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Assistant General Counsel - IT, Supply Chain

Requisition R128518 Market Remote Department SS Legal - Administration Shift Days Schedule Full-time

Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours Mercy Health!

Position will be responsible for (a) support related to healthcare contracting, including supply chain, IT procurement, commercial contracts and outsourcing; (b) providing general legal advice and counsel to certain Diversified Growth and Digital Health operations; and (c) management of data usage, including consideration of privacy and security matters, including advising health system, covered entities and business associates on key data privacy and security operational and regulatory matters.Experience with healthcare regulatory requirements, data, privacy and IT/digital issues required. Past experience supporting IT and transition service issues in mergers and acquisitions is preferred.

Essential Job Functions

  • A law degree from a U.S. accredited institution; active license to practice in at least one U.S. state, preferably in a state in which BSMH operates.
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in a large or specialized law firm, supporting complex organizations.
  • Experience in drafting and negotiating IT transactions and commercial and health care transactions that include IT components, including GPO/supply chain, software licensing, SaaS, clinical equipment procurement and IT/IS infrastructure and telecommunications arrangements. 
  • Basic knowledge of HIPAA and data privacy related issues, including supporting breach notifications.
  • Knowledge of impact of health care regulatory laws and regulations on IT matters – GDPR a plus.
  • Ability to draft documents of substantial complexity combined with a track record of working effectively and independently in a high volume, high accountability environment.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing, with all levels of health system personnel.
  • Maintains positive, collaborative and effective relationships with peers and internal clients and outside parties including vendors.
  • Strong communication, organizational, planning, problem solving, technology, analytical, judgment, research, and multi-tasking skills.
  • Willingness to support all needs of large, multi-state health care organization in all aspects of legal network projects.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • A law degree from a U.S. accredited institution
  • Active license to practice in at least one U.S. state, preferably in a state in which BSMH operates.
  • Computer Science or IT-related training a plus
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in a large or specialized law firm, supporting complex organizations.

Bon Secours Mercy Healthis an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days

Department:

SS Legal - Administration

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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Luis F., RN

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