1. Work closely with a dynamic team of experienced professionals in the Office of the General Counsel to support the Schools of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing; Yale Health, the University's captive staff model HMO; and Yale Medicine, the university's faculty practice. 2. Provide high-quality legal and strategic advice to university leadership and a diverse client base regarding the full spectrum of healthcare law issues. 3. Interpret contracts, federal and state legal regulations, and written university policies and procedures and address compliance matters including HIPAA, Medicare, Medicaid, Stark law, Anti-Kickback, FDA compliance, and the Affordable Care Act. 4. Interact with Yale-New Haven Hospital and related health system attorneys, as well as other affiliated health care systems and medical organizations. 5. Advise university leaders on and engage in advocacy regarding the impact of federal and state regulatory proposals; and support the adaptation of or additions to relevant university policies and processes in response to enacted statutory or regulatory changes. 6. Negotiate and draft contracts including affiliation agreements, clinical services agreements, professional services agreements, non-disclosure agreements, managed care agreements, telemedicine agreements. 7. Counsel clients on health regulatory and reimbursement issues that could affect the structuring of health care transactions, practice acquisitions or business relationships. 8. Advise on the settlement of claims and/or litigation. 9. Research and draft memoranda, opinions and correspondence on legal issues affecting the university. 10. Monitor developments in relevant areas of the law by keeping current on legal literature, networking with other attorneys, and attending conferences and seminars. 11. Support effective and efficient use, coordination and management of outside counsel. 12. Other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Experience with federal and state regulatory bodies on the interpretation and application of statutes, regulations and administrative codes. Experience in physician licensing and disciplinary matters, medical risk management, and healthcare liability defense. Experience with clinical trial agreements and other clinical research matters and/or basic science research is preferred.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience with federal and state regulatory bodies on the interpretation and application of statutes, regulations and administrative codes. Experience in physician licensing and disciplinary matters, medical risk management, and healthcare liability defense. Experience with clinical trial agreements and other clinical research matters and/or basic science research is preferred.
Posting Position Title: Senior Associate General Counsel Health
Required Skill/ability 3: Interpersonal skills that foster successful interaction with a diverse array of legal colleagues, clients, and leaders at all levels including fellow attorneys, human resources and finance professionals, professors and physicians, and University administrators.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Senior Associate General Counsel
Required Skill/ability 1: Outstanding analytical, negotiating, drafting and writing ability. Pragmatic business acumen with the ability to recognize the broader consequences of legal advice.
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and initiatives, prioritizing and working independently in a highly collegial and high-performing environment. High degree of personal integrity, sound judgment and a commitment to accountability.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication. Innovative thinking that adds value for clients and finds creative solutions to complex legal issues.
J.D. and a minimum of 10 years' experience in a related area.
Internal Number: 59036BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.