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Corporate Counsel

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support I 
Requisition #:  78648

 

JOB SUMMARY

Provides support in healthcare law primarily in the areas of regulatory law and business and professional contracting with an emphasis on agreements, physician contracting and regulated transactions, employment law, and professional staff issues.

EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctor degree

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Member in good standing of the State Bar of Georgia

EXPERIENCE*

  • 2 years of experience in healthcare law and/or business

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Previous experience in legal or clinical

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Ability to counsel client departments in matters of contract negotiation, drafting and performance, and other areas of law
  • Focus on timeliness and ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of business goals
  • Facilitation of lawful resolutions and solutions to business regulatory and professional issues

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Provides legal guidance, research, review analysis, and advice regarding all legal issues presented by client departments.
  2. Structures agreements between and among affiliates which support the services and functions of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and affiliated companies.
  3. Adapts contract templates and existing agreements to changes in regulations, laws, and client practices relating to hospital services and professional agreements.
  4. Represents client departments in third-party negotiation teleconferences and in-person meetings.
  5. Updates, maintains, and assists paralegal in presenting the contracting in-service training with the support and assistance of staff and learning systems.
  6. Works with client departments to institute individual contracting responsibility programs unique to the needs of each department.
  7. Facilitates improvement of internal legal systems and processes.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Bending/Stooping - Not Present
Climbing - Not Present
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

WORKING CONDITIONS*

No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

Have questions about the recruitment process?  Check out What to Expect.

Address:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 1, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Legal/Compliance - Legal


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Pediatric, Healthcare