Job Details

Director/Management Level

Company name

JPS Health Network.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Feb 07, 2020

Valid Through

May 22, 2020

Posted on

Sep 01, 2019

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Fort Worth, TX, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
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Director/Management Level
Duties: Provide management and oversight of the Legal Services department, projects, and functions. Maintain knowledge of current federal and state laws, best practices, and trends in the legal field in order to provide the necessary legal guidance. Must have extensive knowledge of legal and compliance related issues pertaining to hospitals, health law, contract law, general, corporate, public health, and not for profit regulations. Ensure prompt dissemination of information to educate JPS Health Network employees on compliance and HIPAA related regulations that may affect JPS Health Network operations via in service training, through monthly publication of Privacy Buzz, Compliance 101, and/or email updates regarding compliance related topics and laws including but not limited to Medicare and Medicaid, Civil Monetary Penalties, the Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback Statute, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and other regulatory or operational compliance related education. Ensure consistent application of law-related policy across the organization, including by contributing to compliance and quality control functions. Works with the Legal Services team to ensure assigned work and workload are appropriately prioritized and establish deadlines when warranted. Foster the professional and personal development of Legal Services team members and assists in recruitment, retention and succession planning efforts. Propose and draft new contractual language for existing templates based on department policies and/or new developments in the industry. Support business units with routine guidance in the development of policies and procedures, patient-facing documents, and training materials. Manage, or provide substantive guidance related to, litigation and/or contested matters relating to operational practice area. Balance business-driven timelines with necessary attention to risk mitigation. Provide business units with prompt and well-reasoned legal support that positions the business in a competitive and legally sound environment. Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree from an ABA-approved law school. 10+ years of experience working with legal and compliance regulations in a business, professional, or healthcare environment. Extensive knowledge of and experience with federal, state and local laws and regulations; including analyzing, interpreting, applying, and communicating them to the business, and ensuring compliance. Exceptional communication skills and ability to develop and maintain strong relationships. Current Texas State Bar Association license OR the ability to waive into the Texas State Bar. Preferred: 5+ years of experience in large law firm or in-house legal department. Experience in healthcare industry.

Additional info

Req #: 11947

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
JPS Health Network.
1350 S. Main Street
Fort Worth, TX 76104