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Corporate Counsel

Company: ChristianaCare
Location: newark
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS :

This position will assist the General Counsel and support senior-level attorneys in all functions of the

Legal/Risk Management Department. This position will be part of the team that is responsible

for providing legal advice and support to ChristianaCare.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide legal advice and support to ChristianaCare in the following areas for the purpose of clinical, strategic, and business operations:

    Issues related to clinical practice and patient care, including informed consent, health care quality and safety, and other regulatory requirements;

    State and federal employment laws;

    Professional health care licensing boards;

    Health care privacy;

    Medical-dental staff including privileging, credentialing, and peer review;

    General compliance matters, such as Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark, Civil Monetary Penalties Law, and Medicare Conditions of Participation; and

    Telehealth.

  • Assist in the preparation, review, and negotiation of documents for complex transactions including, agreements related to information technology, managed care, employment arrangements, business relationships and third-party vendor agreements.

  • Prepare and review internal policies, procedures, and other operating documents.

  • Provide litigation support to Risk Management, management, employees, and outside counsel for medical malpractice and other legal claims.

  • Perform other duties as required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Law degree from an accredited university.

  • A minimum of 5 years of health care legal experience, preferably advising a hospital or health care system.

  • Experience with patient care, clinical issues, and other health care laws and regulations.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of contracting principles and techniques;

  • Ability to independently plan, organize, and coordinate administrative programs and projects;

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills;

  • Ability to effect process change to achieve optimal efficiency;

  • Negotiation skills;

  • Ability to maintain confidential information, materials, and files;

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and responsibilities under time pressure;

  • Skill in written and oral communication; and

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and contract tracking systems.

Keywords: ChristianaCare, Newark , Corporate Counsel, Other , newark, Delaware

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