Manager, Health Care Access

  • 444 North Capitol St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

NASTAD (National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors) is a leading non-partisan non-profit association that represents public health officials who administer HIV and hepatitis programs in the U.S. and around the world. Our singular mission is to end the intersecting epidemics of HIV, viral hepatitis, and related conditions. We do this work by strengthening domestic and global governmental public health through advocacy, capacity building, and social justice.

Each of NASTAD’s seven programmatic teams—Health Care AccessHealth Systems IntegrationPolicy & Legislative AffairsHepatitisHealth Equity, Prevention, and Global—interpret and influence policies, conduct trainings, offer technical assistance, and provide advocacy mobilization for U.S. health departments and ministries of health around the world to improve health outcomes for people living with HIV and hepatitis.

Job Description

The Manager, Health Care Access plays a vital role in expanding the organization’s capacity and priority of addressing the impact of HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis programs within health departments. Under direction from the Associate Director, Health Care Access, the Manager will play a key role the Health Care Access programs technical assistance efforts, having a strong voice in the development of NASTAD’s cooperative agreement with the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) and Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) initiative activities. The Manager will provide quantitative analytics and qualitative analyses regarding the impact of health system changes on health department programs and people living with HIV (PLWH).  

The ideal candidate must have demonstrated knowledge of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program particularly Part B and the HIV/AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) and be a self-starter, able to develop and execute new projects and work with minimal direction. Demonstrated ability to execute projects in a timely manner is also required.

Essential Duties

  • Assess state health department technical assistance and program development needs, leading technical assistance to state health department HIV/AIDS programs on care and treatment issues.
  • Provide quantitative and qualitative analysis related to HIV and viral hepatitis care and treatment programs and their clients.
  • Represent NASTAD and its positions at meetings, briefings, and consultations related to state department HIV health care programs.
  •  Interface with NASTAD’s Health Systems Integration team to support health department engagement with Medicaid, insurance, and health system transformation activities.
  • Provide timely support to and interaction with NASTAD’s members through responsive and innovative messaging, mentoring, networking and technical assistance activities.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.


Experience/ Education

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent (4 years of work experience is equivalent to a Bachelor degree) and 4-5 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams.
  • Prior experience working in the area of HIV and or hepatitis a plus.

 Skills, knowledge, and abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, particularly Part B and ADAP.
  • Fostering Teamwork: As a team member, the ability and desire to work cooperatively with others on a team.
  • Oral Communication: The ability to express oneself clearly in conversations and interactions with others.
  • Written Communication: The ability to express oneself clearly in business writing.
  • Attention to Communication: The ability to ensure that information is passed on to others who should be kept informed.
  • Building Collaborative Relationships: The ability to develop, maintain, and strengthen partnerships with others inside or outside the organization who can provide information, assistance, and support.
  • Advanced Written Communication: The ability to use formal writing styles or advanced literary techniques and formats suited to the audience.
  • Technical Expertise: The ability to demonstrate depth of knowledge and skill in a technical area.
  • Analytical Thinking: The ability to tackle a problem by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.
  • Stakeholder Orientation: The ability to demonstrate concern for satisfying one's external and/or internal stakeholders.

Additional Information

Environment and Scheduling

  • Interest in working with an HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis public health organization.
  • Interest in working within a diverse work environment.
  • Willing to travel as needed (approximately 15%).

We encourage people of diverse ages, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, disabilities, religions, races, ethnicities, socioeconomic statuses, work, and life experiences to apply. We recognize that to accelerate the end of the HIV and hepatitis epidemics; our workforce must be representative of groups that have been disproportionately impacted.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.