Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Director, Federal Affairs -- PREMIER

Director, Federal Affairs


The Premier healthcare alliance is more than 2,300 U.S. hospitals and 64,000-plus other healthcare sites working together to improve healthcare quality and affordability. Owned by not-for-profit hospitals, Premier maintains the nation's most comprehensive repository of clinical, financial and outcomes information and operates a leading healthcare purchasing network. A world leader in helping deliver measurable improvements in care, Premier works with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the United Kingdom's National Health Service North West to improve hospital performance. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier also has offices in San Diego, Philadelphia and Washington.


Premier brings nationwide knowledge to improve local healthcare. It does this by collecting and analyzing clinical and financial data from its member hospitals, organizing committees of members to make decisions and set direction for the alliance, sponsoring seminars and conferences, and sharing best practices. By doing so, Premier unites a fragmented, chaotic and inefficient healthcare system to enable hospitals to provide patients with reliably high-quality healthcare at the lowest cost. Premier uses facts to determine the best practices and products that drive the best patient outcomes. Everyone wins when there is no sacrifice in quality or cost. Become a Premier fan on Facebook.

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We are currently seeking candidates for the role of: Director, Federal Affairs

The Director of Federal Affairs will work under the direction of the Corporate Vice President of Advocacy in Washington, D.C. This position will develop and implement legislative and regulatory strategies to promote the public policy priorities of the organization and its owner health systems. The position will promote Premier's positions on these matters before government agencies, members of Congress and senior staff, professional and industry associations, and other related organizations.

Education & Experience Required:

•A Bachelor's degree (BA, BS) or equivalent.
•Public policy, political science, or related field
•More than ten years.
•Legislative experience with Congress, a federal agency, or private institution; lobbying
•Masters degree preferred


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