OHSU is Oregon's only public academic health center. We are a system of hospitals and clinics across Oregon and southwest Washington. We are an institution of higher learning, with schools of medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry and public health - and with a network of campuses and partners throughout Oregon. We are a national research hub, with thousands of scientists developing lifesaving therapies and deeper understanding. We are a statewide economic engine and Portland's largest employer. And as a public organization, we provide services for the most vulnerable Oregonians, and outreach to improve health in communities across the state.
Function/Duties of Position
Business Advice and Contracts:
Provide business and transactional legal advice to OHSU in support of academic, health care, and research missions and activities. Services will include provision of legal advice to health system concerning business issues, coordinating with Risk Management. Provide legal services relating to university contracting for various contracting departments. Work includes assistance in developing and modifying prototype agreements, and advice and assistance to contracts officers on the whole spectrum of contract services (affiliation agreements, student training agreements, physician or department services agreements, special relationship agreements, residency programs, acquisition of service support agreements (e.g. air ambulance), temporary health care services agreements, software and equipment agreements or licenses; and professional and construction contracts related to facilities.
Provide legal services relating to health care regulatory matters regularly faced by an academic medical center that includes an integrated health care delivery system, including HIPAA and patient confidentiality generally, patient consent, EMTALA, medical/ legal ethics, etc. Provide legal services relating to health care regulatory issues as they relate to business transactions and relationships in the health care system. Work includes provision of advice and assistance to health system compliance staff.
Serve as back up to primary public records attorney in the delivery of legal services relating to requests for public records.
Juris Doctorate degree from American Bar Association accredited school
Minimum of five (5) years of experience:
(i) practicing law in business and health care regulatory fields, OR
(ii) practicing law in such fields and/or serving in a role involving significant authority/ responsibility for contractual matters.
Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Competencies):
Thorough knowledge of substantive law in areas of functional responsibility;
Strong contract negotiation and drafting skills;
Ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals at different levels of the organization;
Ability to work efficiently with complex issues;
Strong oral and written communication skills;
Ability to set priorities, work independently and drive processes;
Ability to manage, prioritize and handle a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities;
Ability to develop collaborative relationships and efforts, resolve conflicts and problem solve; Ability to instill confidence among clients and colleagues.
Registrations, Certifications and/or Licenses:
Active member of Oregon State Bar and in good standing.
All are welcome
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm