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Program Manager – Government Relations at AdventHealth Orlando
Location Address: 601 E. Rollins St., Orlando, FL 32801
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Orlando
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year
Full Time, Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
The Program Manager - Government Relations is responsible for planning, supporting, and implementing Government Relations efforts for AdventHealth, the Central Florida Division of AdventHealth and AdventHealth Corporate offices. Responsible for developing positive relationships with external and internal stakeholders and understanding key public policy issues in collaboration with all levels of the Hospital system. Adheres to AdventHealth policies and procedures. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
What You Will Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Policy, Political Science or related field
Five years of experience in, Government, Policy Development, Community, or Public Relations
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Master’s Degree in related field
Prior experience in healthcare policy and government relations
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Strong communication, organizational and writing skills
Strong interpersonal stills and ability to build relationships with government leaders, staff and community influencers
Well organized and detail oriented, able to work independently and prioritize
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Well connected with existing government and public sector leaders and understands local, state and federal government entities and processes
Strong problem-solving skills
Strong presentation skills
Strong strategic outlook related to local, state and federal government relations as it relates to the ability to identify and develop sound public policy to enhance or protect current business climate
Proficiency in all MS Office applications
Responsible for being knowledgeable of health care public policy, regulatory and industry positions as defined by AdventHealth leadership.
Understands and articulates complicated national, state, and local policy issues to internal and external Leadership audiences. Works with AH Corporate Government Relations team to monitor and analyze state legislative policy issues in order to update internal clients on potential operational or policy changes. Tracks all local and state trends in assigned areas which could have an impact on business climate.
Works closely with internal leaders and various lines of business to identify potential advocacy opportunities to enhance AdventHealth strategic imperatives.
Actively participates in the planning, preparing, implementing and tracking of the annual AdventHealth Florida Hospital (FH) State Advocacy Plans under the direction of the Government Relations Director and in partnership with AdventHealth Corporate offices.
Develops and implements unique AdventHealth and Central Florida Division Campus local advocacy plans and under the supervision of the Government Relations Director.
Works with AdventHealth Campus CEO’s to define and articulate local and state policy issues and partners with internal teams (marketing/community impact/communications) to build proactive strategy around relationship/reputation enhancement with external audiences.
Leads on building relationships with local jurisdictions (City/County) to build a favorable outlook for AdventHealth. Monitors commission meetings as well as Legislative delegation meetings and activities as assigned. Regularly communicates progress and new issues affecting state and local Advocacy Agendas to AdventHealth leadership through written reports and/or presentations. Acts as a liaison between AdventHealth Central Florida division, local elected officials, and state policymakers.
Maintains high visibility for AdventHealth FH at government, business, and community events. Serves on community/government boards and assumes leadership role as appropriate and in conjunction with the Public Affairs strategy. Leads in developing hospital campus engagement strategy with local chambers and business associations. Identifies opportunities and develops plans to enhance corporate reputation with key stakeholders.
Actively participates in policy forums, Government Relations department activities, development and implementation of the annual Government Relations department plan and deliverables, departmental meetings, leads out on projects as assigned, and tracks and reports outreach activities as requested.
Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department through limited supervision.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.