Cook County Health (“CCH”)has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for an Associate General Counsel (“AGC”).
Company: Cook County Health is one of the leading public health systems in the country, comprised of two acute care hospitals, and a network of community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Correctional Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan. Through the health system and the health plan, CCH cares for more than 500,000 individuals each year. CCH team members are experts in their fields, committed to providing patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan, and enhancing the patient experience.
Position: The Associate General Counsel will work within the Office of General Counsel for the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS or Health System) and report directly to the General Counsel. The AGC will work closely with and provides advice, guidance, and assistance to CCHHS Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer, executive and medical leadership and CCHHS managers on legal issues arising in the operation of the Health System and its various services and programs, independent of the General Counsel. They will routinely represent the Office of the General Counsel at System Board Committee meetings. They will serve as a deputy to the General Counsel and carry out responsibilities as assigned or delegated by the General Counsel.
Experience: The successful candidate will have at least 5+ years of experience in giving legal counsel and representation to health entities and/or health care providers or comparable corporate entities.
Location: Chicago, IL
Bar Admission: A current and active license (in good standing) to practice law in the State of Illinois.
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