March 22, 2023


Publix Super Markets Senior Healthcare/Privacy Attorney Job Description

Publix Super Markets tops the list of privately-owned supermarkets in the US. We hold no long-term debt and continue to grow year after year. Publix and our associates excel in community involvement, volunteerism, and environmental sustainability. Our collective commitment to diversity has contributed to our success in being a great place to work and shop. It’s satisfying to work for – and be an owner in – a Fortune 100 company that is widely recognized as a leader in the supermarket industry.

Our Corporate Legal department provides timely and cost-effective legal services of the highest caliber. The Senior Healthcare/Privacy Attorney manages and advises stakeholders with respect to legal/regulatory risk associated with the Pharmacy’s business units, retail locations, and warehouse operations. Ideal candidates have exceptional writing, listening, analytical and problem-solving skills. They are detail-oriented and have interpersonal and negotiation skills to work productively when faced with challenging work situations, confidentiality, and time pressures.

In Publix's corporate offices, we value in-person interactions, similar to those our store associates have with customers. Many of Publix's corporate offices offer work from home up to two days a week. Each business area implements their policy differently and should be discussed during interviews.

What you’ll do
• provide legal advice on regulatory, transactional, legislative, agency enforcement, and other healthcare/pharmacy related legal and compliance issues, and develop and recommend solutions
• review, evaluate, draft and negotiate healthcare/pharmacy contract terms
• interact with regulatory agencies to resolve concerns and administrative enforcement actions
• participate on project teams as a subject matter expert
What you need to succeed
• Juris Doctor degree
• member of a state bar association with at least four years of pharmacy and/or privacy law or at least seven years of general healthcare law practice experience
• admitted to and in good standing with a bar association within the United States
• knowledge of and experience with laws and regulations applicable to healthcare and privacy including, for example, Medicare/Medicaid, HIPAA, VCDPA, False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Civil Monetary Penalties Law, controlled substances, privacy, and healthcare licensure
• knowledge of pharmacy or another highly regulated healthcare business
• ability to adapt to unfamiliar business operations, systems, regulations, etc.
• ability to be positive, proactive, and flexible in dealing with a variety of situations, personalities, and levels of knowledge, understanding, and experience
• ability to provide business consulting services (i.e., professional or expert advice)
• ability to read and interpret legal and regulatory documents
• skilled in planning, organization, time management and project management techniques
• ability to lead and manage resources and coordinate the efforts of others
• ability to work independently, productively and follow through on all responsibilities to bring projects to a successful conclusion
• proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel
• must be willing to work in a cross-functional setting and position requires knowledge and understanding of all Publix functional business areas, including legal and business issues facing each functional business area

Preferred qualifications
• Juris Doctor and Board Certification in Healthcare Law
• member of a state bar association with eight or more years of pharmacy, privacy, and/or general healthcare law practice experience
• bar admission and member in good standing in one state where Publix operates
• knowledge of overall Publix organization and various business area operations
• knowledge of company and business area policies and procedures
• ability to supervise others

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