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Health Policy & Gov Initiatives Mgr/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Health Policy & Gov Initiatives Mgr/UKHC
Requisition Number RE26068
Working Title Manager of Health Policy and Government Initiatives
Department Name H3999:EVPHA
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 13
Salary Range $71,323-115,086/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

This job requires some standing, walking, and sitting for long periods of time. Must be able to push, pull, and lift objects greater than 25-50 pounds. Occasional (<20% of the time) job-related travel.


The expectation is primarily day shift, however as an exempt level position additional hours will be required as needed to perform job duties.

Job Summary

UK Healthcare is seeking a Manager of Health Policy and Government Initiatives to manage health policy and government program analysis as well as guide government program planning and implementation for the enterprise. This position will analyze government laws, rules, regulations, policies, processes and health programs; advise senior management and staff on policy related issues and provide recommendations for action; and coordinate relationships and communication with relevant national and state-level associations related to national and state health policies and programs.

In addition, the Health Policy and Government Initiative Manager will manage the development and distribution of a variety of policy communications (e.g., impact statements, policy summaries, presentations and talking points) in coordination with internal teams, external partners, associations, and government entities; direct and implement governmental programs and initiatives in support of the various clinical, research, and educational missions of UK HealthCare; develop and manage processes to successfully achieve program requirements, milestones and deliverables; and develop and promote effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders within and outside of UK HealthCare.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

The ideal candidate will have excellent writing and communications skills and experience.
Candidates must have be proficient and have experience utilizing Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Masters or other advanced degree preferred, along with 5 years experience with health policy and government programs, including Medicare/Medicaid laws, regulations, and policies

Deadline to Apply 01/27/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2021-01-13 Expires: 2021-02-12

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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University of Kentucky
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