McKesson
Franklin, TX

Job Description

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Specialty Health, our products and services span the full continuum of specialty patient care. From the initial phases of a product life cycle and the distribution of specialty drugs, to fully integrated healthcare technology systems, practice management support, and ultimately to patient care in the communities where they live, we empower the community patient care delivery system by helping community practices advance the science, technology and quality of care.

We have a vision that the long-term vibrancy of community care will be achieved through the leadership of physicians committed to clinical excellence and innovation, enabled by close collaboration with our organization and our deep clinical, operational and technological expertise.Every single McKesson employee contributes to our missionby joining McKesson Specialty Health you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. You’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Current Need

The Sr. Manager of Government Relations will lead the eastern region state policy and regulatory strategy for McKesson Specialty Health and The US Oncology Network on behalf of the Government Relations & Public Policy team. This position will be based out of the MSH office in The Woodlands, TX working in multiple business and public policy issue areas, including responsibility for state policy initiatives and Medicaid reimbursement and regulations. This individual will act as an organizational expert on state legislation, policy research, analysis and forecasting. Will also support the MSH federal government relations team on as as-needed basis.

The Sr. Manager of Government Relations will be responsible for crafting, messaging and implementing state legislative/regulatory strategies through leadership roles with allied associations and industry trade groups. This role is responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive plan to increase Network practice participation in the legislative process through site visits, policy briefings, town hall meetings and political events.

This individual will manage multiple outside consultants to accomplish goals and effectively communicate results with executive leadership.

Position Description

Responsible for researching, analyzing and forecasting Network-specific implications of state policy legislation and regulatory proposals.

Direct management of outside consultants and lobbyists through Network contract engagements.

Develops, maintains and strengthens relationships with allied industry organizations to assist in achieving public policy goals; serves as a liaison between MSH and industry groups.

Supports the federal government relations team as needed and as federal legislative priorities arise when most state legislative sessions are adjourned.

Strengthens physician relationships with key government policymakers through participation in meetings and individual personal events to ensure effective advocacy. This will consist of all necessary mobilization tactics to ensure that Network physicians are able to participate in meetings with relevant organizations and elected-officials.

Supports the preparation of formal testimony to committees of jurisdiction on issues impacting assigned policy and business areas.

Minimum Requirements

2+ years community relations or related experience and demonstrated leadership skills

Critical Skills

At least 7+ years public affairs experience

Legislative experience

Minimum 4 year degree in public policy, political science or related field

Additional Knowledge & Skills Thorough knowledge of political, legislative, regulatory and related public affairs projects; excellent written and verbal communication skills

Education

4-year degree in business, communications, or related field or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements

General Office Demands

Travel up to 60%

Benefits & Company Statement McKesson believes superior performance individual and team that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our missionwhatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our companyand of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

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Job Posted: April 9, 2017
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