Physicians' Union Organizer (California- statewide)

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $46,629
Maximum: $76,800

Published

10/30/2018

Address

Sacramento
California
United States

Description

External Organizer Position

California


The Committee of Interns and Residents, the largest resident physicians' union in the country, is looking for candidates to fill organizer positions initially based in the Bay Area, California.


About Us:

CIR is a nationwide, progressive, member-driven healthcare union representing 15,000 resident physicians. Our vision is to be the national voice for interns, residents and fellows. We empower physicians-in-training to fight for excellence for our patients, our training and our healthcare system through organizing, collective bargaining and advocacy.


Job Description:

CIR is committed to the growth of the organization through strategic organizing campaigns. To accomplish this, we need highly driven and committed individuals.


Key responsibilities:

  • Conduct broad and intensive outreach.
  • Build one-on-one relationships.
  • Identify, recruit and develop leaders.
  • Conduct individual and group meetings to move organizing campaigns forward.
  • Engage, motivate and mobilize physicians-in-training to take action.
  • Plan and implement actions and events to support organizing efforts.


What you gain from a position with CIR:

  • Engagement with physicians-in-training on issues related to quality improvement, health disparities and better working conditions.
  • Opportunity to work directly with physicians-in-training, gaining an understanding of front line providers in the hospital setting.
  • Opportunity to work with a tight-knit team of organizers, as well as communications, research, legal, political and contract staff.
  • Opportunity to develop skills in public speaking, health care economics, strategic research, and campaign execution.
  • Excellent benefits package: health, dental, vision, mileage reimbursement, disability, 401(k), pension plan and paid sick/vacation time.
  • Starting salary, $46,629-$76,800, commensurate with experience.


CIR is looking for candidates who have:

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced campaign environment.
  • Experience in the labor movement, preferred but not required.
  • Strong ability to connect and communicate with people of diverse backgrounds in pursuit of a common goal.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to quickly incorporate feedback and direction from supervisor.
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours.
  • Ability to travel throughout the country frequently and for long periods of time.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.


In addition to your resume, please include a cover letter that explains your reason for wanting to work for CIR and how you demonstrated success in a similar position. Please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@cirseiu.org with the Subject Line: External Organizer Position.


CIR is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, marital status, religion or disability. Please visit our website for more information: www.cirseiu.org



Benefits

Excellent benefits package: health, dental, vision, mileage reimbursement, disability, 401(k), pension plan and paid sick/vacation time.


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

jobs@cirseiu.org
http://www.cirseiu.org

In addition to your resume, please include a cover letter that explains your reason for wanting to work for CIR and how you demonstrated success in a similar position. Please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@cirseiu.org with the Subject Line: External Organizer Position.


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