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Associate General Counsel

Posted Mar 23
Full Time
HybridMinnetonka, Minnesota

At UnitedHealthcare, we’re simplifying the health care experience, creating healthier communities and removing barriers to quality care. The work you do here impacts the lives of millions of people for the better. Come build the health care system of tomorrow, making it more responsive, affordable and equitable. Ready to make a difference? Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. 

If you are located in Minneapolis, MN, you will have the flexibility to work from home and in the office in this hybrid role* as you take on some tough challenges.

 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Provide support and strategic counsel on a wide variety of matters including, regulatory compliance and oversight, contracts, STARs, the Inflation Reduction Act, and finance
  • Collaborate with colleagues across the legal, compliance, and regulatory affairs departments  

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in. 

 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Juris Doctorate degree
  • Current, active licensure
  • 3+ years of experience as a licensed attorney
  • Demonstrated familiarity with the Medicare Program
  • Demonstrate familiarity with the Federal False Claims Act and Federal Anti-Kickback Statute

 
Preferred Qualifications:  

  • 2+ years of relevant legal experience in health care
  • Insurance, regulatory, or other healthcare experience
  • Experience providing strategic legal advice as an associate in a law firm setting or as in house counsel
  • Experience with regulatory agencies
  • Demonstrated understanding of business problems related to assigned legal projects and ability to evaluate and determine appropriate course of legal action
  • Proven success in collaborating across a matrixed legal department
  • Well-developed presentation skills
  • Ability to drive results
  • Ability to work effectively in an ambiguous environment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, results-oriented workplace
  • Ability to prioritize and work effectively under time constraints
  • Ability to build and maintain rapport with superiors, peers, and subordinates

 

Required Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid work ethic
  • Comfortable taking direction, and accountability for assigned legal projects

 

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.    
  
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.      
    
UnitedHealth Group is a drug – free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.