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CVS Health Sr. Legal Counsel, Healthcare/Pharmacy (WFH/Telecommute-flexible loc) in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description

Would you like to join Fortune 7 CVS Health’s dynamic Legal team? We are looking for a health care attorney with expertise in and a deep understanding of administrative regulatory structure and state and federal pharmacy laws and rules.

In this role, you will be providing regulatory and strategic legal counsel to operational business partners with respect to pharmacy regulations and laws on a wide variety of matters. You will work with the CVS Transformation team to counsel them on general pharmacy and pharmacy law matters. You will gain experience working with a dynamic in-house legal department and playing a key role in our pharmacy practice and other business areas.

You will develop and foster internal client relationships at CVS Health, review and analyze pharmacy regulatory research and provide guidance to internal clients on various programs. As part of the Regulatory Affairs team, you will collaborate with other team members on communications with Boards of Pharmacy.

Required Qualifications

-Minimum 6 years experience giving counsel/advice on Federal and State Controlled Substance Regulatory matters

-Minimum 8 years Pharmacy support experience in a large corporate health care setting

-Minimum 5 years Board of Pharmacy experience

-Admitted to practice law in at least one state and in good standing with applicable bar association(s)

-Travel up to 15% of the time

-Minimum of 8 years of law firm or in house counsel experience

Preferred Qualifications

Deep knowledge of pharmacy operations

Familiarity with administrative/regulatory law

Understanding of long term care pharmacy practice

Understanding of home infusion pharmacy practice

Understanding of Specialty and Mail pharmacy practice

Education

-Pharmacy degree preferred and Juris doctorate required

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.

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