Gainesville, GA, United States
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Associate Counsel is responsible for the provision of legal advice and services to **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. (‘NGHS’) and its affiliates under the supervision of the Chief Legal Officer. Provide advice and draft, review and assist in the structuring and negotiation of agreements, including physician and vendor agreements. Counseling on issues involving fraud and abuse, regulatory compliance, hospital and medical licensure, tax exempt status and patient rights. Coordinate responses to regulatory requests for information or subpoenas. Put on educational seminars for staff and physicians.
Minimum Job Qualifications:
Juris Doctor (J.D.) and an active license to practice (Georgia license or ability to apply for and obtain Georgia license) and 1-5 years’ of relevant health law experience in a law firm practice and/or in-house is required. Consideration will be given to qualified candidates advising health care institutions with a combined total of five or more years’ experience. Bachelor’s degree in a communication related field required (Master’s degree preferred.)
Job Specific and Unique Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Outstanding analytical, negotiating, drafting and writing ability. Pragmatic business acumen with the ability to recognize the broader consequences of legal advice.
Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication. Innovative thinking that adds value for clients and finds creative solutions to complex legal issues.
Interpersonal skills that foster successful interaction with a diverse array of legal colleagues, clients, and leaders at all levels.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and initiatives; prioritizing and working independently in a highly collegial and high performing environment. High degree of personal integrity, sound judgment, and a commitment to accountability.
Extensive knowledge of federal and state laws relating to healthcare, including but not limited to Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement, HIPAA, AKS, self-referral prohibitions, privacy, security, and fraud and abuse.
Experience in managing, drafting, reviewing and negotiating complex contracts.
Good working knowledge of the key operational and strategic issues and challenges currently affecting hospitals, medical foundations, health systems, providers, health care delivery organizations, and/or integrated delivery systems.
More Awards and Accolades.
Ranked in the Top 10% in the nation by CareChex® for Stroke Care, Cancer Care, Pneumonia Care and Surgical Care, the System is the recipient of numerous accolades including:
Georgia's #1 Surgery Hospital by CareChex®
Georgia's #1 Heart Hospital by CareChex® - 12 years in a row
Georgia's #1 Women's Hospital by CareChex®
Georgia's #1 Pulmonary Hospital
One of Metro Atlanta's Top Workplaces for the 7th year in a row
The Blue Ridge Mountains are less than a 30-minute drive and Lake Sidney Lanier is next door. Whatever setting suits your mood, you'll find it right here.
47 public parks
8 championship golf courses
34 tennis courts
Atlanta, with its abundance of sports including the Atlanta Braves, Hawks, Falcons, and Georgia Swarm, as well as entertainment attractions, is less than an hour to the south.
We value diversity and always hire equally and equitably.