The Assistant General Counsel, reporting to PAGNY’s General Counsel, is responsible for analyzing, managing and advising on legal and regulatory matters of the organization and will assist in monitoring all activities of the organization to ensure compliance with its obligations under the affiliation agreement with the Health + Hospitals system.
Provides high quality strategic and legal advice to management and other internal sources on issues presented, including issues of employment, corporate and health law.
Assists in the legal review of projects that are submitted to the General Counsel for approval.
Manages legal affairs including litigation, arbitrations and ensuring compliance with all applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.
Drafts, negotiates, and approves legal agreements between PAGNY and other service providers.
Provide guidance and advice to ensure compliance with applicable collective bargaining agreements and engage union representatives to address matters related to the collective bargaining agreements.
Supervise/monitor the activities of retained outside counsel.
Provides leadership, guidance, and support to promote compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Assist in overseeing compliance program and provide guidance and advice on compliance issues.
Provide proactive guidance to mitigate risk and liability.
Represent the organization in state and federal court, before administrative tribunals and governmental bodies and in healthcare forums.
About Physician Affiliate Group of New York
Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is comprised of over 3,600 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC), the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City. EOE M/F/D/V
Besides providing administrative and human resources services, PAGNY also fosters an environment in its partner hospitals that allows healthcare professionals to identify and implement best practices across institutions; promote training, academic and research opportunities; develop multidisciplinary integrated clinical service lines; build new systems of care; and address the impact of anticipated major changes in the nation's healthcare system.