The University of California Office of the President seeks candidates for the role of Principal Counsel - Managed Care. The Office of the President is the system-wide headquarters of the University of California. Reporting to the Managing Counsel, Health Law and Medical Center Services the Principal Counsel - Managed Care is responsible for providing a broad range of healthcare legal services affecting the University's academic medical centers, health sciences schools, and other clinical operations. The University's academic medical centers form a $7.5 billion enterprise, operating premier quaternary medical centers throughout the State; its health sciences education system is the country's largest, with more than 14,000 students enrolled in 17 health professional schools and programs; and it is among the largest recipients of NIH research support in the United States.
The Principal Counsel - Managed Care is a highly strategic and proactive legal counsel who is well versed in the business dynamics and managed care/health insurance operations of the healthcare industry. This individual is innovative and entrepreneurial and will serve as the lead counsel for reviewing and drafting managed care/insurance contracts and ACO formation and operation related activities. Working with the Managing Counsel and the Deputy General Counsel for Health Affairs, this person will constantly be thinking of better ways to operate and how to structure managed care/insurance related initiatives.
This is an outstanding opportunity to join a high performing in-house legal team and work in a positive, open and responsive team environment. It is important that the Principal Counsel - Managed Care is viewed as credible, visible and accessible and somebody who exhibits high integrity, a willingness to listen effectively, and to work collaboratively. The Principal Counsel - Managed Care will serve as a strategic business partner of the organization and proactively provide counsel and training in subject matters related to managed care, health insurance contracts, health benefits regulations and other health plan related matters.
On behalf of the University of California Office of the President, we thank you in advance for your assistance with this important recruitment project. We look forward to hearing from you. To discuss this position further, or to make nominations, please feel welcome to contact us by email at UCOPManagedCareCounsel@WittKieffer.com.