1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East

United Healthcare Workers East

Senior Policy Analyst

Based in the Baltimore, MD/DC area


POSITION TITLE: Senior Policy Analyst – Maryland/DC
ASSIGNMENT: Political Action – Maryland
AREA: Baltimore
REPORTS TO: Director

Senior Policy Analysts will be based out of the Baltimore Maryland Office. The Policy Analyst must have Political experience as well as understanding of the Baltimore legislative process and government entities. Experience should include: understanding government budgets, familiarity with political agencies and personnel, analyzing and interpreting law and regulations, and presenting research in a clear and concise manner. This position requires a solid understanding of the economic implications of legislation and regulatory practices combined with a knowledge of healthcare policy on federal and state levels. Policy analysts work in conjunction with organizers, members and labor leaders on legislative, organizing and contract campaign projects.


  • Draft, develop and analyze proposed health care legislation
  • Analyze and prepare recommendations regarding budgets
  • Write summaries of health care issues
  • Analyze financial data from healthcare institutions and report to leadership
  • Monitor legislative and healthcare issues
  • Attend government or policy-related meetings and events as needed


  • Minimum BA degree, MA degree strongly preferred, in Healthcare Policy, Political Science, Public Administration, Law or other related area
  • Experience with government agencies and/or legislative processes
  • Computer skills with database and spreadsheet programs and on-line research are necessary as is experience with Word, Access, and Excel
  • Excellent writing skills and interpersonal skills are essential
  • Must demonstrate ability to work independently and be willing to work flexible hours
  • Travel as needed

Anyone with a passion for justice, the ability to work hard and the drive to make a significant and measurable impact for workers is encouraged to apply.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this title. They do not include all job duties performed by employees in the title and every position does not necessarily require the same duties.

Please email a résumé, cover letter, and three professional references to: ricarra.jones@1199.org, with “Senior Policy Analyst ” in the subject line.

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