Director, Assistant General Counsel

2022-07-15
Full Time

Description

2000 16th St, Denver, Colorado, 80202-5117, United States of America

Title: Director & Assistant General Counsel-Payor Contracts

Location: This position can be fully remote

Overview of DaVita

DaVita Kidney Care is the dialysis division of DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500 company that, through its operating divisions, provides a variety of health care services to patient populations throughout the United States and abroad. A leading provider of kidney care in the United States, DaVita delivers services with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. DaVita 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 December 31, 2016, DaVita operated or provided administrative services at 2,350 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 188.000 patients. The company also operates 154 outpatient dialysis centers located in eleven countries outside of the United States. DaVita supports numerous programs dedicated to creating positive, sustainable change in communities around the world. The company?s leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu. For more information please visit www.davita.com.

DaVita is the employer of choice for approximately 67,000 professionals (?teammates?) and is guided by its mission?to become the provider, partner and employer of choice. DaVita Inc. is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol DVA.


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.

Position Description:


This position reports to the Vice President & Associate General Counsel of Payor Contracts. This teammate will serve as a vital member of DaVita?s Payor Contracting Legal team. Those who excel in this role are extremely organized, process-oriented, self-starters, high performers, results driven, and possess a desire to create and implement best practices and process. The ideal candidate would thrive in a deadline-driven and fast-paced environment while working collaboratively within a team in support of highly sophisticated internal clients. Successful teammates in this role possess a high-level of multi-tasking and project management abilities, are detail-oriented, have exceptional organizational and time management skills, have a "can do" attitude, are flexible and adaptable to change, are independent thinkers, and most of all, are strong team players.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Manage complex projects involving diverse stakeholders and tight deadlines;
  • Draft, review, and negotiate plan and provider agreements and amendments;
  • Ability and confidence to sit work on complex projects and negotiations;
  • Actively participate in the development and implementation and revision of contract templates, playbooks, process and training designed to increase efficiency and decrease contract cycle times;
  • Thoughtfully lead and collaborate throughout the contracting and legal review processes by analyzing significant business, financial, and legal risks;
  • Develop and effectively articulate creative solutions and mitigation strategies for key negotiation points to achieve timely and beneficial results;
  • Cultivate and maintain key internal stakeholder relationships, analyze and revise contract language, resolve issues, coordinate with legal and non-legal teammates, and communicate regularly with peers and leadership.

Qualifications:

  • JD from an ABA accredited law school.
  • Licensed to practice law in at least one US jurisdiction required with the ability to waive into Colorado, if needed.
  • Subject matter expert in health law.
  • Lead role in most matters (i.e. ?1st chair?).
  • Advisor and strategic partner to the business (an ?ambassador/liaison? between business and JLD, more than a substantive expert).
  • Assists in setting and achieving goals for lane.
  • Assists in setting and achieving budget for lane.
  • Leading one or more strategic initiatives/projects for JLD.
  • Outside counsel management.
  • Approximately 10+ years? relevant experience, in-house or senior counsel in law firm (or equivalent).
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required.
  • Traits of success in this position include:
    • Commitment to DaVita's values of Service Excellence, Integrity, Team, Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Fulfillment and Fun with ability to demonstrate those positively and proactively to co-workers, management and/or vendors in every day performance and interactions.
    • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Demonstrated time management skills and ability to handle multiple priorities with shifting time frames, and meet tight deadlines; self-starter with high degree of initiative, urgency, and follow-through.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and organizational skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently within scope of responsibilities and with minimal supervision and to foster a positive work environment.

Key Skills:

  • Provider-side payor contracting experience is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with value based contracting and risk contracting is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills, with ability to communicate persuasively both orally and in writing.
  • Exceptional project management: ability to organize and lead multiple works streams.
  • Proficient in analytical skills, including knowledge of Excel.
  • Proven ability to ?get stuff done? and liaise with cross-functional constituents.
  • Commitment to service excellence.
  • Creative, strategic thinker.

What DaVita Provides:

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 HeadspaceŽ, 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 Star Learning.
  • Salary/ Wage Range: $133,500 to $180,000

    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.

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

$133,300.00 to $195,700.00

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.


Position Pay Range:

133,300.00-195,700.00
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