Professional, Legal Affairs Attorney

Headquarters Office, 625 State Street, Schenectady, New York, United States of America ● Rochester Office, 220 Alexander Street, Rochester, New York, United States of America ● Tarrytown Office, 303 South Broadway, Tarrytown, New York, United States of America Req #681
Friday, February 19, 2021
Be a part of the transformation at MVP Health Care®. MVP Health Care is a nationally-recognized, regional not-for-profit health insurer. We care for more than 700,000 members across New York and Vermont and are powered by the ideas and energy of more than 1,700 employees. We employ talented people  with diverse backgrounds and experience—tech people, numbers people, even people people—to make health insurance more convenient, more supportive, and more personal. If you’re ready to join a thriving, mission-driven company where you can create your own opportunities—it’s time to make a healthy career move to MVP.
We have two opportunities to join our Legal team!

JOB SUMMARY:
Under the direction of the Managing Counsel, provides legal advice and business counsel to the Company’s operational units in a variety of subject areas, as assigned; applies sophisticated legal concepts and business principles in accordance with company and departmental objectives to solve challenging issues in practical ways; balances and prioritizes multiple projects for timely completion; possesses high aptitude for legal analysis, critical thinking and problem solving and provides legal advice and expertise to management regarding State, Federal, local, or other laws that could impact the organization. 

In the first position, Counsel will focus on MVP’s product offerings and practice areas are expected to include:

Commercial plan design (e.g., self-funded plans/ERISA; commercial products) 
Sales operations support (e.g., sales, marketing, broker relations)
Support related to actuarial and underwriting functions

In the second position, Counsel will focus on MVP’s participating provider network and practice areas are expected to include: 

Provider credentialing 
Provider relations (e.g., payment protocols; telemedicine; integrated health; government programs) 
Value based payment arrangements


POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Education:
Juris Doctor Degree with Admission to New York State Bar required.
Minimum Experience:
At least three years of attorney experience (or at least five years of relevant practice experience, such as in contracting, litigation, corporate law).  Experience working in a highly regulated sector would be desirable as well. 
Preferred Experience:  Experience in managed care, health insurance, and/or health care
Required Skills:
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Keen intellect and the ability to learn quickly
Understanding of the connection between legal and operational issues within corporate setting and the marketplace
Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to regulatory compliance issues
Ability to work independently and seek guidance when appropriate
Detail and deadline oriented
Intermediate computer skills, specifically with respect to the Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Word, Excel)
Desire to work in a fast-paced and collaborative atmosphere

Preferred Skills:
Lexis software application experience
Excellent academic background and demonstrated skills and experience in counseling clients, legal research and analysis, oral and written advocacy, and creative problem solving



MVP Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (PDF). We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis, e.g., Pay Transparency (PDF), protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Any person with a disability needing special accommodations to the application process, please contact Human Resources at hr@mvphealthcare.com.

Other details

  • Job Family Legal
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Headquarters Office, 625 State Street, Schenectady, New York, United States of America
  • Rochester Office, 220 Alexander Street, Rochester, New York, United States of America
  • Tarrytown Office, 303 South Broadway, Tarrytown, New York, United States of America