Job Details

Legal Counsel

Company name

Children's National Health System

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Valid Through

Dec 29, 2020

Posted on

Sep 15, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Franchise Law >> Franchise Law
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legal Counsel
Duties: Support the Chief Legal Officer in handling a variety of legal matters for the organization as assigned. Tasks may be focused in several different areas including, litigation, business management, contracting, compliance or consulting, depending on the needs of the office. Manage contract review as assigned. Provide advice on legal matters as assigned. Support claims, litigation and insurance matters as assigned Support office budget, management, compliance and governance matters as assigned. Provide advice as assigned on general legal matters in a timely manner. Respond to legal questions from clinical staff in a timely manner. Cover attorney on call position as scheduled. Complete assignments from Chief Legal Officer in a timely manner. Develop healthy relationships with other internal customers. Provide staff development education re: legal issues as assigned. Integrate with Executive Director of Risk Management as needed to manage risk for the organization. Conduct business with a professional, collaborative approach that is solution oriented and forward thinking; be well respected by peers and stakeholders as a team-player and capable attorney; use good judgment on all matters including the ability to escalate concerns and control or manage potential poor decisions or actions by clients or stakeholders. Ensure that goals are set and met.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree. DC Bar admittance required. 3 years' related or progressive experience in the law for at least 4 years. Knowledge of health care law issues pertaining to non-profit academic medical centers desired. Prefer experience with drafting and negotiating a wide variety of contracts. Must have healthcare regulatory experience or related experience. Able and available to work full-time on-site at the hospital or other CN controlled and operated location. Professional, responsive, collaborative, solution-oriented, forward thinking, proactive, engaged. Must be licensed as a lawyer in MD, DC or VA.

Additional info

Ref. 200000QW

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Children's National Health System
111 Michigan Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20010

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