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General Counsel

Solera Health

Solera Health

Legal
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2024

About Solera

Solera Health is committed to changing lives by guiding people seamlessly to better health solutions, while providing payers and employers the tools to manage providers and outcomes across conditions. Solera's platform provides a marketplace of curated networks of digital and community point solutions focused on intensive, evidence-based lifestyle, behavioral, and social interventions to impact the most prevalent and costly chronic conditions. Solera strategically matches consumers to their best-fit solution and helps keep them engaged for successful health outcomes.

Job Summary

The General Counsel is part of the executive leadership team and has responsibility for oversight of all legal affairs for Solera Health. This role is responsible for overseeing the legal and compliance matters of Solera Health, including risk identification and mitigation for strategic planning, and assisting in the planning and management of the meetings of the Board of Directors. They will also oversee the legal and compliance needs, providing senior management with effective advice on company legal and compliance risks, balancing against the needs of the business. This role is directly involved in complex business transactions and negotiating critical contracts.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide substantive analysis and counsel to the President and CEO, senior management and Board of Directors (Board) on a variety of legal, regulatory, and policy issues.
  • Serves as key lawyer/legal advisor on all major business transactions with respect to compliance and contracting, including regulatory and statutory compliance, commercial arrangements, and other organization commitments / obligations.
  • Responsible for the oversight and evolution of Solera’s Compliance Program and legal processes, and ensure the effectiveness of Solera’s Compliance Program.
  • Participates in the definition and development of corporate policies, procedures and programs and ensures compliance with laws, regulations and client obligations.
  • Provides continuing counsel and guidance on legal matters, compliance, and contracts, including but not limited to customers and vendors.
  • Assumes ultimate responsibility for ensuring that the company conducts its business in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Provides direction and oversight of Legal and Compliance teams, to ensure an effective compliance program to maintain compliance with regulatory, contractual, and internal policies and standards.
  • Oversees the selection, retention, management and evaluation of all outside counsel.
  • Advises the organization on ethics and compliance matters.
  • Conducts and/or directs internal investigations.
  • Coordinating and supporting corporate monitoring and auditing procedures.
  • Reviewing internal audit and investigative reports.
  • Identifying trends related to ethics and compliance.
  • Maintain direct lines of communication with senior leadership and the Board of Directors.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This position has direct supervisory responsibilities over the legal and compliance teams.

Expected Skills and Competencies

  • Ethical Conduct – The ability to hold oneself to high standards of honesty, moral conduct and respect.
  • Active Listening – Able to reflect back what another person has expressed to let him/her know you are listening and check understanding of his/her meaning.
  • Critical Thinking – Makes clear, reasoned judgements with ideas reasoned, well thought out and judged.
  • Social Perceptiveness – Has a keen insight and understanding of how people form impressions.
  • Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively; Responds informatively to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and concisely; Varies writing style to meet specific needs; Presents data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Judgment and Decision Making – Able to identify the purpose of a decision, judge alternatives, put decisions into action and evaluate the outcomes.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and SharePoint.

Education and Qualifications

  • JD from accredited U.S. law school.
  • 15+ years’ experience in a healthcare organization, health law firm environment or working specifically in a legal function for a health services company.
  • Experience working on matters of corporate compliance in a health services company and contracting in the healthcare industry.
  • Experience managing outside attorneys and supervising support staff in a corporation; experience with cost-effective management of outside legal resources.
  • Experience in a venture backed and or growth stage business a plus.

Where you are located

  • This is a remote position within North America time zone(s) and will require travel to other corporate locations as needed.

Benefits

  • Remote first culture
  • Flexible Paid Time Off
  • Paid pregnancy and parental leave
  • Adoption Assistance Program
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Company paid Life, Long Term Disability and Short Term Disability
  • 13 Company Holidays
  • 401k + company match!
  • Free Headspace account
  • Free Fitbit
  • Casual and fun atmosphere
  • ...and more!

Disclaimer
The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

EEO
Solera Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Solera Health complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.