Dir and Asst General Counsel
Company: Novant Health
Location: Winston Salem
Posted on: October 9, 2019
The employee's Number One job responsibility is to deliver the most
remarkable patient experience, in every dimension, every time, and
understand how he or she contributes to the health system's vision
of achieving that commitment to patients and families.
The Assistant General Counsel role serves as legal counsel for the
finance, corporate development and joint partnerships departments,
administration, and hospital departments throughout Novant Health.
Responsible for legal matters, risk management and compliance
issues related to mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic
partnerships and other affiliations (including with physicians) for
all of Novant Health.
Education Required: Undergraduate degree from a recognized college
or university, and Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law
school. Admission to the bar of at least one state or the District
of Columbia, preferably in North Carolina and/or Virginia.
Experience Required: Should have at least 10 years of law firm or
in-house health care M&A experience advising clients on mergers
and acquisitions, due diligence, joint venture transactions,
corporate governance, divestitures and other affiliation
arrangements (such as co-management and independent contractor
agreements). The ideal candidate should also have experience
supporting nonprofit organizations.
Refer to the Life Support Training Policy
Additional Skills Required: In addition to having extensive health
care M&A experience, the candidate should also have extensive
knowledge of regulatory and compliance issues, including
Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark laws, HIPAA, corporate practice of
medicine and other applicable federal and state laws and
regulations. Candidate should also have skills for problem solving,
teamwork, and developing innovative solutions. Excellent
communication skills required. Ability to handle demanding tasks,
supervise and develop/influence others in their performance. Strong
Additional Skills Preferred:
- Assists finance team, corporate development, joint partnerships
team and other team members on all aspects of mergers,
acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic partnerships and private
- Assists in the drafting, negotiation and review of corporate
contracts, including purchase agreements and ancillary documents,
engagement letters, confidentiality agreements, joint venture
agreements, operating and management agreements and other related
agreements required by clients.
- Provides on-going guidance and support for joint ventures,
strategic partnerships and corporate governance matters.
- Oversees and manages outside counsel engagement for complex
transactions while managing outside counsel spend.
- Conducts extensive contract and documentation review across the
organization to ensure legal and regulatory compliance.
- Coordinates and manages acquisition due diligence.
- Closely collaborates with other members of legal and
- Assists in the development of joint venture related policies,
procedures and forms for the organization.
- Complies with and supports department policies, procedures, and
- Maintains professional competency, according to department
policies, procedures, and protocols.
Other duties as assigned.
It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to
deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension,
- Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team
work, team member engagement and community involvement.
- The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging
diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
- All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a
safe patient environment driven by the principles of ""First Do No
Welcome to Novant HealthWe are an integrated system of physician
practices, hospitals, outpatient centers, and more --- each element
committed to delivering a remarkable healthcare experience for you
and your family. With world-class technology, personal connections,
and care that---s easier to access and understand, Novant Health is
with you every step of the way on your journey to health and
wellness.---- --Remarkable care - We are welcoming a new era in
healthcare where achieving good health is just the beginning. We
believe in caring for the whole person by getting to know you,
having conversations and making connections with our patients.
Combining the talent and expertise of our people, the breadth of
capabilities across our system, and a commitment to helping you get
better and stay healthy is how we are making healthcare remarkable.
You can read about some of our remarkable moments here.Ease and
convenience - Novant Health is there when and where you need us. We
are working to make healthcare easy to access, easy to schedule and
easy to understand. We are bringing the ease and convenience that
you enjoy in other aspects of your lives to the healthcare
experience because we believe that healthcare doesn---t have to be
confusing, difficult or disconnected. Start taking control of your
health by visiting MyChart.--Community wellness - Our promise is to
deliver remarkable healthcare. Part of that promi
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