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Director, Sr Corporate Counsel

DaVita Kidney Care
$121,200- $177,900/ year
Posted Mar 19
Full Time
On Site
Denver, Colorado

2000 16th St, Denver, Colorado, 80202-5117, United States of America

Over the last decade, we set out to be the world's greatest dialysis company, and over the next decade, we're poised to build the greatest healthcare community the world has ever seen. When you join the DaVita Village, you're joining a winning team. Through our commitment to training, growth and quality, we consistently achieve superior clinical outcomes while giving teammates the opportunity to excel in an award-winning environment that enables them to thrive both professionally and personally.

DaVita Inc., a company, is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care. DaVita Kidney Care is a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. DaVita Kidney Care consistently differentiates itself from other kidney care companies and surpasses national averages for clinical outcomes. The company's clinical outcomes for dialysis have improved for the past decade, and in many key areas measuring quality dialysis care, we lead the nation. As of December 31, 2016, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,350 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 187,700 patients. The company also operates 139 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside the United States.

DaVita’s well-regarded law department counsels all aspects of the company and provides legal support for all of the company’s transactions. The attorneys are integral strategic business partners that work closely with each other and senior management on a daily basis.

This position will be based in either of the following locations: DaVita’s World Headquarters in Denver, Colorado or our corporate business office in Brentwood, Tennessee.

The Senior Corporate Counsel, Clinical Providers and Peer Review, will serve as a lead attorney providing guidance and support on medical staff issues in support of DaVita’s Credentialing and Peer Review Teams as well as provide advice and strategic counsel to support our clinical internship programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Support Credentialing Team who is responsible for reviewing all applications submitted by providers to DaVita to be credentialed in our facilities. Identify and opine on elements that may be associated with increased risk to DaVita. Assist in updating medical staff bylaws.
  • Provide legal guidance related to peer review investigations. Develop policies and process related to state specific peer review requirements. Attend peer review hearings as needed.
  • Provide advice and strategic counsel to support our clinical internship programs, including developing new templates and reviewing contracts.
  • Manage outside counsel responsible for drafting and negotiating student training and ancillary agreements.
  • Other duties as assigned related to the peer review of credentialed providers and/or clinical teammates.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with internal business clients and colleagues.
  • Must be able to travel a minimum of 10%.
    • Here is what you can expect when you join our Village:
  • * A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
    
    • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
    • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
    • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
    • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
    • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.

A successful candidate will meet the following qualifications and characteristics:

 

  • J.D. Degree with minimum 5 years of legal experience
  • State bar qualification and good standing
  • Law firm experience required; additional in-house experience a plus
  • Strong alignment with DaVita’s Mission and Core Values
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Unquestioned integrity and ethics
  • Assertive and a self-starter
  • Maturity and strong interpersonal skills; one whose counsel and judgment are actively sought
  • Keen understanding of business and commerce, the ability to diagnose legal problems, and present positive, creative solutions and alternatives for management
  • Bright individual who is a “quick study” and grasps issues quickly. Not hindered by an overly bureaucratic and structured approach to solving problems.
  • Possesses good stamina and humor. Able to work well under pressure in a fast moving, dynamic company.
  • Maturity and flexibility to work effectively with senior management, subordinates and operations personnel.
  • Interpersonal skills to be team participant with legal background rather than just the lawyer to the team.
  • Key ability to accomplish tasks of both a recurring nature up to complicated analysis in a high volume, fast-paced environment.

Join us as we pursue our vision " To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen . "

Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.

Go to http://careers.davita.com to learn more or apply.

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Here is what you can expect when you join our Village:

  • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation. Enter text here

Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."

Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.

Go to http://careers.davita.com to learn more or apply.

What We’ll Provide:

More than just pay, our DaVita Rewards package connects teammates to what matters most. Teammates are eligible to begin receiving benefits on the first day of the month following or coinciding with one month of continuous employment. Below are some of our benefit offerings.

At DaVita, we strive to be a community first and a company second. We want all teammates to experience DaVita as "a place where I belong." Our goal is to embed Diversity & Belonging into everything we do in our Village, so that it becomes part of who we are. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. As such, individuals are recruited, hired, assigned and promoted without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Salary/ Wage Range

$121,200.00 - $177,900.00 / year

Compensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience and may fall outside of the range shown. DaVita offers a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Learn more at https://careers.davita.com/benefits