Head of Policy
CVS Caremark - Washington, DC

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Job Category: Management
Clinical Licensure Required : N/A
Job Type: Full Time Position Summary:
This position must be capable of creating positions and statements that inform and shape laws and regulations impacting all aspects of the company. This role has enterprise responsibility for policy development across PBM, Retail and Minute Clinic. Must effectively influence and collaborate with key senior leaders to determine the organization’s position on policy issues.

Must be a strategic thinker, with stature and professional credibility; must be a highly visible, well-known and respected health care policy professional, capable of understanding the substantive policy issues at the Federal and State levels. Strategic and technical fluency with the policy and regulatory challenges associated with healthcare is critical. Working with the SVP of Government Affairs and other senior executives across the enterprise, the Director is required to develop and implement an aggressive and effective strategic plan for successfully achieving policy and regulatory results at the federal and state level.

Serves as the primary contact with key federal agencies such as the Centers for Medicaid and Medicate Services, and Food and Drug Administration, and play a supportive role with key State agencies such as Medicaid. He/She will also serve as a key contact with health care sector trade associations, coalitions and leading. Required Qualifications:
Minimum of 15 years of experience in a corporate, state legislative or regulatory experience or other, relevant federal and /or state government setting. Must possess strong policy credentials and knowledge of the health care sector. Deep understanding of Health Care Policy at the Federal and State Levels including statutory and regulatory underpinnings of the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid and Medicare required. Must be a strategic thinker, with stature and professional credibility; must be a highly visible, well-known and respected health care policy professional, capable of understanding the substantive policy issues at the Federal and State levels. Strategic and technical fluency with the policy and regulatory challenges associated with healthcare is critical. Preferred Qualifications:
1)Strong decision making and strategic thinking skills required; ability to quickly grasp, address, prioritize and anticipate emerging issues as well as recommend positions on issues and suggest changes in strategies as the state legislative and regulatory processes unfold. 2)Must have a strong executive presence with excellent oral and written communication skills to represent effectively and eloquently the company to any audience or stakeholder. 3)Must demonstrate a sense of urgency, but should have the ability to maintain a clear head in stressful situations. 4)Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects at once. 5)Ability to harmonize competing interests of industry segments into workable strategies. 6)Keen attention to detail with strong project management skills. 7)Track record and ability to partner across boundaries to collaborate effectively with others in the business. Education:
Bachelor degree required. Masters, JD or Doctorate preferred. Business Overview:
CVS Caremark, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units – MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

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