Senior Govt Affairs Rep

Employer
SCAN
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Sep 05, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Senior Government Affairs Representative Washington DC Full-time Internal pay grade E8 About SCAN Our mission is simple: Keeping Seniors Healthy and Independent-that's been our mission for almost 40 years. Rated as one of the top Medicare Advantage plans in California, SCAN Health Plan employees are passionate about what they do. Understanding that success is based on achieving the mission, SCAN employees are afforded with the training and tools necessary to do their jobs and they are rewarded for their efforts and recognized as experts in their fields. Ask anyone who works here and we'll proudly tell you that SCAN's commitment has never wavered. We are as steadfast in our pledge to help our members live healthy and independent lives. The job Work with the Public & Government Affairs (P&GA) leadership to organize and develop federal lobbying efforts, formulate public policy positions, prepare for-the-record comments to Congress and government agencies, and develop additional internal and external communications that accurately reflect SCAN's positions. You will Facilitate SCAN's legislative initiatives through multi-channel collaborations with consultants, lobbyists, trade associations, and coalitions. Lead certain internal public policy task forces, such as the telecommunications task force, that develop SCAN's public policy positions and legislative goals. Foster and develop positive working relationships with federal legislative staff that promote an ongoing dialogue specific to SCAN's public policy initiatives. Create and disseminate advocacy materials that successfully communicate SCAN's public policy positions. Develop, manage and promote external events that drive SCAN's legislative agenda and enhance SCAN's image. Collaborate with internal SCAN departments to develop materials specific to SCAN's services for the communities served. Partner with internal sources to update statistics regarding SCAN's beneficiaries so that lobbyists may present an accurate picture of SCAN to public officials. Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; media representation; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. Your qualifications Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience will be considered. 4-6 years legislative experience in government or healthcare in a public or government affairs role. Knowledge and understanding of the legislative process. Strong writing and verbal communication skills, including the ability to translate complex concepts into clear messages. Ability to prioritize multiple and competing tasks, work independently and in a team environment. Proficient in Microsoft Office Your preferred qualifications 2-4 years experience in healthcare or health plans and experience in lobbying or grassroots activities is preferred. SCAN is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/female/disability/veteran. It is our policy to abide by all federal, state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. SCAN will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.