Senior Legal Counsel

Posting Date: 06/07/2019
Closing Date: 08/07/2019
Posting Level: Mid-Level

Coloplast has a new opportunity available for a Senior Legal Counsel to join our legal team at our Minneapolis headquarters. 

You will report to the Lead Counsel, North America and support Coloplast’s North American businesses.   As a member of the legal team, you will be involved in advising business clients on various general corporate matters.  We are seeking an individual with experience working in a highly regulated industry advising business clients on the Federal anti-kickback statute (AKS), the False Claims Act (FCA), HIPAA, and other federal and state laws applicable to a medical device manufacturer.  You will use your broad legal background to collaborate with other legal and functional experts to ensure that material legal issues are identified, quickly and clearly communicated to senior management, and efficiently resolved.

Responsibilities:

- This individual will have responsibility for providing general legal support to our Durable Medical Equipment (DME) subsidiary including the drafting, review and/or negotiating agreements with government and private payors.

- Provide legal guidance to business clients regarding business practices covered by applicable federal and state laws.

- Review and advise on promotional materials.

- Draft, review and/or negotiate general business agreements.

- Assists in the drafting, implementation and coordination of legal policies, procedures and training.

- Pursues continuous education on developments in the law relating to company business and conduct.

- Integrates with the business to provide sound, practical guidance and solutions.

- Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:

- Juris Doctor from nationally recognized and accredited law school.

- Licensed to practice law.

- 5+ years of legal experience preferably in healthcare (e.g.; DME, medical devices, pharma, provider, etc.).

- Strong working knowledge and experience consulting business clients on the Federal anti-kickback statute, False Claims Act, HIPAA, and other federal and state laws applicable to Coloplast’s business.

- Previous experience working with payors preferred (e.g., Medicare, Medicaid, private payors).

- Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as member of a small team.

- Uses excellent business judgment to make decisions and provide advice that demonstrates an understanding of overall business objectives and the risk and/or rewards of each situation.

- Demonstrated ability to effectively articulate position and provide direction to questions from a variety of internal and external customers in a fast-paced environment.

- Exhibits exceptional written and oral communication skills.

- Work product presentation and communications must instill confidence of underlying quality in business environment.

- Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.


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