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Associate General Counsel

Legal | Arlington, VA | Full Time

Job Description

About Doctor On Demand

Doctor On Demand’s mission is to improve the world’s health through compassionate care and innovation.  We believe that health is personal, and means so much more than treating illness.  We're proud of the care we've provided over the years and the relationships we’ve developed with our patients, as evidenced by the 5-star reviews we continually receive. People use our service to gain access to some of the best physicians and licensed therapists in the country, all whenever and wherever is most convenient.  It’s as simple as opening the Doctor On Demand app on a smartphone or computer.

Through live video visits, our hand-picked, US-trained doctors take patient history, perform an exam, and recommend a treatment plan. Prescriptions, if needed, go directly to the pharmacy of choice. While insurance isn’t required, tens of millions of Americans enjoy covered medical and mental health visits through employer and health plan partnerships. To learn more about the hundreds of medical issues we treat, visit us at DoctorOnDemand.com.

 

Job Summary

The Associate General Counsel will (i) be the lead attorney responsible for all activities relating to managed care contracting including the drafting and execution of all services contracts between the Company and commercial and government payers, (ii) serve as senior-deputy to the CLO/Chief Privacy Officer over all matters relating to the development and management of the Company’s compliance with state and federal privacy laws; and (iii) support the CLO, management and all departments on a wide range of legal matters relating to Doctor On Demand's business operations such as health regulatory compliance, corporate governance, clinical risk management, litigation, investigations and vendor management.   


Duties/Responsibilities

  • Managed Care Contracting 

    • Supervise attorneys and staff with enterprise contracting responsibilities

    • Draft, negotiate, and review contracts relating to the company’s services offerings to payors, including but not limited to services agreements, reseller agreements, data-share agreements and partnership agreements

    • Develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures relating to contract requests, term sheet and deal desk activities, and approval processes

    • Oversee all activities relating to contract management for managed care contracts, including the use of contract management vendors 

    • Serve as a legal and regulatory subject matter expert with respect to managed care 

    • Prepare and deliver presentations to the CLO and senior management relating to the Company’s managed care contracts and contracting activities

  • Privacy 

    • Advise the organization on complex privacy issues   

    • Draft privacy policies and procedures  

    • Draft and negotiate business associate agreements and data-sharing agreements with Company clients and vendors 

    • Assist in researching and tracking changes to state and federal privacy laws

    • Support compliance program activities relating to data privacy and security  

    • Serve as a privacy law subject matter expert within the organization  

  • Supervisory Responsibilities

    • Hire, train, and mentor new team members as necessary

    • Provide constructive and timely performance evaluations

  • Additional Responsibilities  

    • Provide general legal advice and direction on a wide variety of matters to resolve operational issues (e.g. relating to regulatory compliance, corporate governance, clinical risk management, litigation and investigations, and vendor management)

    • Research a broad range of laws and regulations affecting the organization

    • Maintain all organizational and professional ethical standards

    • All other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, along with the ability to communicate effectively with others at all levels of the organization

  • Strong negotiating and legal drafting skills

  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships within the organization’s legal department and across all businesses.

  • Excellent critical thinking skills, including ability to prioritize issues

  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision

Education and Experience

  • JD degree accredited by the American Bar Association. 

  • 5+  years of Legal experience in general healthcare law.  

Physical Requirements

  • Overnight travel may be required. 

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.