Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services.
The company’s global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries.
Baxter’s employees worldwide are building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.
The Senior Counsel, Global Privacy will join will join Baxter’s Global Privacy Office and will report to the Chief Privacy Officer.
The Senior Counsel Global Privacy will be responsible for partnering with the Chief Privacy Officer and global colleagues in developing, implementing, and maintaining an effective compliance program to help ensure compliance with Baxter’s privacy policies and procedures and the various privacy laws applicable to the Company. Although there is a particular focus on U.S. laws related to the protection of patient health information such as HIPAA and similar state laws, a significant portion of position involves supporting privacy issues globally.
Working with the Chief Privacy Officer, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to further define the reach, program and role of privacy across this incredibly dynamic global company. S/he will be a commercially astute business partner who will collaborate effectively across the Company to influence and ensure the highest standards are met and prudent measures are taken in these matters.
The successful candidate will be an important part of the Privacy function. S/he will have the opportunity to make an immediate contribution to Baxter’s continuing growth and success. The person sought for this role will be a proven candidate with strong intellectual, technical and implementation skills. The position will have significant responsibilities for ensuring the company’s Privacy program provides employees with clear policies, high-impact education and counseling, and efficient systems so that they may achieve their business goals consistent with the law and the company’s expectations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Education / Certifications
The successful candidate will hold a lawdegree from a top tier institution and be licensed in good standing to practice law in at least one state and one federal jurisdiction within the United States.
A big picture thinker and solutions oriented lawyer with a “hands-on” energetic approach and style coupled with a strong work ethic.
High degree of accountability, professional motivation and drive with the resulting ability to thrive in a results oriented culture while driving excellence to optimize the execution of transactions.
Fast and nimble, able to pivot between audiences and provide sound legal and business advice in a timely fashion.
Must be a team player who is collaborative and resourceful; but also have ability to work independently.
Detail oriented and an ability to manage heavy workflow, while setting appropriate priorities and deadlines and delivering results on time.
Analytic and strategic with the ability to devise creative solutions to effectively drive toward recommendations and closure.
Smart, confident and ability to act as a “business partner.”
Impeccable integrity and ability handle confidential and sensitive matters with discretion.
Dynamic individual with a strategic mind-set, confident & with the ability to stand their ground when in discussions and putting points across to others, when necessary.