Johnson & Johnson Careers

Healthcare Policy & Advocacy Director - Florida (SCG)

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National Accounts


Job Description

Requisition ID: 7071180710


Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc. (Strategic Customer Group) is recruiting for a Healthcare Policy & Advocacy Director (SCG) to be based in Florida.

Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc., Strategic Customer Group, provides account management and customer suJohnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc. (Strategic Customer Group) is recruiting for a Healthcare Policy & Advocacy Director (SCG) to be based in Florida.

Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc., Strategic Customer Group, provides account management and customer support services to key health care customers, including hospital systems and group purchasing organizations, leading health plans, pharmacy benefit managers, and government health care institutions. The company also provides contract management, logistics and supply chain functions for the major Johnson & Johnson franchises.

The Healthcare Policy & Advocacy Director (SCG) works with Johnson & Johnson North America Pharmaceuticals therapeutic areas to develop and implement strategic business and grassroots advocacy in response to the changing policy environment and to help ensure payer access to Johnson & Johnson products. The Healthcare Policy and Advocacy Director will accomplish these goals by cultivating, educating and mobilizing key advocates within their state. The Healthcare Policy and Advocacy Director has primary responsibility for interaction with the assigned Medicare Administrative Contractor, and provides Federal and State policy and legislative updates to the North America Pharma field sales organization.

The Director will develop and lead relationships with Key Advocacy Leaders (physicians and patient groups) and identify leaders shaping the quality enterprise. In partnership with Johnson & Johnson Government Affairs & Policy (state and Federal), they will coordinate, educate, and mobilize around key legislative priorities.

Responsibilities
• Development, communication and execution of strategic advocacy plans concerning legislative and payer policies in assigned geography
• Provide Federal and State policy and legislative education to the field sales organization and KALs within assigned geography
• Target key decision-makers and organizations and develop relationships and programs that impact access to Johnson & Johnson products (existing, new) within assigned geographic area
• Manage stakeholder-driven legislative and payer advocacy activities in territory to maintain or improve access to Johnson & Johnson products, especially pursuant to Federal and State policies and Medicare-specific issues
• Provide support to local market patient foundations and physician societies for activities related to access to assigned therapeutic areas
• Develop and maintain strong relationships with Key Advocacy Leaders (KALs), state physician societies, patient foundations and other key advocacy stakeholders in their state
• Provide healthcare policy and advocacy support to Johnson & Johnson North American Pharm therapeutic areas (Rheum, Gastro, Derm, Oncology, Urology, Mental Health, Cardiology, and Metabolic)
• Facilitate the education and mobilization of key legislative and payer issues with advocates including stakeholder/legislative interactions on key National and State healthcare policy issues
• Manage sponsorship requests (corporate sponsorships, charitable requests, non-CME) from key customer groups including physician societies and local patient foundations
• Possess expertise in Medicare policies including building relationships with Medicare Administrative Contractors
• Partner regularly with Johnson & Johnson Government Affairs & Policy in order to stay informed about current and future legislative (State and Federal) developments, know their impact on Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical products, and help shape the future healthcare environment
• Effectively communicate key legislative and healthcare policy information to North American Pharm field sales organization and key external stakeholders (i.e. Physicians, Hospitals, Clinics, Pharmacy Providers, Local Patient Foundations and local Physician Societies)
• Lead and Participate in Strategic Planning with internal and external partners
pport services to key health care customers, including hospital systems and group purchasing organizations, leading health plans, pharmacy benefit managers, and government health care institutions. The company also provides contract management, logistics and supply chain functions for the major Johnson & Johnson franchises.

The Healthcare Policy & Advocacy Director (SCG) works with Johnson & Johnson North America Pharmaceuticals therapeutic areas to develop and implement strategic business and grassroots advocacy in response to the changing policy environment and to help ensure payer access to Johnson & Johnson products. The Healthcare Policy and Advocacy Director will accomplish these goals by cultivating, educating and mobilizing key advocates within their state. The Healthcare Policy and Advocacy Director has primary responsibility for interaction with the assigned Medicare Administrative Contractor, and provides Federal and State policy and legislative updates to the North America Pharma field sales organization.

The Director will develop and lead relationships with Key Advocacy Leaders (physicians and patient groups) and identify leaders shaping the quality enterprise. In partnership with Johnson & Johnson Government Affairs & Policy (state and Federal), they will coordinate, educate, and mobilize around key legislative priorities.

Responsibilities
• Development, communication and execution of strategic advocacy plans concerning legislative and payer policies in assigned geography
• Provide Federal and State policy and legislative education to the field sales organization and KALs within assigned geography
• Target key decision-makers and organizations and develop relationships and programs that impact access to Johnson & Johnson products (existing, new) within assigned geographic area
• Manage stakeholder-driven legislative and payer advocacy activities in territory to maintain or improve access to Johnson & Johnson products, especially pursuant to Federal and State policies and Medicare-specific issues
• Provide support to local market patient foundations and physician societies for activities related to access to assigned therapeutic areas
• Develop and maintain strong relationships with Key Advocacy Leaders (KALs), state physician societies, patient foundations and other key advocacy stakeholders in their state
• Provide healthcare policy and advocacy support to Johnson & Johnson North American Pharm therapeutic areas (Rheum, Gastro, Derm, Oncology, Urology, Mental Health, Cardiology, and Metabolic)
• Facilitate the education and mobilization of key legislative and payer issues with advocates including stakeholder/legislative interactions on key National and State healthcare policy issues
• Manage sponsorship requests (corporate sponsorships, charitable requests, non-CME) from key customer groups including physician societies and local patient foundations
• Possess expertise in Medicare policies including building relationships with Medicare Administrative Contractors
• Partner regularly with Johnson & Johnson Government Affairs & Policy in order to stay informed about current and future legislative (State and Federal) developments, know their impact on Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical products, and help influence the future healthcare environment
• Effectively communicate key legislative and healthcare policy information to North American Pharm field sales organization and key external stakeholders (i.e. Physicians, Hospitals, Clinics, Pharmacy Providers, Local Patient Foundations and local Physician Societies)
• Lead and Participate in Strategic Planning with internal and external partners



Qualifications
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required, Masters/MBA in related field is preferred
• Minimum of five (5) years’ experience with health policy development, reimbursement, medical societies, third party payers, professional societies, marketing, sales, or related Healthcare Policy is required
• Management experience is preferred
• Experience in working with complex markets such as: biologic (injectable and infusible) or Mental Health is preferred
• Expertise in government policy development process is preferred
• Knowledge of national Medicare/Medicaid policies/guidelines and understanding of how they impact treatment settings (i.e., inpatient, outpatient, hospital, physician's office, long term care, home health, DMERC, etc.) is preferred
• Understanding of complexities associated with the changing health care environment (i.e., ACA, Quality, ASP, Part D, Fee-for-Service vs. Managed Medicare/Medicaid) and Florida payer landscape is preferred
• Strong verbal/written communication skills and ability to demonstrate effective communication of technical information is required
• Demonstration of strong skills in strategic planning/development and execution is required
• Demonstration of ability to manage complexity of collaboration with numerous cross-functional teams and partners is required
• Demonstrated competence in fleet safety is required
• This position will be based in Florida, and will require up to 60% domestic travel, including evenings and weekends
• Candidates must have a valid driver's license issued in the United States and be able to successfully complete a background investigation, to include a review of your driving record history


Primary Location
United States-Florida-
Organization
Johnson & Johnson HCS Inc. (6077)
Job Function
National Accounts
Requisition ID
7071180710