SNMMI is seeking a Senior Manager of State Affairs for our Health Policy & Regulatory Affairs (HPRA) Department. This position assists the HPRA Director in the management of the organization's activities related to health policy and legislative affairs, including but not limited to, monitoring and proactively addressing legislative and regulatory issues relating to health care policy and nuclear medicine and molecular imaging, in accordance with priorities set by the SNMMI-TS Advocacy Committee and the SNMMI Government Relations Committee and other SNMMI Committees.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Leads the monitoring, analyzing and development of state legislative initiatives pertaining to nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. Monitors hearings, mark ups and floor votes that are pertinent to nuclear medicine and molecular imaging.
Serves as staff liaison to and manages all activities of: Technologist Advocacy Committee, MIRD and RADAR.
Works directly with SNMMI members, committee members and other nuclear medicine stakeholders to advise on important legislation as it moves through legislatures. Counsels stakeholders and creates/supplies informational materials.
Responds to member inquiries related to licensure, state legislation and policy issues.
Assists with the logistics of SNMMI's Capital Hill Lobbying Day.
Serves as point of contact to related professional and federal organizations. Participates in legislative planning sessions and comment letter coordination with other organizations including but not limited to CORAR, MITA, ASRT, ACC, ACR and ASNC.
Responsible for monitoring and staffing the Technologist Advocacy Group (TAG Team).
BS/BA in Political or Health Sciences. MA/MS preferred.
Five years experience in legislative/government affairs. Grassroots or campaign experience a plus.
Must have experience working with health care policy and state governments.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must be organized and have the ability to work independently.
Must be able to articulate complex issues and messages to a wide variety of audience.
Some travel required; usually 2-3 trips a year ranging from two days up to a week in length.
About Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), headquartered in Reston, VA, is a nonprofit scientific and professional organization that promotes the science, technology and practical application of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. SNMMI strives to be a leader in unifying, advancing and optimizing molecular imaging, with an ultimate goal of improving human health. With 17,...000 members worldwide, SNMMI represents nuclear and molecular imaging professionals, all of whom are committed to the advancement of the field.