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Summary: Analyzes, manages, and advises on legal matters of the organization. Investigates, researches, and evaluates legal issues to determine the organization's rights and responsibilities.
Skills and Abilities: Within scope of job, 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. Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited law school
5 years of experience
State licensure as an Attorney
10 years of employment law experience
Comprehensive knowledge of federal and state employment laws
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong analytical competence and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively
Has primary responsibility for employment law matters at all UCHealth facilities.
Provides legal advice and training to supervisors and other constituents on employment law matters and identifies and assesses potential employment law risks.
Advises employees subpoenaed to testify in cases in which UCHealth is not a party.
Assists in providing responses to courts and administrative agencies on employment law matters and initiates and monitors litigation holds.
Oversees employment law litigation and administrative hearings handled by outside counsel and participates in mediation and settlement discussions.
Collaborates on a regular basis with the Human Resources Department and the other attorneys in the Legal Department to provide legal services to all UCHealth entities and constituents.
Reports directly to the UCHealth General Counsel and has a dotted-line reporting relationship to the UCHealth Chief Human Resources Officer.
UCHealth is a special place and it requires a special type of person to work here. We are committed to attracting exceptional people who possess a rare combination of talent, drive, and intellectual curiosity. They are the people who naturally gravitate toward our culture, our geography, and our passion for discovery -- ambitious people for whom UCHealth isn't just a career, but an elevated state of mind.
With award-winning hospitals and facilities serving the entire Front Range, University of Colorado Health is the state's largest and most innovative health system. By integrating the strengths of academic medicine with the finest community health care, we're able to push the boundaries of medicine and offer our employees endless career opportunities. Here, there are no limits, except those you place on yourself. Everyone is united by their passion for discovery and their commitment to improving patients' lives.
Join Us. Together We Improve lives.
The University of Colorado Health (UCHealth) system recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution.? As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements.? No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender variance, genetic information or veteran status.? UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.
With award-winning hospitals and facilities serving the entire Front Range, University of Colorado Health is the state’s largest and most innovative health system. By integrating the strengths of academic medicine with the finest community health care, we’re able to push the boundaries of medicine and offer our employees endless career opportunities. Here, there are no limits, except those you pla...ce on yourself. Everyone is united by their passion for discovery and their commitment to improving patients’ lives.