Full Job Description
The Assistant General Counsel (“AGC”) will provide tactical legal support to the Company with respect to a variety of legal disciplines, with particular focus on healthcare related matters. In addition to having at least three (3) years of high-quality legal experience, the AGC will possess high-level critical thinking and problem-solving skills, evidence of business acumen, a strong customer service and problem-solving orientation, and evidence of servant leader potential.
All Healogics employees must perform their job responsibilities according to all Healogics policies, applicable Hospital policies, as well as to accrediting organizations, federal and state regulation, and to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines, as applicable.
Required and Preferred Education, Experience and Credentials:
- Provides assistance for senior-level attorneys in implementing legal strategies to support key business objectives
- Assists in developing para-professional and legal support staff
- Under the direct supervision of more senior level attorneys, conducts and/or leads internal legal investigations on matters of medium-low to medium complexity
- Analyzes, facilitates, negotiates and drafts transaction documents of medium-low complexity with minimal direct oversight and direction
- Assists in drafting policies and procedures for the organization with respect to ethics, compliance, intellectual property, employment law matters, conflict of interest, etc.
- Researches, interprets and provides legal advice on matters of medium-low to medium complexity regarding federal and state laws, regulations, interpretive guidelines, advisory opinions and court cases related to corporate and health care issues, including but not limited to fraud and abuse, Stark, anti-kickback, HIPAA, confidentiality, and State and federal reimbursement
- Performs research of applicable law and internal practices in support of more senior attorneys in providing legal direction related to inquiries/complaints from state and federal administrative, regulatory and other governmental or accreditation agencies
- Under the direct supervision of more senior level attorneys, drafts and/or reviews responses to outside counsel on matters as assigned
- Performs other duties as assigned
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school and a member in good standing of the bar of at least one state in the United States, with the ability to be admitted as authorized in-house counsel in Florida if not presently admitted as a member of the Florida Bar
- At least three (3) years of progressively increasing, high quality post-bar legal experience
- Healthcare or corporate law experience
- Preferred: Top 66% of class from a top 25 law school (most recent publication of USNWR); top 50% of class at a top 26 to 50 law school; top 33% of class from a law school not in the top 50.
- Preferred: Law firm experience, preferably at a well-regarded boutique specializing in applicable area(s) of law or at an AmLaw 200 firm
- Strong contract drafting and negotiating with issue identification and problem-solving skills
- Excellent judgment and initiative in selecting the most effective solutions
- Business-oriented approach to problem-solving, tempered by an appreciation for legal complexity and risk
- Capable of independently handling and/or leading projects of medium-low to medium complexity with minimal direct oversight and direction
- Must be detail-oriented and resourceful with excellent follow-through skills
- Ability to work under pressure and prioritize and manage workload, manage simultaneous tasks, and meet deadlines within a changing fast-paced environment
- As a member of the legal department, this person will work and communicate with all departments. This role requires willingness to be part of a team, flexibility, and strong communication skills