UK Healthcare is seeking a Manager of Health Policy and Government Initiatives to manage health policy and government program analysis as well as guide government program planning and implementation for the enterprise. This position will analyze government laws, rules, regulations, policies, processes and health programs; advise senior management and staff on policy related issues and provide recommendations for action; and coordinate relationships and communication with relevant national and state-level associations related to national and state health policies and programs.
In addition, the Health Policy and Government Initiative Manager will manage the development and distribution of a variety of policy communications (e.g., impact statements, policy summaries, presentations and talking points) in coordination with internal teams, external partners, associations, and government entities; direct and implement governmental programs and initiatives in support of the various clinical, research, and educational missions of UK HealthCare; develop and manage processes to successfully achieve program requirements, milestones and deliverables; and develop and promote effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders within and outside of UK HealthCare.
The ideal candidate will have excellent writing and communications skills and experience. Candidates must have be proficient and have experience utilizing Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Masters or other advanced degree preferred, along with 5 years experience with health policy and government programs, including Medicare/Medicaid laws, regulations, and policies
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.