Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Job Description
The Legal Counsel – Privacy position will fill a critical legal need for the company by providing strategic legal counsel to internal business partners with respect to Federal and state healthcare and consumer privacy regulations and laws. You will proactively advise business partners on a wide variety of matters and work collaboratively with other attorneys and partners across the enterprise on matters related to privacy legal and regulatory compliance. This attorney will identify business and legal risks and work with the business to provide solutions which balance legal issues and business objectives.

The ideal candidate will have privacy and/or litigation expertise as well as the ability to develop an understanding of the business and operational goals of assigned internal clients, proactively advise business partners on a wide variety of matters and work collaboratively with other attorneys/partners on matters related to legal and regulatory compliance. The Legal Counsel – Privacy position will be an enterprise privacy generalist role and will provide support on state privacy laws like CCPA (retail, plan and enterprise impacts), cyber and IT issues, artificial intelligence, Clinical Trial Services, and procurement/contracting. The primary business partners for the Legal Counsel – Privacy to support will be: Information Security/IT, Procurement, Clinical Trial Services, and the Data Strategy Office.

This role can be fully remote or can also report to an office upon return to offices.

Required Qualifications
5+ years of legal experience with a law firm, healthcare or retail company focused on issues related to privacy, data protection or related regulatory matters (e.g., HIPAA, CCPA or GDPR)
Admitted to practice law in good standing in at least one state.

COVID Requirements
CVS Health requires its Colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status within the first 10 days of your employment. For the two COVID-19 shot regimen, you will be required to provide proof of your second COVID-19 shot within the first 45 days of your employment. In some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination before you can begin to actively work. Failure to provide timely proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will result in the termination of your employment with CVS Health.

If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to disability, medical condition, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment in order to remain employed with CVS Health. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. In some states and roles, you may be required to have an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Preferred Qualifications
Contract drafting and negotiation skills.
Litigation experience.
Experience advising on plan or provider activities.
Firm or In-house experience.

R Bachelor Degree
R Doctorate (Juris Doctor)

Business Overview
At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. See Job Description

Woonsocket, Rhode Island

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