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Corporate 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 Corporate Counsel position is responsible for providing legal support to Doctor On Demand's Chief Legal & Business Affairs Officer and also the Corporate Counsel and Group Leader for Health Plan Contracts. Primary responsibilities will include: (i) negotiating, drafting and reviewing a wide variety of business agreements with Doctor On Demand clients, vendors and business partners and (ii) providing legal advice and support on a wide variety of matters relating to Doctor On Demand's business operations.


Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Drafts, negotiates, and reviews contracts and related documents including managed care contracts, vendor contracts, provider contracts and other business agreements. 

  • Provides primary support to designated areas of the organization on legal issues which may include issues relating to privacy, clinical compliance, labor and employment, product development, third-party insurance, government healthcare program participation, marketing and sales.  

  • Researches a broad range of laws and regulations affecting the organization, including but not limited to federal and state laws and regulations affecting the business of healthcare organizations; Medicare, Medicaid, fraud and abuse, Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, HIPAA and labor and employment.  Prepares legal memoranda as requested.

  • Provides general legal advice and direction on a wide variety of matters to resolve operational issues, including provider and patient related situations.

  • 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.

  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision

Education and Experience:

  • JD degree accredited by the American Bar Association. 

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

  • Knowledge of federal and state laws relating to managed care, Medicare and Medicaid is essential.  

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. 


This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of job-related responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, Doctor On Demand reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned. All job requirements are subject to possible revision to reflect changes in the position requirements or to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to which will be required in this position, employees may be required to follow other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor/manager (within guidelines and compliance with Federal and State Laws). Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.