Director, Health Policy

09 Sep, 2020

Jobs

Director, Health Policy

JDRF
Washington, DC

Company Description

JDRF is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until we achieve a world without T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners and is the only organization with the scientific resources, policy influence and a working plan to bring life-changing therapies from the lab to the community. As the largest charitable supporter of T1D research, JDRF has invested nearly $2B in research over the past 45 years and is sponsoring scientific research in 17 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.jdrf.org.

As a JDRF team member, you can look forward to interesting and challenging work, building strong relationships with fellow staff and our network of volunteers, and having a meaningful impact on the lives of everyone affected by this devastating disease.

Job Description

BROAD FUNCTION AND SCOPE OF THE POSITION:

Oversee health policy team and lead JDRF strategy to advance healthcare policies enabling patient access to priority type 1 diabetes therapies.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Oversee development and implementation of JDRF strategies to advance healthcare policies enabling patient access to priority drugs, biologics, and devices.

·         Ensure JDRF’s goals are being advanced at CMS and health plans.

·         Develop and maintain effective relationships with leaders at CMS, health plans, clinician organizations, research foundations, companies, and associations to advance health policy goals and JDRF mission.

·         Report on progress and advise JDRF leadership and allies on healthcare policy issues as needed.

·         Direct outside reimbursement strategy consultants.

·         Partner with advocacy staff and staff in other JDRF departments to advance goals.

·         Perform other duties as assigned by his/her immediate supervisor.

Qualifications

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:

·         10+ years of experience in health policy.

KNOWLEDGE:

·         Extensive understanding of issues related to reimbursement, CMS programs and the health insurance marketplace.

·         Knowledge of diabetes-related therapies helpful but not necessary.

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: 

·         Significant health care reimbursement strategy experience.

·         Ability to effectively multi-task, establish priorities, and work in a fast paced environment.  Highly efficient in time management and can meet deadlines under pressure with high quality work.

·         Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills. Capable of handling diversified assignments.

·         Team player that has the ability to interface with all levels of staff and volunteers. Must develop, maintain, and utilize relationships.

·         Strong capacity to learn technical and scientific information needed to advance project goals.

·         Excellent written, oral, and communication skills. Aptitude for presentation delivery, conveying ideas, and instructing effectively.

·         Superior active listening, observation, analytical, and problem recognition and solving skills.

·         Ability to work and make judgments independently and take initiative. Self-starter that requires little supervision.

·         Some travel required (approximately 10%).

EDUCATION: 

College degree required. Graduate degree preferred.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

JDRF is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job posted: 2020-09-09