Over the last decade, we set out to be the world's greatest dialysis company, and over the next decade, we're 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.
Here's what you can expect as a Director, Senior Corporate Counsel at DaVita:
This attorney will provide legal guidance and support to the Company on regulatory and compliance related matters, including, but not limited to federal and state fraud and abuse laws and other health care regulatory laws as such matters arise in the context of outpatient dialysis centers and related businesses. The attorney's primary focus will be supporting the Company’s transactional arrangements. This position requires expertise in the Federal healthcare regulatory laws, including the False Claims Act, the Federal Physician Self-Referral Law (“Stark Law”), the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Civil Monetary Penalties and Beneficiary Inducement laws and their implementing regulations. This attorney should also have expertise in contract drafting and negotiation with a preference for joint venture arrangements and M&A transactions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Serve as legal regulatory counsel and strategic partner to DaVita, with an emphasis on healthcare laws and regulations. Assist other DaVita regulatory attorneys, compliance teammates, and business clients in identifying and resolving legal/regulatory matters. Advise on compliance with federal and state healthcare industry laws and regulations. Monitor changes in relevant regulatory and reimbursement areas, and provide education and legal counsel to clients and JLD teammates on those changes.
Juris Doctorate degree with a minimum 4 years of legal practice in the healthcare industry.
Prior legal experience within healthcare industry, either in house or with a law firm.
At least one State Bar Admission and in good standing.
Expertise in transactional healthcare matters.
Substantial knowledge of health care fraud and abuse laws and regulations.
Strong research and analytical skills.
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
Ability to manage several matters at one time in a fast-paced environment.
High degree of maturity and professionalism.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel.
ESSENTIAL BEHAVIORS, SKILLS, AND ATTITUDES REQUIRED FOR SUCCESS IN THIS POSITION
Commitment to DaVita’s core values of Service Excellence, Integrity, Team, Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Fulfillment and Fun.
Ability to distill and articulate complex legal concepts into “plain English” that clients can readily understand and apply to their business.
Work with clients proactively to identify risks and ensure appropriate risk mitigation strategies are employed.
Provide valuable advice and counsel within the context of the broader business and enterprise-level objectives.
Proactively communicate and manage expectations with multiple constituencies.
Demonstrated business acumen, including the ability to see the “big picture” as well as the relationship of very detailed and specific business issues.
High degree of organization and efficiency with demonstrated attention to detail.
Hands on, efficient and proven ability to “Get [a lot of] Stuff Done” with a bias for action and strong sense of ownership.
A commitment to personal and professional growth.
Candid and personally secure.
Ability and willingness to seek and receive feedback constructively as development opportunities.
Salary & Benefits
Salary commensurate with experience. Annual bonus also part of compensation.
Standard benefit package for FORTUNE 200 Company.
Here is what you can expect when you join our Village: • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter. • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average. • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential. • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions. • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future. • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.
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. DaVita Kidney Care strives to improve patients' quality of life by innovating clinical care, and by offering integrated treatment plans, personalized care teams and convenient health-management services. As of September 30, 2017, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,470 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 196,000 patients. The company also operated 230 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 are recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.