The American Hospital Association (AHA) has retained Witt/Kieffer to aid in the recruitment of both its Senior Vice President, Public Policy Analysis and Development and Senior Vice President, Member Relations.
AHA works with its members, state, regional, and metropolitan hospital associations and other organizations to shape and influence federal legislation and regulation to improve the ability of its members to deliver quality health care.
AHA affiliates are uniquely positioned to respond to a broad array of local and national issues by providing hospitals with assistance in buying decisions, ideas and information, education, and consulting services. AHA actively participates in partnerships and initiatives addressing crucial areas of concern to the American health care system.
Senior Vice President, Public Policy Analysis and Development
Reporting to the Executive Vice President for Washington, the Senior Vice President is responsible for developing the organization’s public policy for CEO engagement, membership excellence, and to influence federal-level legislative outcomes. The ability to influence the development of federal regulations, and interact with selected executive branch officials, primarily CMS, HHS and OMB, as determined by Executive Vice President will be essential.
A successful candidate will have substantial senior level experience with a demonstrated track record of deep policy involvement with the Administration, federal regulatory agencies, and/or the United States Congress as well as the executive skills necessary to manage a large policy development staff. Candidates should have an educational background in health/business administration or a related field. A Masters degree is preferred.
Senior Vice President, Member Relations
Reporting to the AHA Chief Executive Officer, the Senior Vice President is responsible for developing the organization’s vision and strategy for CEO engagement, client relations, grassroots advocacy and membership excellence. This position has responsibility for the divisions that generate half of AHA’s annual revenue. The ability to generate substantial revenue, design products and services, lead a large, professional staff, and work capably with executives and boards of trustees will be essential.
A successful candidate will have substantial senior level experience; demonstrated experience in marketing and relationship management is required. Candidates should have an educational background in health/business administration or a related field. A Masters degree is preferred.