Sr. Associate General Counsel

UnitedHealth   •  

Virtual / Travel

Industry: Healthcare


8 - 10 years

Posted 180 days ago

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OptumRx is an innovative pharmacy benefit management organization managing the prescription drug benefits of commercial, Medicare and other governmental health plans, as well as those of employers and unions. Services offered by the company include pharmacy network contracting, rebate contracting and administration, mail order pharmacy facilities, specialty drugs and retail drug claims processing. OptumRx is part of Optum, a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to making the health system work better for everyone.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide OptumRx business leaders with effective advice and counsel on regulatory and transactional matters, and business strategies
  • Operating in a strategic and pro-active manner to assist our internal business clients in managing their relationships with pharmaceutical and network partners, and managing the legal and regulatory risk related to prescription drug programs
  • Functioning as part of a high performing, collegial team

As a member of the OptumRx legal team, close collaboration with colleagues is expected, as well as a willingness to adapt to the changing legal support requirements of our growing business. Required Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctorate degree
  • 10 or more years of legal experience in health care regulatory and transactional practices

  Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Experience working with the pharmacy and pharmacy benefits management industries
  • Understanding of the managed health care industry


Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)