Requisition Number: 20220816
Job Title: Pharmacy Policy Editorial Associate
City: Bethesda
State: MD

Pharmacy Policy Editorial Associate

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Description/Job Summary

ASHP's dedication to our employees and fostering a collaborative work environment has been recognized  across multiple years with national awards such as Top Workplaces USA and Best Place to Work by Modern Health Care. We have also been recognized regionally as a Top Workplace by the Washington Post. ASHP is committed to an inclusive culture where all employees feel welcome to express their ideas and contribute in a meaningful way to our mission.   ASHP offers a comprehensive benefits package!  To view our benefits click

This position supports the ASHP professional policy development and strategic planning processes, including coordinating, writing, editing and analyzing policy-related materials. The individual hired for this role will support and participate in ongoing process improvement initiatives to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and quality of the policy and planning processes.

This position is based in our Bethesda, MD office.  Our office has a hybrid working environment, with a combination of onsite and remote work.  Please note that ASHP requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and candidates will be required to show proof of being fully vaccinated upon commencing employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable law.  

What You'll Be Doing at ASHP:

  • Supports the development, publication, and implementation of ASHP professional policies via coordination of the ASHP policy development, policy implementation, and strategic planning processes.
  • Assists with the writing, review, and publishing of ASHP policies.
  • Provides substantive analysis and writes summaries of relevant healthcare-related policies.
  • Writes and compiles background and summary materials for various ASHP committees.
  • Assists with annual policy process schedule and convenes and coordinates volunteer drafting teams and contractors accordingly.
  • Coordinates peer reviews of ASHP policy materials.
  • Helps coordinate program activities, event planning, and education/outreach initiatives.
  • Serves as the Assistant Editor of ASHP Best Practices.

What You Bring To ASHP:

  • Minimum of a college degree in health sciences, public policy, communications or pharmacy.
  • Minimum of three years of prior related work experience.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Excellent oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work on teams.
  • Excellent time and project management skills.
  • Electronic/web and print publishing skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Professional.
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ASHP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual preference, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, family status, genetic information, pregnancy, parenthood, political affiliation, veteran’s status, disability, or any other protected status.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.  In addition, ASHP is an E Verify employer.  

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