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Vice President, Imaging Government Affairs & Policy Strategy

Vice President, Imaging Government Affairs & Policy Strategy
Organization: AdvaMed
Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 11/03/2023

The Vice President is responsible for the Imaging Government Affairs team and regulatory strategy. The position develops strategies and plans with specific legislative, regulatory, technical, and public affairs outcomes.

Essential Duties of Position

Policy Development and Strategy Implementation

  • Principal staff official accountable for crafting relevant and impactful execution plans focused on process improvement to meet future challenges and opportunities.
  • Collaborate with broader MedTech team to create approaches that will achieve advantageous outcomes for Members.
  • Builds effective and persistent personal lines of communication with, and access to, key government personnel and offices, the FDA and HHS/Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
  • Builds ad hoc coalitions with outside organizations to extend the reach and effect of Imaging policy initiatives.
  • Proactively authors white papers and similar original intellectual property (IP) documents.

Manages Assigned Committees

  • Leads designated imaging committees and associated task forces; crafts annual strategic goals and outcome-driven work plans in accordance with AdvaMed’s meeting guidelines.
  • Develops with committee leaders consensus positions that will create winning arguments/campaigns that achieve desired outcomes in government agency decisions.

Hybrid Work Policy: Minimum 1 day onsite per week

Travel Requirements: 0-10% Domestic and International

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated aptitude for and skilled in change management; conversant in challenges and opportunities facing the imaging industry.
  • Specific knowledge of regulatory approaches and internal processes of relevant offices in HHS/Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Food and Drug Administration.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate technical information in a compelling manner while exhibiting strong executive presence.
  • Exceptional management and planning skills, ability to lead teams, shape consensus positions, and achieve progress toward aggressive organizational goals.
  • Strong time management skills, manages multiple projects and meets challenging deadlines while demonstrating a positive approach.
  • Motivated to seek additional personal growth and apply unconventional creativity.
  • Skilled with Microsoft Office suite.


  • Minimum Education Required: Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum Experience Required: 10 years’ experience in federal/national health policy; deep familiarity with the application of regulatory law in agencies’ practices and policymaking is a strong plus.

Starting Grade: $177,900 – $201,100



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