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Assistant General Counsel - Medical Group

Requisition R118588 Market Remote Department SS Legal - Administration Shift Days Schedule Full-time

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

Act as lead counsel for medical groups in several Markets with the goal of offering outstanding client service, reducing organizational risk, and preserving ministry resources.Serve as subject matter expert on one or more substantive areas to support other attorneys serving as in house counsel for BSMH.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide legal advice and counsel to business strategies, objectives and decision making of BSMH leaders and/or Market senior leaders.
  • Help leaders balance legal risk with business risk.
  • Develop policies and procedures to reduce organizational risk.
  • Provide strategic input and support the execution of market transactions and system initiatives.
  • Provide day-to-day counsel to Market medical group leaders and BSMH leaders.
  • Provide tools and resources for day-to-day needs
  • Provide expertise as called upon
  • Advise on fraud and abuse issues and compliance matters impacting arrangements with physicians, physician organizations, and other entities
  • Knowledge of healthcare reimbursement matters
  • Keep up with ever-changing regulatory environment, and communicate any major changes
  • Provide education and training
  • Build relationships of trust in the Markets
  • Provide advice on assigned subject matter issues
  • Triage legal and compliance requests to most relevant expert
  • Respond to concerns of patients or other external parties
  • Provide guidance on how to structure projects in a compliant way
  • Work on special projects impacting the ministry as they arise
  • Draft, review and advise on business arrangements.
  • Manage outside legal expenses.
  • Build trusting relationships with Market and BSMH leaders.

EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Required Minimum Education: Juris Doctorate Degree
  • Must be licensed to practice law in the state of Ohio or another state
  • 5-10 years of healthcare law and extensive experience in a subject matter area of expertise.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, including the ability to organize and maintain files, manage diverse assignments and projects, exercise judgment and decision making in prioritization of multiple deadlines.
  • Dynamic, self-starter with strong negotiating skills.
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of healthcare environment.
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines and work on multiple, simultaneous assignments. Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Willingness to take on new projects and commitments; and willingness to take on ownership of subject matter area of expertise for the system.
  • Demonstrated capability to be a Servant Leader

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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