Atlantic Health System

Counsel Corporate And Regulatory Affairs

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Morristown
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Days
Category
Management
Department
01810500- Legal Services
Facility
Corporate Office - Morristown

Overview

Atlantic Health System is seeking a Counsel Corporate And Regulatory Affairs. Under the supervision of the Assistant General Counsel, review prepare and negotiate a full range of hospital contracts including, without limitation, clinical affiliation agreements, transfer agreements, Human Resource search and staffing agreements, contracts related to the procurement of goods and services, physician contracts, leases of space and equipment, event contracts, confidentiality and consulting agreements, transport and ambulance agreements, home health and hospice agreements and real estate contracts, assuring legal and regulatory compliance. This position is located at Morristown, NJ.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a primary resource for the interpretation of contractual obligations, benefits and remedies and regulatory compliance.
  • All contracting includes development of electronic database, and administrative management of contract flow. 
  • Assist the General Counsel and Assistant General Counsel on major transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, affiliations and joint ventures, serving as a resource for the management of the due diligence process.
  • Serve as a subject matter resource on healthcare laws and regulations, including, without limitation, monitoring of regulatory developments, and legal research on regulatory issues, including fraud and abuse issues, HIPAA compliance, EMTALA, Medicare and Medicaid compliance, licensure issues, pay-to-play issues, corporate governance and regulatory issues related to tax-exempt entities.
  • As required, participate in the development, review and revision of clinical and corporate policies. Review and prepare informed consents, appearance releases, consents to videotaping, etc.
  • As requested, serve as legal advisor to various committees, work groups and task forces. Work collaboratively with Risk Management, Insurance, Audit & Compliance and other key functional areas to align efforts, improve decision-making, reduce risks and improve quality outcomes.
  • Create a working environment that promotes positive employee engagement, adherence to company policies, effective communications, collaboration, innovation, optimal productivity and continuous learning.
  • Focus on continuously building customer satisfaction for patients, physicians, colleagues, the community and other departments served.
  • Communicate effectively as hospital/system advocate to members of the community.
  • Consistently, with others, evaluate core processes for redesign opportunities to improve operations, reduce cost, reduce cycle time, enhance service and improve performance.

Qualifications

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Ability to work independently and serve as lead attorney on matters
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills
  • Ability to identify and resolve regulatory issues
  • A particular strength in physician contracting, including practice acquisitions, and vendors and corporate services contracting
  • Strong customer orientation with an ability to accommodate a high volume of diverse requests and to interact with team members at all levels of the organization

Minimum Education:

  • JD from an ABA-approved law school and be an active member in good standing of the New Jersey Bar required

Relevant Experience:

    • 5 years of healthcare law experience; law firm experience strongly preferred
    • Healthcare regulatory and corporate work experience, including prior experience with hospitals, Medicare and Medicaid, and federal and state healthcare regulatory issues, including fraud and abuse, the Stark Law, the Anti - Kickback Statute, and HIPPA/HITECH
    • Experience working with SaaS agreements and other technology agreements

 

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.  

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