Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) is seeking an Associate Director to work in the Health Policy and Regulatory Affairs section of our Health Policy & Quality Department. This individual will work closely with, and report to, the Senior Director, assisting in the analysis, development and implementation of all federal, state and private payer initiatives pertaining to nuclear medicine and molecular imaging.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Represent the society at various governmental, society, and industry meetings.
Advise members on important legislation, regulations, coverage and payment policies.
Lead staff person for SNMMI’s Committee on Radiopharmaceuticals, Government Relations, Coding and Reimbursement and FDA Task Force.
Oversee various aspects of SNMMI's annual Capitol Hill Lobbying Day including, but not limited to, scheduling meetings, creating information documents, educating participating SNMMI members, and joining members during constituent visits. Supports the Outreach Department in the same capacity for its annual Patient Advocacy Advisory Board Capitol Hill Lobbying Day.
Manage relationship with outside vendor that tracks nuclear medicine legislation and regulation. Must be able to disseminate and communicate information to SNMMI members.
Work with society’s reimbursement consultant to develop coding resources for members, including payment charts, coding question and answers, and articles for SNMMI website and society publications.
Support Senior Director with Value Initiative Advocacy domain work, participate in meetings and conference calls.
SNMMI offers a competitive benefits package with flexible work arrangements, including up to 2 days/week of telework (after 3 months of employment) and compressed work weeks.
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.
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.