DaVita Snr Corporate Claims Counsel- Southern California in El Segundo, California

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Over the last decade, we set out to be the world's greatest

dialysis company, and over the next decade, we are poised to build the greatest

healthcare community the world has ever seen. When you join the DaVita Village,

you're joining a winning team. Through our commitment to training, growth and

quality, we consistently achieve superior clinical outcomes while giving

teammates the opportunity to excel in an award-winning environment

that enables them to thrive both professionally and personally.

The DaVita in-house legal team is known as the “Justice

League.” The Justice League is comprised of over 200 attorneys,

paralegals, and professionals in countries around the globe. The Justice

League values diversity, support and respect for each other, analytical rigor,

commitment to professional development, and a passion for excellence.

The Corporate Claims Counsel will provide legal guidance and

support to the Company on professional liability and general liability claims

and litigation. The attorney’s primary focus will be management of claims

and litigation nationwide in both state and Federal courts. The attorney

will also advise the Company’s internal clients on a variety of issues.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Management of large docket of professional and general

liability cases in litigation and pre-litigation, including management of

outside counsel.

Provide legal guidance and support on a variety of issues,

including professional and general liability claims and risk, third party

property loss claims and board of nursing investigations.

Develop a thorough understanding of and familiarity with the

Company's business, its people, markets, facilities, customers and competitors

in order to formulate appropriate legal advice.

Establish a rapport and working relationship with internal

clients.

Perform special assignments as needed.

Support and collaborate with other areas of the Justice

League and compliance, as needed.

Assist in process improvement and establishment of best

demonstrated practices for the Risk Litigation Team and Justice League as a

whole.

Here is what you can expect when you join our Village:

A "community first, company second" culture based

on Core Values that really matter.

Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national

average.

Award-winning education and training across multiple career

paths to help you reach your potential.

Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and

team contributions.

A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your

health, your financial well-being and your future.

Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from

chronic kidney failure across the nation.

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JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

J.D. degree from an accredited law school.

Must be admitted to practice in at least one jurisdiction in

the United States.

A minimum of four years of litigation experience in

professional liability, medical malpractice, general liability, products

liability and/or construction defect, including experience managing a high

volume of cases, discovery, depositions and motion practice.

Strong communication skills, both written and oral.

CANDIDATE CHARACTERISTICS:

Unquestioned integrity.

Assertive and a self-starter.

Maturity and personal self-confidence.

Strong interpersonal skills, including a strong sense of

team.

Outstanding written and oral communication skills.

The ability to effectively manage relationships with outside

counsel to maximize the quality of representation and remain within budget.

A bright individual who is a “quick study” and grasps issues

quickly.

A good sense of humor.

Ability to work well under pressure in a fast moving,

dynamic company.

The maturity and flexibility to work effectively with senior

management, subordinates and operations personnel.

The interpersonal skills to be a value add team participant

with legal background rather than just the lawyer to the team.

Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the

Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."

Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.

Go to http://careers.davita.com to learn more or apply.

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DaVita

is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such, DaVita

makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience,

and without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual

orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.