BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Inc. (“BCBST”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Deputy General Counsel - Operations to be located in its headquarters in Chattanooga, Tennessee. BCBST is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word) to the recruiters managing this search, Jeffrey Lowe or Deborah Ben-Canaan at BCBST.DGC@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes sent to the Company will be routed to MLA for handling and will delay consideration of your candidacy.
Company Overview: BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Inc. is a non-profit, taxable corporation founded in 1945. Headquartered in Chattanooga, TN, BCBST has regional offices in Jackson, Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville and Johnson City. As the state’s largest health benefit plan company and leader in health care financing, BCBST provides and administers benefits to and on behalf of about 12,000 companies and offers its flagship network of providers, Blue Network P, which includes 25,000 providers statewide. BCBST offers an additional network focused on affordability, Blue Network S, that includes more than 20,000 participating medical providers. BCBST pays more than 82.2 million claims and over $11.6 billion in benefits annually, and is the only managed care organization in Tennessee to achieve high-quality ratings for its Commercial, Medicare Advantage, and Medicaid lines of business.
Experience: The successful candidate will have 10 years of litigation experience, with a minimum 8 years in private practice preferred. Five years of experience in a legal management or leadership role is required. Experience with the health insurance industry preferred.
Compensation: A competitive compensation package, including base and bonus, commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits.
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Relos: Yes, relocations will be considered.
Bar: Active bar membership in good standing with the ability to register as Tennessee in-house counsel.
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