Director, Regulatory Affairs Job at American Pharmacists Association, Washington DC

  • American Pharmacists Association
  • Washington DC

Job Description

Director, Regulatory Affairs Washington, D.C. The American Pharmacists Association is the largest association representing pharmacists in all practice settings in the United States and is the only organization advancing the entire pharmacy profession. Our expert staff, and strong volunteer leadership, including many experienced pharmacists, allow us to deliver vital leadership to help pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, student pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians find success and satisfaction in their work while advocating for changes that benefit them and their patients. From our headquarters in Washington, D.C., APhA prepares members to thrive at every career stage and in every pharmacy setting with world-class continuing education, transformative events, unique practice tools, and timely solutions to complex challenges. We’re committed to helping them deliver outstanding patient care, receive due recognition, and work at a full scope of practice. APhA advocates to give pharmacists a voice in decisions that affect their future while promoting their undeniable value to health care teams. Our goal is to facilitate pharmacists’ delivery of the highest quality patient-centered care.


Collaboration- We strive to produce meaningful products and services in the spirit of trust and partnership throughout the organization. To achieve success, we are flexible, adaptable, open-minded, cooperative, and inclusive. Accountability- We strive to meet the highest standards of ethical behavior. Equity, integrity, transparency, and personal responsibility drive everything we do. We are good stewards of organizational and human resources, and we are champions for our members and colleagues. Respect- We are committed to seeking to understand others’ perspectives and appreciating our differences; treating others with consideration, thoughtfulness, and empathy; recognizing, acknowledging, and supporting each other; being fair to and supportive of our colleagues; attentively listening, and communicating tactfully and sensitively. Excellence- We strive to deliver high-quality, innovative, and best-in-class products and services that offer high value to members and stakeholders. We embrace a culture of continuous learning and improvement.


As the Director, Regulatory Affairs, you will : Identify, review, monitor, and analyze emerging, proposed, and enacted federal, and occasionally state, policies and regulations that affect the pharmacy profession. Prepare persuasive legal and policy analysis, positions, and recommendations for communications to regulatory agencies and administration officials, APhA members and the pharmacy community, and APhA’s Board of Trustees that convey APhA’s positions. Lead member workgroups, communities, special interest groups, and other committees in relevant areas and establish and nurture relationships with members who can provide support and information for specific policy issues Collaborate with other APhA departments to support communications, publications, and education supporting APhA’s regulatory advocacy positions and efforts Prepare issue briefs, advocacy materials and reports, and present APhA’s positions to public audiences, including public officials, federal and state policymakers, other health care professions, and members


APhA may be the right fit for you have: A bachelor’s degree is required in health, political science, public policy, pharmacy and/or a related health care profession. A law degree (JD) is preferred. 8 years of experience, in policy, advocacy, and government affairs at the state or federal level, with particular knowledge and experience in pharmacy practice. The following skills, knowledge, and abilities: The ability to identify, review, monitor, and analyze emerging, proposed, and enacted federal and state policies and regulations that affect the pharmacy profession. Experience preparing persuasive legal and policy analysis, positions, and recommendations for communications to regulatory agencies and administration officials, members and the pharmacy community, and Board of Trustees. Experience collaborating and leading groups and projects. Exceptional written and oral communication skills. Proven ability to meet deadlines for written communications. Strong organizational skills. Excellent research, analytical, and quantitative skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Ability to self-direct and make decisions. Ability to speak in public and represent the association in public forums. LOCATION: Washington, DC – Hybrid, two days a week in the office (Tuesday & Thursday)


APhA offers a comprehensive and competitive compensation and benefits program that includes: A salary of $129,000-$142,000 that commensurate with experience Two Medical Plans (HSA & POS Plan Options Available) Free Basic Dental Plan (Employee Coverage Only) A Vision plan for as little as $15 per month (All coverage levels) Free Life, AD&D, and Short-Term Disability Insurance Contributions towards your HSA Account (HSA Health Plans Only)- $750/employee coverage and $1,500/family coverage Traditional & Roth 401(K) plans with a 100% match (up to the first 5%) as of your first day of work and; A host of other benefits (Paid-Time off, Pet Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Legal Support, and much more! APhA does not make hiring decisions on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, age, disability, veteran status, religion, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Applicants must be currently authorized to work' in the United States on a full-time basis. #J-18808-Ljbffr

Job Tags

Full time, Temporary work, Local area, Flexible hours, 2 days per week,

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