Director, Sr Corporate Counsel

Davita Brentwood , TN 37027

Posted 2 months ago

5200 Virginia Way, Brentwood, Tennessee, 37027, United States of America

As a legal department, we are committed to cultivating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace in which all Teammates feel that they are treated with respect, are valued for the skills and qualities they contribute and belong. We also believe that diversity extends beyond traditional protected classes to the fullness of lived experiences and backgrounds. Our investment in Diversity & Belonging means that we are better able to harness the wide range of talents and perspectives among our teammates to develop collaborative, creative, and effective solutions to an array of business challenges; but most importantly, because it is simply the right thing to do.

At DaVita, we strive to be a community first and a company second. We want all teammates to experience DaVita as "a place where I belong." Our goal is to embed Diversity & Belonging into everything we do in our Village, so that it becomes part of who we are. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. As such, individuals are recruited, hired, assigned and promoted without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

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.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as operational attorney for key operating groups and regions of DaVita. In coordination with the Group General Counsel and Assistant General Counsel, provide advice and counsel to business leads on a wide variety of corporate and commercial issues arising in day-to-day operations of a complex organization in a heavily-regulated environment.

  • Provide legal counsel on a variety of health-care business, corporate and commercial matters.

  • Structure, negotiate and provide legal oversight for business transactions.

  • Draft, review, analyze and negotiate contracts, agreements, memoranda and other legal documents to which the company intends to become a party, including, but not limited to, Medical Director Agreements, Leases, and Hospital Services Agreements.

  • Resolve business and lease disputes, and, if necessary, assist in the management of litigation.

  • Develop a thorough understanding of and familiarity with the Company's business, its people, markets, facilities, customers and competitors in order to identify trends and formulate appropriate legal advice, structures and strategies.

  • Establish a rapport and working relationship with business managers in order to encourage and continue the proactive use of in-house legal counsel.

  • Perform special assignments as needed.

  • Support and collaborate with other areas of the JLD and compliance, as needed.

  • Assist in process improvement and establishment of best demonstrated practices for all aspects of legal operations.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • J.D. degree and a minimum of six years of legal experience in a mix of operations, corporate law and health care law; state bar passage and good standing.

  • Candidates must possess in-house and/or law firm experience representing business clients.

  • General understanding of relevant health care compliance issues (i.e., Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark, HIPAA).

  • Understanding of Medicare certification, provider conditions and state licensing matters is a plus.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.

CANDIDATE CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Unquestioned integrity

  • Assertive and a self-starter

  • Maturity and personal self-confidence

  • Strong interpersonal skills including a strong sense of team

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills

  • A keen understanding of business and commerce, and the ability to diagnose legal problems and present positive, creative solutions and alternatives for management

  • The ability to effectively manage relationships with outside counsel to maximize the quality of representation and remain within budget

  • A bright individual who is a "quick study" and grasps issues quickly

  • Possession of good stamina and humor

  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast moving, dynamic company

  • The maturity and flexibility to work effectively with senior management, subordinates and operations personnel

  • The interpersonal skills to be a value add team participant with legal background rather than just the lawyer to the team.

Experience: 6+ years of legal experience with a mix of corporate law and health care law

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. Enter text here

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.

What We'll Provide:

More than just pay, our DaVita Rewards package connects teammates to what matters most. Teammates are eligible to begin receiving benefits on the first day of the month following or coinciding with one month of continuous employment. Below are some of our benefit offerings.

  • Comprehensive benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401(k) match, paid time off, PTO cash out

  • Support for you and your family: Family resources, EAP counseling sessions, access Headspace, backup child and elder care, maternity/paternity leave and more

  • Professional development programs: DaVita offers a variety of programs to help strong performers grow within their career and also offers on-demand virtual leadership and development courses through DaVita's online training platform StarLearning.

At DaVita, we strive to be a community first and a company second. We want all teammates to experience DaVita as "a place where I belong." Our goal is to embed Diversity & Belonging into everything we do in our Village, so that it becomes part of who we are. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. As such, individuals are recruited, hired, assigned and promoted without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Salary/ Wage Range

$110,100.00 to $161,700.00

Compensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and experience and may fall outside of the range shown. DaVita offers a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Learn more at https://careers.davita.com/benefits

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