Tremaine - Health Care Associate Attorney
The Seattle office of Davis Wright
Tremaine LLP is seeking a mid to Sr-level associate for its Health
Care Practice Group with a minimum of four years’ experience in
health law, including health care regulatory matters;
reimbursement; fraud and abuse; contracting; privacy/security;
innovative payment models, such as ACOs and bundled payment;
A strong academic background is required as
well as excellent legal writing, contract drafting and oral
communication skills. Candidates must have a JD, with preference
given to candidates with active and good standing membership in
the Washington State Bar.
please upload a cover letter addressed
to Kathleen Shaw, Lateral Attorney Recruiting Manager, resume, a
copy of your law school transcript, a relevant writing sample, and
a list of references to:
DaVita Medical Group - Assistant General Counsel
The position will be part of an outstanding legal team
within DaVita Medical Group. This individual will help oversee
legal support for medical group operations in the Washington
region and provide guidance and analysis on a wide variety of
operations legal issues facing healthcare entities, most
significantly physician and physician-related organizations. The
role will provide advice, guidance, and strategic counsel to
management on a wide variety of corporate and commercial issues
which arise from the day-to-day operations of a growing, complex
healthcare organization operating in a heavily-regulated
environment. This role will be required to develop and foster
relationships across the organization and provide legal support in
a dynamic, fast paced environment.
The successful candidate
will be part of an outstanding team dedicated to supporting high
quality care in a physician-led environment. A member of the
DaVita HealthCare Partners legal team and the larger Justice
League of DaVita (enterprise legal team), this individual will
help drive the Company’s mission and values. The role requires a
sophisticated business partner with strong healthcare and business
The successful candidate has the
opportunity to make a significant contribution within a
challenging and rewarding environment in support of DaVita’s
profound mission and in pursuit of service excellence.
advice and counsel on a variety of healthcare business, corporate,
and commercial matters with an emphasis on physician, hospital,
and health plan relationships.
•Structuring and negotiating
business relationships, transactions, and overseeing a wide
variety of strategic alliances and business development
•Drafting, reviewing, analyzing, and negotiating
contracts, agreements, memoranda and other legal documents to
which HCP intends to become a party.
disputes, and if necessary, managing litigation.
thorough understanding of and familiarity with the medical group
business, its people, markets, facilities, customers, and
competitors in order to identify trends and formulate appropriate
advice, structures and strategies.
•Establishing a rapport and
working relationship with business managers in order to encourage
and continue the proactive use of in-house legal counsel.
•Develop and implement standardized templates and processes.
•Work with clients to proactively identify risks and ensure
appropriate risk mitigation strategies are in place.
and successfully prioritize competing and voluminous work streams
•Work collaboratively with a broad range of
people throughout the organization to include developing and
maintaining strong working relationships between legal, finance,
people services, operations and business development to facilitate
a team based approach.
•Understand and be able to translate
into “plain English” the legal ramifications of varied legal
issues and clearly and succinctly articulate the risks. Provide
valuable advice and counsel within the context of the broader
business and enterprise level objectives. Work with business to
achieve thoughtful, successful and timely results.
communicate and manage expectations with multiple stakeholders.
•Perform special assignments or projects as needed.
uphold and model DaVita’s core values of Service Excellence,
Integrity, Team, Continuous Improvement, Accountability,
Fulfillment and Fun with the ability to demonstrate those
positively and proactively in daily performance and communication.
Education / Certifications:
The successful candidate will hold
a law degree with strong academic credentials and will have
obtained an undergraduate degree from a college or university of
recognized standing. The candidate must be licensed in good
standing to practice law within Washington or must be eligible for
licensure through reciprocity.
•Successful track record of at
eight to ten years of diverse healthcare legal experience.
•Experience in the healthcare industry and working with physicians
or physician groups. Strong preference for experience working with
•The candidate ideally has a combination of
law firm and in-house experience. However, exclusively law
firm-trained candidates will be considered with diverse
substantive and sophisticated experience.
positively and successfully managing relationships with a high
energy, diverse group of stakeholders across organizational lines.
A thoughtful, articulate and effective communicator who can
distill and articulate the important aspects of any legal issue to
a wide audience of participants.
•Demonstrated business acumen,
including the ability to see the "big picture" as well as the
relationship of very detailed and specific legal and business
•High degree of organization and efficiency with
demonstrated attention to detail.
•Superior written and verbal
communication skills (including presentations).
accountability and keen ability to meet aggressive timeframes.
•Ability to build credibility quickly and provide strong legal
support for complex and challenging business opportunities.
•Commitment to DaVita’s core
values of Service Excellence, Integrity, Team, Continuous
Improvement, Accountability, Fulfillment and Fun with ability to
demonstrate those positively and proactively in daily performance
•There is no “I” in team. Demonstrated
ability to function as a strong member of a highly-motivated and
•Superior written, verbal, and interpersonal
communication skills with an acute ability to listen attentively
and to communicate effectively throughout all levels of the
•Hands on, efficient and proven ability to “Get
[a lot of] Stuff Done” with a bias for action and strong sense of
•Demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage a
variety of assignments, and oversee areas of responsibility and
prioritize activities in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
•Able to make decisions quickly but also seek guidance when
•Professional demeanor and ability to interact
with persuasiveness and confidence.
•Able to manage
successfully in highly matrixed environment.
relationship-building skills and ability to be “other-oriented”;
ability to appreciate people with different backgrounds and points
of view and ability to create an inclusive environment.
•Personal integrity, sound judgment and strong ethics in business
and personal conduct.
•Adaptable, comfortable with uncertainty
•A commitment to personal and professional
growth and receptivity to feedback.
•Candid and personally
secure. Ability and willingness to seek and receive feedback
Position to be based in
position will report to: General Counsel, DaVita Medical Group or
At The Everett Clinic, our purpose is
simple — do the right thing—for our patients and each other. This
philosophy allows us to recruit the best talent and enjoy a
reputation as one of the most innovative and high quality
healthcare providers in the country.
Some say we are a medical group, but we
like to think we're a large family. Our team cares about our
patients and each other. We offer the best in quality care,
advanced technologies and quality facilities. Founded in 1924, The
Everett Clinic is a nationally recognized, physician led group
located outside of Seattle in a naturally beautiful region. We are
known for providing high-quality healthcare services while
lowering the overall cost of care. Our 500+ specialty and primary
providers care for more than 300,000 patients at nine locations
throughout Snohomish County.
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The Everett Clinic offers competitive
salary, excellent benefits including a retirement savings plan,
tuition reimbursement, paid time off, health insurance, flexible
work schedules and professional growth opportunities.
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