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Counsel-Associate General - HS Legal Corporate

Job ID: 2093
Job Category: Legal
Job Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: BMHCC Corporate Office
Location: Memphis, TN

Summary

Provides legal counsel to the entire Corporation by researching and making recommendations based on federal and state statutes and exercising expertise in areas related to health care law in order to minimize organizational risk/liability and to protect the varying business interests of the Company and its various affiliated entities. Performs other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities

  • Provides legal advice as may be necessary to ensure protection of the organization's legal rights and to ensure that overall operations comply with applicable laws, rules, regulations and advisory opinions.
  • Researches and prepares recommendations related to an array of issues.
  • Drafts, reviews, advises and, if requested, negotiates new and existing agreements for the Baptist system entities including such services agreements or leases as may be requested by the Senior Staff Attorney or Associate Coroporate Counsel.
  • Assists in interpreting existing or proposed legislation or regulations affecting any entity of the Corporation.
  • Reviews policies and procedures to ensure compliance with state and federal laws, rules, regulations and advisory opinions.
  • Recommends the initiation of legal action or participates in the preparation of organization's defense of legal actions.
  • Completes assigned goals.


Requirements, Preferences and Experience

Education

Minimum: JD (Juris Doctor) or equivalent degree from an accredited school of law.

Experience

Preferred: 3 years experience in a health care setting and/or law practice working specifically with health care matters.

Minimum: 2 years experience in a health care setting and/or law practice working specifically with health care matters.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Preferred: ADMITTED TO ARKANSAS, MISSISSIPPI, OR TENNESSEE BAR

Minimum: ADMITTED TO ARKANSAS, MISSISSIPPI, OR TENNESSEE BAR

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 1860 - Counsel-Associate General
Facility: BMHCC Corporate Office
Department: HS Legal Corporate
Category: Legal
Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:TN:Memphis
Located in the Memphis metro area
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