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Position Description

No Brag, Just Fact! 

Over the last decade, we set out to be the world's greatest dialysis company, and over the next decade, we're poised to build the greatest healthcare community the world has ever seen. When you join the DaVita Village, you're joining a winning team. Through our commitment to training, growth and quality, we consistently achieve superior clinical outcomes while giving teammates the opportunity to excel in an award-winning environment that enables them to thrive both professionally and personally. 

DaVita® and HealthCare Partners® collectively, DaVita have joined forces to become one of the nation's largest and most innovative healthcare communities.  The merged entity, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., leverages a shared passion for and commitment to clinical excellence and improving patients' health and quality of life.

This position will be a member of “Team Quest” the compliance team within DaVita.

GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB:  

 

This position will provide compliance guidance and support to the Company on compliance related matters, including but not limited to, federal and state fraud and abuse laws and other health care regulatory laws that arise in the context of outpatient dialysis centers and related businesses.  This position will liaise between business clients, legal and compliance to ensure fraud and abuse risk is low as it relates to DaVita’s agreements with referral sources.  The ability to assess compliance risk while analyzing facts and circumstances outside of the four corners of an agreement is highly desirable.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Understand Anti-Kickback Statute and compliance risks and be able to apply the concepts globally.

  • Interpret and apply aspects of DaVita’s Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA) to our referral source agreements, such as personal services agreements, transactions, and leases.

  • Holistically review all documentation and background information for potential agreements with referral sources for fraud and abuse risk.

  • Prioritize reviews and initiatives based on business needs and changing priorities

  • Regularly interact with business clients to apply compliance principles to business practices.

  • Assist other Company compliance teammates, regulatory attorneys, and business clients in identifying and resolving compliance matters.

  • Advise on compliance with federal and state healthcare industry laws and regulations.

  • Monitor changes in relevant regulatory areas and provide education to business clients and compliance/legal teammates on those changes.

 

Here is what you can expect when you join our Village: 
  • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.    

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Substantial knowledge of health care fraud and abuse laws and regulations, including the Anti-Kickback Statute.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to manage several matters at one time, in a fast-paced environment.
  • High degree of maturity and professionalism.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Juris Doctorate degree required.
  • Admitted to practice law in at least one state.
  • Two to four years of experience required.

 

ESSENTIAL BEHAVIORS, SKILLS, AND ATTITUDES REQUIRED FOR SUCCESS IN THIS POSITION 

  • Commitment to DaVita’s core values of Service Excellence, Integrity, Team, Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Fulfillment and Fun with ability to demonstrate those positively and proactively to patients, teammates, management, physicians, or vendors in everyday performance and interactions.
  • Ability to distill and articulate complex concepts clearly so that clients can readily understand.
  • Work with clients proactively to identify risks and ensure appropriate risk mitigation strategies are in place.
  • Provide valuable advice within the context of the broader business and enterprise level objectives. 
  • Proactively communicate and manage expectations with multiple constituencies. 
  • Experience in the healthcare industry.
  • Demonstrated business acumen, including the ability to see the "big picture" as well as the relationship of very detailed and specific business issues
  • High degree of organization and efficiency with demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Hands on, efficient and proven ability to “Get [a lot of] Stuff Done” with a bias for action and strong sense of ownership.
  • Ability and willingness to seek and receive feedback constructively as development opportunities. 

 

Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."
 
Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.
 
Go to http://careers.davita.com to learn more or apply. 
  
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DaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  As such, DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

 
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

Position Summary

  • Job Title: Compliance Counsel
  • Job Function: Compliance / Legal
  • Location: Denver, Colorado