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Corporate Counsel at US Anesthesia Partners, Inc

US Anesthesia Partners, Inc


Mid Level

$98.000 - $166.000

26 Apr → 26 May


Job Description


USAP is seeking a dynamic and innovative Corporate Counsel to join our Dallas, Texas team. This exciting new role will allow the right person to play a key role in the development and management of a strategically criticafunction created to address newly enacted legislation. This opportunity will allow a lawyer to work with a flexible and engaging team and to use data and legal analytic skills to impact critical business functions.

Job Highlights


(The ideal candidate must be able to complete all physical requirements of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation)

The ability to directly interact with the legal department and with a number of business teams across the organization will be critical to the success of this attorney. This position will interact heavily with the payer contracting and revenue cycle teams will provide assistance on special projects across a variety of other legal functions. The Corporate Counsel will have the unique opportunity to build trusting relationships across many business units, influencing key leaders on best practices, as we continue to serve millions of patients nationwide.

With an employment brand unmatched in our industry, high growth demand for the next several years, and a legal team committed to meeting top notch business ethical standards, this is an optimal opportunity for an experienced lawyerlooking to take the next step in their career. This unique legal opportunity will allow a business-minded, process-driven attorney to directly influence some of the most important aspects of the organization’s business. In an incredibly collegial legal department where the goal is to drive results, we are looking for the right talent set. The perfect candidate may have never worked directly in healthcare or insurance, but if you can analyze and think critically about data and process in a variety of settings (from contracting to dispute resolution to areas beyond) and enjoy a great, closely connected legal department, we would like to meet you.

As Corporate Counsel, the attorney is responsible for consulting with administrative and other personnel of the organization regarding their legal obligations and duties; as well as with outside legal counsel, and other consultants, in legal matters affecting the corporation relative to the payer contracting focus, with a critical focus on analytics and process development.

This attorney will be a critical part of the legal team and will have the opportunity to work on a variety of special projects as well. The ideal candidate will be collaborative, business-minded and team-oriented, with a willingness to roll-up the sleeves and pitch in and to work effectively within a dynamic and growing environment.


This attorney performs job duties consistent with safety, legal, and regulatory requirements, as well as Company values, standards, culture and business practices. This attorney will act with the highest level of integrity and business and personal ethical standards in all aspects of job performance.




  • Demonstrated ability to identify and manage multiple priorities and projects with excellent follow-through to drive them to completion and meet deadlines.
  • Competence as a lawyer; Thrives in a high-paced, changing work environment and able to manage heavy workload in a high-pressure
  • Organized, process-driven thought process, ability to self-direct and create/improve processes.
  • Ability to effectively utilize data and analytics in dispute resolution and the preparation thereof. Willingness to learn database management and automation tools.
  • Ability to write clearly and persuasively in both litigation and contractual contexts.
  • Demonstrated skills as a strong negotiator with the ability to navigate through complex agreements with minimal supervision and to work independently to represent the company in identifying and effectively addressing risks and nonstandard terms.
  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment in ambiguous situations; ability to clearly make reasoned recommendations; ability to cross think and determine who should be consulted and kept informed on different matters.
  • Passion for business integrity, honesty and fairness.
  • Good team player, calm under pressure.
  • Self-confident and able to inspire trust and confidence in clients.
  • Ability to directly engage with business partners across different functions, advising on a range of payer related matters and legal risk considerations.
  • Ability to act as a liaison to outside counsel and other external professionals, ensuring they fully understand the business context of the issues being addressed and organization personnel understand the effect of the outside counsel’s legal analysis on their operations; manage outside counsel and direct, monitor and develop legal strategies; and develop policies and mechanisms to assist in the understanding and reduction of outside legal expenses.
  • Ability to self-manage.
  • Ability to develop and refine processes.
  • Provide general in-house legal counsel in partnership with the broader legal department under the oversight of the EVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.
  • Perform other tasks and projects as assigned.
  • J.D. from accredited U.S. law school and active bar membership in good standing, required.
  • Qualified to practice law in at least one U.S. state, required.
  • Committed to be a legal business partner to internal clients, required.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience handling complex litigation, contracts or similar matters, preferred.
  • Experience with contract law, health law and managed care preferred. Knowledge of payer contracting, Medicare, Medicaid, and/or state insurance regulations, preferred.
  • Familiarity with quantitative methods/data analytics/engineering/advanced mathematics/process, strongly preferred.

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that may need to be met by an employee to successfully preform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Occasional Standing
  • Occasional Walking
  • Frequent Sitting
  • Frequent hand, finger movement
  • Use office equipment (in office or remote)
  • Communicate verbally and in writing

Anesthesia Partners, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

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