This temporary position will support the OHSU state government relations team throughout the 2019 legislative session. This position is responsible for the administrative functions of the legislative affairs work that includes but is not limited to; event and meeting coordination, tracking legislation, running bill reports, compiling position statements, briefing materials and editing documents. Additionally this position will have some substantive responsibilities including but not limited to drafting testimony, letters, monitoring hearings, and reporting on issues. This is a temporary position that will end at the end of the 2019 legislative session (July 2019). This is not a lobbyist position.
Coordinate planning, scheduling and logistics for OHSU faculty, staff and student visits to Salem.
Assist in coordinating other activities and events relating to the State team.
Compile background memos as appropriate for the state team and others in preparation for public policy meetings and legislative committee testimony.
Facilitate, write, review and edit materials for legislative hearings including stakeholder letters and testimony of internal and external stakeholders.
Monitor legislative hearings, floor action, and media as requested and submit hearing and issues summaries to the team.
Maintain administrative function for the state team including bill tracking and generating status reports.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm