Georgia Employer CHIEF COUNSEL (MCKESSON HEALTH SYSTEMS) in Atlanta, Georgia

Chief Counsel (McKesson Health Systems) - (18002966) Description McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payors, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting. We believe in the importance of strong, vital organizations because we know that patients can only be healthy when our system is healthy. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission-by joining McKesson you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company-and of healthcare. At McKesson, you'll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that's vital to us all. We understand the importance of a system that works together. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us improve everything we touch, from providers to payors to pharmacies. Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career. Wherever you contribute here at McKesson, you will have the ability to make a real impact in the lives of others. Chief Counsel, McKesson Health Systems US Pharmaceutical Distribution, McKesson Corporation Location: Atlanta,Houston, Dallas, Scottsdale Current Need McKesson's well-regarded Law Department is seeking anexperienced healthcare transactional lawyer to serve as the lead attorneyoverseeing all aspects of US Pharma's institutional customer segment, McKessonHealth Systems (MHS)(which includes hospitals, health systems, integrateddelivery networks, clinics and alternate site providers). McKesson'sU.S. PharmaceuticalDistribution business (US Pharma) suppliespharmaceuticals and other healthcare-related services and technology productsto a wide range of retail and institutional pharmacy customers. US Pharma's nation-wide network ofdistribution centers supplies medication to 1/3 of all health care providers inthe United States, and we frequently invest in technology and other systems toenhance the safety and reliability of our core distribution services andtechnology offerings. Primaryresponsibilities: Oversees routine day-to-day legal support forthe MHS customer segment, including of senior legal support for contract drafting,negotiation and strategy for our largest hospital and provider customers (grouppurchasing organization relationships, top customer contracts, federalgovernment contracts); Provides senior business unit oversight forsubsidiaries that provide value-added offerings (including 340B and pharmacyinventory software, consulting, GPO services) to the institutional customerbase; Manages a team of legal professionals (3 lawyersand 2 paralegals) that provide cross-functional support services for the aboveareas; Serves as the key legal advisor to MHS seniorleadership on a wide array of topics relating to the customersegment needs, including legal risk mitigation, customer relationshipmanagement and retention, and strategic initiatives and service offerings; and Frequent interactions with other internalstakeholdersacross functional groups. Key Relationships Reports to: Assistant General Counsel, US Pharmaceuticaland Specialty Health Manages: 2 senior lawyers, 1 junior lawyer, 2paralegals Client Relationships: SVP, McKesson Health Systems VPs,MHS National Accounts SVP,COO, US Pharmaceutical Qualifications Minimum Requirements 13+ years of corporate law experience Critical Skills Large law firm experience combined with ... For full info follow application link. McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer - minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.