Emory's Office of the General Counsel seeks an experienced health care attorney to serve as Associate General Counsel. The Associate General Counsel will represent Emory University and Emory Healthcare on challenging matters confronting one of the nation's premier academic medical centers in a rapidly changing health care delivery environment. Specific primary duties will include advising clients concerning health care regulatory compliance, litigation and other disputes, physician/faculty issues, healthcare contract review, as well as the provision of legal analysis and advice related to healthcare business and operational issues. Duties may also include participation on health care committees as the legal advisor.
The candidate must be capable of working with minimal supervision, work well on a team, be an excellent communicator, and be willing to develop new areas of sub-specialty as needs may arise. The candidate must have excellent judgment, client counseling, multi-tasking, and decision-making skills. Collegiality and a sense of humor are valued. Active membership in the Georgia Bar (or ability to become an active member within one year), excellent academic credentials, and a minimum of five years legal experience in the health care field and/or health care-related corporate field required. Previous experience with academic medical centers, physician group practices, health care delivery systems, and/or in-house legal departments is preferred. Previous clinical experience is valued.
For more information and to apply, visit the Emory Human Resources website at http://emory.hr.emory.edu/careers. Resumes must be submitted no later than January 31, 2017.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides legal advice and assistance on Emory University and Emory Healthcare legal matters. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an ABA accredited law school. Five years of related experience. Member, in good standing, of the State Bar of Georgia, or ability to become a member within one year.