This position will be based in either of the following locations: A Healthcare Company's World Headquarters in Denver, Colorado or our corporate business office in El Segundo, California.*

Duties and Responsibilities:
The person in this position will be responsible for providing advice and guidance on a wide variety of labor and employment issues that arise from the day-to-day operations of a growing, complex public company operating in a heavily regulated environment. This position will also be responsible for managing employment-related litigation, including agency complaints. He/she will be part of a team that focuses on creating new strategies to support our teammates and drive efficiencies while ensuring that A Healthcare Company leads the way in being the Partner and Employer of Choice.

The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all inclusive.
  • Providing guidance to the Company, Senior Executives, and the Company's People Services team on all federal and state wage and hour issues, with a strong focus on California wage and hour laws.
  • Overseeing wage and hour litigation where A Healthcare Company is a party, including managing costs to ensure effective use of resources.
  • Managing interaction with EEOC, DOL, DOJ, including response and defense of inquiries and investigations related to wage and hour complaints.
  • Providing training to the Company's People Services team and/or managers on wage and hour issues.
  • Advising senior management and A Healthcare Company business units on employment compliance and risk management in order to accomplish business objectives without undue risk, with a specific focus on wage and hour compliance.
  • Keeping the Company's senior management abreast of significant wage and hour decisions, legislation and regulatory rulings that may affect the Company's business or policy.
  • Developing a thorough understanding of and familiarity with the Company's business, its people, markets, facilities, customers and competitors in order to identify trends and formulate appropriate structures and strategies.
  • Establishing a rapport and working relationship with teammates at all levels in order to encourage and continue the proactive use of in-house legal counsel.
  • Performing special assignments or projects.
  • Must be able to travel a minimum of 15%.

A successful candidate will meet the following qualifications and characteristics:
  • J.D. Degree with minimum 10 years of legal experience, with significant experience advising on complex wage and hour issues at the state and federal level.
  • State bar qualification and good standing.
  • Law firm experience required; additional in-house experience a
  • plus.
  • Strong alignment with A Healthcare Company's Mission and Core Values.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Unquestioned integrity and ethics.
  • Assertive and a self-starter.
  • Maturity and strong interpersonal skills; one whose counsel and judgment
  • are actively sought.
  • Keen understanding of business and commerce, the ability to diagnose
  • legal problems, and present positive, creative solutions and alternatives for
  • management.
  • Bright individual who is a “quick study” and grasps issues quickly. Not
  • hindered by an overly bureaucratic and structured approach to solving
  • problems.
  • Possesses good stamina and humor. Able to work well under pressure in a fast moving, dynamic company.
  • Maturity and flexibility to work effectively with senior management,
  • subordinates and operations personnel.
  • Interpersonal skills to be team participant with legal background rather
  • than just the lawyer to the team.
  • Key ability to accomplish tasks of both a recurring nature up to
  • complicated analysis in a high volume, fast-paced environment.

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.
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