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Associate General Counsel - Optum Rx - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Eden Prairie, MN
Date:
11/24/2017
2017-11-242017-12-23
Job Code:
728522
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728522 Associate General Counsel Optum Rx Eden Prairie MN

Associate General Counsel - Optum Rx - Eden Prairie, MN (728522)

Position Description

Bring us your experience, your head for strategy, your strength with relationships and your eye for opportunity. In return we offer an unmatched place to grow and develop your career among a richly diverse group of businesses driven by the power and stability of a leading health care organization. Come help us heal and strengthen the health care system as you do your life's best work.(sm)

OptumRx is an innovative pharmacy benefit management organization managing the prescription drug benefits of commercial, Medicare and other governmental health plans, as well as those of employers and unions. Services offered by the company include pharmacy network contracting, rebate contracting and administration, mail order pharmacy facilities, specialty drugs and retail drug claims processing. The company is one of only three in the United States to have received URAC dual accreditation and provides clinical services to help its clients provide cost effective, quality-driven results. OptumRx is part of Optum, a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to making the health system work better for everyone.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide OptumRx business leaders with effective advice and counsel on regulatory and transactional matters, pre-litigation disputes and business strategies
  • Operating in a strategic and pro-active manner to assist our internal business clients in managing their relationships with customers and managing the legal and regulatory risk related to prescription drug programs
  • Functioning as part of a high performing, collegial team


As a member of the OptumRx legal team, close collaboration with colleagues is expected, as well as a willingness to adapt to the changing legal support requirements of our growing business.
Required Qualifications:
  • Juris Doctorate degree
  • 5 or more years of legal experience in health care regulatory and transactional practices
  • Understanding of the managed health care industry preferred, including knowledge of ERISA, federal and state anti-kickback and self-referral laws, HIPAA and Medicare Part D regulations
  Preferred Qualifications:  
  • Experience working with the pharmacy and pharmacy benefits management industries

Soft Skills:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain rapport with superiors, peers, subordinates, and external company contacts, with demonstrated ability to lead and contribute to team effort



Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

 
 

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.     

 

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.   

    
  

Job Keywords:  Associate General Counsel, Optum Rx, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

Job Details

  • Contest Number728522
  • Job TitleAssociate General Counsel - Optum Rx - Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job FamilyLegal
  • Business SegmentOptum Corporate

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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