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Deputy General Counsel Hospital Operations Henry Ford Health System

Company name

Henry Ford Health System

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

May 05,2019

Posted on

Feb 02,2019

Years of Experience

Min 15 yrs required

Location

Detroit, MI, United States

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate
Health Care >> Health Care
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Henry Ford Health System is seeking a Deputy General Counsel, Hospital Operations that is responsible for the hospital operations team and activities related to multiple HFHS hospital campuses. 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists the General Counsel with administrative or legal matters, including planning, organizing and managing projects assigned to lawyers;
  • the General Counsel with administrative or legal matters, including planning, organizing and managing projects assigned to lawyers;
  • Develops or assists in the development of budget recommendations; 
  • or assists in the development of budget recommendations;
  • Manages outside counsel in transactional matters; and
  • outside counsel in transactional matters; and
  • Provides legal advice in support of the strategic direction of the organization in the following areas:  state and federal regulatory matters; physician contracting including acquisitions, independent contractor relationships, PSAs, and clinically integrated networks; day to day legal advice on Stark, the anti-kickback statute, and fraud and abuse laws.   
  • legal advice in support of the strategic direction of the organization in the
  • following areas:  state and federal regulatory matters; physician contracting including acquisitions, independent contractor relationships, PSAs, and clinically integrated networks; day to day legal advice on Stark, the anti-kickback statute, and fraud and abuse laws. 
     

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:      

  • Juris Doctorate (JD);
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in a major law firm or corporate legal department advising in the areas noted above;
  • Ideal candidate has managed a team of lawyers in-house or in private practice; and
  • Must possess strong initiative as well as excellent management, team-work, delegation and problem-solving abilities.


CULTURE/SKILLS

Must meet or exceed core customer service responsibilities, standards and behaviors as outlined in the HFHS’ Customer Service Policy and summarized below:

  • Communication
  • Ownership
  • Understanding   
  • Motivation
  • Sensitivity                                   
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork                                   
  • Respect

Must practice the customer skills as provided through on-going training and in-services.
Must possess the following personal qualities:

  • Be self-directed
  • Be flexible and committed to the team concept
  • Demonstrate teamwork, initiative and willingness to learn
  • Be open to new learning experiences
  • Accepts and respects diversity without judgment
  • Demonstrates customer service values

The Deputy General Counsel – Hospital Operations is a direct report to the Senior Vice President and General Counsel.
 

Company info

Henry Ford Health System

Company Profile

Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. healthcare systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care. The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600 employees. Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III. To learn more, visit HenryFord.com

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