Job Overview


Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American!  At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere.  It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens.  Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP), in Rockville, MD.

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable. Comprising six bureaus and 10 offices, HRSA provides leadership and financial support to health care providers in every state and U.S. territory. HRSA grantees provide health care to uninsured people, people living with HIV/AIDS, and pregnant women, mothers and children. They train health professionals and improve systems of care in rural communities.

This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-HRSA-MP-14-1185804 under merit promotion procedures. Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under merit promotion procedures. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

Who May Apply: Open to all United States Citizens.

This announcement may be used to fill multiple positions.

Salary range listed includes locality pay.


If selected for the position, you will:

  • Conduct legislative and policy analyses issues under the Medicare, Medicaid programs or other issues affecting health insurance programs.
  • Respond to congressional inquiries on policy and program issues.
  • Serve as expert on hospital financing, physician payment structure and national quality improvement efforts.
  • Develop and review legislative policies and proposals related to national health insurance benefits, reimbursement of health care providers, and beneficiary eligibility.
  • Prepare briefing materials, background information, and testimony for agency officials' at congressional hearings.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Less than 10% travel may be required

Relocation Authorized

  • No