To operate effectively as a member-driven trade association, NACDS recognizes clearly that its staff team shines as its greatest resource. NACDS offers full-time, regular employees a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, generous leave programs, most federal holidays off, and a 401(k) plan. In addition, the NACDS Foundation offers several programs of interests for pharmacists and pharmacy students including our competitive executive fellowship program.

NACDS Elective Rotation In Association Management

NACDS offers an exciting opportunity for pharmacy students to enhance their understanding of community pharmacy practice and issues impacting the chain drug industry through an elective rotation is association management. The Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) rotation student will be able to see firsthand the day-to-day operations of a national pharmacy association. Detailed Information

Current available positions at NACDS and the NACDS Foundation:

VICE PRESIDENT, HEALTH PROGRAMS & ECONOMICS – Arlington, VA based national trade association seeks healthcare policy individual to join Health Policy & Legal Affairs department. Position will drive pharmacy/healthcare strategy for chain pharmacies to flourish as healthcare destinations. Position will conduct and lead industry economic and financial analysis of healthcare reform and other relevant policies that impact chain pharmacies. Review and interpret proposed and enacted federal/state legislation and regulation. Lead analyses of pharmacy/healthcare initiatives including value-based payment and delivery models, alternative payment models and future financial models. Participate in discussions/key industry meetings to facilitate and determine policy positions. Prepare and provide oral and written testimony, comments, talking points, issue briefs and other advocacy materials.

Minimum qualifications: Degree in health policy, public policy, economics preferred. Up to 10 years work experience in health economics or healthcare policy, research or advocacy. Proven knowledge of healthcare reform, health plans, innovative delivery models, federal programs, healthcare marketplace economics, drug price reform and transparency. Experience working with pharmacies. Strong interpersonal and communication skills; strong analytical skills. Ability to communicate complex issues to non-technical audience. Ability travel.

Position offers competitive benefits package, including professional development.

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DIRECTOR, ACCOUTING & FINANCIAL REPORTING:  Arlington, VA based national trade association seeks detail-oriented CPA to join its Finance & Accounting team.  Position is accountable for the effective daily operations and results of the accounting function including cash receipts and disbursements, accounts receivable, month-end closing, financial statement preparation and reporting, year-end closing, budget preparation, subsidiary entity accounting, audit coordination and assisting with tax and information returns. Position has supervisory responsibilities. Individual will assist in the search, selection and implementation of new accounting software system.

Position requires substantive knowledge of GAAP with technical skills in forecasting, financial planning and strategy, dealing with complex financial matters, understanding and managing processes, reporting research results. Minimum 7 years accounting/financial analysis non-profit experience. BS in accounting or related work equivalency; CPA required.

Position offers competitive benefits package, including professional development.

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