional development.   

 To apply:

  • Application requirements: Resume, cover letter (with desired hours and compensation), & at least one professional reference.
  • Submit application materials and any additional relevant information via email to NPHI Intern Coordinator Ethan McChesney ( Applications that do not contain the required materials will not be considered.

Career Opportunities at our member organizations

To find a position at a member organization near you, please click here. Job postings will be listed on each member’s respective site and/or below for 90 days:

Chief Development Officer (CDO) of Philanthropy, HopeWest

Are you an experienced non-profit Chief Development Officer? Do you want to work with an exceptional team doing truly inspirational and meaningful work in service to their community? Do you want to live in an area that has friendly folks, short commutes, affordable housing and awe-inspiring natural beauty of dramatic landscapes, outdoor adventures, and stunning golf courses in western Colorado. If so, keep reading to find out more about this Chief Development Officer opportunity in Western Colorado!  

We are looking for our next CDO who will help us continue our 30-year non-profit and community supported Mission. This executive level position requires an innovative and energetic leader with the passion, vision and commitment to be the thought leader in the field of philanthropy, community building, and community engagement and education.  The ideal candidate will have a measurable track record in building results-oriented and sustainable relationships and partnerships with key external partners and donors, including other thought leaders, corporate leaders and others in the community.

The Chief Development Officer has the key responsibility for development, oversight and coordination of philanthropic efforts for all programs including but not limited to capital campaign, major, annual, and memorial giving, planned giving, endowments, grants, special events or any fundraising efforts, under the supervision of the CEO. 

Key Accountabilities Include:

  • Donor cultivation
  • Major gifts and planned giving
  • Development and execution of successful fundraising strategy
  • Fundraising events and campaigns
  • Community engagement activities and appeals
  • Grant writing and management
  • Effective team leadership of the Development Department
  • Board and volunteer engagement
  • Representing HopeWest at community events/public awareness events

If you want to feel honor and pride in the work that you do, while supporting a meaningful mission, come join our team!  


  • Bachelor’s degree in Non-Profit Management, Business Administration, Communications, or another relevant field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum 8 years of successful fundraising in non-profit sector.
  • Minimum 4 years of Development Leadership in the non-profit sector.
  • Passion for our non-profit mission and genuine commitment to social impact
  • In depth knowledge of fundraising strategies and techniques, including major gifts, grant writing, corporate partnerships, capital campaigns, and planned giving.
  • Ability to ensure compliance with all relevant laws and regulations governing fundraising activities and donor relations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to craft compelling fundraising appeals and presentations.
  • Familiarity with relevant fundraising software and data bases.Experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred but not required. 
  • Curiosity and drive to stay informed about current fundraising trends, management and leadership best practices and emerging technologies.
  • Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage and develop high-performing teams, and set and achieve strategic objectives.

This position offers full medical, dental, vision, life insurance, Employee Assistance Program, disability, 403B retirement, PTO and medical leave, flexible spending plans and AFLAC. The hiring range for this role is $120,000-$150,000 per year depending on education and experience.

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Content Manager
Gilchrist, Hunt Valley, MD

Are you looking to make a meaningful difference and work with great people?  Join Gilchrist, Maryland’s largest not-for-profit serious illness provider for an exciting opportunity.  Gilchrist is centered around providing the highest quality care and exceptional patient experiences.  We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including medical/dental/vision, short/long-term disability, 403(b)/401(a) Retirement Plan, tuition reimbursement, free parking, fitness discounts and more! Gilchrist is more than a job, it is a career with dedicated, caring and kind people who make work feel like home. 

Gilchrist is Certified as a Great Place to Work®, based on anonymous employee surveys: 

  • 90% say their work has special meaning: this is not just a job 
  • 95% of employees say they feel good about the ways they contribute to the community. 
  • 91% say they feel a sense of pride about what they accomplish. 

Become the voice of Gilchrist!  We are looking for a part-time person to write the marketing content for our print publications, blogs, website, emails, events, donor letters, and more.  Be a part of capturing our patient stories and increasing awareness of the great work Gilchrist does.  Ensure consistent tone and messaging to support Gilchrist’s strategic plan, organizational goals and branding strategies.  Work with a cohesive team who will support your success.   

