Position Summary: This position will work closely with various team members to provide legal advice on healthcare regulatory and compliance topics as well as provide general corporate counsel on contract issues, intellectual property, and antitrust compliance.
Review and interpret proposed and enacted federal and state legislation and regulations relating to issues impacting the retail pharmacy industry
Research and inform member companies on industry related legal, regulatory, compliance, and administrative law matters
Assist government affairs and policy staff with the development of strategies and tactics to implement the association's legislative and regulatory goals
Assist in the preparation and submission of written comments to legislative/regulatory committees and executive agencies
Review and revise outgoing publications, press releases, and membership material
Prepare, review, and revise service contracts for various departments
Other duties as assigned
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities.
Location: This position is located at NACDS headquarters in Arlington, Virginia. NACDS team members work onsite Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Teleworking is allowed on Mondays and Fridays.
Employment, Salary & Benefits: This is a full time, regular position; salary is dependent on background, training, and experience. NACDS offers a comprehensive health benefits plan, an amazing 401(k) program, generous paid time off, unparalleled access to professional development/training opportunities, and a high-energy culture of loyalty, flexibility, and fun.
J.D. from accredited law school
Active bar membership in at least one jurisdiction with eligibility to practice in Virginia
At least 5 years prior legal experience in law firm, corporation, or trade association
Portable work in the healthcare regulatory or compliance fields, such as reimbursement, licensure, CMS appeals, and fraud and abuse matters
Healthcare-related legal research and technical writing skills preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate professionally across various audiences
Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities for multiple stakeholders
Highly motivated; able to work independently and in a team environment
The above qualifications are representative, but not all-inclusive, of the experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the position.
NACDS represents traditional drug stores, supermarkets, and mass merchants with pharmacies. Chains operate over 40,000 pharmacies, and NACDS’ member companies include regional chains, with a minimum of four stores, and national companies. Chains employ nearly 3 million individuals, including 155,000 pharmacists. They fill over 3 billion prescriptions yearly, and help patients use medicines correctly and safely, while offering innovative services that improve patient health and healthcare affordability. NACDS members also include more than 900 supplier partners and over 70 international members representing 21 countries. NACDS is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.