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As a member of the Legal Department's Provider Operations Practice Group, this position provides counsel to Kaiser Permanente hospitals and health care providers regarding regulatory and operational matters. This is an opportunity to have a broad provider regulatory practice, supporting Kaiser Permanente’s operations as a nonprofit integrated delivery system, including hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, clinics, home health, hospice, ancillary services, and pharmacies, in California and the eight other jurisdictions where Kaiser Permanente operates.
Advise Kaiser Foundation Hospital and Health Plan leadership on complex regulatory issues impacting Kaiser Permanente operations and strategic plans across multiple legal business entities.
Serve as Provider Operations assignee to several California hospitals regarding regulatory and operational matters, such as state licensing, Medicare Conditions of Participation, accreditations standards, quality, credentialing and medical staff matters, patient consent, scope of practice, bioethics, and privacy.
Collaborate with other Legal Department attorneys to advise national and regional leadership on complex and innovative care delivery models across the continuum of care.
Serve as a subject matter expert and educational resource on specialized aspects of hospital and provider regulatory issues for business leaders and colleagues, depending on experience, but preferably in the areas of pharmacy law or reimbursement.
Serve as a subject matter expert and resource for advocacy of Kaiser Permanente policy positions furthering Kaiser Permanente’s mission.
Minimum eight (8) years of general health care law experience, including a minimum of five (5) years of provider regulatory experience.
Successful candidate will have a working knowledge of hospital operations and physician practice matters and regulatory issues.
Experience providing interpretation and analysis of statutes, regulations and hospital and physician practice standards, processes and procedures.
Superior writing and analytical skills based on substantial experience advising complex organizations with interaction between legal entities.
Solid work ethic, excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal), and sharp analytical skills.
Ability to work independently and to work collaboratively as a part of a team.
California State Bar license or willingness to obtain California State Bar license required.
Excellent academic and professional qualifications.
A minimum of ten (10) years of general health care law experience, including a minimum of 8 years of provider regulatory experience strongly preferred.
Pharmacy experience is a plus.
Medicare Fee for Service experience is a plus.
Big law firm training a plus.
In-house experience a plus.
Primary Location: Oakland, CA or Pasadena, CA
Internal Number: 101119
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