Associate, General Counsel
The candidate will lead attorney for Company' medical sales business units. Responsible for advising and liaising with senior executives with respect to healthcare fraud and abuse, compliance and transactional matters, and spearheading major initiatives. Other responsibilities include serving as a member of business executive committees; supervising sales and marketing program development; supporting outside counsel engagements; developing policy and procedure to control major risk areas; supervising paralegals and administrative staff; maintaining Company' overall risk profile and ethical standards; and leading and developing a team of lawyers and paralegals supporting the business. Serve as principal legal advisor for certain Company medical sales business units providing advice on a broad range of topics including commercial transactions healthcare fraud and abuse compliance and regulatory and quality issues. Provide guidance on risks and best practices related to Anti- Kickback Statute, False Claims Act, Physician Payments Sunshine Act and Food Drug and Cosmetic Act. Supervise contract negotiation and drafting processes and performing negotiation and drafting as required for a variety of commercial transactions. Ensure optimized process for legal review of commercial transactions. Provide support in establishing and documenting sales programs and promotions. Actively communicate with the Company General Counsel and members of the OCA Legal Department regarding material risks. Implement and deliver training to sales business units regarding material legal updates. Contribute to development of company and department policies and standards. Supervise and lead personnel, including attorneys and paralegal staff. Proactively identify legal risks affecting Company and collaborate with senior management to mitigate risks. Follow and advise on major developments in laws and regulations.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have J.D. Degree from an accredited law school. Must be Licensed to practice law; Pennsylvania or Massachusetts State Bar membership a plus. 10 years of experience at law firm or in-house legal function at mid-to-large size company required. Should have expertise with the relevant legal and regulatory landscape, including, but not limited to fraud and abuse laws, (Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act), FDA regulation (Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act), privacy (HIPAA), anti-corruption (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act), and financial transparency (Physician Payments Sunshine Act). Must have transactional experience negotiating agreements with stakeholders across the healthcare value chain including academic medical centers, GPO/IDNs, health systems, hospitals, integrated care organizations. Should have experience operating in a rapidly evolving environment with limited direction, driving several projects simultaneously and managing high volume of requests. Experience working effectively with large, complex organizations and collaborating with cross-functional is required.
Req ID: 2951
Olympus Corporation of the Americas
3500 Corporate Parkway
Center Valley, PA 18034-0610