Regulatory/Policy Specialist

National Nurses United (NNU)

National Nurses United (NNU), the nation’s largest nurses’ union and professional association, seeks a committed professional who has successfully helped develop politically progressive policies for the position of Regulatory/Policy Specialist in the Oakland-based Health Policy Department. Responsibilities include: Interpret and assess proposed legislation and government agency regulations for potential impact on health care and Registered Nurses’ scope of practice and licensure; make presentations on the effects of regulations, legislation, and policy on Registered Nurses’ scope of practice and licensure; monitor government agencies and regulatory bodies daily; develop policy positions, testimony, talking points, and lobbying materials ; help develop NNU’s response to legislative and regulatory issues; represent NNU before state and federal agencies, boards, and commissions; and prepare reports on regulatory issues and activities for members, leaders, and staff. Candidates must be able to share the values and mission of the organization; have a Bachelor’s degree (law degree a plus); have experience in regulatory/policy advocacy; demonstrate written and analytical skills; have a commitment to social and economic justice; and have the ability to work as part of a team. NNU provides a very competitive salary and benefit package including full family and domestic partner coverage, medical, dental, pension and 401(k). NNU is committed to Equal Opportunity and to considering applicants of all ages, races, sexual orientations, national origins, ethnicities, and religions. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds and experiences related to our core organizational values and objectives to apply.

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