Senior Pharmacy & Compliance Counsel

| Greater NYC Area
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About Ro
Founded in 2017, Ro is a patient-driven telehealth company that puts you in control of your health. We’re patients, just like you, building technology to make healthcare accessible, affordable, and maybe even enjoyable. Ro powers three digital health clinics -- Roman for men’s health, Rory for women’s health, and Zero for fighting smoking addiction -- as well as Ro Pharmacy, a simple and affordable online pharmacy where every medication is $5 per month. The company’s nationwide networking of physicians and pharmacies provides a personalized, end-to-end healthcare experience from online treatment to the delivery of medication and ongoing care. Ro was named #2 in Wellness on Fast Company’s 2019 list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies, and listed by Inc. Magazine as a Best Place to Work in 2020.
We’re looking for a Pharmacy Counsel to join our small but growing legal team! This role will report to our General Counsel and will be responsible for the multitude of legal, regulatory, and risk-management issues related to Ro’s pharmacy operations.
Who are you? You are comfortable working within a new and evolving industry while handling several projects at the same time. You will have a major impact on Ro’s plans to scale and will work collaboratively with each department at the company. You are collaborative, empathetic, flexible, and eager to learn about all facets of the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide advice company-wide on an array of pharmacy statutory, regulatory, and risk management issues
  • Develop company-wide interpretations, policies, and practices for execution by the pharmacy and operations teams
  • Prepare Ro’s pharmacies for communications and activities with boards of pharmacy
  • Represent Ro before boards of pharmacy and other industry stakeholders
  • Work closely with Ro’s General Counsel on government relations and policy work related to the practice of pharmacy
  • Examine Ro’s practices on an ongoing basis and advise cross-departmentally on compliance and risk management
  • Counsel Ro’s pharmacy, operations, tech, strategy, marketing and executive teams on product development, supply chain, marketing, and strategic initiatives
  • Diligence Ro’s third party vendors and partners
  • Review, draft, and negotiate a variety of contracts with partners and vendors
  • Assist with dispute resolution
  • Help manage external counsel
  • Help build an incredible legal department from the ground level!

What We Are Looking For:

  • You are a JD and a PharmD, with admission to a state bar
  • 5+ years of of relevant in-house and/or law firm experience
  • Prior experience as a pharmacist
  • Experience counseling clients on a variety of pharmacy regulatory matters
  • You have experience reviewing complex commercial agreements
  • Confident handling tasks and answering questions that are unfamiliar to you
  • Able to assess and balance both legal and business risks
  • A skillful drafter and issue-spotter, and a clear communicator
  • An effective time manager who is impressively organized
  • You are super serious about your work (without taking yourself too seriously)
  • Bonus points:
  • You have experience with any of the following: state health care laws and regulations, emerging growth companies, telehealth, pharmacy operations (especially mail order pharmacy), over-the-counter products, and communicating with regulators and legislators.

We welcome qualified candidates of all races, creeds, genders, and sexuality to apply.
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Location

Ro is located in the heart of Flatiron district at the corner of 23rd and 6th.

An Insider's view of Ro

What does your typical day look like?

My day involves a lot of interactions with different teams to communicate and align on the ‘why’ behind the decisions we make as well as leading the work of the product design team — it’s full of constant decision making and communication throughout the day.

Pacssu Park

Director of Product Design

What is your vision for the company?

Ultimately, we aspire to be your first call — to either handle everything you need from beginning to end or to guide you throughout your journey when you’re better served by others. We see a world in which patients are in complete control of their care. A world in which physicians, nurses, and pharmacists are empowered, not replaced by technology.

SRZ

Founders

What are Ro Perks + Benefits

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
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