Works with the Regulatory Counsel to resolve questions or concerns with federal and state legislation and regulations. Reviews and analyzes federal and state regulations that may affect ambulatory surgery centers, and communicates developments on these issues to member organizations. Researches a wide range of policy issues for the association.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Work with the Regulatory Counsel to research and analyze regulations, legislation and laws affecting ambulatory surgery centers.
Analyze government and third party reports, studies and white papers and provide written analysis of findings.
Educate members about relevant federal legislative and regulatory issues via alerts, web site, publications, teleconferences, educational sessions, webinars and electronic communication. Maintain a mechanism to communicate current information regarding the laws and regulations affecting ASCs.
Maintain and update a database of studies and reports that are important for the ambulatory surgery center community.
Provide assistance to association members by researching requested information and answering/fielding questions.
Research, monitor, and analyze developments in health policy, quality and reimbursement issues at federal agencies that affect ambulatory surgery centers.
Work with association staff, volunteer members and consultants to draft regulatory comment letters and other communications to government agencies.
Manage updates to the ASCA website, including researching federal and state legislation and regulation to ensure information on the site is accurate and updated in a timely manner.
Work with association staff to prepare materials and issue summaries for association publications and for use in advocacy campaigns in support of ASCA legislative and regulatory initiatives.
Assist ASCA staff in drafting testimony and other written correspondence to state agencies and other relevant organizations.
Other responsibilities as assigned by the Regulatory Counsel
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to write materials for publication that conform to prescribed style and format and effectively present information.
Ability to analyze complex regulations, legislation, policy proposals, technical journals and reports, and make recommendations and coherently express the changes to members.
Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently; detail and task oriented, and the ability to function effectively under tight deadlines and high volume workloads.
Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and web-based applications.
General computer proficiency with the ability to manage utilization of software packages, including legislative/regulatory tracking and legal research software.
Ability to respond respectfully to common inquiries and questions from members, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
ASCA offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive fringe benefits package.
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About Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA)
Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA), is 37-year old membership Association of 2,800 and Ambulatory Surgery Foundation (ASF) is an educational and research organization with a combined budget of $7 million in Alexandria, Virginia.