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Government Affairs Coordinator

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support I 
Requisition #:  37143



Implements, delivers, and coordinates the legislative strategic plan in collaboration with the Chief Public Policy Officer and Government Affairs Manager that meets desired outcomes. Performs in-depth research and reports on child advocacy issues and healthcare access, funding, and regulation issues.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Valid Georgia driver’s license
  • 2 years of experience in related field
  • Demonstrated success in program development, implementation, and delivery   
  • Degree in a health or policy-related discipline or business
  • Excellent research skills
  • Demonstrated advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
  • Must be able to work effectively under deadlines, with multiple tasks, and with individuals representing all levels within the organization
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have reliable transportation
  1. Researches and summarize health policy proposals at the state and federal level.
  2. Researches and submits proposals for grants, contracts, and funding opportunities.
  3. Writes prior approved abstracts, articles, manuscripts for system media, newsletters, and/or professional publications.
  4. Creates legislative advocacy documents that support Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta's legislative agenda.
  5. Writes legislative updates for board members and senior leadership.
  6. Writes letters to federal and state legislators in support of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta's legislative agenda plans.
  7. Participates in prior approved internal or external committee or group, and/or accountable for a prior approved significant community relationship.
  8. Collaborates with other healthcare stakeholders in the execution of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta's legislative agenda.
  9. Engages in face-to-face lobbying with state and federal legislators that supports Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta's legislative agenda.
  10. Develops and delivers quality presentations to staff, board, and external partners.
  11. Collaborates in legislative advocacy strategy sessions with senior leadership.

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for fourteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

Have questions about the recruitment process?  Check out What to Expect.

Address:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 1, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Professional - Government/Comunity Affairs