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SEIU UHW West, United Healthcare Workers West              Healthcare Rising Arizona

SEIU UHW West
United Healthcare Workers West

Healthcare Rising Arizona


Community Organizers

Positions in Phoenix and Tucson, AZ


Do you want to fix Arizona’s broken healthcare system?
Do you want to play a meaningful role in an innovative, community-oriented union?
Do you like tackling big challenges and projects?
Are you looking for a dynamic team environment where you have opportunities to grow and develop your leadership skills?
Are you committed to helping others unlock and develop their own potential to lead and improve the world around them?

Yes? Great, we’d love for you to check out SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West (SEIU-UHW) & Healthcare Rising Arizona.

SEIU-UHW is a powerful, cutting-edge union of healthcare workers leading for better health, quality care, and good jobs. With more than 90,000 members working in nearly every part of the healthcare industry, we are the pre-eminent front-line voice on healthcare. SEIU-UHW members have a bold strategy to improve healthcare for all, but we can only make it happen with you. We are seeking great organizers to build, support and develop teams of leaders who:

  • Fight to improve Arizona’s healthcare system and create an affordable, accessible and high-quality healthcare system for all;
  • Educate the community about the issues facing working people and our healthcare system and recruit them to take action;
  • Educate policymakers about health and healthcare issues, mobilize voters, and raise money for political action to transform healthcare and strengthen healthcare jobs;
  • Mobilize their community behind initiatives that provide a rising standard of living for healthcare workers while embracing change, quality and the shared mission of healthcare employers;
  • Work to create a healthy workforce through collective incentives to take health screenings and reduce the causes of chronic conditions;
  • Reach out to non-unionized healthcare workers to bring them into our movement.

Successful candidates have a deep commitment to social justice, cultural diversity and an unwavering enthusiasm for bold social change work. Candidates must be able to inspire, challenge and develop workers into leaders, to lead teams and effectively communicate with others. Personal initiative, independent judgment, accountability, planning and organizational skills, and a willingness to embrace new technologies are required. Bilingual skills are preferred.

Working to transform Arizona’s healthcare system often means long and irregular hours including some weekends. Valid driver license and insurance are required.

SEIU-UHW and Healthcare Rising Arizona offers a competitive salary based on experience, generous benefits including fully paid family healthcare and a defined benefit pension, and a work environment that values team building, diversity and a culture of feedback and development.

SEIU-UHW and Healthcare Rising Arizona is an affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, religion, or disability.

So, are you ready? If yes, bring you passion and expertise our way and apply now!

To Apply
Please submit cover letter, résumé and at least 3 references to our candidate portal at: http://seiuunitedhealthcareworkers.appone.com/.

About SEIU-UHW:
Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW) is one of the largest unions of hospital workers in the western United States, with 90,000 members. Our members are frontline caregivers, including respiratory care practitioners, dietary, environmental services and nursing staff who keep Californians healthy. We live and work throughout California: from the Bay Area to Sacramento and Los Angeles to the Central Valley. Our union of healthcare workers is driven to improve the healthcare system. Our mission is to provide quality care for all patients, expand access to excellent, affordable healthcare for all and improve living standards for all workers. The majority of SEIU-UHW members work in California’s largest private sector hospitals and clinics, including Kaiser Permanente, Dignity Health, Sutter Health, Tenet, Prime Healthcare and Verity Health.

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