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The position provides counsel to Kaiser Permanente business entities regarding healthcare transactions. This lawyer will partner with their business partners and clients on complex transactions work for Kaiser Permanente, including drafting and negotiating contracts with institutional providers such as hospital systems as well as large physician organizations, affiliations, merger/acquisition and new ventures.
Represent Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan on complex issues impacting Kaiser Permanente, across multiple legal business entities.
Negotiate provider agreements.
Assist in Healthcare transaction legal process.
Advise Hospitals and Health Plan and serve as a subject matter expert and educational resource regarding health care transactional matters and related laws and regulations.
Minimum seven (7) years of practice in a law firm or company with either healthcare or corporate specialties.
Demonstrates skillful insight into critical business problems and emerging issues.
Proven ability to render timely and sound legal advice within applicable legal principles.
Must have excellent written and oral advocacy skills and strong interpersonal skills.
Maintains current knowledge of specialty area.
Creative problem solver.
Positive personality that will be an asset to the group.
Comfortable reaching out to others to learn and develop necessary skills.
Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting.
California State Bar license or willingness to obtain California State Bar license required.
Excellent academic and professional qualifications.
A minimum of seven (7) years of general health care law experience, including a minimum of four (4) years of complex healthcare law experience.
Experience in the health care industry.
Experience advising complex organizations with interaction between multiple legal entities.
Knowledge of healthcare transactions, including provider and managed care contracting, mergers and acquisitions, affiliations and joint ventures, and related laws and regulations (e.g., fraud and abuse, reimbursement and tax exemption).
Big law firm training a plus.
In-house experience a plus.
Primary Location: Oakland, CA
Internal Number: 82188
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