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Director and Counsel, OperationsLouisville, Kentucky

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Job # 441687 Date posted 09/20/2022

Description

We are recruiting for a Director and Counsel, Operations to join ScionHealth. Remote candidates will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Summary:

Provides legal counsel and advice on operational and regulatory matters impacting provider operations across ScionHealth, a large for-profit health care provider company with Community Hospitals (Short-Term Acute Care Hospitals) and Specialty Hospitals (Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals) in 25 states. Position supports ScionHealth’s lead operations counsel for both the Community and Specialty Hospital Divisions and reports to the Deputy General Counsel, Operations. Office is located at the corporate headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky; other worksites and hybrid work arrangements are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide legal services and advice relating to the day-to-day operations of hospitals, surgery centers, hospital employed physicians and other operating divisions.
  • Draft, negotiate and review contracts typical for the health care provider sector.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis and maintain up-to-date knowledge of state and federal health care laws.
  • Collaborate closely the Compliance Department to track and handle Compliance-related investigations and other matters.
  • Assist in the development of processes, templates, and training materials, utilizing available technologies to improve and promote efficiency, consistency and compliance with regulatory and business requirements.
  • Participate as needed in acquisition or divestiture transactions, including onboarding of new acquisitions and compiling due diligence materials for divestitures.
  • Supervise and direct outside counsel engaged on behalf of ScionHealth and/or its affiliates; manage outside counsel spend in accordance with the Legal Department budget.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Leadership: An individual contributor who models positive and collaborative team behavior.
  • Independent Decision Making: Responds to day-to-day legal services needs in accordance with established policies, procedures, processes; exercises sound judgment to identify and seek decision support from legal supervisors.
  • Problem Solving: Ability to solve straightforward and common problems independently; emerging ability to solve complex, ill-defined problems with decision support.
  • Communications:Effectively communicates information to facility leadership and employees; can concisely and clearly communicate both orally and in writing. Exercises discretion with confidential and sensitive information.
  • Approximate percent of time required to travel: 25 percent.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Juris Doctor degree

Licenses/Certification:

  •  Admission to a State Bar, admission in Kentucky may be required upon hire

Experience:

  • Two (2) plus years legal experience, including experience providing legal services in the health industry; must demonstrate a solid understanding of basic health care regulatory and fraud and abuse issues.

Depending on candidate’s qualifications, we may fill this at a different level.

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  • Benefits and Recognition

    Benefits & Recognition Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

  • Healthcare

    Healthcare We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    401(k) Plan Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Paid Time Off Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    Wellness Program We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

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