Be part of the team that's poised to transform the fight against cancer. Backed by the strength of a Fortune 8 company, our entrepreneurial organization develops technologies used by the oncology community to deliver evidence-based, personalized care, as well as insights used by biopharma companies to accelerate drug development and support the entire treatment journey. Our work powers informed decision-making at every pivotal moment in oncology - from the treatment options presented to patients, to the operational considerations for oncology practices, to the design of clinical trials, to the commercial launch plans for new therapies.
McKesson's well-regarded Law Department is seeking an experienced privacy and healthcare transactional lawyer to support all aspects of our Data, Evidence and Insights business (DEI) and our oncology practice technology offerings. DEI focuses on real world evidence and commercial insights to enable providers and biopharma to drive better outcomes for oncology patients. Our technology business delivers unique technology and data platforms to oncology practices, including our market-leading electronic health record tool, iKnowMed, currently reach community-based oncology practices across the United States, including those practices within our US Oncology Network (USON). Life Sciences/Biopharma experience preferred.
The Senior Counsel will serve as a legal advisor on a wide array of topics including biopharma contracting, strategic initiatives, product development, risk mitigation, healthcare regulations, privacy and data management and customer management. The Senior Counsel will play a key role in DEI's risk mitigation strategy for regulatory adherence directly in collaboration with McKesson's Business Unit Compliance Officers other key internal stakeholders and external experts.
A successful candidate brings:
Bring a depth of knowledge and experience with healthcare laws and regulations to actively partner with McKesson's Business Unit Compliance Officers to deliver relevant and actionable guidance to the business
Comprehensive commercial contract drafting and negotiation skills
Possess excellent legal judgment for expeditious problem identification and the ability to be both pragmatic/business-oriented and strategic.
Excel when working independently and collaboratively, have a record of developing strong working relationships with a diverse client base, and the ability to lead at all levels across the organization.
Be comfortable in a fast-paced environment and successfully manage many projects simultaneously.
Legal experience with HIPAA privacy and data governance matters
Strong business acumen dealing with risk management and organizational savvy
Outstanding interpersonal skills with excellent communication, collaboration, and influencing skills
Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters
A commitment to working collaboratively across many functional groups including internal legal teams, compliance, and other key business stakeholders, as well as specialized outside experts
Juris Doctor Degree. Member of a jurisdiction is required.
Critical Skills & Experience
Typically requires 7+ years of experience providing legal counsel in a healthcare setting
Thorough knowledge and understanding of Anti-Kickback and HIPAA
Must have experience in healthcare with expertise in commercial contract drafting and negotiation skills
Experience counseling participants in the healthcare industry,
Software and technology licensing and data use and management experience is highly preferred
Good understanding of government agencies such as the FDA and CMS
This description is general in nature and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.
Other duties may be assigned as needed to meet company goals.
General Office Demands
Benefits & Company Statement
McKesson believes superior performance - individual and team - that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it's flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.
We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.
But we can't do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission--whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company--and of healthcare. At McKesson, you'll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that's vital to us all.
No agencies please
McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.
McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to [email protected] . Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.
Current employees must apply through the internal career site.
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About McKesson Corporation
We deliver careers with purpose and potential. Our focus on better health starts with creating an inclusive environment with strong values where you can build a fulfilling career. You can count on us to provide you with resources and opportunities to grow and be your best, while contributing to our pursuit of improving lives. Every day, McKesson’s employees deliver products to healthcare providers that make a difference in the care and life of a patient. We work to distribute medical supplies, bandages, syringes, vials of flu vaccine, and pharmaceutical drugs to help real patients like Jack, an eight-year-old boy battling cancer. We take that job seriously. Together, the work we do is shaping the future of healthcare. If you are passionate about combining a meaningful career with a balanced life, join us on this journey and apply for a job with McKesson today. Every day, McKesson’s employees deliver products to healthcare providers that make a difference in the care and life of a patient.