The Director of Government Relations serves as a member of the Content Development Team matrixed with the Relationship Management team to develop and execute plans for HIMSS engagement with U.S. federal agencies, and policy development on leading issues, including interoperability, health information exchange, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. The position works directly with the Senior Director to develop strategic plans, budgets, and staff development outlines to ensure HIMSS Government Relations meets the expectations of the Executive Leadership Team, Board of Directors, and members of HIMSS. As a senior leader working in GR matrixed environment, the Director works directly with Government Relations and Informatics team members to ensure Content Development staff and other HIMSS staff and member subject matter experts are utilized in the development and execution of HIMSS thought leadership resources, public policy positions, and relevant initiatives.
The Director will work with the Senior Vice President, Sr. Directors, and Directors to develop and execute visionary projects that include curating strategies and tactics that incorporate Board and Executive Leadership Team guidance and ensure the GR team is able to identify and deliver on policy priorities.
The Director will support the team’s matrixed design by directing GR content development and appropriate relationship management with U.S. federal and international agencies that support HIMSS policy goals.
The Director’s portfolio will include 20% focus on identifying opportunities for HIMSS resources to be utilized by government to advance policy development, including opportunities to respond to government contracting and requests for proposals and information opportunities.
This position would ideally be located in the Arlington, VA area in a hybrid capacity.
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