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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
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ProfileAssistant Counsel, Corporate & Regulatory Services Responsibilities: Provides legal advice to leadership and executives on regulatory issues affecting the provision of patient care at providers, including: Informed consent, documentation, competency, and confidentiality. Provides legal advice affecting the implementation of strategic initiatives and business operations. Selects and retains outside counsel as needed, and manages legal expenses in subject matter areas of responsibility. Identifies critical legal risk exposure matters. Manages the provision of legal advice on urgent matters after hours. Assists with or direct supervision of Department paralegals and administrative staff. Performs other duties as requested by Deputy General Counsel and Senior Vice President /General Counsel.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school. Current admission to the Connecticut Bar (as Authorized House Counsel or otherwise) or ability to waive in or achieve bar membership in a timely fashion. 10+ years of experience in health care law practice, with a preference for those who have spent some portion of that time in a healthcare setting. Familiarity with Federal and state law affecting hospitals and health care professionals is required. Demonstrated extraordinary ability to perform all aspects of functions. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including timely and effective advice to leadership, executives and other relevant stakeholders. Ability to independently conduct legal research and provide legal advice. Ability to work in a fast paced and challenging environment. Autonomously manages a high volume and complex workload within subject matter areas of expertise. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, organizational, and customer services skills. Ability to handle stressful situations with a calm demeanor and be flexible. Capable of exercising good judgment and decision-making skills. Demonstrated ability to issue spot and escalate issues as identified. Interacts with other Legal & Risk Services personnel to ensure that legal services are provided in a timely, practical and cost effective manner consistent with the mission and values of the organization. Demonstrates a spirit of teamwork, offering positive and constructive ideas, encouragement and support to other members of the Legal & Risk Services Department. Able to effectively supervise the development and oversee work product of the Department’s more junior professional staff. Proactively seeks professional growth opportunities.
Job ID: 60917