Overview


Description:

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:
Experience
–  Minimum eight (8) years of general health care law experience, including a minimum five (5) years of healthcare transaction experience.
Education
–  Juris Doctor degree, required.
License, Certification, Registration
–  Applicable bar license or willingness to obtain such license within two years is strongly expected.

Additional Requirements:
–  Experience providing interpretation and analysis of statutes, regulations and hospital and physician practice standards, processes and procedures.
–  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
–  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.


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