Description: The position will either be a Counsel III (7 – 12 years’ experience) or a Senior Counsel (13+ years’ experience). As a member of the Legal Department's Health Care Business Law Practice Group, this position provides legal counsel and support to Kaiser Permanente business entities regarding complex health care transactions. This lawyer will partner with our business partners and clients on complex transactions work for Kaiser Permanente, including drafting and negotiating contracts with institutional providers, such as hospital systems, as well as large physician organizations, affiliations, mergers/acquisitions and new ventures. This is a broad transactional practice supporting Kaiser Permanente’s operations as health plans and integrated delivery systems in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Maryland, Oregon, Virginia, and Washington.
Relos: Yes Compensation: Commensurate with experience. Travel: 10%
Advise Kaiser’s enterprise-wide leadership on complex transactional work, including structuring, drafting and negotiating:
Contracts with institutional providers (such as hospitals and hospital systems, skilled nursing facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, and dialysis centers), physicians and physician groups, ancillary providers (such as imaging, laboratory, and durable medical equipment), rental networks and other health-related entities;
Serve as a subject matter expert, educational resource, and strategic adviser to business leaders and colleagues on all aspects of health care transactions, including the regulatory overlay applicable to health plans and providers.
A minimum of seven (7) years of health care law experience, including a minimum of five (5) years of healthcare transaction experience.
A working knowledge of nonprofit corporate governance, tax exemption, health care law (e.g., regulation and licensing of institutional and professional providers), managed care law and core health care transactional law (e.g., fraud and abuse and Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement regulations).
Experience providing interpretation and analysis of statutes, regulations, and institutional and professional provider practice standards, processes and procedures.
Superior writing and analytical skills based on substantial experience advising complex organizations with interaction between legal entities.
Solid work ethic, excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal), and sharp analytical skills.
Ability to work independently and to work collaboratively as part of a team (within the legal department as well as with client groups).
Applicable bar license or willingness to obtain such license within two years.
Excellent academic and professional qualifications.
A minimum of 10 years of general health care law experience, including a minimum of 8 years of complex healthcare transaction experience strongly preferred.
Big law firm training a plus.
Primary Location: Oakland, CA, Pasadena, CA, or Rockville, MD.
Internal Number: 123591
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