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A healthcare attorney is a professional and documented position charged with dealing with all legal matters related to healthcare and citizens with various health afflictions. An individual who desires to make a professional career in this area of law must be prepared to support cases with regard to provision of healthcare services and should be prepared for long winded trials and procedures.

Reform in the healthcare sector continues to evolve and mature, giving birth to new legal issues related to healthcare that organizations need to tackle. The industry is in the center of extensive consolidation, with healthcare providers, clinics, practices of doctors, and other health centers integrating into broad networks which need expanded domestic legal departments.

In accordance with professional health organizations such as the "American Health Lawyers Association" (AHLA) and the "American Bar Association (ABA), in-house legal employees within healthcare centers and health systems have grown progressively within the last several years.

Besides the conventional techniques of searching for healthcare attorney jobs like networking and searching online, experts say that executive search companies and recruiters are more often hired by organizations to gain assistance in recognizing potential legal leaders and evaluate and coach their in-house legal teams. Some people can make an alteration beyond the research-driven sectors with pharmaceutical firms or the like.

In the United States, because demand for their legal services has greatly increased, salaries for healthcare attorneys and other legal executives have also increased. According to the suggestion of AHLA data, in-house counsels in the legal healthcare industry have experienced an improvement in salaries by about 10% on an annual basis in the past few years. One force pushing salaries up is that law firms owned by the private sector are also developing and intensifying the practices related to health law, competing with organizations of healthcare providers for talent. This escalates salaries of attorneys, although in most of the cases, mainly with nonprofits, healthcare providers cannot compete on the wages parameter with private law firms.
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Aug 28,14 USA - NY New York City

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We are looking to hire an attorney who can help us with our legal reports. We do independent medical exams for law firms. We are looking for someone who is knowledgeable in both medical and...

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Aug 26,14 USA - NY New York City

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Our client, a boutique law firm with 50 attys in NYC, has an immediate need for a Healthcare lawyer to join its robust Corporate practice. The ideal candidate will have 7+ years of substanti...

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Aug 30,14 USA - TX Dallas

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Conifer Health Solutions, LLC Min 4 yrs required
Compliance Officer The candidate will assist management (corporate and business) in identifying regulatory risks and actions impacting Conifer Health and will help to develop and oversee th...

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Sep 02, 14 USA - IL Deerfield

In-House, Min 3 yrs required
Director Healthcare Privacy Duties: Oversees and leads all ongoing activities related to firm’s health care privacy program. Identifies and mitigate privacy risks and makes decisions that promote transparency and choice. Advises the business to position privacy as a competitive advantage that dri...
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Sep 01, 14 USA - NY Buffalo

In-House, General Counsel Consulting Min 2 yrs required
General Counsel Consulting (GCC) is the only professional firm that works full time to find openings and make placements for General Counsel and in-house counsel. By working only for in-house counsel over the years, we have developed exclusive resources for advancing your legal career. Associate Cou...
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Sep 01, 14 USA - NY Rochester

In-House, General Counsel Consulting Min 2 yrs required
General Counsel Consulting (GCC) is the only professional firm that works full time to find openings and make placements for General Counsel and in-house counsel. By working only for in-house counsel over the years, we have developed exclusive resources for advancing your legal career. Associate Cou...
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Sep 01, 14 USA - KS Overland Park

In-House, UnitedHealthcare Corporation Min 3 yrs required
Health Plan Compliance Consultant Responsibilities: Develop and manage site Compliance Committee meetings. Ensure written standards and procedures. Provide training, communications and education. Ensure proper reporting and response to state stakeholders. Conduct auditing and monitoring, to ensure ...
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Sep 01, 14 USA - NY Syracuse

In-House, General Counsel Consulting Min 2 yrs required
General Counsel Consulting (GCC) is the only professional firm that works full time to find openings and make placements for General Counsel and in-house counsel. By working only for in-house counsel over the years, we have developed exclusive resources for advancing your legal career. Associate Cou...
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Aug 31, 14 USA - MA Waltham

In-House, Min 10 yrs required
Senior Counsel Duties: Responsible and accountable for the drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts with certain clients and business partners. In addition to the drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts, this position will provide legal advice and counsel to the company’s strat...
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Aug 31, 14 USA - NC Winston Salem

In-House, Max 2 yrs required
Attorney Requests Process Owner - Medical Records Duties: Manage the medical records request process in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Drive and improve a process and be accountable for results. Ensure that internal and external attorney requests are processed within a 48-hour tur...
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Aug 30, 14 USA - IA Cedar Rapids

In-House, Min 4 yrs required
Senior Regulatory Compliance Analyst Duties: Will be responsible for using a consultative approach in developing, implementing and monitoring Privacy compliance programs that help to mitigate the risk to the clients, producers and the company. Take an active role in creating an environment of innov...
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Aug 30, 14 USA - TX Houston

In-House, Min 8 yrs required
Risk Assurance Director - Health Care Compliance The candidate should have one or more of the following obtained advanced certifications or degrees: Master's degree in Business, Accounting or Healthcare-related field; J.D. degree; CHC (Certified in Healthcare Compliance); CHPC (Certified in Healthc...
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Aug 30, 14 USA - CO Aurora

In-House, Min 3 yrs required
Assistant General Counsel The candidate will be provide legal services primarily to University. Should have a Juris Doctor or equivalent degree conferred by an accredited law school. Must be admitted to practice law in Colorado or eligible for admission on motion (it is a requirement of employment ...
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Choosing a Career as a Healthcare Attorney

The legal field, being one of the oldest professions in the world, is also one of the widest career fields that there is. This is so because law as a professional field has various divisions and categories each with its own law and regulations. The major responsibilities of an attorney or lawyer are basically to represent the interests of his clients in a court of law. This focus is broad and as mentioned, there are various categories of lawyers. One such category is the lawyer that carries out healthcare attorney jobs. Just like an ordinary attorney, the healthcare attorney has a legal background or knowledge but in addition has some medical knowledge. His area of specialization therefore is the application of the law in the medical sector. The law of health care is an area of law whose major focus is to ensure that all activities done especially in a hospital and other medical areas are in line with the provisions of the law. In addition, the laws of healthcare regulate the conduct of professionals in the medical field stipulating clearly what they are expected to do in the line of work, and what acts or omissions amount to a contravention of the law.

Legal Rights to Health Care

One of the most basic of human rights is the right to good health care. In recent years we have come to understand that health care is not merely a technical problem for medical specialists. It is a vital concern for all who help shape the economic, social, and political processes of our communities and nations.

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