Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) is the leading voice of Colorado’s hospital and health system community. Representing more than 100 hospitals and health systems throughout the state, CHA serves as a trusted, credible and reliable resource on health issues, hospital data and trends for its members, media, policymakers and the general public. Through CHA, Colorado’s hospitals and health systems work together in their shared commitment to improve health and health care in Colorado. For more information on CHA, visit


Position Summary:


The Policy Analyst is responsible for staying well‐informed of current state and federal issues and developments affecting hospitals and health care. They will assist the CHA Policy and Advocacy Team in researching and analyzing complex health care policy issues – both legislative and regulatory – in order to advance CHA policy goals.


Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Ensure research, analysis and recommendations created are timely, relevant and addresses issues of primary interest/concern to CHA members
  • Review, analyze and seek CHA member feedback on federal and state legislation, proposed rules and regulations that will have an impact on Colorado hospitals and health systems
  • Draft briefing memoranda, talking points, issue briefs, fact sheets, comment letters, PowerPoint presentations and other strategic communications consistent with the Association’s policy positions
  • Oversee and draft the Association’s Monthly Regulatory Update newsletter
  • Assist with scheduling, developing agendas, preparing and disseminating materials, taking notes, drafting meeting summaries, developing and updating work plans, and related administrative duties, as required
  • Represent CHA at assigned business, stakeholder and other networking events


Other Duties:

  • As assigned

Knowledge and Experience Required:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences, economics, public policy or political science, health care, business administration or related field
  • Minimum of two-year experience in health care or related area of public policy
  • Robust experience with public policy research, data analysis/interpretation and persuasive communications
  • Demonstrated creativity and out‐of‐the‐box thinking on policy issues
  • Exceptional written and oral communication
  • Professional and diplomatic demeanor
  • Highly organized (project management experience a plus)
  • Knowledge of the unique issues facing hospitals and the broader spectrum of health care delivery and payment systems (preferred)



Skills and Competencies:


  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated customer service orientation
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and positive attitude
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and within short deadlines
  • Strong analytical problem-solving ability
  • Ability to function effectively in a dynamic work environment, independently managing multiple projects and demands to achieve quality results in a timely manner
  • Professional telephone and email etiquette, professional appearance and demeanor, able to interact with all levels within the organization
  • Self‐starter with a strong desire to learn
  • Maintains prompt and regular attendance
  • Computer proficiency including demonstrated ability to conduct effective web-based research, as well as proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
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