Who we are:

As our co-founders transitioned from military to civilian life, they encountered barriers and inefficiencies navigating the most basic health and social services. Together, they set out to improve that experience for others. Recognizing that social care is essential for better health outcomes, they embarked on a mission to connect people to the care they need, when they need it, in communities across the country. Unite Us has developed an intuitive and seamless technology solution that goes beyond the traditional referral method. We work side-by-side with local organizations, and track data and outcomes to build coordinated care networks that support all aspects of community health. Unite Us is boldly changing the nation’s care delivery system. If you want to do well and do good, join Unite Us–together we can build healthier communities for everyone.

Description:

Unite Us is seeking a VP, Regulatory Counsel who is interested in working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment to serve as the primary legal advisor on regulatory and compliance matters. The VP, Regulatory Counsel will work collaboratively within Unite Us to help the General Counsel manage regulatory and compliance risks and advise on new laws and regulations that may impact the company’s operations.

 

What You’ll Do:  

  • Serve as the primary legal advisor on regulatory and compliance issues impacting Unite Us’ software platform and related services, including issues related to health and social care, artificial intelligence, predictive analytics, and payments products
  • Review and monitor new legal obligations relevant to Unite Us’ business operations and anticipate regulatory developments that could impact the company
  • Serve as the team leader for Unite Us’ Compliance team
  • Lead meetings on regulatory and compliance matters with customers, government officials, and other external partners
  • Enhance and scale policies and processes that translate new legal obligations into internal controls and product implementation requirements
  • Take an active role in assessing and managing regulatory and compliance risks related to the launch and commercialization of new company products
  • Serve as a thought leader and representative regarding proposed laws and regulations impacting Unite Us’ platform and related services
  • Advise and train team leaders and teams within the company on a variety of regulatory and compliance issues
  • Manage outside counsel on the review of key legal and regulatory changes and their impact on the company
  • Provide general legal support across the spectrum of issues Unite Us faces

 

What’s Required:

  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, along with the ability to communicate effectively with others at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to issue spot within the context of the company’s business priorities
  • Ability to manage and lead a growing team
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships within the organization’s legal department and across all departments 
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willingness to learn about our software platform and business and legal issues in the health care, social care, data analytics and payments industries
  • Enthusiasm and a collaborative approach 

 

Education and Experience:

  • Undergraduate and law degree and admission to a recognized bar
  • At least 7 years of legal experience, with a combination of experience in law firms and relevant government positions
  • Experience advising on HIPAA, 42 CFR Part 2, Stark, Anti-Kickback Statute, and state privacy laws (e.g., CCPA)
  • Experience advising startups is preferred but not required

 

Environmental Job Requirements & Working Conditions:

  • This position is based in New York, NY, Washington DC, or Remote, US-based, excluding Colorado
  • This position requires 5% travel

Unite Us is committed to building a diverse team and fostering an inclusive culture, and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We embrace and encourage our employees' differences in race, religion, color, national origin, gender, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, medical conditions, and other characteristics.  If you require assistance in applying for open positions due to a disability please email us at peopleops@uniteus.com to request an accommodation.

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