Join Our Team

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The American Health Care Association (AHCA) and the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) represents the long-term care community to the nation at large – to government, business leaders, and the public. AHCA/NCAL is a non-profit federation of affiliated state health organizations, together representing more than 14,000 assisted living, nursing facility, developmentally disabled and subacute care providers that care for more than 1.5 million elderly and disabled individuals nationally.

AHCA/NCAL offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, life, disability, and long-term care insurance, 401(k), flexible spending accounts, flexible hours, education assistance, and more.

AHCA/NCAL will not accept unsolicited resumes for positions not listed.

AHCA/NCAL is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


 Our Mission

Improving Lives by Delivering Solutions for Quality Care

 Our Core Values

We act with compassion and understanding.
We set goals and measure outcomes.
We seek opportunities to improve.

 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We are ALL Part of the Solution

​By delivering solutions for quality care, AHCA/NCAL seeks to improve the lives of all those connected with our member centers. We celebrate that those lives are not all the same. We are a stronger association and profession when a diverse group of voices contribute. This value is reflected in our actions and decisions. We continually strive to promote inclusion and equity for all those connected with AHCA/NCAL and the long term and post-acute care profession. 
This includes, but is not limited to, people of diverse:
  • Race
  • Nationality
  • Ethnicity
  • Gender Identity 
  • Age
  • Religion
  • Ability
  • Education
  • Learning Style
  • Sexual Orientation, and
  • Professional Attainment


Diversity is the presence of a variety of people representing unique groups, backgrounds, identities, thoughts and beliefs. It represents each individual’s unique make up and distinctiveness.

Equity promotes a sense of fairness and equal opportunity for all, allowing everyone the chance to develop, contribute and succeed.

Inclusion is the act or state of including or of being included within a group or structure. Inclusive organizations make it a priority to ensure all people feel welcome and appreciated for who they are and for what they can distinctively offer. (PPAI definition)

Administrative Assistant – Administration

AHCA/NCAL is seeking an Administrative Assistant to improve lives by delivering solutions for quality care.  This role will provide administrative support across multiple departments of the Association.

Qualifications & Skills:
Bachelor’s degree considered in lieu of experience. Outstanding computer skills, including mastery of standard Microsoft Office products. One to three years of office experience required.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Organize meetings with internal and external stakeholders, including seeking agenda items, preparing, and distributing agenda and materials and taking meeting notes.
  • Attend other staff/member meetings upon request and prepare and disseminate agenda and/or minutes to attendees.
  • Prepare expense reports, track receipts and process credit card statements using Association’s accounting system.   
  • Monitor customer service email inbox(es) and respond or distribute to other staff for response.
  • Minimal travel required to attend meetings and conferences where needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Clinical Care Manager – Network Managem​ent


AHCA/NCAL is seeking 2 Clinical Care Managers to improve lives by delivering solutions for quality care by provide clinical consulting and support services to AHCA/NCAL Solutions contracted networks.

Qualifications & Skills:

Bachelor's degree required. Clinical training, registered nurse with MDS, survey management, and/or teaching experience preferred. Minimum five years' work experience in healthcare setting, post-acute/long term care preferred. Experience in an association or other membership organization preferred. The first position requires 10-25% travel within Ohio. The second position requires 10-25% travel within Indiana.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Identify, define, and participate in quality improvement initiatives that improve quality outcomes and provider performance in value-based managed care contracts.
  • Provide network members with the information, tools, and resources to comply with network quality program and quality contracts.
  • Assist network member providers in implementing care protocols and meeting quality goals.
  • Provide in-person training and educational sessions.
  • Identify, develop, and participate in measuring adherence to quality program requirements development by individual networks, which may include clinical protocols, quality measurement, or other requirements.
  • Develop strategies, initiatives, and projects to improve how care is delivered and measured.
  • Provide guidance to network facility staff to administer high caliber patient care on a consistent basis.
  • Staff network quality committees, providing clinical leadership, expert knowledge, analysis, and support to facilitate achievement of committee goals.
  • Present to state and/or national conferences and conventions in areas of expertise.
  • Other special projects and duties as assigned.​

Marketing Manager – Vendor Relations

AHCA/NCAL is seeking a Marketing Manager to improve lives by delivering solutions for quality care by supporting the Association’s non-dues revenue programs. This position will focus on customer service, sales, and fulfillment.  

Qualifications & Skills:
Bachelor’s degree required. 3 years marketing experience preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement internal and external marketing strategies and promotional plans to support the success of the Vendor Relations department goals.
  • Manage material development, proofing and fulfillment processes with event venues, graphic design, print production, proofing, and project managers.
  • Conduct competitive research that informs the positioning of Vendor Relations department programs.
  • Work closely with external/internal department members and content providers to promote the VR goals and programs, and improve the integration of these programs into marketing and communications efforts across assigned projects.
  • Manage promotional video production process and all follow-up for various projects, ensuring consistent branding and messaging across programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Research Analyst - Research Department

This position improves lives by delivering solutions for quality care by supporting the Research Department’s efforts to provide data to internal and external stakeholders to improve the lives of residents, families, and staff in nursing homes and assisted living communities. This position will be responsible for maintaining and updating standardized deliverables, in addition to completing ad-hoc requests and analyses, to help shape public policy and regulations.

Qualifications & Skills:
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Ideally in Economics, Public Health, Public Policy, Public Administration, Health Administration, or other related health care field. One to three years of experience in a quantitative research field, which can include graduate coursework and internships.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Applicants must be able to manipulate and summarize data to support the department’s objectives. The analyst will be responsible for the following:
  • Importing and formatting data into our star schema data warehouse. This includes assisting in completing the paperwork to purchase certain datasets.
  • Updating programs and reports on a routine basis.
  • Receiving data requests from internal and external customers and ensure they are completed with assistance from others or by oneself.
  • Summarizing metrics on quality, finance, and other topics in writing and graphs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Specialist, LTC Data Cooperative – Research Department

This position improves lives by delivering solutions for quality care by assisting the LTC Data Cooperative and Special Projects team. This position will contribute to the success of the LTC Data Cooperative’s mission of enrolling members and meeting the needs of providers, researchers, and public health agencies.

Qualifications & Skills:
Bachelor’s degree required. 1-3 years office experience preferred and interest in healthcare and/or long-term care a plus.

Duties & Responsibilities:
This position devotes a vast majority of time to the LTC Data Cooperative to
  • Coordinate and manage research inquiries, applications, approvals and necessary data use agreements (DUAs) and ensure they are obtained and followed
  • Coordinate the relationship with Acumen and assure researchers have access to matched data files created by Acumen
  • Develop strategies to incentivize provider organizations to participate and remain enrolled in the cooperative
  • Assist with recruitment and retention of providers
  • Work with partners and contractors to ensure that timelines, deliverables and invoices are met
  • Trouble shoot issues as they arise

Other Programmatic Support
  • Maintain subaward and consulting contracts for AHCA services to assist researchers with academic research using Cooperative Data.
  • Provide assistance as needed on other special projects such as those funded by the federal government or foundations
  • Other duties as assigned.