Position Description: The position provides counsel to Kaiser Permanente hospitals and health care providers regarding regulatory and operational matters. This is an opportunity to have a broad care delivery regulatory practice, supporting Kaiser Permanente’s operations as a non-profit 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 Hospitals and Health Plan leadership on legal issues affecting care delivery operations and strategic initiatives, with an emphasis on regulatory, compliance, and patient care matters
Serve as Provider Operations assignee to several California hospitals and other Kaiser Permanente markets regarding a range of regulatory and operational matters, such as state licensing, Medicare Conditions of Participation, accreditation standards, risk management, patient consent and decision-making, scope of practice, bioethics, and privacy.
Serve as a subject matter expert on specialized aspects of provider regulatory issues, depending on experience and interests, such as telehealth, bioethics, hospital professional staff matters, medical staff bylaws and health plan credentialing, privacy and security of health information, clinical research, and pharmacy and medical device regulation.
Serve as a subject matter expert and resource for advocacy of Kaiser Permanente policy positions furthering Kaiser Permanente’s mission.
12+ years of general health care law experience, including a minimum of 8 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 part of a team.
Applicable bar license or willingness to obtain such license within two years is strongly expected.
Excellent academic and professional qualifications.
A minimum of 12+ 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
Internal Number: 108738
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