Care Initiatives has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a General Counsel. Created in 1989, Care Initiatives is the largest single operator of quality nursing homes in Iowa. It serves nearly 2800 Iowans through 44 skilled nursing care locations, eight assisted living locations, three senior housing apartment locations, and six hospice office locations. The home office is located in West Des Moines, Iowa. Care Initiatives is committed to providing compassionate care for Iowans through all of life’s health transitions.
Care Initiatives seeks to hire a General Counsel to be a key member of its executive team and take ownership of its legal strategy. In this role, the GC will report directly to the CEO, oversee the legal department and be responsible for providing legal advice to management. Expert legal advice will be expected to be provided related to care, payer contracting, employment and regulatory issues that may arise in day-to-day business.
The successful candidate must have 10+ years of relevant legal experience including foundational training at a law firm and in-house experience serving as a General Counsel or Deputy General Counsel in a similarly-sized or larger company, with experience in the healthcare industry on the provider side required. Experience with healthcare transactions, healthcare regulatory matters, and complex reimbursement is required, as well as dispute management is required. The ideal candidate should have demonstrated experience in working in a fast-paced environment focused on accelerating the growth of the business. He or she must possess outstanding leadership skills, ideally with the demonstrated ability to successfully lead, mentor and manage legal staff. J.D. required and must be a member of the bar or qualify for the “authorized house counsel” exception (member of the bar in good standing in at least one US jurisdiction).
License to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction is required.
Interested candidates, please submit your resume (in MS Word format) to CareInitiatives@MLAGlobal.com Please do not contact the company directly.
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