340B Health has an immediate opening for a Director of Government Relations to join our growing team. This position works closely with the Senior Vice President of Government Relations to create and execute advocacy strategies needed to effectively represent the members of our organization on Capitol Hill, with the administration, and with other allied organizations in the 340B provider community. The Director plays an integral role in expanding on existing and cultivating new relationships with congressional offices and outside organizations. This position also works closely with 340B Health member hospitals to engage in advocacy and educate them on legislative matters affecting their program.
In evaluating candidates for this position, we value adding teammates who can bring diverse experiences and backgrounds to our government affairs team. We strive to create a meaningful work environment for all our employees, one in which diverse teams and diverse ideas are valued. Our goal is to attract qualified candidates and encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected characteristic. Hiring great people from a wide variety of backgrounds helps keep our organization vital and strong.
Work with the Senior Vice President of Government Relations, in concert with the legal and policy team, to develop and implement 340B Health’s policy agenda on Capitol Hill and with the administration
Coordinate with member hospitals’ government relations committees and other staff to advance 340B Health legislative and regulatory priorities
Engage in direct lobbying to cultivate strategic, bipartisan relationships with offices and committees on Capitol Hill
Lead analysis of proposed legislative policies and help determine the potential impact on the organization’s membership
Draft policy documents, one-pagers, congressional testimony, and other materials as needed
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant health policies and proposals impacting 340B hospitals
Work with SVP of Government Relations to ensure the team is effectively tracking and meeting departmental goals
Identify creative ways to execute legislative priorities and meet departmental goals
Participate in all aspects of 340B Health’s Political Action Committee, including attending fundraising events on behalf of the organization
Connect with outside organizations, such as consumer and patient groups and professional organizations, to garner support for the 340B program
Present on 340B Health member webinars, at two annual conferences, and at state regional roundtables throughout the year
Ensure team compliance with the Lobbying Disclosure Act and file quarterly reports on behalf of the organization
Help organize and execute 340B Health fly-ins
Some travel is required for this position
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required
Minimum of 5-10 years relevant professional experience
Skills and Abilities:
Ability to think strategically while remaining attentive to details and deliverables
Demonstrated analytical, writing, and communications skills
Understanding of pharmaceutical policy, Medicare, Medicaid, and hospital issues a plus
Enthusiasm for the political process and health care policy
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
Other Pertinent Information:
Staff are currently required to work in the office a minimum of 3 days per week, Monday – Wednesday, and other days as needed
The description above is not intended to enumerate all duties and/or responsibilities of the position.
As the leading trade association for hospitals that participate in the 340B drug pricing program, 340B Health plays a critical role in educating and informing policymakers and key constituencies on the vital role that 340B drug pricing plays in assisting hospitals to serve low-income populations. 340B Health also serves as the leading organization to educate hospital members about the ever-changing 340B regulatory landscape and compliance requirements.
340B Health supports a collaborative working environment and recognizes the importance of each position’s value in meeting organizational goals. 340B Health offers an exceptional compensation package including competitive salary, health, dental, life insurance, disability insurance, paid time off, retirement plan matching, and more.
340B Health is a membership organization of more than 1,500 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 pharmaceutical 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.