Manager - Advocacy & Health Policy, Government Relations

Job Description

Manager - Advocacy & Health Policy
Location: Remote
Department: 671818-Government Relations
Hours: Full Time / HYBRID
Shift: First Shift

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

This position is responsible for monitoring, analyzing, developing and assuming responsibility for legislative, regulatory and policy proposals that affect the health system, its patients and families, clinicians, associates and the community. The position engages system leadership in relevant discussions on a local, state and national level to advance health research, education, patient care, health access, healthcare coverage, and public policy. The position supports the Vice President of Government Relations and Community Relations in advancing UC Health's relationship building goals and achievement of its public policy agenda.


Government Relations and Community Relations Advocacy: Support building advocacy capacity for UC Health including fostering relationships with Executive and Senior Leadership, clinical stakeholders (nursing, physician, APPs), and other subject matter experts and key stakeholders through strategic communication, meetings, presentations and dissemination of public policy related materials. Responsible for communication activities related to government relations and advocacy efforts. Including, but not limited to Government Relations web page on UC Health intranet, Government Relations newsletter (or other communication medium) and business unit briefings on advocacy and public policy strategy. Represent UC Health at external meetings and report back to Vice President.

Public Policy Agenda: Under supervision of Vice President to coordinate, develop, implement and support the UC Health public policy agenda. Supports specific policy projects and goals, including contributing to project planning and strategy and ensuring completion of deliverables. Research health care policy issues and write advocacy materials and policy briefs.

Industry Monitoring: Study and analyze local, state and federal legislative policy proposals to determine impact on UC Health, its patients and families, clinical stakeholders (nursing, physician, APPs) and associates.

Executive Engagement Program: Manages UC Health Executive Engagement program including completion of protocols, preparing background materials for UC Health stakeholders and external guests, etc. Support all aspects of UC Health's events including advocacy day, public policy forums, legislative briefings and other policy-related events for the organization.


  • Bachelors Degree - Minimum Required - Political Science, Bus Admin, Marketing, Nursing
  • Masters Degree - Preferred Degree - Political Science, Public Health, MBA, JD, MS
  • 3 - 5 Years equivalent experience - Minimum Required