Skills we are looking for include a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, English, Marketing or related area with advanced writing skills.  Previous communications experience required, ideally in the healthcare field  


Manager of Finance and Support Operations, Hospice of Cincinnati/HOC Navigators

This position is responsible for overseeing the day to day financial operations for HOC Navigators (HOC) programs including Hospice of Cincinnati, palliative care, and Fernside and Goldstein grief programs.  Responsibilities include annual operating and capital budgets, accounting, accounts payable, billing and collection, financial statement preparations and financial input into HOC’s strategic business planning process.  Responsible for achieving budget targets through continually analyzing financial operations and identifying opportunities to increase revenue and reduce cost.  Provides financial guidance and leadership to all HOC managers.  Provides clear and timely communication of HOC’s financial position to senior management, the Board Finance Committee, and the Board of Trustees.  Creates budgets and financial reports for grant activities.  Oversight of required governmental reporting, review of tax filings, and cost reports.  Manages Business Office and Information Services functions, legal contracts, and vendor relationships.  Serves as a member of HOC Senior Leadership Team.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field. Prefer Masters, CPA.
Skilled in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft products Knowledge of Lawson, Epic a plus
3-4 years’ experience Management Accounting, Healthcare Finance or Business. 
Experience desired in healthcare, hospice, or palliative care

Job Responsibilities:

Oversees the month-end and year-end financial closing process, prepares all necessary journal entries, and produces internal financial statements.  Communications results with HOC Senior Management, HOC Board Finance Committee and Board, and TriHealth.

Creates the annual operating and capital budgets and monitors all budget performance throughout the year.

Performs all statistical and financial analyses and forecasts related to opportunities for increasing revenue and reducing expense.  Consistently analyzes the organization’s statistical and financial data in order to identify trends and communicate the results with HOC management.  Works closely with senior leaders and frontline managers on action plans to achieve budget goals.

Assists with budgeting, financial tracking and reporting for operating grants awarded to HOC.

Manages the annual financial audit process in order to ensure accuracy and integrity of HOC’s consolidated financial statement and accounting practices.

Manages the HOC Business Office, which includes billing and AP.  Consistently reviews processes and identifies opportunities to improve AR, bad debt, and denials.

Manages the Information Services function to ensure that HOC’s electronic medical record, billing system, software, hardware, and technology meet the business and clinical needs of HOC.

Other Job-Related Information:

Direct Report FTEs = 0-2
Indirect Report FTEs = 10-19

Working Conditions:

Climbing – Rarely
Hearing: Conversation – Consistently
Hearing: Other Sounds – Consistently
Kneeling – Rarely
Lifting 50+ Lbs – Rarely
Pulling – Rarely
Pushing – Rarely
Reaching – Rarely
Sitting – Frequently
Standing – Occasionally
Stooping – Rarely
Talking – Consistently
Use of Hands – Frequently
Color Vision – Occasionally
Visual Acuity: Far – Consistently
Visual Acuity: Near – Consistently
Walking – Frequently

Leadership Performance Standards

TriHealth leaders create a culture of engagement, safety & reliability and high performance by consistently modeling and utilizing the following TriHealth Way leadership competencies, tactics and ALWAYS Behaviors to drive strategic pillar results:

Achievement of Annual Pillar Goals:
1) Safety/Quality, 2) Service, 3) Growth, 4) Culture/People, 5) Finance

Leadership Competencies:
TriHealth Way of Leading
TriHealth Way of Serving
Transformation Change
Drive for Results
Build Organizational Talent

Leadership Tactics:
Conduct department huddles. Generally, clinical departments hold daily huddles, non-clinical hold weekly huddles.
Regularly Round on Team Members, using questions from the rounding log.
– 25 or fewer team members = monthly
– 26-50 team members = every other month
– 51+ (and optional team members) = quarterly

Lead monthly team meetings using meeting agenda template; review stoplight report; cascade key leadership messages.

Model, coach and validate team members’ use of TriHealth Way behaviors (AIDET + Promise, Always Behaviors and Always HEARD).

Recognize team members for safety wins, positive performance and demonstrating SERVE and ALWAYS behaviors, TriHealth Way of Leading, Serving and Delivering Care.

