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Legal Counsel Sr - Carelon Behavioral Health

$145,572- $249,552
Posted Jul 05
Full Time
Atlanta, Georgia

Description

Legal Counsel Sr - Carelon Behavioral Health

Location: This position will work a hybrid model (remote and office). The Ideal candidate will live within 50 miles of one of our Elevance Health PulsePoint locations.

_A proud member of the Elevance Health family of companies, Carelon Behavioral Health, formerly Beacon Health Options, offers superior clinical mental health and substance use disorder management, a comprehensive employee assistance program, work/life support, specialty programs for autism and depression, and insightful analytics to improve the delivery of care.

_ The Legal Counsel Sr - Carelon Behavioral Health will be responsible for completing a variety of routine and non-routine legal assignments and intermediate level projects independently and using professional legal concepts and principles in accordance with company and departmental objectives to solve challenging, or legal issues in practical ways. Works autonomously with regular collaboration and reporting to management. At this level the associate has developed a specific technical depth and/or breadth of organizational and industry legal issues.

How You Will Make An Impact

  • Research legal principles and precedents.
  • Draft and execute legal documents.
  • Collaborate with lawyers and non-lawyers throughout the enterprise on initiatives and implementations.
  • Serves as a strategic partner with assigned clients.
  • Provides legal solutions to a wide range of difficult or new problems.
  • Develops recommendations and solutions that are thorough, practical, and consistent with organizational objectives, and engages with others in a proactive and collaborative manner.
  • Assesses and mitigates risk for familiar situations.
  • Reports to management any identified business exposure and associated risks as well as mitigation techniques being utilized.
  • Establishes a proactive, engaged partnership with Carelon Behavioral Health business leadership to prevent or reduce the unnecessary escalation of issues.
  • Operates within a matrixed organization, which includes both Carelon and Elevance leaders.
  • Manages multiple fast-moving projects in an organized manner, paying close attention to details.

Minimum Requirements

  • Requires a JD, current license to practice law, and a minimum of 6 years of specific industry and/or technical legal experience post licensure; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

For candidates working in person or remotely in the below locations, the salary* range for this specific position is $145,572 to $249,552.

Locations: California; New York;

In addition to your salary, Elevance Health offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). The salary offered for this specific position is based on a number of legitimate, non-discriminatory factors set by the company. The company is fully committed to ensuring equal pay opportunities for equal work regardless of gender, race, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local pay equity laws.

  • The salary range is the range Elevance Health in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. This range may be modified in the future and actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level. Even within the range, the actual compensation will vary depending on the above factors as well as market/business considerations. No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes for compensation from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Who We Are

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. We are a Fortune 25 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve.

How We Work

At Elevance Health, we are creating a culture that is designed to advance our strategy but will also lead to personal and professional growth for our associates. Our values and behaviors are the root of our culture. They are how we achieve our strategy, power our business outcomes and drive our shared success - for our consumers, our associates, our communities and our business.

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

Elevance Health operates in a Hybrid Workforce Strategy. Unless specified as primarily virtual by the hiring manager, associates are required to work at an Elevance Health location at least once per week, and potentially several times per week. Specific requirements and expectations for time onsite will be discussed as part of the hiring process. Candidates must reside within 50 miles or 1-hour commute each way of a relevant Elevance Health location.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide an acceptable explanation. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact elevancehealthjobssupport@elevancehealth.comfor assistance.