What we're looking for: We are seeking a knowledgeable professional responsible for the strategic direction of RSNA’s public policy positions and governmental engagement. The Director: Government Relations will serve as staff liaison for the society’s government relations committee and participate in various external forums, as well as research and communicate all newly enacted laws and regulations to internal stakeholders.
Please submit a cover letter with your application.
This job might be for you if you're interested in:
A welcoming environment that gives you an opportunity to impact patient care
Excellent work-life balance through flexible time off and family-friendly benefits such as paid parental leave
Training and professional development opportunities
A competitive compensation package that includes generous retirement and health benefits
What you'll do:
Lead organization government relations initiatives, with a strong focus on developing new pathways to strengthen and develop connections between members, policy makers, and federal agencies.
Collaborate with a variety of U.S. government agencies to stay apprised of state and federal legislative and rulemaking initiatives. Represent organization interests in various state and federal forums. Establish ongoing working relationships with the FDA and help influence regulations related to Artificial Intelligence in medical imaging.
Lead RSNA’s government relations committee and actively participate in formulating organization strategy to promote radiologist voices as expert stakeholders in non-reimbursement related health policy issues.
Research and develop public policy positions related to research, education, and technology.
Preparation and active representation of RSNA’s interests to external agencies including the NIH and FDA. Responsible for coordinating the activities of the government relations committee and coordinating internal response to any committee requests.
Develop a wide range of materials in support of RSNA’s agenda, such as talking points, factsheets, legislative summaries, reports, etc.
Support the preparation and submission of grant and government contract proposals.
Partner with various appropriate societies to emphasize the importance of medical imaging societies.
Plan budget for government relations activities.
Supervise and mentors team members.
Collaborate with RSNA leadership to develop a strategic government relations strategy and function.
What you'll need:
Minimum of 3 year’s work experience in a position requiring progressively independent judgment and initiative. Previous experience in regulatory environment strongly preferred.
Knowledge of local, state, and federal legislative and executive process; public affairs principles and practices.
Strong project management and planning principles and practices are required.
Strong analytical skills and ability to prioritize activities.
Demonstrated organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills are required.
RSNA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. Vaccination verification is required.
The Radiological Society of North America is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. RSNA is committed to hiring and employing qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, sexual orientation, unfavorable military discharge, ancestry, order of protection status, pregnancy, or any other legally protected characteristic. All employment decisions at RSNA are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications.
The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) is headquartered in Oak Brook Illinois and is a 50,000+ member medical specialty society with a staff of 200 and a budget of $40 million. RSNA holds the largest medical meeting in the world, with around 55,000 - 60,000 attendees, in Chicago each November following Thanksgiving.