Associate General Counsel I or II in Portland, OR

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Cambia Health Solutions   •  

Portland, OR 97201

Industry: Healthcare

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Less than 5 years

Posted 45 days ago

Overview

Associate General Counsel I or II (depending on experience)

Portland, Seattle or Salt Lake City

Responsible for providing legal advice and counsel to all divisions within the corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates to contribute effectively toward accomplishment of corporate objectives.

At Cambia, our values are fundamental to achieving our Cause of transforming the health care industry. They guide our actions and bring diverse perspectives together to improve the health care journey better for those we serve. All eight values are equally important and linked to the others: Empathy, Hope, Courage, Trust, Commitment, Innovation, Collaboration and Accountability. These values are not just words on paper - we live them every day.


Responsibilities & Requirements

  • Demonstrated knowledge of general corporate and health insurance law, including HIPAA, ERISA, the ACA. and Mental Health Parity laws.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of general corporate law.
  • Demonstrated knowledge or health insurance law or experience with commercial transactions.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of state and federal corporate and insurance regulations and compliance standards.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with all levels of employees, including management, staff and internal clients, in any area of the company and within Legal.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide thorough analysis on legal issues, meet deadlines, and follow throughon assignments.
  • Demonstrated competency to organize and manage large volumes of information and priorities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of state and federal corporate and insurance regulations and compliance standards.
  • An understanding of laws applying to both fully insured and self-funded plans.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with all levels of employees, including management, staff and internal clients, in any area of the company and within Legal.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide thorough analysis on legal issues, meet deadlines, and follow throughon assignments.
  • Demonstrated competency to organize and manage large volumes of information and priorities.

Normally to be proficient in the competencies listed above:

  • Associate General Counsel I must be a graduate of an accredited law school, have a license in good standing to practice law in the state where the position is based or the ability to become licensed in a reasonable period of time. At least two years' experience as an attorney in corporate, government or law firm or equivalent experience which may be satisfied by excellent academic credentials and/or other experience/knowledge that demonstrates required skill set.
  • In addition, Associate General Counsel II must have at least three years' experience as an AssociateGeneral Counsel I with a high-level performance rating or five years as an attorney in corporate, government or law firm or equivalent experience which may be satisfied by excellent academic credentials and/or other experience/knowledge that demonstrated required skill set. Must be self-motivated, organized, and able to work independently or with others.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registration, Etc.:

  • Juris Doctor; highest academic credentials; admission and in good standing with United States (state) bar.

General Functions and Outcomes:

  • Advises officers and employees, including those at distant sites, on general corporate legal matters.
  • Negotiates agreements and provides legal advice on company involvement with employer-sponsored and other health plans, including both fully insured and self-funded plans.
  • Advises internal clients on navigating applicable state and federal laws and regulations concerning health care and health insurance law including HIPAA, ERISA, the ACA, and federal mental health parity.
  • Collaborates with and advises internal clients on permissible alternatives for realization of and clearing barriers to company-defined goals and direction.
  • Advises internal clients on relative levels of risk entailed in alternative courses of action that are underconsideration and offers additional alternatives where needed and available.
  • Manages conflict between and among Legal and other areas.
  • Responds to requests from various divisions of the corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates
  • dealing with corporate legal matters.
  • Ensures that legal documents and contracts are legally sufficient, complete, well written, and understandable
  • Assures that the corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates are adequately represented for legal issues including business policies, contracts and against actual and threatened litigation
  • Reviews and/or drafts new or modified health care policies, contracts, and other documents.
  • Makes compromise settlement decisions within authority limits set by the General Counsel or Chief Legal Officer.
  • Develops and maintains professional competence.
  • Fulfills responsibilities through effective use of available technologies.

Additional General Functions & Outcomes for Associate General Counsel II:

  • Provides mentoring of Associate General Counsels to improve and hone their skills and ensure that their performance is of the highest quality.
  • Selects outside counsel to represent on various matters and may manage outside counsel as well as the legal issue.
  • Performs other legal, administrative or management functions as directed by senior leaders in the department, including Deputy General Counsel or Chief Legal Officer.

Work Environment:

  • Some travel required.

Valid Through: 2019-10-29