Blockchain Jobs - Associate General Counsel - Telecommute, 862

at UnitedHealth Group
Location Cypress, CA
Date Posted April 15, 2018
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


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)

This position is in UHC Legal, Compliance and Regulatory Affairs (LCRA) - Operations, Analytics & Regulatory Shared Services (OARS).

This position provides legal advice and counsel to the business operations of the organization and analyzes and provides legal counsel on complex legal and operational issues and/or processes across a variety of topics, including:

Digital innovation impacting consumers, employers, providers, and brokers; website and mobile applications; electronic delivery; Internet of Things, artificial intelligence/machine learning; email; texting; social media, blockchain, and other technologies (established or emerging).

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Advise on the implementation of federal and/or state legal/regulatory requirements impacting the health care industry (particularly in the topics specified above) and the operational complexities resulting from those requirements
  • Identify privacy considerations for further analysis
  • Advise on risk management, consumer/customer inquiries, and/or service issues
  • Evaluate appropriate legal course of action to meet business objectives and advise senior business leaders

Required Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctorate degree
  • 5+ years of professional legal experience either in a law firm or corporate environment
  • Regulatory and compliance experience
  • Technology experience in areas such as consumer experience, privacy, email, electronic communications, or artificial intelligence, etc.
  • Proven success in collaborating across a matrixed business and legal environment, including excellent written/verbal communications skills, as well as presentation skills
  • Ability to evaluate and determine appropriate legal course of action to meet business unit needs
  • Ability to build and maintain rapport with superiors, peers, subordinates, and external company contacts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background in health insurance and/or managed care industry
  • Background in regulatory matters impacting the health care industry, particularly in topic areas specified above in the job description 
  • Demonstrated understanding of business considerations related to topics specified above
  • Background in state and/or federal privacy issues/matters impacting the health care industry
  • Hartford, CT, Cypress, CA or Minnetonka, MN are preferred locations

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.SM

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy

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.

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