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Senior Counsel , Health Care Business Law

Location: Oakland, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 874656 Date posted: 02/27/2020

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 healthcare transactions. This is a broad transaction practice supporting Kaiser Permanente-s operations as an integrated delivery system in California and the eight other jurisdictions where Kaiser Permanente operates.

Essential Responsibilities:
-  Advise complex organizations within KP enterprise-wide, across multiple legal business entities
-  Advise Hospitals and Health Plan leadership and other health care providers 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.
-  Serve as a subject matter expert and educational resource, and strategic adviser, to business leaders and colleagues on all aspects of healthcare transactions.

Basic Qualifications:
-  Minimum eight (8) years of general health care law experience, including a minimum five (5) years of healthcare transaction experience.
-  Juris Doctorate degree, required.
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-  Applicable bar license or willingness to obtain such license within two years is strongly expected.

Additional Requirements:
-  A working knowledge of nonprofit corporate governance, tax exemption, managed care regulations and core health care transactional law (e.g., fraud and abuse and reimbursement regulations).
-  Excellent academic and professional qualifications.
-  Superior writing and analytical skills based on substantial experience advising complex organizations with interaction between legal entities
-  Experience providing interpretation and analysis of statutes, regulations and hospital and physician practice standards, processes and procedures.
-  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.

Preferred Qualifications:
-  Minimum ten (10) years of general health care law experience, including a minimum eight (8) years of complex healthcare transaction experience strongly preferred.

Primary Location: California,Oakland,Ordway One Kaiser Plaza Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Director/Senior Director Job Category: Legal / Government Relations Department: 0308-30000-7617 Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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