Saint Anthony Hospitalhas engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a General Counsel.
Overview: Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer, the General Counsel will be responsible for the governance, legal, compliance and risk functions for Saint Anthony Hospital. The General Counsel will plan, organize, direct and manage patient safety/risk management; quality assurance/performance improvement; medical staff/medical education; and professional/general liability coverages via self-insurance trust as well as all other insurance. The General Counsel will also manage litigation and claims activities in conjunction with counsel and third party claims administrators and will handle operation of the Corporate Responsibility Program (CRP) for CHP, as well as general legal services including contract review and drafting/preparing corporate documents and providing general legal support. The General Counsel will handle all Board and governance matters for Saint Anthony.
Organization: Saint Anthony Hospital is an independent, nonprofit, faith-based, acute care, community hospital dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the families on the West Side and Southwest Side of Chicago. Saint Anthony has grown to provide medical care, social services, and community outreach to the residents of several city neighborhoods, including: Little Village, North Lawndale, Brighton Park, Garfield Park, Back of the Yards, McKinley Park, Archer Heights, Pilsen, Austin, and Chinatown, as well as suburban Cicero. Saint Anthony offers quality services close to home, caring for people regardless of their nationality, religious affiliation, and ability to pay. For more information regarding Saint Anthony, please go to: https://sahchicago.org/ and https://focalpointchicago.org/.
Compensation: Competitive compensation includes base salary, 457F Plan, 10% of annual salary.
Experience: The successful candidate will have at least eight (8) to ten (10) years of legal experience with at least five (5) years in a health care organization. The successful candidate will also have demonstrated leadership skills, strong management experience and a proven track record of effectively handling a company’s legal function. A combination of law firm and in-house experience is preferred. Prior experience handling governance matters is required.
Relocation: Yes, but limited to candidates within the Chicago area and the State of Illinois.
About Saint Anthony Hospital
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