Associate Executive Director – Practice Management, Health Policy, and Government Affairs

19 May, 2021


Associate Executive Director – Practice Management, Health Policy, and Government Affairs

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Chicago, IL

Reporting to the executive director of the AAOMS, the associate executive director (AED) is a member of the senior management team, overseeing the Division of Practice Management, Health Policy, and Government Affairs. The AED is responsible for all AAOMS programs and activities related to state and federal legislation and regulations, health policy and reimbursement provisions, practice management, and small business initiatives that directly impact practicing oral and maxillofacial surgeons and their professional and allied staff. The AAOMS Political Action Committee (OMSPAC) is also under the purview of this division, and the AED is responsible for overseeing the duties and function of the PAC and ensuring its compliance with FTC rules and regulations. To protect the integrity of one’s ability to advocate effectively – and legally – this position requires enrollment and appropriate federal filings as a lobbyist. Additionally, the AED is responsible for overseeing the management and activities of the AAOMS’ contracted lobbyists residing in Washington, DC.

Professional Qualifications/Experience

A Juris Doctorate is required; a master’s degree is preferred

License to practice law in Illinois

5-10 years of related experience at a senior level in the healthcare, association, or government sectors

Demonstrated experience in advocacy and healthcare delivery (scope of practice) is required

Experience in the management of legal matters within a healthcare association

Experience overseeing ethical and professional conduct activities within a healthcare association

Significant experience in program development and budget management

Strong experience in health policy and policy development

Proven leader of personnel, including tenured management and administrative staff

Experience in the analysis of legislation and the development of advocacy initiatives directly related to healthcare initiatives

Significant experience understanding state and federal regulatory laws and requirements, including activities of the Centers for Disease Control, Food and Drug Administration, Drug Enforcement Agency, Department of Health and Human Services, Veterans Association, and state boards and agencies

Significant experience with monitoring and forecasting emerging health policy trends related to oral health payment model initiatives, physician reimbursement, practice administration, and socioeconomic environmental factors – at both the state and federal levels – is required

Personal Attributes/Skills

Strong multi-tasking, organization, and time management skills

Critical thinking

Strong interpersonal skills

Confident verbal communication and public speaking, as well as strong writing skills

The ability to undertake significant travel

Employer will assist with relocation costs.

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Job posted: 2021-05-19