Senior Legal Counsel in Lawrence, KS at Integrated Resources, Inc

Date Posted: 5/16/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Lawrence, KS
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job Summary

To provide legal advice and counsel to company officers, managers and employees in the pharmacy benefit management business. Under the general direction of the General Counsel or Associate General Counsel, this individual provides direction and legal counsel to the companys pharmacy-related businesses, including all subsidiaries, affiliates, and joint ventures.

Contracting, including pharmacy benefit management service agreements, producer and other agreements relating to the companys pharmacy benefits management business lines.
  • Development of responses to requests for proposals/requests for information in support of the companys pharmacy benefit businesses, and otherwise working closely with the sales and account management teams on legal issues relating to procurement and retention of customers.
  • Primary management and oversight of legal support for Employer segment of pharmacy benefit management business, including supervision of two employees
  • Identifying and assisting in the resolution of disputes and inquiries from customers, other business partners, and governmental/regulatory agencies.
  • Other legal advice and tasks as requested by senior management.
Product of Position
  • This position will require the individual to perform both lawyer and manager roles.
  • The responsibilities of this position require the individual to research, evaluate, interpret and resolve problems. Further, the individual guides and advises corporate officers and managers to ensure they are fully aware of the legal issues relating to and ramifications of their actions and decisions.
  • In addition, the individual will manage a high-volume area and be required to develop and improve processes for completion of contracts and legal aspects of proposal responses.
  • Key internal contacts include all levels of staff and management regarding legal implications of business activity. Key external contacts include communication with customers and their lawyers, providers and other vendors and their lawyers, and state and federal government regulators.
  • The individual in this position must remain current with legal issues affecting the company, the health care industry and pharmacy benefits management business.
  • The individual acts within corporate policies and guidelines, and according to the tenets of behavior of the legal profession.
Minimum Requirements
  • Education: Juris Doctor
  • Experience: 8-12 years
  • Job Specific: Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) experience or experience in healthcare with focus on administration of pharmacy benefits strongly preferred.
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Licenses, Certifications, etc.: Bar Admission
Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong problem solving skills, strong written and oral communication skills, independent, organized, self-starter.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments/tasks at the same time and to exercise sound judgment regarding prioritization of workload.
  • Possess knowledge of the pharmacy benefit management industry and related regulatory environment.