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'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 “JLD.” The JLD is comprised of approximately 200 attorneys, paralegals, and professionals. The JLD values diversity, support and respect for each other, analytical rigor, commitment to professional development, and a passion for excellence.
GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB: This attorney will provide legal guidance and support to the Company on regulatory and compliance related matters, including, but not limited to federal and state fraud and abuse laws and other health care regulatory laws as such matters arise in the context of outpatient dialysis centers and related businesses. This position requires expertise in the healthcare regulatory laws, including CMS and state Provider Enrollment and facility licensure regulations, the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Civil Monetary Penalties and Beneficiary Inducement laws and their implementing regulations. This attorney should have expertise in providing regulatory guidance to health care entities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Serve as legal regulatory counsel and strategic partner to DaVita, with an emphasis on healthcare laws and regulations. Assist other DaVita regulatory attorneys, compliance teammates, and business clients in identifying and resolving legal/regulatory matters. Advise on compliance with federal and state healthcare industry laws and regulations. Monitor changes in relevant regulatory and reimbursement areas, and provide education and legal counsel to clients and JLD teammates on those changes.
Juris Doctorate degree with a minimum 4 years of legal practice in the healthcare industry.
Prior legal experience within healthcare industry, either in house or with a law firm.
At least one State Bar Admission and in good standing.
Expertise in healthcare regulatory matters.
Substantial knowledge of health care fraud and abuse laws and regulations.
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.
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.
Ability to distill and articulate complex legal concepts into “plain English” that clients can readily understand and apply to their business.
Work with clients proactively to identify risks and ensure appropriate risk mitigation strategies are employed.
Provide valuable advice and counsel within the context of the broader business and enterprise-level objectives.
Proactively communicate and manage expectations with multiple constituencies.
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.
A commitment to personal and professional growth.
Candid and personally secure.
Ability and willingness to seek and receive feedback constructively as development opportunities.
Salary & Benefits
Salary commensurate with experience. Annual bonus also part of compensation.
Standard benefit package for FORTUNE 200 Company.
Here is What You Can Expect When You Join DaVita
A company that truly lives its core values: a culture based on relationships, rewards for stellar performance, exceptional benefits, and a unique opportunity for personal growth and succession through multiple career paths.
Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure
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.
DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care and DaVita Medical Group. 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 strives to improve patients' quality of life by innovating clinical care, and by offering integrated treatment plans, personalized care teams and convenient health-management services. As of September 30, 2017, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,470 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 196,000 patients. The company also operated 230 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside the United States. DaVita Kidney Care supports numerous programs dedicated to creating positive, sustainable change in communities around the world. The company's leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts are recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.