Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center

General Counsel - Full Time

US-NY-PATCHOGUE
Job ID
2017-9784
Department
Legal
Position Type
Full-Time
Hours (Work Schedule)
9am-5pm Monday – Friday

Overview

Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center (BMHMC) has a lot to offer job seekers. If you are interested in getting into, or furthering an already established career in healthcare you have come to the right place. The open positions you will find at BMHMC are representative of an organization that is continually growing and changing. γ€€It is an exciting time to join BMHMC, with the opening of the new Knapp Cardiac Care Center, the purchase of the former John J. Foley Nursing Home coming soon and new physician practices coming on board regularly. γ€€

BMHMC offers an environment full of professional challenges with the support of a strong structure and leadership team to offer guidance and direction. You will feel the power of teamwork and a culture that is focused on providing our community the best care possible.

An equal opportunity employer, we recognize that you've worked hard to acquire your professional skills and have consistently stretched your talents, drive and abilities. For qualified individuals, the Medical Center provides a comprehensive benefits package.

Responsibilities

 

 The General Counsel provides legal advice and guidance to Hospital personnel on all legal issues including litigation, insurance, insurance procurement and coverage; contracts; state and federal regulatory matters; patient issues including advanced directives, patient rights and grievances; workers’ compensation, employment practice liability and other employee related matters; plays an integral role in drafting and editing policies, procedures and bylaws; oversight of Compliance Program; attendance and participation in multiple committees including Medical Staff Bylaws; Credentialing; Medical Records; Policy Approval; QEC; Grievance; Ethics; and when required attendance at meetings of the Board of Directors; oversees retention and work product of outside counsel for selected legal matters.

Qualifications

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  • Licensed to practice law in New York State                                                  
  • Superior writing, research and communication skills
  • Ability to manage staff and resources efficiently
  • Works independently and exercises sound judgement
  • Knowledge of regulations and laws affecting the healthcare industry
  • Ability to multi-task and produce quality work product
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

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