Director of Policy

Job Opportunity at the PCPCC

Position Summary

The PCPCC is seeking a full-time Director of Policy to help develop and implement the organization’s policy and advocacy agenda focused on making primary care more robust and patient centered. This individual will report directly to the CEO and work with diverse leaders across the PCPCC membership.  The Director of Policy will keep abreast of relevant policy developments, analyze select bills and regulations, develop materials that support the policy program, and cultivate relationships necessary to achieve the organization’s policy and advocacy goals.  In addition, the Director of Policy is responsible for Member Education, including organizing regular webinars and helping to develop the program for the annual conference.  Finally, the Director of Policy will provide policy expertise to the PCPCC staff working on a CMMI grant focused on transforming ambulatory practices via patient/family engagement.  

This is an outstanding opportunity for mid-career level candidates with demonstrated experience in health policy to work with senior leaders from across the health care community. We seek candidates that are passionate about advocating for policies that can facilitate primary care transformation, and can thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented and entrepreneurial environment. Ideal candidates bring a blend of skills –managing multiple projects and tasks, writing and policy analysis skills, coalition building, as well as intellectual curiosity, and collaboration – to their work at the PCPCC.

Essential Duties

Policy and Advocacy

  • Track policy developments and provide internal updates to staff and the Board as necessary
  • Analyze relevant legislation and regulations for how they may affect primary care
  • Develop PCPCC positions and codify in letters, via social media channels and other communication vehicles
  • Work with member-affiliated teams to shape federal policy positions
  • Interface with the PCPCC team working on the CMMI grant to bring a policy perspective to their work to advance patient/family engagement in care including the reduction of low volume services through the Choosing Wisely campaign.

Educational Programming

  • Oversee the development of content for educational programs and events including conferences, webinars and national briefings.
  • Work with members, leadership and staff to identify and prepare speakers to present on timely issues and subjects of interest to PCPCC members
  • Work with senior leaders to develop policy content for the PCPCC website, staff presentations and Board materials where appropriate.  

Requirements

  • Five to 12 years of experience in program and/or policy management in a public/private/nonprofit health care environment or philanthropy.  Capitol Hill experience is a plus.
  • Master’s degree or law degree in health-related field, public health or equivalent experience preferred
  • High personal and professional integrity and proven ability to work within a team
  • Well-developed analytic, writing and presentation skills
  • Experience and ability to work independently, as well as with and across all levels of management and line staff 
  • Experience and ability to influence and collaborate in a diverse workplace
  • Demonstrated capacity to effectively manage projects and prioritize workloads
  • Passionate about enhancing primary care  

Compensation

This is a full-time position located in Washington, D.C. with excellent benefits, including health care and 401K.  Within the PCPCC’s limits, salary is commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] .  No calls please.  

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