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Corporate - General Attorney in Lewisville, TX

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Company name

Cardinal Health

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

6-9 yrs required


Lewisville, TX

Date Last Verified

Apr 23,2018

Posted on

Feb 20,2018

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Assistant General Counsel and Compliance Specialist The candidate will provide exceptional legal and compliance advice and guidance to Specialty Solutions business clients. Will demonstrate strong business acumen and ability to draft and negotiate contracts. Proactively identify enhancements or adjustments to ethics and compliance activities (e.g., policies, training, monitoring) based on changes in legal requirements or business strategies. Demonstrate knowledge and successful implementation of the elements of an effective compliance program. Handle fast paced and high volume workload. Identify legal and compliance issues and business risks and escalate appropriately. Effectively communicate with all levels of the firm's organization. Identify and collaborate with subject matter experts from other departments, especially the Legal, Regulatory Counsel and Compliance teams. Demonstrate knowledge of general commercial and healthcare law; specifically regulations related to manufacturer patient support programs such as prior authorization support and patient financial assistance programs. Identify opportunities for process improvements and efficiencies. Work under the general supervision of senior attorneys and exercise sound judgment as to matters that require attention of Legal and Compliance Departments senior leadership. Implement and develop a robust compliance training program, including online and live training campaigns. Promote and ensure compliance with the firm's Business Code of Conduct, as well as other company policies and procedures. Develop and implement compliance monitoring programs to ensure compliance with firm's policies and procedures. Conduct investigations and provide guidance on remedial actions, process improvements, and disciplinary actions. Provide sound, practical judgment in the interpretation and application of relevant laws including, Antitrust laws, healthcare laws and regulations, Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act, HIPAA, and FDCA. Interpret and provide guidance on firm's policies and procedures. Consult with and seek guidance from senior attorneys and compliance subject matter experts when appropriate. Proactively identify and assesses business and legal risks. Demonstrate excellent communication skills and ability to provide business clients with clear and precise guidance on business, compliance, and legal risks. Develop and conduct legal training for business clients. Seek input and expertise from other in-house lawyers and outside counsel and provide guidance to the business based on discussions with subject-matter experts. Understand complex legal, compliance and business situations and discerns relevant versus non-relevant facts and information. Collaborate with others and builds knowledge of business and key stakeholders. Proactively develop and maintain legal knowledge in specialized area(s), remaining up-to-date on current regulations, cases, trends and best practices. Identify opportunities to improve efficiency while providing flawless services levels. Communicate in a professional and persuasive manner and has appropriate support and substantiation for legal advice and recommendations. Ability to develop and implement policies, projects, processes, systems and controls across a complex company. Ability to work independently, cross-functionally and collaboratively.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have J.D. Degree with a record of high academic achievement in the undergraduate level and in law school. Must have License to practice law in Texas or active bar license in another state. Must have 6-9 years in related field, preferred in a large complex organization. Commercial/transactional experience required, extensive knowledge of healthcare law preferred. Compliance experience preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills; acute attention to detail is required.

Additional info

Ref 20029060

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Cardinal Health
7000 Cardinal Place
Dublin, OH 43017