Careers with ASHNHA


**NEW – Posted 4/25/19**

Program Assistant
Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association

Do you have strong organizational and computer skills? Would you like to put your administrative skills to work helping improve health care quality and safety? Do you enjoy learning new computer systems such as databases, MailChimp, website design, webinar platforms? Do you have 2-4 years of experience in a professional office setting? Would you like to work as part of a team that cares about Alaskans?

If your answers are yes, we encourage you to apply to join our small but mighty team and put your talents to work.

About Us

The Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association represents hospitals, nursing homes, and other health care organizations. We are a recognized leader in state health care policy. Our membership spans geographically from PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center to Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital in Utqiaġvik. Our diverse association unites every small rural hospital and large hospital system in the state around common goals. For over 60 years, ASHNHA members have worked to improve health care in Alaska. More information about ASHNHA can be found on our website at

The location

The position is located in the ASHNHA office in downtown Juneau with free parking.

Job Summary

The Program Assistant position works closely with the ASHNHA team to support strategic priorities.  The Program Assistant completes special projects and provides administrative support for ASHNHA staff with a special emphasis on supporting Legislative advocacy and patient safety/quality initiatives. The position will provide administrative support to the policy team during legislative session.

The job requires good organizational skills in order to prioritize and accomplish assigned tasks.  Knowledge of Alaska and strong communication skills are critical to be able to effectively accomplish tasks.  Must be able to work independently.

Review full job description here.

Why you should apply

  • Position is full-time, benefitted (30-40 hours per week) with flexible family friendly hours.
  • Work with a high-performing team on challenging issues.
  • Competitive pay and benefits.
  • 5-day work week with flexible/family-friendly hours, health insurance, and vacation.

How to Apply

Submit a resume and cover letter that describes why you are interested in joining the ASHNHA team and how you are the best person for the program assistant position.

Note –Cover letter will serve as a writing sample as part of the evaluation process. Email resume and cover letter as a Word document or PDF document to [email protected]. If you have any questions, please contact us by email or phone 907-586-1790.

Position opened until filled.  Target start date is June 1.