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McKesson's well-regarded General Counsel Organization is seeking an experienced healthcare lawyer with transactional experience to support the community pharmacy customer segment of McKesson's Pharma Solutions and Services business unit. McKesson's Community Pharmacy segment provides drug distribution and related services to independent, small and medium chain retail customers as well as comprehensive solutions and distribution services to long-term care, specialty, infusion, combo-shop and hospice care customers.
Provides legal advice and services on issues concerning the rights, obligations and privileges of the organization. Represents the organization to customers, suppliers, competitors and government agencies. Provides resolution of business or technical issues by identifying legal solutions and recommending a course of action. Examines legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuits.
Provides day-to-day legal support for the Community Pharmacy customer segment including legal support for customer and group purchasing organization contracting and dispute resolution;
Provides day-to-day legal support for one of the sub-business units (Plasma and Biologics, Alternate Site, etc.) and act as primary point of contact for legal matters relating to that sub-business unit
Supports requests for proposals and marketing initiatives;
Provides health care regulatory advice and education on issues related to supply agreements and other arrangements between distributors and customers, buying groups, and other healthcare service companies;
Effectively partner with business colleagues to understand commercial objectives and memorialize into agreements and supporting materials
Serves as a legal advisor to business unit leadership on a wide array of topics relating to segment needs, including legal risk mitigation, customer management, strategic initiatives and compliance programs; and
Frequently interacts with other internal legal, compliance, and business stakeholders across functional groups, as well as specialized outside counsel.
2-5+ years of healthcare law experience
Law firm experience combined with in-house experience preferred
Knowledge of healthcare fraud and abuse laws
Excellent commercial contracting drafting and negotiation skills
Ability to provide sound, clear legal advice within the company, including senior business executives
Ability to adapt communication style depending on the recipient's level of sophistication about legal issues
Comfortable working on multiple projects concurrently
Business acumen dealing with risk management and organizational savvy
Ability to work closely with, facilitate interactions within, and influence large cross-functional teams (including representatives from other areas of the General Counsel Organization regulatory and compliance professionals, sales professionals and operations managers)
Must be a team player who can develop strong working relationships and work collaboratively with internal clients and other members of the legal team
Juris Doctor Degree with excellent academic credentials. Member of a jurisdiction is required.
McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.
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Current employees must apply through the internal career site.
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