Senior Assistant General Counsel – Samaritan Health Plans

  • Req #: 51808
  • Samaritan Health Services
  • Corvallis, OR
  • SHS Legal
  • 1.0 (80 hrs/pp) - Day
  • Start / End Time: 0800 (8:00 am) - 1700 (5:00 pm)
  • Overtime Rule: Exempt
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  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
    • Provides executive management and SHS/Samaritan Health Plans with sound legal advice/counsel to maintain tax exemption, protect against claims, facilitate compliance with federal/state regulations and represent interests in transactions, contracts, affiliations, mergers and other business ventures.
  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
    • Provides oversight and direction for legal issues along with applicable federal/state laws and regulations. This department is responsible for all lines of business in all service locations.
  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
    • LLB or JD required.
    • License to practice law in Oregon within one (1) year of hire required.
    • Five (5) years experience providing legal advice/counsel and offering substantive in-depth legal knowledge/expertise in areas such as provider contracts, health plan business operations and managed care compliance required.
    • Experience or training in overpayment, recovery and subrogation, as well as Medicaid and Medicare expertise required.
    • Oregon Medicaid, pharmacy, and clinical experience preferred.
  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
    • Leadership - Inspires, motivates, and guides others toward accomplishing goals. Achieves desired results through effective people management.
    • Conflict resolution - Influences others to build consensus and gain cooperation. Proactively resolves conflicts in a positive and constructive manner.
    • Critical thinking – Identifies complex problems. Involves key parties, gathers pertinent data and considers various options in decision making process. Develops, evaluates and implements effective solutions.
    • Communication and team building – Leads effectively with excellent verbal and written communication. Delegates and initiates/manages cross-functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    • Rarely
      (1 - 10% of the time)

      Occasionally
      (11 - 33% of the time)

      Frequently
      (34 - 66% of the time)

      Continually
      (67 – 100% of the time)

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0-20 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      KNEEL (on knees)

      BEND FORWARD at waist

      CLIMB - STAIRS

      STAND

      WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

      ROTATE TRUNK Standing

      REACH - Upward

      PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

      PULL (0-20 pounds force)

      SIT

      ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

      REACH - Forward

      MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

      FINGER DEXTERITY

      PINCH Fingers

      GRASP Hand/Fist

      None specified

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