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Healthcare Regulatory Transactional Corporate Counsel

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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. 

 

About DaVita

DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care. DaVita Kidney Care is a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. DaVita Kidney Care consistently differentiates itself from other kidney care companies and surpasses national averages for clinical outcomes. The company's clinical outcomes for dialysis have improved for the past decade, and in many key areas measuring quality dialysis care, we lead the nation. As of September 30, 2016, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,318 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 199,000 patients. The company also operated 139 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside the United States.

DaVita's well-regarded law department counsels all businesses of the Company and provides legal support for all transactions.  The attorneys are viewed as strategic business partners and work closely with each other and with senior management on a daily basis.

The DaVita in-house team is known as the "Justice League” or the “JLD." The Justice League is comprised of over 290 attorneys, paralegals, and professionals.   The Justice League values diversity, support and respect for each other, analytical rigor, commitment to professional development, and a passion for excellence.

Job Summary:

  • Position is a based at DaVita’s Headquarters in Denver, Colorado
  • Mentoring, leadership and involvement with the broader JLD team of attorneys
  • Exceptional opportunity for growth and experience in regulated industry with an entrepreneurial organization poised for growth

Primary Duties:

  • Serve as legal regulatory counsel for healthcare transactions, with an emphasis on healthcare fraud, waste, and abuse laws and regulations including advice on the False Claims Act, Beneficiary Inducement, Stark, Anti-Kickback, and physician arrangements.
  • Assist and collaborate with other DaVita regulatory attorneys, transactional attorneys, compliance teammates, and business clients in identifying and resolving legal/regulatory matters.
  • Advise on compliance with federal and state healthcare laws and regulations.
  • Monitor changes in relevant regulatory and reimbursement areas and provide education to clients and DaVita teammates on such changes.
  • Provide accurate updates and training on organizational risks to business clients.
  • Assist in outside counsel management.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Requirements: 

  • J.D. Degree with minimum 4 years legal experience in healthcare
  • Prior legal experience within healthcare field
  • State Bar Admission in good standing with the ability to waive into Colorado Bar or obtain Colorado “single-client” admission
  • Substantial knowledge and experience with healthcare M&A transactions
  • Ability to manage several matters simultaneously in a fast-paced workplace environment
  • Understanding and experience with relevant healthcare fraud, waste, and abuse laws and regulations
  • Strong communication skills, written and oral

Candidate Characteristics:

  • Unquestioned integrity
  • Pragmatic problem solver
  • Maturity and strong interpersonal skills; one whose counsel and judgment is sought
  • A keen understanding of business as demonstrated by the ability to analyze legal problems, and present sensible solutions and alternatives 
  • A "quick study" who grasps issues quickly
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast moving, dynamic company

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.
 
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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 age, 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: Healthcare Regulatory Transactional Corporate Counsel
  • Job Function: Compliance / Legal
  • Location: 2000 16th Street, Denver, Colorado