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Nurse Practitioner

Job Details
Job Location Eureka, CA
Full Time or Part-Time option
Salary Range   $51.53 – $62.99 Hourly


$10K Sign-On Bonus offered for the full-time (prorated for part-time)

Position Overview

The Nurse Practitioner is part of the Hospice of Humboldt medical staff. The NP collaborates with the Medical Director, other Hospice of Humboldt providers and the interdisciplinary team to develop and manage the plan of care for hospice patients. The NP provides medical care to hospice patients through hands-on care at the patients place of residence and through advice and direction to nursing staff.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The Nurse Practitioner provides direct patient care to Hospice of Humboldt patients, including but not limited to:

  • Collaborating with the Interdisciplinary Group to create, review, and revise the patients Plan of Care.
  • Providing medical care to patients in their place of residence, including overlapping medical functions pursuant to standardized procedures.
  • Advising Hospice registered nurses on patient care issues by telephone and consulting with a Hospice-designated physician on medical issues outside of the Nurse Practitioners scope of practice.
  • Providing education to patients caregivers.
  • Visiting assigned patients in their place of residence to evaluate their continued eligibility for Hospice services.
  • Documenting all patient information and services provided in the patients electronic medical record.
  • This position will share after-hour on-call coverage with other Hospice Physicians and Nurse Practitioners.

Environmental Conditions and Physical Requirements

  • regularly requires sitting, standing, walking, talking, using hands, listening and vision for close work.
  • regularly requires use of computer, keyboard, and related software applications.
  • regularly requires the use of the telephone.
  • occasionally reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and lifting/carrying up to 25 pounds.
  • occasionally performing procedures or other tasks that could involve exposure to blood, body fluids or other potentially infectious materials.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
  • Current California Nurse Practitioner license from the California Board of Registered Nursing.
  • Minimum of four (4) years of professional experience as a licensed Nurse.
  • Expertise in pain management, symptom control, crisis intervention, family support with strong interest in end-of-life care.
  • Commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration.
  • Valid drivers license, proof of acceptable automobile insurance coverage, and reliable transportation.
  • Good computer skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hospice or palliative care experience.
  • Current hospital privileges at the three local hospitals.
  • Advanced Certification in Hospice and Palliative Nursing (ACHPN).

Click here to apply.


Nurse Practitioner (NP) – Full-time – Located in Grand Junction, CO
Join an organization recognized as a BEST PLACE TO WORK & #4 BEST FAMILY-FRIENDLY WORKPLACE by our employees!

At HopeWest, you will find something “more than just a job” – you will find a calling to help others, offering caring and compassion to help improve people’s everyday lives when they need help the most. You will go home knowing you made a positive impact in a patient’s life.The Nurse Practitioner has a 40hr/week schedule.

The Nurse Practitioner works in collaboration with physicians and the Interdisciplinary Team to provide care to our Hospice Patients and PACE Participants in a variety of settings.


  • Board Certified Advanced Practice Nurse licensed in the state of Colorado; preferably a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner.
  • Controlled substance license with current DEA license number.
  • Minimum of two years of experience preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Valid Colorado driver’s license and unlimited access to reliable transportation.
  • Adequate automobile insurance.
  • Eligible or currently possess a Medicare/Medicaid UPIN number.
  • We are a critical shortage facility for HRSA Nurse Corps Loan forgiveness program – which means you can transfer your existing service obligation to HopeWest

What We Offer:

  • Competitive pay of $60 per hour
  • Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm with on-call rotation requirements
  • Mileage reimbursement for work-related driving
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • We are a critical shortage facility for HRSA Nurse Corps Loan forgiveness program – which means you can transfer your existing service obligation to HopeWest
  • Benefits include medical, vision, dental, life insurance, EAP program, Disability, 403B Retirement Plan, PTO and Medical Leave, flexible spending plans and AFLAC

At HopeWest, we hold strong core values that are followed internally with staff as well as in the daily care of our patients, participants & their loved ones. Employees of HopeWest are ambassadors that help continue our strong reputation in the communities we serve. If you want to feel honor and pride in the work that you do, while supporting a meaningful mission, come join our HopeWest Team!

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