Healthcare Counsel

Job ID: J109892
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Oct 18, 2017

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JOB SUMMARY

This job investigates factual situations and presents well-reasoned and creative solutions and alternatives based upon independent legal research and analysis of the facts and the law. The incumbent provides accurate legal advice and prepares effective documents based upon knowledge of federal, Pennsylvania and other applicable law, and the regulatory environments in which the Organization and its affiliates (“Organization”) function. Provides regular legal support for one or more discrete units of the Corporation and demonstrate increasing knowledge of the Organization's business, while retaining the discipline of legal analysis. Works cooperatively with inside counsel, and as necessary, outside legal counsel.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide regular legal support for one or more discrete units of the Organization, and demonstrate increasing knowledge of the Organization’s business, while retaining the discipline of legal analysis.
  • Maintain positive and effective relations with other members of the Law Department, as well as management and other staff of the Organization, and outside counsel.
  • Perform legal research and investigate facts.
  • Investigate situations and present well-reasoned and creative solutions and alternatives based upon independent legal research and analysis of the facts and the law.
  • Prepare legal memoranda, contracts, pleadings, analyses, correspondences and other relevant documents.
  • Provide legal advice to management and staff.
  • Provide accurate legal advice and prepare effective documents based upon knowledge of federal, Pennsylvania and other applicable law, and the regulatory environments in which the Organization functions.
  • Provide results of analysis to other attorneys in the Law Department, or, under the direction of a managing attorney or other more experienced attorney, directly to appropriate management and staff of the Organization.
  • Apply sound business judgment to the provision of legal advice.
  • Maintain and foster productive relationships between the Organization and group accounts, consultants, producers and other third-parties.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

Required

  • Juris Doctorate (JD)

Substitutions

  • None

Preferred

  • None

EXPERIENCE

Required

  • 3 - 5 years in Legal

To Include

  • 3 - 5 years in Insurance Regulation, Health Law, General Corporate Law, Contracts, Antitrust and/or Employee benefits

Preferred

  • None

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Required

  • Licensed to Practice Law - Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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