Associate Legal Counsel

 •  CVS Health Woonsocket, RI and 2 other locations

Less than 5 years experience  •  Biotech/Pharma

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17
Woonsocket, RI
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17

Position Summary:
As an Associate Legal Counsel for CVS Health, you will provide strategic legal counsel to internal business partners with respect to healthcare regulations and laws. You will proactively advise business partners on a wide variety of matters and work collaboratively with other attorneys and partners on matters related to client agreements and legal and regulatory compliance.

You will identify business and legal risks and provide solutions which balance legal issues and business objectives. You will be expected to develop a keen understanding of the business and operational goals of assigned internal clients and work diligently to develop and maintain positive relationships with clients at all levels of the organization.

You will support the contracting work for pharmacy and administration agreements. You will recommend practical and sound advice to internal clients on legal issues related to business objectives and take an active role in driving projects to final result.

As part of the Legal team, you will gain experience working with a dynamic in-house legal department and play a key role in the contracting processes. You will increase your working knowledge of 340B compliance and further develop your skills in a regulated environment.

This position can be located in Scottsdale, AZ; Irving, TX; Northbrook, IL; or Woonsocket, RI.

Required Qualifications:
-1+ years of legal or contracting experience with a law firm or healthcare company.
-Admitted to practice law in at least one state and member in good standing of applicable state bar association(s).

Preferred Qualifications:
-Strong knowledge of healthcare laws and regulations including:
*340B Program
*Affordable Care Act
*False Claims Act
*Federal Anti-Kickback Statute
-Excellent written and oral communication skills, initiative, and drive.
-Experience negotiating complex services agreements.
-3 + years experience in-house or with a healthcare company.

Bachelor's Degree and Juris Doctorate.

Business Overview:
CVS Health, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units – MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will consider qualified job candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT

Job ID: 717842BR

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