UCHealth is seeking an Associate General Counsel as a healthcare generalist, with broad healthcare transactional and regulatory experience. The applicant will be the initial point of contact for many legal matters arising in UCHealth's South Region, and will be located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, at UCHealth's Memorial Central Hospital. The position is integrated into the UCHealth Legal Department and provides legal services throughout the UCHealth System. The applicant should have the ability to provide day-to-day healthcare regulatory advice and handle hands-on negotiation and drafting of transactions with minimal oversight. The Associate General Counsel will report to the UCHealth Deputy General Counsel.
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Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited law school
A minimum of 7 years' of proven, in-depth healthcare experience, either with another healthcare company or at a law firm
State licensure as an attorney
Within scope of job, this position requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and take appropriate action.
* Stark, Anti-Kickback, False Claims Act
* Colorado-specific healthcare laws (or other state-specific laws with the ability to learn Colorado law)
* Transactional experience
* Familiarity with three or more of the following:
o Clinically Integrated Networks
o Payor relations
o CMS Conditions of Participation
o Joint Commission
Due to Point of Care Testing duties associated with this position, upon hire, a copy of highest level of education (diploma, degree, or transcripts) would be required to present to the hiring manager. If this is available to you at this time, please attach it with your resume in one document.
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Internal Number: 11636
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