Senior Policy Advisor

8515 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
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Job Description

Career Title : Senior Policy Advisor
Department : Nursing Programs

Salary Hiring Range : $105,000-128,000 annually (paid bi-weekly)
NOTE: Competitive salary commensurate with experience
FLSA: Exempt
Note: Union dues are 1.44% of your bi-weekly paycheck
Career Summary :
Under the direction of the Director for Nursing Programs, the primary focus of this position is to analyze and advise the American Nurses Association (ANA) on nursing practice and work environment issues and impact on delivery of health services to inform and advance policy work and standards of nursing practice. This position also entails management and coordination of multiple projects, informing nursing scopes and standards, engaging multiple internal and external key stakeholders, and leveraging nursing research and evidence-informed resources.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Support and analyzes evidence and published research for purposes of integration and translation into practice and/or policy. Assumes accountability for the planning, direction, management, and analysis of related activities.
  • Communicates knowledge through the Media, position papers, reports, articles, presentations, and other communication venues to inform the association, members, state and organizational affiliates, the nursing community, and the public at large.
  • Monitors current significant trends, issues and strategies related to assigned or related projects, policies, positions, issues, and areas of expertise. Monitors and evaluates developments significant to health care policy and nursing practice.
  • Works collaboratively to incorporate evidence, intelligence and research into policy and position statements, regulatory comments, and legislative testimony, on nursing practice, healthcare issues and related topics.
  • Writes and publishes materials for journals and other print materials including ANA publications. Identifies opportunities, develops, and submits abstracts for poster and podium presentations. As requested, conducts news interviews and provides content to ANA leadership.
  • Partners with ANA’s product development staff to translate ethics research and best practices into tools and products for practicing nurses.
Education :
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) required. Master’s degree (MSN) in Nursing Preferred.
  • Or Master’s degree in other field accepted.

Related Work Experience:
  • Ten (10) + years of recent clinical practice or related experience with demonstrated leadership experience.
Skills Required:
  • Rapidly analyzes and explains complex nursing and healthcare related concepts in a clear and concise manner.
  • Evidence of effective public speaking at the state, regional, national, or international level, including the ability to speak to the media
  • Significant record of individual and/or co-authored publications in nursing and/or healthcare related journals.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently lead projects and workgroups within and outside of the organization.
  • Strong proficiency with computer software including Microsoft software applications and other related software.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently prioritize and manage multiple high-level complex projects and complete within specified timeframes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with staff at all levels and across organizational units.
  • Experience with public speaking at conferences, print and televised media
  • Project Management skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Evidence of advanced professional development, including but not limited to:
  • Provider of nursing or healthcare related academic or continuing education.
  • Track record of increasing responsibility in a work or volunteer capacity.
  • Formal experience in a consultant capacity.
  • Investigator or co-investigator for nursing or health care related research.
  • Demonstrated mentor experience(s) in an academic and/or practice environment, including volunteer.
Work Schedule:
Hybrid employees must work a minimum of 20% in the office.
Our main office is located at: 8515 Georgia Ave., Suite 400, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Learn more about the American Nurses Association Enterprise :
The American Nurses Association Enterprise :
Founded in 1896, The ANA Enterprise is the family of non-profit companies that comprise the American Nurses Association: the American Nurses Association (ANA), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and the American Nurses Foundation. The ANA Enterprise leverages the combined strength of each to drive excellence in practice and ensure nurses’ voices and vision are recognized by policy leaders, industry influencers, and employers.
Equal Opportunity Employer :
The ANA is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.