Counsel III - Healthcare Business Law at Kaiser Permanente

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Type: Standard
Location: Oakland, California

Job Description:
Description: As a member of the Legal Department's Health Care Business Law Practice Group, this position will primarily provide Healthcare transactions support in Oakland or Pasadena, California. 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, merger/acquisition and new ventures.

Negotiate provider agreements.
Assist in healthcare transaction legal process.

Essential Functions:
  • Under the supervision of more senior attorneys, provides legal counsel to middle management, senior management and executives on complex and legal issues which have a significant impact to the organization.
  • May counsel leaders and management whenever legally unsound decisions or plans are being made or when changes in the law occur.
  • Handles multiple legal matters in collaboration with other attorneys and paraprofessionals. May provide work review to paraprofessionals.
  • Under oversight of practice group management, engages with outside counsel to efficiently deliver legal expertise to KP when needed.
  • Prepares legal documents, memoranda and other forms of communication regarding transactional or legal advice.

    Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum seven (7) years experience as an attorney in a law firm or company or in government in one or more legal specialties.
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Juris degree.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • State Bar license required.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Membership in local Bar Association.
  • Demonstrates skillful insight into critical business problems and emerging legal issues.
  • Proven ability to render timely and sound legal advice within applicable legal principles.
  • Maintains current knowledge of specialty area.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Active membership in the California bar (or membership within 1 year from date of hire).
  • Excellent academic and professional qualifications.
  • Knowledge of health care insurance regulation, Knox-Keene Act, and ERISA helpful.
  • Must be an excellent communicator able to work with little supervision and to work collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Must have strong analytical and writing skills.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and work well in team settings.
    Primary Location: California,Oakland,Ordway One Kaiser Plaza Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:30 AM Working Hours End: 5:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Legal / Government Relations Department: National Legal Travel: Yes, 5 % 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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