Director, State Government Affairs
- Location: Princeton, NJ
- Posted: Feb 1, 2019
For over 100 years, the New Jersey Hospital Association has been delivering support and services to the New Jersey’s hospitals, health systems and other healthcare providers. To continue this endeavor, the New Jersey Hospital Association seeks a Director, State Government Affairs to advocate to state policymakers on behalf of NJHA members to protect and support their mission to provide quality healthcare to the residents in their communities. Analyzes legislative and regulatory issues providing written reports assessing the impact on the healthcare providers throughout the state while working closely with membership to develop strategy to respond to these issues. Reviews legislation and regulations, presenting findings to both internal and external stakeholders. Oversees the development of NJHA’s regulatory advocacy agenda, coordinating regulatory activities and policy initiatives as well as assisting in the development of organizational work plans. Serves as a liaison with state regulatory agencies. Will manage day-to-day legislative agendas and calendars, assists in executing legislative and regulatory agendas in Trenton. Individual will draft written testimony as well as present oral and written testimony before committees, commissions and regulatory boards. Attends legislative committee hearings, participates in healthcare events, as requested will serve on panels and speaking events. Will support Senior Director, Federal Affairs in advocating to federal legislative and regulatory bodies on behalf of the membership which may including drafting policy briefs, following Congressional hearings, attending events and other tasks as requested. Will manage website content and coordinate social media strategy with internal departments.
Bachelor’s degree in Political Science or other related degree required. Graduate degree preferred. Related work experience with 4-5 years in legislative/regulatory analysis, healthcare policy or campaign work. Good writing and organizational skills required. Working knowledge of NJ healthcare system desirable.
Candidates should send resume and cover letter to NJHAJobs@njha.com or via fax, 609-243-9349. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with NJHA, please call 609-275-4004.
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