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 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.
- Advise complex organizations within KP enterprise-wide, across multiple legal business entities
- Advise Hospitals and Health Plan leadership on complex transactional work for Kaiser Permanente, 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;
- Contracts related to affiliations, mergers, acquisitions and new ventures.
- Serve as a subject matter expert, educational resource, and strategic adviser to business leaders and colleagues on all aspects of healthcare transactions, including the regulatory overlay applicable to health plans and providers.
- Minimum eight (8) years of general health care law experience that include a minimum of five (5) years of healthcare transaction experience.
- Juris Doctorate degree
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- 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).
- 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 institutional and professional provider 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 (within the legal department as well as with client groups).
- Minimum ten (10) years of general health care law experience that include a minimum of eight (8) years of complex healthcare transaction experience strongly preferred.
- Applicable bar license or willingness to obtain such license within two years is strongly expected