Sr Director, Assistant General Counsel
Company: DaVita Inc.
Posted on: April 10, 2021
5200 Virginia Way,--Brentwood,--Tennessee,--37027,--United
States of AmericaNo 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. Through our commitment to training, mentoring,
growth and quality-focused approach, we give teammates the
opportunity to excel in an award-winning environment that enables
them to thrive both professionally and personally.The DaVita
in-house legal team is known as the "Justice League."The Justice
League is comprised of 280 attorneys, paralegals, and professionals
in countries around the globe.The Justice League values diversity,
support and respect for each other, analytical rigor, commitment to
professional development, and a passion for excellence.The primary
role of the Assistant General Counsel is to serve as a lead
attorney handling the day-to-day legal needs of our operating
division, which includes all of our clinics and the teammates that
support those clinics. The Assistant General Counsel will provide
advice, guidance and strategic counsel to senior management and the
field on a wide variety of legal issues which arise from the
day-to-day operations of a growing, complex organization operating
in a heavily-regulated environment.In addition, the Assistant
General Counsel will serve as the quarterback, facilitating the
coordination of other subject matter experts within the legal
department to assist the Assistant General Counsel in the handling
of their legal challenges including litigation, peer review,
regulatory and transactions. This provides significant opportunity
to interact with others within legal, professional development and
cross collaboration.Specific Responsibilities:
---Serve as operational attorney for a key operating group of
DaVita.Reporting to a GroupGeneral Counsel, this role will provide
advice and counsel to business leads on a wide variety of
Corporate, regulatory and commercial issues.
---Provide legal counsel on a variety of health-care business,
corporate and commercial matters.
---Provide legal oversight for business transactions and aid Group
General Counsel on the structure and negotiation of said
---Draft, review, analyze and negotiate contracts, and other legal
documents to which the company intends to become a party, including
Medical Director Agreements, Operating Agreements,
Leases/Subleases, and Agreements
ancillary to the dialysis business.
---Resolve business and lease disputes, and, if necessary, assist
in the management of litigation.
---Develop a thorough understanding of the Company's business, its
people, markets, facilities, customers and competitors in order to
provide legal advice, structures and strategies.
---Establish a rapport and working relationship with business
managers in order to encourage andcontinue 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.
---Some travel is required (appx once every 6 to 8
---J.D. degree and a minimum of eight years of legal experience in
a mix of operations, corporate law and/or 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
(e.g., Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act, HIPAA).
--- Strong contract drafting, interpretation and negotiation
experience a must.
--- Experience advising and counseling management on a wide range
of legal matters impacting ongoing business operations.
---Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
---Exceptional emotional intelligence and relationship-building
---Assertive and a self-starter.
---Maturity and personal self-confidence including confidence in
---Strong interpersonal skills including a strong sense of
---Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
---A keen understanding of business and commerce, and the ability
to diagnose legal problems andpresent 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
---A bright individual who is a "quick study" and grasps issues
---A hard worker but also embraces the Core Value of Fun!
---Ability to work well under pressure in a fast moving, dynamic
---The maturity and flexibility to work effectively with senior
management, subordinates andoperations personnel.
---The interpersonal skills to be a value add team participant with
legal background rather than just the lawyer to the team.
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. Posted 3
Days Ago Full time R0147310 About Us About DaVita Inc. DaVita
(NYSE: DVA) is a health care provider focused on transforming care
delivery to improve quality of life for patients globally. The
company is one of the largest providers of kidney care services in
the U.S. and has been a leader in clinical quality and innovation
for more than 20 years. Through DaVita Kidney Care, the company
treats patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage kidney
disease. DaVita is committed to bold, patient-centric care models,
implementing the latest technologies and moving toward integrated
care offerings for all. Through these efforts, DaVita has also
become the largest provider of home dialysis in the country. As of
March 31, 2020, DaVita served 207,000 patients at 2,772 outpatient
dialysis centers in the United States. The company also operated
282 outpatient dialysis centers in ten countries worldwide. DaVita
has reduced hospitalizations, improved mortality, and worked
collaboratively to propel the kidney care industry to adopt an
equitable and high-quality standard of care for all patients,
everywhere. To learn more, visit DaVita.com/About.
Interested in joining our Village? There are over 70,000 careers
and counting. DaVita is an equal opportunity employer-
Male/Female/Veterans/Disabled. To learn more about what this means
click here .
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment
substance abuse testing and background verification checks.
We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including
those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the
requirements of applicable state and local laws.
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