Come make a difference in the lives of others! Volunteers of America is one the nation's largest and most comprehensive human services organizations. Volunteers of America National Services (“VOANS”) is a subsidiary of VOA that operates nationwide in the areas of senior healthcare and affordable housing. VOANS senior healthcare owns and operates over 46 senior living and care communities programs and employs over 3,000 professional staff. We offer multiple senior care programs including skilled nursing, assisted living, home health services, independent living, memory support, PACE, respite care, senior behavioral health, and transitional care. These communities are located in Minnesota, Colorado, Florida, Ohio, Arizona, Michigan, North Carolina, and Nevada.
Volunteers of America is seeking an accomplished healthcare attorney, to provide legal advice in the area of healthcare contracting and compliance with a focus on the Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to, HIPAA and CMS, applicable to skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, the PACE program, and continuing care retirement communities. Experience in negotiations, writing and reviewing contractual agreements, including, but not limited to healthcare provider agreements, medical director agreements, lease agreements and service agreements. Candidate must be able to cultivate strong working relationships with legal department members, senior management, compliance officers, and outside counsel. Superior organizational, analytical, and time management skills required; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and effectively manage shifting priorities; and exceptional attention to detail and follow-up capability. Work with Senior Vice President for Litigation, Risk Management and Compliance and healthcare operations staff on development of policies and procedures and implementation of compliance program. Perform pre-litigation work to minimize risk, ensure policies are implemented consistently, and maximize legal position. Strong computer, written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to train healthcare team and its affiliates on substantive legal topics. Salary is commensurate with experience, as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, retirement, etc.
Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school. Previous experience as in-house counsel or with a non-profit healthcare organization desired with 5-10 years of health law experience with particular strength in transactional work, regulatory due diligence and contracting in the healthcare space. Must have knowledge of the general Federal and state health care regulatory schemes and preferably would have significant experience with and knowledge of HIPAA/HITECH Act, Medicare conditions of participation, the PACE program, the Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback statute, licensing and reimbursement. Must have a bias for action, strong work ethic, professionalism, customer orientation, and the flexibility to work in a team environment or independently, and under pressure successfully. Position is located in Eden Prairie, MN with ability to travel is required, particularly to Alexandria, VA and VOANS healthcare sites.
Additional Salary Information: Volunteers of America offer a competitive salary & generous benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, retirement, etc.
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About Volunteers of America
Volunteers of America is one the nation's largest and most comprehensive human services organizations. Since 1896, our ministry of service has supported and empowered America's most vulnerable groups, including at-risk youth, the frail elderly, men and women returning from prison, homeless individuals and families, people with disabilities, and those recovering from addictions. We are one of the nation’s largest nonprofit providers of quality, affordable housing for low and moderate-income households and persons with special needs.