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
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
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
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
Award-winning education and training across multiple career
paths to help you reach your potential.
Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and
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.
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.
Assertive and a self-starter.
Maturity and personal self-confidence.
Strong interpersonal skills, including a strong sense of
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
A good sense of humor.
Ability to work well under pressure in a fast moving,
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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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.