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Associate General Counsel

Company name

LifeCare Health Partners

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 20,2018

Posted on

Jul 05,2017

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Plano, TX
Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
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Associate General Counsel Duties : The candidate shall assists with resolution of all healthcare regulatory issues that arise, to include those related to Stark, Anti-kickback, Medicare, and HIPAA. Provides guidance to hospitals on healthcare operational matters, to include medical staff credentialing, facility leases, informed consent, governance, risk management, advance directives and end of life decision making. Works with outside counsel to achieve optimal outcomes with respect to ongoing litigation and claims; helps determine strategy for case resolution and attempts to resolve potential claims at the earliest stage possible. Drafts, negotiates and amends various different types of healthcare contracts. 5. Assists with all facets of company transactions, including due diligence, regulatory approvals, transaction documentation, and coordination with all interested parties. Assists Human Resources Department with issues related to workers’ compensation claims, the ADA, the FLSA, the FMLA, the USERRA, and other regulatory matters. Conducts/oversees internal investigations to develop relevant facts for internal decision making. Assists with drafting responses to EEOC and other written complaints against the company. Assists Corporate Secretary with maintenance of all corporate records and books.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements : The candidate shall be Juris Doctorate from accredited school of law and have 4+ years practicing law required; previous experience providing support as corporate counsel in a healthcare company preferred. Current bar license in good standing as an attorney.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
LifeCare Health Partners
6800 Preston Road
Plano, TX 75024

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