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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
Date Last Verified
ProfileStaff Attorney II / III The candidate, under the direction of the Vice President and General Counsel, will support the organization and its member organizations on a variety of legal matters and projects related to the management and operation of a health care system by providing competent, timely legal advice and assistance informed by sound business acumen and knowledge of the business goals and objectives of the organization. Will review/prepare contracts/leases and templates. Deal with federal and state tax matters, including exempt organization issues. Provide advice on governance issues and operations. Coordinate response to subpoenas. Draft policies. Use business and legal judgment to balance an appropriate level of risk against business needs in particular situations. Assist with the preparation of corporate minutes and corporate filings for organization and member organizations. Supervise, work closely with, and actively direct outside counsel to ensure organizational goals are met. Analyze legislation that impacts the organization and assist in responding to legislative and other inquiries. Advise administrators/department heads/chiefs of service of changes in law. Participate in MHA and other activities to assist in policy development and to keep current with legal issues occurring in healthcare in Maine and nationally. Provide in-service education on legal issues to management and staff as appropriate. Drive legal costs to a minimum by assessing risk and through appropriate use of inside and outside counsel.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have a J.D. degree from a law school accredited by the ABA and active license to practice law in Maine. Attorney II must have 3-9 years of experience, while attorney III must have 10+ years of experience. Should have demonstrated substantive legal experience, including primary and independent responsibility for significant legal matters. Must have a comprehensive understanding of and experience in the health care field as well as knowledge and experience working with health care related statutes and regulations.
Requisition #: 38340
Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems
43 Whiting Hill Road
Brewer, ME 04412