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Sanford Health Senior Corporate Counsel, Health Plan - Corporate Legal in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Senior Corporate Counsel, Health Plan | Corporate Legal | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department : Corporate Legal

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Serves as the organization's primary in-house legal counsel in support of subsidiary corporations that provide health plans, third party administration, and wellness services and products. This position will be responsible for identifying and analyzing both complex and routine legal day-to-day health plan and administrative issues as well as integrate with and into, the Sanford Health Plan executive leadership team. This position will be expected to, among other things, serve as the subject matter expert and key resource for researching and analyzing legal issues related health plans and TPA and other administrative services; monitor and interpret applicable legal and regulatory requirements and developments; collaborate with staff to review, analyze and assure that plan documents are complete and accurate; contract review and negotiation; complete health care business transactions; and manage respective outside counsel services.


Perform administrative and management functions related to the practice of law. Confer with colleagues with specialties in appropriate areas of legal issue to establish and verify bases for legal proceedings. Understands medical terminology and code of ethics associated with the industry. Applies appropriate confidentiality and the sense of urgency in confidential investigation. Collaborates with other functions to handle claims outside of expertise. Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information. Interpret laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses. Advise clients concerning business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits, or legal rights and obligations. Analyze the probable outcomes of cases, using knowledge of legal precedents. Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.



J.D. from an accredited law school.

Generally requires a minimum of four years of experience, preferably in a corporate law department, law firm or government agency specializing in managed care or insurance regulatory and compliance experience.

Must have passed the bar exam in the state in which they are practicing and be admitted, or eligible for admission to the State Bar.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Legal and Compliance

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: WD10708