Loading...
Share this Job

Associate General Counsel

Date:  Jun 9, 2021
Location: 

Dallas, TX, US

Category:  Corporate and Professional Jobs
Shift Type:  Day
Requisition ID:  451541

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Serves as an experienced attorney, contributing to the Legal Affairs Department's execution of core legal services. Provides strategic advice, guidance, and handles legal and regulatory matters which could include healthcare business transactions and contracts, hospital operations and governance, healthcare related regulatory investigations and litigation, medical malpractice, general vendor/commercial claims and litigation, and all related functions and activities. This position will also assist with department and client management as requested and directed by department leadership.

 

MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS

 

Education:

- Must be a graduate of an accredited law school.

 

Experience:

- Must have a minimum of six years of law practice experience with a preference towards healthcare related transactions, regulatory investigations and litigation, medical malpractice, general vendor/commercial contracts, claims and litigation, hospital operations and risk management functions.

 

Equivalent Education and/or Experience:

- May have an equivalent combination of education and experience to substitute for the experience requirements.

 

Certification/Registration/Licensure:

- Must have a current Texas State Bar Association license; OR, must pursue Admission without Examination as outlined based on reciprocity as outlined by the most recent standards established by the Texas State Bar Association resulting in receipt of a Texas State Bar Association license within 9 months of hire date.

- Must maintain good standing with the Texas Bar Association or an equivalent state bar association after admission.

- Must have Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) course certification for IS-700.A: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction within 30 days of placement in role.

- Must have Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) course certification for IS-100.HCB: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Healthcare/Hospitals within 30 days of placement in role.

- Must have Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) course certification for IS-200.HCA: Applying ICS to Healthcare Organizations (ICS 200) within 30 days of placement in role.

 

Skills or Special Abilities:

- Must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of hospital personnel.

- Must be a good team player, able to work well with colleagues and other departments, and to coordinate effectively with internal and outside legal counsel in appropriate circumstances.

- Must have good investigative skills.

- Must be organized, detail oriented and have excellent oral, written and negotiation skills.

- Must have critical thinking and practical strategy skills as applied to hospital/ healthcare business.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Medical, Patient Care, Healthcare Administration, Healthcare