Gainesville, GA, United States
The Vice President of Legal Affairs and Chief Legal Officer (CLO) serves as legal counsel to Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) and provides consultation and assistance relating to various corporate legal matters. The CLO provides such representation and advice to the extent of their areas of professional competence and the capacity, and through outside counsel that is selected, directed and oversight by the General Counsel. Responsibilities include providing consultation and assistance to the governing body, the President and CEO, and to the Executive and Departmental leadership interfacing with and coordinating work performed by outside legal counsel; and performing work relating to legal and regulatory compliance, contractual matters, medical staff matters, risk management, and insurance. The individual in this role strives to provide high quality, responsive and cost effective representation and advise based on an understanding of the NGHS organization and culture. Supporting the strategic goals and objectives of the System and the business and regulatory environment within which the System operates.
Licensed to practice Law in the State of Georgia
Law school graduate and member (or eligible to become a member) of the Georgia State Bar with a minimum of seven (7) years experience in healthcare law including general business and transactional matters, licensing and accreditation requirements, insurance, and state and federal regulatory compliance, Physician Group Practices. Senior level Healthcare System legal responsibilities required. Experience in effectively developing and implementing strategy in partnership with outside counsel as appropriate, to address complex legal and regulatory issues. Knowledge and experience relation to litigation, risk management, and employment law are also helpful. Experience in a Lean organization preferred.
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