Executive Director, Healthcare Policy and Advocacy, East Coast

City of Hope

Job posting number: #7256312 (Ref:10026534)

Posted: July 10, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $76.77 - $128.21 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. Our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

The Executive Director, Healthcare Policy & Advocacy is responsible for aligning City of Hope’s policy, advocacy and government affairs agenda with the enterprise vision, mission, values, behaviors and strategic goals. Reporting to the Vice President, Government Affairs, the Executive Director provides messaging, data, tailored communications, and feedback to policymakers, legislators, administrators and other stakeholders to create a more favorable external environment that will help to the ensure the successful execution of the strategic and advocacy goals. This Executive Director will serve as the primary institutional policy liaison with federal elected officials, administration officials, third-party organizations, and key associations.

The East Coast-based Executive Director will work in close coordination and collaboration with the California-based Executive Director to review all relevant Federal legislation and proposed administrative rules sets to evaluate the potential impact, provide recommendations and propose specific responses to the Vice President of Government Affairs as well as top management so as to proactively manage emerging threats and opportunities. The Executive Director will review all relevant proposed rules from the Centers from Medicare and Medicaid Services, Health and Human Services, the Food and Drug Administration, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, and any other agencies that create proposed rules that may impact the enterprise.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Attend relevant Congressional hearings, Hill briefings, or administrative agency meetings on matters of importance.
  • Work in collaboration with Washington DC lobbying contractor (and in coordination with the California-based Executive Director) to complete regular visits with relevant members of Congress and Administrative Agency leaders.
  • Coordinate relationship ownership with the California-based Executive Director to ensure each stakeholder/collaborator relationship has a relationship owner who will be responsible for meetings with that stakeholder and creation of relevant action plans.
  • Represents City of Hope leadership with appropriate associations, including the ADCC, AACI, NCCN, CLSA and CHA/HASC. Develops and influences the policy agenda for key alliances of which City of Hope is a member (including the Alliance for Dedicated Cancer Centers, Association of American Cancer Institutes, Research America, California Life Sciences Association and California Hospital Association).
  • Analyzes federal and selected state health care policy environment and identifies legislation and regulations to favorably impact the vision, mission and strategic goals.
  • Read and summarize the proposed rules, assess potential impact, and make recommendations regarding submission of a City of Hope response.
  • Drafts a response, when appropriate, to the proposed rule and then review that draft for edits with the Vice President, Government Affairs.

Your qualifications should include:

  • Bachelors; 3 additional years of experience plus the minimum experience requirement may substitute for minimum education.
  • 10 years of progressively responsible experience in healthcare policy, advocacy and government relations, preferably in the health care arena. This experience should either include working for elected or appointed officials, or leadership role with a healthcare provider organization or a patient advocacy organization. Knowledge of nonprofit advocacy and lobbying laws and regulations is required.
  • 7 years of experience in a leadership capacity.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

To learn more about our Comprehensive Benefits, please CLICK HERE.

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $76.77 - $128.21 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7256312 (Ref:10026534)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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