Harrison, New York

The Opportunity

This is an exciting and rare opportunity for a seasoned healthcare attorney to join the global leader in telehealth in a position with substantial responsibility. Reporting to the Chief Legal Officer, with a dotted line to the President - U.S. Group Health, Vice President & General Counsel - U.S. Group Health (USGH) is principally or jointly responsible for all legal matters that arise pertaining to U.S. Group Health, Teladoc Health's largest business channel.

This is a "player-coach" role, directly providing attorney services to U.S. Group Health, but also managing a small team (presently consisting of two experienced attorneys and a senior paralegal). The ideal candidate for this position must have the ability to operate independently in a fast-paced, growing, exciting environment. In addition, the candidate must have flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and organizational needs.

Responsibilities
  • Operate as senior advisor to U.S. Group Health while working closely across internal teams to manage transaction processes, achieve desired business outcomes, and minimize legal risk.
  • Draft, revise and negotiate various business agreements with health plans (fully insured and self-funded), including marketing and production agreements, business growth, and distribution deals.
  • Provide advice regarding medical-legal matters, including informed consent, privacy, disclosures to state and federal agencies, and regulatory requirements.
  • Utilize strong legal and business acumen required of an individual at the most senior level of an organization to work effectively to integrate and coordinate the key strategic initiatives and business unit operations of U.S. Group Health.
  • Manage outside counsel and outside legal expenses related to U.S. Group Health
  • Manage a team of attorneys and legal professionals who provide counsel, contract support, and generalist advice to the business channel.
  • Periodic travel (less than 25%)
  • Position can be performed remotely, through geographical focal points are Boston, New York City, Chicago, and Dallas. Physical proximity to one of these locations is preferred, though not required.
Candidate Profile
  • Law degree from a major U.S. law school required with active license to practice law in one of the following states: New York; Illinois; California; or Texas.
  • 10+ years of relevant business and health care legal experience required. Experience with employment law, government contracting, advertising law, intellectual property, and real property is highly desirable.
  • In-house counsel experience desirable.
  • Extensive knowledge of corporate transaction and contracting processes, including reviewing, drafting, revising, negotiating, and finalizing contracts and structural deal terms.
  • Strong analytical, writing, oral communication, research, investigatory, advocacy, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Vision and experience in strategic initiatives beyond tactical implementation, including balancing legal and business needs while assessing appropriate risk to make tough decisions.
Why Join Teladoc Health?

A NewCategoryin Healthcare: Teladoc Health is transforming the healthcare experience and empowering people everywhere to live healthier lives.

Our Work Truly Matters:Recognized as the world leader in whole-person virtual care, Teladoc Health uses proprietary health signals and personalized interactions to drive better health outcomesacross the full continuum of care, at every stage in a person's health journey.

Make an Impact:In more than 175 countries and ranked Best in KLAS for Virtual Care Platforms in 2020, Teladoc Health leverages more than a decade of expertise and data-driven insights to meet the growing virtual care needs of consumers and healthcare professionals.

Focus on PEOPLE: Teladoc Health has been recognized as a top employerby numerous media and professional organizations. Talented, passionate individuals make the difference, in this fast-moving, collaborative, and inspiring environment.

Diversity and Inclusion:At Teladoc Health we believe that personal and professional diversity is the key to innovation. We hire based solely on your strengths and qualifications, and the way in which those strengths can directly contribute to your success in your new position.

Growth and Innovation: We've already made healthcare yet remain on the threshold of very big things. Come grow with us and support our mission to make a tangible difference in the lives of our Members.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we never have and never will discriminate against any job candidate or employee due to age, race, religion,color, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, membership in an employee organization,medical condition, family history, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, parental status or pregnancy (including breastfeeding - we have a mother's room in both our offices).In our innovative and inclusive workplace, we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind.

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Harrison, New York

Teladoc Health is on a mission to empower all people everywhere to live healthier lives by transforming the healthcare experience. Recognized as the world leader in whole-person virtual care, Teladoc Health addresses the full spectrum of health and well-being — powered by human expertise, advanced technology and insights—to deliver improved clinical outcomes at scale. Serving more than 175 countries and ranked Best in KLAS for Virtual Care Platforms in 2020, Teladoc Health leverages extensive expertise and data-driven insights to meet the growing healthcare needs of consumers and healthcare professionals.

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