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Children's Hospital Boston Associate General Counsel in Boston, Massachusetts

76027BRJob Posting Title:Associate General CounselDepartment:General CounselAutoReqId:76027BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Posting Category:Legal, Legal ServicesJob Posting Description: We are seeking an experienced healthcare attorney to join the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) at Boston Children’s Hospital. This role will work independently as a member of the internal legal team to support BCH administrative and physician leadership on legal and regulatory issues that affect their responsibilities and support business teams in achieving corporate goals and objectives.

The Associate General Counsel will:

  • Provide legal counseling and regulatory support on a broad range of patient care and health care regulatory matters.

  • Provide general legal support on other diverse matters including employment, litigation, contracts, governance and general legal support as member of in house litigation team.

  • Represent the Hospital in administrative and regulatory filing, hearings, meetings, proceedings; managing and overseeing outside counsel in in connection with the same.

  • Counsel the Patient Safety and Quality, Medical Staff Credentialing, Patient Relations and other departments of the Hospital on administrative and regulatory matters; drafting policies, guidance memoranda and advice memoranda relating to the same.

  • Provide legal advice to clinical staff, child protection and patient safety team relating to consent, privacy, child protection and other health and hospital law matters.

  • Participate in OGC team coverage rotation for off-hour patient care emergency matters, including occasional handling of emergency court matters.

  • Draft and review policies and guidelines relating to patient care, labor, employment and other laws and regulations relating to hospital operations and professional standards.

  • Manage a high volume of legal work and respond to crises and client demands efficiently and practically.

    To qualify, you must have:

  • JD from an accredited law school and c urrent licensure by the applicable board of Bar Overseers or equivalent license is required.

  • Minimum of seven years of relevant legal experience in a law firm or in-house legal department representing large organizations in health care, life sciences or government

  • Experience managing corporate risk is preferred.

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of state and federal laws, rules and regulations pertaining to healthcare, special education, labor laws, and privacy laws (HIPAA and FERPA).

  • Aptitude to offer concise and effective legal opinions by analyzing, interpreting, and applying complex facts, policies and regulations to a wide range of legal topics.

  • Track record of excellent judgment, integrity, honesty, discretion, and business acumen.

  • Strong academic credentials with excellent legal research, analytical and drafting skills.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with demonstrated ability to effectively communicate complex information to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Strong team orientation with the ability to collaborate both within a legal team and across multiple clinical, operational and compliance teams in a multi-cultural environment.

  • Proficiency with MS Office, (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other web-based applications is required.

    Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits including flexible schedules, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, child care and student loan subsidies, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition and certain License and Certification Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes. Experience the benefits of passion and teamwork.

    #LI-Hybrid Office/Site Location:BrooklineRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular Remote Eligibility :Part Remote/Hybrid

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