340B Health seeks a law student to work as a law clerk on a part time (20-25 hours per week) basis beginning late spring or early summer through 2021 and possibly beyond, on legal and policy issues relating to the federal 340B drug pricing program and other related issues affecting our member hospitals. The position will begin as remote but may transition to in-person at our Washington, DC office as pandemic restrictions are lifted.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION
Assist the 340B Health legal and policy team with:
Researching and analyzing issues pertaining to the federal 340B drug discount program, and other related pharmaceutical or health care programs
Monitoring for and summarizing legal and regulatory developments pertaining to 340B
Helping to draft updates of member educational materials to keep hospitals abreast of issues and developments relevant to the 340B and Medicaid programs
Assisting as needed in tracking and developing materials relating to pricing disputes and litigation relevant to the 340B program
Assisting with creating presentations for 340B Coalition conferences, webinars, and other events
Assisting on various legal and policy initiatives by helping to draft policy statements, comments on proposed regulations, and letters to government officials and Congress
Attend meetings, webinars, and other policy/regulatory discussions pertaining to or impacting 340B in order to listen to and record critical information
Assist with administrative duties as required
Fulfill other duties as required
Completion of at least one year of law school
Experience working as a law clerk or paralegal is preferred
Proficiency in computer-based legal research and other computer systems and software programs
Strong analytical, writing, organizational and communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
A strong interest in federal health policy issues and federal health legislation is preferred.
Ability to handle multiple tasks
Willingness to work in a fast-paced office environment
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested law students should send a cover letter, resume and writing sample via Email to resumes@3340BHealth.org.
OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION:
This Position Description is intended to serve as a summary of the general purpose and essential functions of this position. It may change as circumstances warrant and may include other duties deemed necessary by Management. The position will begin as virtual and transition to in-person at our Washington, DC office.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: Law21
About 340B Health
340B Health is a membership organization of more than 1,300 public and private nonprofit hospitals and health systems in the federal 340B drug pricing program. We are the leading advocate and resource for those providers who serve their communities through participation in the 340B drug pricing program. The organization formed in 1993 to increase the affordability and accessibility of pharmaceutical and clinical care for the nation's poor and underserved populations. 340B Health monitors, educates, and serves as an advocate on federal legislative and regulatory issues related to drug pricing and other pharmacy matters affecting safety-net providers. Our membership consists of a broad spectrum of hospitals, including academic medical centers, community hospitals, children's hospitals, and rural facilities.