340B Health has an immediate opening for a Senior Vice President, Legal & Advocacy at our growing non-profit health care trade association. This position reports directly to the President and Chief Executive Officer.
340B Health is recruiting a candidate to lead the 340B Health Legal & Advocacy Department. The Department provides education to members on compliance and pharmacy operations, advocates with the Administration and on Capitol Hill, and engages in research and policy development.
Set the legal and advocacy department’s goals and agenda
Identify legislative, regulatory, and legal/compliance issues at the federal and state levels and develop strategies to address them, consistent with 340B Health’s legal and advocacy goals
Work closely with the President/CEO, Executive Team, and 340B Health’s Board of Directors
Execute and oversee the Department’s implementation of legal and advocacy agenda
Advocate and serve as spokesperson to executive agencies and Congress
Conduct legal, regulatory and legislative research
Collaborate and develop relationships with outside organizations
Manage and oversee the association’s government relations and other policy consultants, as well as outside attorneys, to ensure their effective use
Lead a team of attorneys and pharmacist in provision of education to members relating to compliance and pharmacy operations, including technical assistance, webinars, educational materials, presentations at 340B Health roundtables, and articles for 340B Health publications
Oversee development of research, using internal resources and external consultants, to support advocacy and further policy development
Play a significant role in developing programming for and presenting at annual conferences, and represent 340B Health at industry, provider, and other related conferences
Grow and oversee 340B Health Political Action Committee (PAC)
Supervise a growing department of approximately 10 FTEs which includes the Government Relations, Legal and Policy, and Pharmacy Service teams
Develop and manage the Department’s budget
Conduct other duties as assigned.
At least 15-20 years of health care policy experience, preferably representing hospital interests, or the interests of other types of providers. Juris Doctor (JD) degree is required. The candidate should have experience with Medicare, Medicaid, hospital and pharmaceutical issues, with Capitol Hill and legal/regulatory process. Knowledge of the 340B drug discount program is preferred. The candidate should be a polished public speaker with excellent oral and written communications skills. The candidate must be detail-oriented, have the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks. Some travel is required to industry conferences and organizational roundtables. Attendance is mandatory at bi-annual national conferences in Washington, DC and California.
Pay is commensurate with experience. 340B Health provides exceptional benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, company-funded medical FSA account, Metro benefit, 401K plan, casual dress code, and generous leave time.
More information about 340B Health can be found at www.340BHealth.org. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to resumes@340BHealth.org. Please state the starting date of your availability, your salary requirements, and how you learned about this position. No phone calls please.
340B Health is a membership organization of more than 1,300 public and private nonprofit hospitals and health systems in the federal 340B drug pricing program. We are the leading advocate and resource for those providers who serve their communities through participation in the 340B drug pricing program. The organization formed in 1993 to increase the affordability and accessibility of pharmaceuti...cal and clinical care for the nation's poor and underserved populations. 340B Health monitors, educates, and serves as an advocate on federal legislative and regulatory issues related to drug pricing and other pharmacy matters affecting safety-net providers. Our membership consists of a broad spectrum of hospitals, including academic medical centers, community hospitals, children's hospitals, and rural facilities.