Assistant General Counsel - Health Care Regulatory
July 24, 2018
Commensurate with experience
Full Time - Experienced
5-7 years experience
No Brag, Just Fact!
Over the last decade, we set out to be the world's greatest dialysis company, and over the next decade, we are poised to build the greatest healthcare community the world has ever seen. When you join the DaVita Village, you're joining a winning team. Through our commitment to training, growth and quality, we consistently achieve superior clinical outcomes while giving teammates the opportunity to excel in an award-winning environment that enables them to thrive both professionally and personally.
The DaVita in-house legal team is known as the “Justice League.” The Justice League is comprised of around 250 attorneys, paralegals, and professionals in countries around the globe. The Justice League values diversity, support and respect for each other, analytical rigor, commitment to professional development, and a passion for excellence.
Perform regulatory work with focus on fraud and abuse, reimbursement, and provider relationships
Provide general healthcare advice on compliance, regulatory and physician relationship issues, including advice on Beneficiary Inducement, Stark, Anti-Kickback, and physician entities
Provide reimbursement counsel to the revenue operations, payor contracting and insurance management teams, including leading efforts on appeals and audit responses
Provide regulatory counsel to the executive teams
Coordinate with other legal groups on regulatory, risk, compliance and operational issues
Provide accurate updates and reporting on organizational risks to managers
Ability to handle legal and administrative work, help on management processes
Monitor changes in relevant regulatory areas and provide education on those changes to both operational and support functions
Manage outside counsel
Successful track record of managing direct reports.
Significant experience with Medicare/Medicaid requirements and reimbursement, health care regulatory issues, including experience with health care fraud and abuse laws and regulations, licensure and certification, contracting.
A minimum of 4 to 10 years of experience focused on healthcare regulatory matters, with a major law firm and/or a mid-to-large size healthcare company's legal department highly preferred.
A proven track record of providing regulatory advice and counsel working with members of a business and corporate professionals.
Experience advising management and supporting regulatory efforts as a business partner with a deep understanding of the business. Recognized as a diligent professional who is a strong attorney but maintains a clear view on the need for productive ongoing relationships with the businesses.
Ability to advise on risk while understanding business exigencies.
Strong research and analytical skills, and the ability to manage several matters at once.
An undergraduate degree and a JD from an accredited law school is required.
Admitted to practice law in at least one state.
Willing to join the Denver office.
Maturity and strong interpersonal skills; one whose counsel and judgment is sought
A keen understanding of business, the ability to diagnose legal problems, and present sensible solutions and alternatives
The ability to effectively manage time and resources to accomplish ambitious work volume and goals in budget
A bright individual who is a "quick study" and grasps issues quickly
Good stamina and humor; able to work well under pressure in a fast moving, dynamic company
A team participant who can move beyond being just the lawyer to the team
Internal Number: R0044604
About DaVita Inc.
DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care and DaVita Medical Group. DaVita Kidney Care is a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. As of December 31, 2017, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,510 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 198,000 patients. The company also operated 237 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside the United States. DaVita Kidney Care supports numerous programs dedicated to creating positive, sustainable change in communities around the world. The company's leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.