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Sr Legal Counsel

Company: CVS Health
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWould you like to join Fortune 4 CVS Health as a leader in our dynamic legal team? As a Senior Counsel - Pharmacy Services you will provide strategic legal advice to internal business partners and leadership. You will be responsible for drafting and negotiating commercial prescription benefit management (PBM) contracts with CVS Health's health plan and employer clients/payors. In this role you will actively advise internal partners on an array of matters. You will work in conjunction with other team members and business partners to interpret and administer PBM services agreements, provide legal and regulatory compliance interpretation, and general corporate legal advice. Additionally, you will identify business and legal risks and recommend solutions that balance those risks with business objectives. Duties & Responsibilities:--- You will develop a deep understanding of the business and operational goals of your assigned internal clients, and work diligently to develop and maintain positive relationships with clients at all levels of the organization.--- You will collaborate effectively and work as a member of the broader team, providing practical and sound advice to internal clients on legal issues related to business objectives, and take an active role in driving projects to successful conclusion.--- You will provide counsel directly to our PBM division leadership.--- You will manage the work of one or more paralegal and/or administrative staff members.Required Qualifications--- 5+ years experience in transactional and/or complex contracting with a healthcare company or law firm, with at least some background in healthcare law.--- You possess a basic knowledge of healthcare laws and regulations, including HIPAA, Medicare, Medicaid, the False Claims Act, and the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute.--- You have a commitment to high standards in your work product--- Admitted to practice law in at least one state.--- Ability to travel up to 5-10% (subject to any current COVID-19 related travel restrictions).COVID RequirementsCOVID-19 Vaccination RequirementCVS Health requires certain colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, religious belief, or other legally recognized reasons that prevents them from being vaccinated. You are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status or apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment. Please note that in some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination or an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work.Preferred Qualifications--- You possess a strong working knowledge of healthcare laws and regulations, including HIPAA, Medicare, Medicaid, the False Claims Act, and the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute.--- You have 7+ years in practice, with healthcare or PBM experience.--- You have post-graduate educational or writing experience.--- You have expertise in negotiating and drafting a variety of complex contracts.--- You possess strong business insight.--- You possess excellent written and oral communication skills, initiative, drive and self-confidence.--- You have experience managing other legal team members.EducationUndergraduate degree and Juris Doctor required.Business OverviewBring your heart to CVS HealthEvery one of us at CVS Health shares a single, clear purpose: Bringing our heart to every moment of your health. This purpose guides our commitment to deliver enhanced human-centric health care for a rapidly changing world. Anchored in our brand - with heart at its center - our purpose sends a personal message that how we deliver our services is just as important as what we deliver.Our Heart At Work Behaviors--- support this purpose. We want everyone who works at CVS Health to feel empowered by the role they play in transforming our culture and accelerating our ability to innovate and deliver solutions to make health care more personal, convenient and affordable. We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an affirmative action employer, and is an equal opportunity employer, as are the physician-owned businesses for which CVS Health provides management services. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, promotion, or any other personnel action based on race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: CVS Health, Buffalo Grove , Sr Legal Counsel, Legal , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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