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General Counsel

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Savannah, GA

Date Last Verified

Aug 12,2017

Posted on

Nov 22,2016
Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
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General Counsel The candidate manages and provides general legal services for company and its affiliates. Develops policies and procedures on organization and health law issues. Serves as the legal resource for all departments of the healthcare system with an emphasis on Ethics, Compliance,Medical Staff, Risk Management and Human Resources. Serves as the HIPAA Privacy Officer. Serves as a representative of SJ/C in professional and other external affairs which impact the institution.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Doctorate in Law. Juris Doctor with a strong academic record from an accredited school of law is required. Health law track preferred. 3-5 years’ experience in combination of education and experience required. 3+ years of relevant legal experience in a hospital or health system, preferred. Healthcare industry and regulatory experience required. Knowledge of fraud and abuse laws, including Stark and Anti-Kickback, HIPAA and Medicare/Medicaid issues, required. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and with good presentation skills. Must be able to work independently and be able to effectively deal with a wide range of personnel in rapidly changing regulatory and legal environments. Professional certification is required. Active Bar membership. License to practice law in the State of Georgia or be eligible to obtain a license to practice law in Georgia. License to practice law in the State of South Carolina or to be eligible to obtain a license to practice law.

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