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Legal Counsel

Company: Carle Health
Location: Urbana
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

















Position Summary:




Associate Counsel (5-10 years)/Assistant Counsel (1-5 years)

The Assistant Counsel will serve as a key member of the Legal Services and Contracts Management team, working closely with the Associate Counsel and Executive Vice President/Chief Legal Officer to draft, review, negotiate and process provider agreements, vendor agreements, clinical research agreements, educational affiliation agreements, software and licensing agreements, commercial leases/subleases and confidentiality agreements for the Carle enterprise.











Qualifications:




EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Doctorate in Jurisprudence

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Attorney License Illinois upon hire.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Three (3) Healthcare or Three (3) Related Field

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Must possess exceptional organization skills in order to thrive in a fast paced and complex work environment. Must embrace a customer (internal and external) service focus in order to provide excellent service. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with electronic legal research tools. Current knowledge of health care related legal issues, including Stark, Anti-kickback and HIPAA.









Essential Functions:




  • Performs general and routine contract reviews, negotiations and document finalization in coordination with the Associate General Counsel and Executive Vice President/Chief Legal & Human Resources Officer.
  • Maintains corporate registrations and related communication and documentation.
  • Prepares various corporate and regulatory filings in connection with health care transactions and operations.
  • Drafts and negotiates provider agreements, vendor agreements, clinical research agreements, etc. and analyzes legal issues in connection with inter-organizational agreements arrangements under federal and state law.
  • Triages Class Action notifications and Collection Actions.









    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. - For more information: human.resources@carle.com.



    Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted.























Keywords: Carle Health, Champaign , Legal Counsel, Legal , Urbana, Illinois

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