Associate Counsel - State/Fede

Recruiter
Aetna Inc.
Location
Hartford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 10, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Aetna, one of the nation's leaders in health care, dental, pharmacy, group life and disability insurance and employee benefits is seeking highly motivated Associate Counsels for our Legislative Analysis team.

POSITION SUMMARY

In this Legislative Analysis Unit position, the Associate Counsel, under the supervision of Counsel, will analyze, interpret, and communicate requirements of newly enacted state and federal laws, regulations, and other legal guidance that impact Aetna's businesses and services.

Fundamental Components:

The successful candidate for this Associate Counsel position will work in the Legislative Analysis Unit under the supervision of Counsel. The Associate Counsel will:

monitor state and federal legislative activity for impact to Aetnas businesses;

analyze recently enacted state and federal laws, regulations, and other legal guidance and determine their applicability to Aetnas products and services;

research and interpret laws and translate significant business requirements into plain language for internal business clients;

provide legal guidance to business clients; and

complete ad hoc projects.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

Must have

* 1-3 years experience within corporate healthcare or insurance environment or within law firm specializing in health related law -Expertise in legal research, analysis, and interpretation of insurance laws -Strong written and verbal communication skills -Experience with advising internal clients -Understanding of health and life insurance and related products -Willingness to embrace technology

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a JD.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Legal/License To Practice Law is desired

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Legal/Compliance - state/federal legislation implementation/1-3 Years

Functional - Legal/Compliance - law searches/1-3 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical - Other/Lexis Nexis/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Aetna Applications/Compliance Web Site/1-3 Years/

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/4-6 Years/

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Employment Type Regular Career Band Description Professional