Regulatory Affairs Senior Specialists
American Physical Therapy Association
Title: Regulatory Affairs Senior Specialist
Department: Government Affairs
FLSA Status: Exempt
- 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.
- 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.
- Ability to be mobile
Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job posted: 2018-11-08