Health Policy Client Service Assistant- Internship

McDermott+Consulting (McDermottPlus) is a Washington DC-based healthcare consulting and data analytics firm, serving a wide range of clients including health systems, physician groups, health plans, diagnostic manufacturers, medical device manufacturers, and other healthcare clients. The Health Policy Client Service Assistant (CSA) will work with all members of the McDermottPlus team to support the development of policy insights, identification of policy alternatives, analyze and frame issues and challenges and advance business solutions for clients. The CSA will have the opportunity to delve into a variety of projects and gain valuable knowledge and understanding of key issues within the nation’s health care system.

As part of our ongoing commitment to be #AlwaysBetter for our people, clients, and communities, we have created a culture of belonging that champions your individuality and authenticity as both a person and a professional. From our competitive compensation, top benefits and award-winning professional development programs to industry-leading wellness initiatives, we support you through every stage of your life and career so you can live a life you love both in and outside of the office.

Key duties of the CSA include, but are not limited to:

  • Support tracking and analyzing key federal and state health care legislative initiatives and policy developments
  • Cover, attend, and report on Congressional hearings, MedPAC, MACPAC, and policy stakeholder meetings
  • Develop fact sheets, testimony, infographics, and other materials for clients and public distribution
  • Conduct Medicaid waiver research
  • Provide timely updates and turnarounds of breaking legislation and pressing issues
  • Conduct legislative research and bill analysis
  • Assist in the collection of relevant health care data
  • Learn about the health care policy process in Washington and how policy reforms impacts the health care market

Job Requirements:

Candidates must be at least a college senior – graduate MPH, MPP or JD students strongly preferred. All candidates must have an interest in health policy. Candidates should be able to dedicate at least 24 hours per week for the duration of the internship.

Strong written and oral communications skills are imperative. Candidates should have initiative, be highly organized, able to manage multiple projects and deadlines, and attentive to detail.

The following information must be submitted upon application:

  • Resume
  • Writing sample
  • Cover letter