Posted on October 30, 2018
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The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC) seeks an exceptional and motivated Associate Counsel in the Office of the General Counsel. This is a terrific opportunity for a skilled attorney to support the varied responsibilities of the HPC in a full-time position reporting to the General Counsel.
The successful applicant will assist the General Counsel, Deputy General Counsel and other attorneys in the legal department in support of state agency processes. The Associate Counsel will conduct legal research and analysis and prepare memoranda and opinions; assist with promulgation of regulations, compliance functions, agency records management, procurement and contract management; and support implementation of policies and procedures and other day-to-day operations. The Associate Counsel will also support policy teams across the agency as directed.
Candidates must be results-oriented with the ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously to consistently meet deadlines and team expectations. The best candidates will demonstrate superior attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, an understanding or interest in the existing Massachusetts healthcare landscape, and exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
Duties of this position may include, at minimum:
The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC), established in 2012, is an independent state agency charged with monitoring health care spending growth in Massachusetts and providing data-driven policy recommendations regarding health care delivery and payment system reform. Key activities include setting the health care cost growth benchmark; monitoring provider and payer performance relative to the health care cost growth benchmark; creating standards for care delivery systems that are accountable to better meet patients’ medical, behavioral, and social needs; analyzing the impact of health care market transactions on cost, quality, and access; and investing in community health care delivery and innovations. The HPC's 11-member Board provides oversight to the activities of the agency.
Health Policy Commission staff are offered a great career opportunity working toward the goal of better health and better care at a lower cost across the Commonwealth. In addition to salary, the total compensation package features many Commonwealth of Massachusetts employee benefits for full-time employees, including:
The HPC is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.