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Initially support the Sleep and Respiratory Care Sales and Service (“SRC Sales”) team of Philips' North America. This team provides solutions that include the selling of a broad range of medical devices and related services and solutions; many of which include cloud based, connected digital propositions. This position is transaction based and therefore also requires the selected lawyer to issue spot and address legal, compliance and ethical matters arising from sales negotiations.
You are responsible to
Generally, provide legal support to Philips' Sleep & Respiratory businesses. These businesses develop, manufacture, and sell sophisticated clinical, health and wellness related products, software applications, along with related consulting and support services. An integral part of this business is health informatics, big data, IT-related services, SaaS business models as well as Philips' branded digital health platform which is used throughout Philips.
Specifically, provide commercial legal support for a wide variety of customer programs offered by SRC Sales, including creating and updating forms and templates and negotiating sales, rental and service agreements.
Identify and resolve US Anti-kickback, Privacy, Antitrust, and other issues in sales and service programs and transactions.
Provide legal and compliance training to the SRC Sales teams.
Work independently and provide consultative legal advice to the assigned functional areas.
Develop one's legal talents over time by eventually being able to support the broad scope of Philips' health technologies businesses.
Assist in other areas of SRC Sales as needed such as those related to R&D, procurement and marketing.
Coordinate and facilitate other related business initiatives when applicable.
Identifying business and legal risks and offering creative solutions and counseling based on a reasonable balance of the applicable issues;
You are a part of
The Law Department is an integral part of Philips. Like our products, services and solutions, we make a difference. We are dedicated to providing high quality legal services on a timely basis to our colleagues around the world so that we as a company can not only better serve our customers but also the communities we serve and in which we live. At Philips, lawyers are assigned to specific businesses so that they can develop deep insights into the legal, clinical, social, and political issues affecting them. After a few years, they are reassigned so to leverage their accumulated experience in other businesses.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Requires a JD from an accredited U.S. law school and admission to a state bar and at least three years of experience in either a corporate environment or with a law firm.
Excellent listening, drafting and negotiating skills and the ability to manage conflicting priorities in a fast paced environment.
Experience in and interest in providing commercial legal support to sales and/or service professionals selling heathcare product solutions or technology offerings to healthcare providers.
Willingness to act as a valuable business partner and not merely as a lawyer citing risk. Our clients seek solutions to their problems and rely on the Legal Department to do so.
Comfortable being a self-advocate to build consensus to obtain results that are in the business interest of your corporate client.
Experience working on multidisciplinary teams that deal with selling complex products, service and solutions.
Working familiarity with Healthcare Compliance laws (i.e. Medicare Fraud and Abuse, the Personal Services Safe Harbor, Sunshine Law, and HIPAA) for issue spotting purposes.
In return, we offer you
Our goal is to provide a work environment that continually challenges intellectually and professionally and provides the opportunity to do our life's best work. We are convinced that by continually expanding our perspective, we will contribute to our corporate goals of improving patient outcomes, reducing the complexity and cost of delivering excellent healthcare, and helping people live longer, fuller lives in dignity and with respect.
Why should you join Philips?
Working at Philips is more than a job. It's a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.