Job Details

Associate General Counsel

Company name

Care New England Health System

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 20, 2020

Valid Through

Nov 02, 2020

Posted on

May 14, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Providence, RI, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
Corporate >> Corporate - M&A
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
Health Care >> Health Care
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - General
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Associate General Counsel
Duties: Providing advice and counsel to group on a wide range of compliance, regulatory, operational and transactional matters. Collaborating on the legal aspects of the health system’s operations, including enterprise risk management; regulatory and compliance issues; commercial, government and physician contracts; intellectual property and research related matters; corporate governance; real estate; and mergers and acquisitions. Drafts, reviews, and negotiates a wide range of contracts relevant to business and operations, including professional services agreements; clinical affiliation agreements; technology-related agreements; real estate leases; payor agreements; and miscellaneous vendor agreements. Prepares, reviews and negotiates pre-clinical and clinical research related agreements, including clinical trial agreements, collaborative research agreements, material transfer and data use agreements. Provides legal support to the health system’s research accounting and administration departments and the hospital IRBs. Provides guidance and counsel on practice acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic and clinical affiliations, including review of due diligence materials, drafting and negotiating transaction documents, and ensuring compliance with applicable regulatory, licensing and CON requirements. Provides advice on issues involving fraud and abuse, regulatory compliance, hospital and medical licensure, and tax exempt status. Assists with responses to subpoenas, court orders and other regulatory requests for information. Drafts and reviews policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Assists with the development, review and revision of legal forms and processes designed to streamline matters requiring recurring legal involvement. Participates in various meetings throughout the health system, offering advice and counsel to clients on legal matters as they arise. Develops and delivers education on areas of responsibility. Manages and directs services of outside counsel and other advisors. Communicates and acts in accordance with mission and values.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree from an ABA accredited law school and outstanding academic credentials. Licensed to practice law in at least one state and in good standing in all states where admitted. Member of Rhode Island bar or eligible for admission within 1 year. 5+ years of experience as a practicing attorney in a mid/large law firm or an in-house counsel legal department, providing advice and counsel to hospitals, health systems or physician organizations. Potential to waive this requirement for appropriate candidate if eligible for limited in-house registration in Rhode Island. Working knowledge of federal and state laws relating to healthcare, including Stark Law, Federal False Claims Act, Federal Anti-Kickback Statute, EMTALA, HIPAA and Joint Commission standards, as well as knowledge of applicable non-profit laws. Substantial experience in contract drafting, review, negotiation, and management. Demonstrates superior interpersonal skills, interest in having a broad-based practice, and interest in and ability to learn new areas of the law. Excellent oral and written communication skills. High degree of personal integrity, sound judgment, and a commitment to accountability. Demonstrates ability to manage multiple tasks and initiatives; ability to prioritize and to provide comprehensive legal advice without the need for close supervision. Ability to work collaboratively in a small legal department.

Additional info

Job ID: 6399

Company info

hiring coordinator
Care New England Health System
45 Willard Avenue
Providence, RI 02905

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