Physicians' Union Worksite Organizer (New York)

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

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

Published

10/30/2018

Address

New York
New York
United States

Description

Worksite Organizer Positions (NY/NJ)


The Committee of Interns and Residents, the largest resident physicians' union in the country, is looking to fill a worksite organizer position with assignments that cover New York City and New Jersey. This assignment will be primarily in New York.


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 fully engaging our physician-members on hospital worksite and CIR issues. To accomplish this, we need highly driven and committed individuals who have strong interpersonal communications skills, and can effectively solve problems. Organizers are responsible for building a strong CIR presence in the hospital worksite, developing member leaders, negotiating and enforcing the collective bargaining agreement and developing strategic relationships within the hospital and the community.


What you gain from a position with CIR:

  • Hands-on experience enforcing a collective bargaining agreement for physicians, with the opportunity to develop and implement new ways of engaging physicians in their worksites.
  • Opportunity to work directly with physicians-in-training, gaining an understanding of front line providers in the hospital setting.
  • Opportunity to address issues related to access of affordable quality healthcare.
  • Opportunity to develop skills in contract negotiations, health care economics and political advocacy.
  • Competitive salary: $46,629-$76,800; commensurate with experience
  • Excellent benefits package: health, dental, vision, mileage reimbursement, disability, 401(k), pension plan and paid sick/vacation time.  


CIR is looking for candidates who have:

  • Prior union or other organizing (political/community) experience.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to manage conflict and adversarial situations.
  • Ability to work independently, think critically, and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Healthcare experience preferred, but not required.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Must be willing to work long hours and weekends, as needed.


In addition to a resume, we require a compelling cover letter that explains why you want to  work at CIR and how you have demonstrated success in a similar position. Please send your resume and cover letter to: jobs@cirseiu.org with the Subject Line: NY/NJ Worksite 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 a resume, we require a compelling cover letter that explains why you want to  work at CIR and how you have demonstrated success in a similar position. Please send your resume and cover letter to: jobs@cirseiu.org with the Subject Line: NY/NJ Worksite Organizer Position.


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