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Health Care Attorney in West Des Moines, IA

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Company name

UnityPoint Health

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Health Care

Years of Experience

12-15 yrs required


West Des Moines, IA

Date Last Verified

Aug 30,2018

Posted on

May 15,2018

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Deputy General Counsel The candidate will be accountable for supporting the functions of the Law Department of an integrated healthcare delivery organization. Will be responsible for assuring the Department’s advice to the organizational entities meets the current standard of professional competence, is provided in a user friendly way and in a way that enhances the Law Department’s reputation in UPH for high value legal services. Create an environment of open communication, transparency and collaboration with attorneys, Law Department staff, operational leaders and system colleagues resulting in proactive management of transactions, strategies and initiatives. Provide departmental leadership to ensure that customer service levels are sustained or enhanced. Ensure that the Department’s legal advice is provided to Health and its affiliates at an early stage in contemplated transactions, policy development and potential disputes in order to help structure legal, workable arrangements and policies, and to the extent possible, to avoid misunderstandings, disputes and litigation. Ensure that the department provides educational services and promotes awareness of legal concerns among the Law Department, system and affiliate leadership and staff in compliance with the Health Code of Conduct. Provide leadership in the ongoing development of accountability systems; promoting team work, fostering efficiency, enhancing communications, establishing clearly defined goals and measurements of organizational performance while promoting the sharing of resources, information and best practices among all stakeholders. Law degree from an ABA accredited law school and admission to the Iowa Bar. Admission or eligibility for Illinois and Wisconsin Bars desirable. Must have 12-15 years of related experience.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 2018-45573

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
UnityPoint Health
1776 West Lakes Parkway
Suite 400
West Des Moines, IA 50266