Regulatory Affairs Senior Specialists

08 Nov, 2018

Jobs

Regulatory Affairs Senior Specialists

American Physical Therapy Association
Alexandria, VA
Title: Regulatory Affairs Senior Specialist
Department: Government Affairs
FLSA Status: Exempt
 
PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS
 
This position:
  • In consultation and supervision of the Director, formulates regulatory strategies in implementing APTA’s public policy priorities.
  • Provides legal and regulatory perspective and supporting resources in policy development and strategy.
  • Monitors trends, tracks regulations and policies, and gathers intelligence for opportunities to protect and promote the interests of physical therapy.
  • Works with external stakeholder organizations and as necessary and in consultation with the Director.
  • Provides member service, outreach, and education in regulatory affairs and public policy issues.
  • Writes articles for Association and Departmental publications.
  • Presents at APTA events, webinars, and members groups.
  • Assists in development of testimony represented before federal policymakers.
  • Assists in the development of sign-on letters for members of Congress and federal agencies.
  • Assists in the development of content and resources for the Regulatory Advocacy portion of the APTA website.
  • Represents APTA at meetings related to federal concerns.
  • Serves as a liaison to selected APTA sections and APTA member groups on regulatory and policy issues.
  • Assists the Director in responding to inquiries and proposed rules from various government agencies.
  • Speaks to various associations, educational institutions and APTA sections.
  • All other duties as required by management related to the orderly, efficient, and safe operation of APTA.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 3+ years’ experience in federal regulatory affairs.
  • Bachelor’s degree required; and advanced degree such as a JD or Master’s degree in the health care policy area is strongly preferred.
  • Background demonstrating substantial familiarity with federal government/legislative affairs; and experience in formulating and advancing federal legislative and regulatory policy.
  • Knowledge and experience in regulatory, compliance, population and public health issues, quality reporting, and payment issues.
  • Understanding of federal programs such as the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, Medicare, CHIP, etc. is preferred.
  • Knowledge in patient access, coverage, and payment policies related to health care services is desirable.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to represent Association and present to a variety of external audiences and stakeholders.
  • Strong presentation/public speaking and professional writing skills.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Ability to be mobile
 Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to:jobs@apta.org.

Job posted: 2018-11-08