Manager, Policy Roundtable -- College of American Pathologists (CAP) - Washington, DC (Washington D.C. Metro Area)
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The College of American Pathologists (CAP), celebrating 50 years as the gold standard in laboratory accreditation, is a medical society serving more than 18,000 physician members and the global laboratory community. It is the world's largest association composed exclusively of board-certified pathologists and is the worldwide leader in laboratory quality assurance. The College advocates accountable, high-quality, and cost-effective patient care.
The Manager, Policy Roundtable, is responsible for managing activities and conducting public policy research to elevate the College’s role and influence in developing health policies that will shape the future of pathology. They will also be responsible for increasing the visibility of the College so that it is ultimately the “go-to” organization when public policy is being evaluated and created. They will support the Director, Policy Roundtable in developing the College’s proactive policy voice and establishing the Policy Roundtable for public policy development. The Manager, Policy Roundtable will:
• Work directly with members of the College through management of the College’s Policy Roundtable Subcommittee (PRTS) to develop and implement a strategic agenda for public policy research and development of public policy positions that support the practice of pathology. An important role in this function is the responsibility for developing the agenda, agenda book, and logistics coordination for in—person meetings (three annually) and periodic conference calls. Because the PRTS is a new entity, the incumbent will be responsible for developing operating procedures and processes as well as for coordinating some of the subcommittee’s substantive work.
• Work with the Director, Policy Roundtable, to identify, conduct, and oversee policy research projects that support the College’s mission and that fill gaps in its policy portfolio.
• Serve as a liaison between the Policy Roundtable to at least one committee of the College (e.g., Personalized Healthcare Committee or Data Integration and Health Information Technology Committee).
• Form external relationships that are essential to creation of policies. This includes government and other organizations involved in healthcare reform, other pathology and medical societies, other policy groups, etc.
• Prepare CAP white papers and/or journal-quality public policy articles, either alone or working with members of the College.
Desired Skills & Experience
We are looking for an individual who can work collaboratively in a diverse work environment, is self-motivated, has in depth knowledge of health policy issues and has clear, effective, and persuasive verbal and non-verbal communication. Masters Degree in health economics, health policy, public policy, or a related field required plus a minimum of 5 years strong health policy research experience. A proven track record of research and publishing plus a demonstrated understanding of the policy world preferred. Background in clinical issues, health technology, and/or developments in genomic medicine ideal. Strong quantitative skills, including an understanding of statistical analysis in health care policy development is essential.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
• Competitive salaries • Paid time off • Paid holidays • Comprehensive insurance coverage (including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, life, and short- and long-term disability) • Tuition reimbursement • Retirement plan • Wellness programs • Employee Assistance Program • Flexible hours • Pleasant, smoke-free environment
To submit your resume, please visit the Career Center section of our website at cap.org.
The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.