Envision Healthcare

  • GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS SPECIALIST

    Job Locations US-TN-Nashville
    Company Enterprise
    Requisition ID
    2019-21923
    Category
    All Positions
  • Overview

    Envision Physician Services is a multispecialty physician group and practice management company. Established in 1953, our organization provides anesthesia, emergency medicine, hospital medicine, radiology, primary/urgent care, surgical services, and women’s and children’s health services to hospitals and health systems nationwide. Sheridan Healthcare, EmCare, Reimbursement Technologies and Emergency Medical Associates have recently joined forces to form Envision Physician Services.  As one organization, we now provide a greater scope of service than any other national physician group. Our collective experience from hundreds of local, customized engagements, culture of continuous lean process improvement, and team of experts in the business of healthcare enable us to better solve complex problems and consistently give healthcare organizations confidence in our execution. Our combined organization serves more than 780 healthcare facilities in 48 states and the District of Columbia. 

    If you are looking for a stable, fast-paced, growing company in the healthcare industry that is committed to innovation, excellence and integrity, then this may be a great next step in the advancement of your career.

     

    We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Government Affairs Specialist in Nashville, TN.

    The Government Affairs Specialist contributes to the local, state, and federal advocacy responsibilities carried out by Envision's Government Affairs department. The Specialist will coordinate activities to support key policy initiatives that impact Envision’s entities and mission work with members of the team to develop and implement legislative advocacy programs.

    Responsibilities

    • Draft internal and external advocacy communications to raise awareness of government affairs and advocacy activities.
    • Perform a variety of duties to promote and advance Envision’ s strategic objectives through key legislative and regulatory policy initiatives.
    • Provide research, data analysis, report compilation and presentation of data including but not limited to legislative and regulatory issues that impact Envision and the healthcare industry.
    • Collaborate with external consultants and interface with key internal and external stakeholders to provide policy research and data analysis related to changes in the health care industry.
    • Evaluate and develop strategies to analyze, compose, prepare and present various reports and papers associated with local, state and federal legislation and regulation associated with the health care industry.
    • Plan and execute events and meetings designed to educate government officials and community leaders about the envisions services.
    • Maintain a continually evolving knowledge base of the health care market, including facts, concepts, trends, and key health policy issues related to health care reform and specific to the activities of a comprehensive cancer center. Expertise will include familiarity with the activities of key state health agencies as well as knowledge in public health issues and policy.
    • Develop complex presentation materials and written documents, including formal letters, fact sheets, and other communications on diverse issues that impact cancer care or research for a variety of audiences, including senior leadership, external partners, legislators, and state or federal government agencies.
    • Build relationships and maintain communications with counterparts at aligned organizations and other key stakeholders.
    • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
    • Special projects and performs other job-related duties as assigned
    • Regular and reliable attendance required

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

     

    Computer Equipment and Software Requirements:

    Microsoft Windows Office.

     

    Education:

    Bachelor’s degree in Political Science or related discipline from an accredited university or college.  Master’s degree preferred.

     

    Experience:

    Minimum of three (3) years of relevant professional experience in government affairs in a healthcare environment.

     

    We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes full Medical, Dental and Vision benefits effective on your first day of employment. A company matching 401 K, tuition reimbursement, company paid Life Insurance and Long-term Disability, as well as generous PTO and Paid Holidays

     

    If you are ready to join an exciting, progressive company and have a strong work ethic, join our team of experts! We offer a highly competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

     

    Envision Physician Services uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visitwww.dhs.gov/E-Verify

     

    Envision Physician Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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