SEIU Committee of Interns and Residents (CIR)
SEIU Committee of Interns and Residents (CIR)


Worksite Organizer

Based in Northern California (Bay Area)

The Committee of Interns and Residents, the largest resident physicians' union in the country, is looking to fill a Worksite Organizer position in the Bay Area.

About Us:
CIR is a nationwide, progressive, member-driven healthcare union representing 16,000 resident physicians. Our vision is to be the national voice for interns, residents and fellows. We empower physicians-in-training to fight for excellence for our patients, our training and our healthcare system through organizing, collective bargaining and advocacy.

Job Description:
CIR is committed to fully engaging our physician-members on hospital worksite and CIR issues. To accomplish this, we need a highly driven and committed individual who has strong interpersonal communication skills, and can effectively solve problems. Organizers are responsible for building a strong CIR presence in the hospital worksite, developing member leaders, negotiating and enforcing the collective bargaining agreement and developing strategic relationships within the hospital and the community.

What you gain from a position with CIR:

  • Hands-on experience enforcing a collective bargaining agreement for physicians, with the opportunity to develop and implement new ways of engaging physicians in their worksites.
  • Opportunity to work directly with physicians-in-training, gaining an understanding of front line providers in the hospital setting.
  • Opportunity to address issues related to access of affordable quality healthcare.
  • Opportunity to develop skills in contract negotiations, health care economics and political advocacy.
  • Competitive salary; commensurate with experience.
  • Excellent benefits package: health, dental, vision, mileage reimbursement, disability, 401(k), pension plan and paid sick/vacation time.

CIR is looking for candidates who have:

  • Prior union or other organizing (political/community) experience, preferred.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to manage conflict and adversarial situations.
  • Ability to work independently, think critically, and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Healthcare experience preferred, but not required.
  • Must have a valid driver's license; regional travel by car is required.
  • Must be willing to work evenings and weekends, as necessary.

To Apply
In addition to a résumé, we require a compelling cover letter that explains why you want to work at CIR and how you demonstrated success in a similar position. Please send your résumé and cover letter to: jobs@cirseiu.org with the Subject Line: No Cal Worksite Organizer Position.

CIR is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBT applicants.

Please visit our website for more information: www.cirseiu.org.

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