Assistant Counsel (Healthcare Operations and Transactions)
Major, Lindsey & Africa
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 161089
Thomas Jefferson University (“TJU” or “Company”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa to conduct a search for an Assistant Counsel (Healthcare Operations and Transactions) to be based in Philadelphia, PA. TJU is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer. Interested candidates please respond to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this search or submit your resume (in MS Word) to Deborah Thompson firstname.lastname@example.org Elizabeth Long at email@example.com. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes sent to TJU will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Overview: As a member of the Enterprise Office of Legal Affairs (EOLA), the Assistant Counsel (Healthcare Operations and Transactions) provides legal input and advice on hospital and healthcare-related operations, as well as healthcare-related transactions and other matters, to the Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health community. This position will focus primarily on the northern divisions (Jefferson Health Abington and Jefferson Health – Northeast) but may have exposure to other Jefferson departments and divisions, in connection with clinical operations, contracts, transactions, and corporate services, across a variety of legal practice areas.
Company: EOLA supports the legal needs of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health. Jefferson, located in the greater Philadelphia region and southern New Jersey, is reimagining health care and education to create unparalleled value. Thomas Jefferson University, home of Sidney Kimmel Medical College, dates back to 1824 and today comprises 10 colleges and four schools offering over 200 undergraduate and graduate programs to 8,200 students. Jefferson Health serves patients through millions of encounters each year at 18 hospitals and over 50 outpatient and urgent care locations throughout the region. Jefferson is also home to Health Partners Plans, a not-for-profit managed healthcare organization serving more than 290,000 members in Southeastern Pennsylvania with a broad range of health coverage options through Health Partners Medicare, Health Partners (Medicaid) and KidzPartners (Children’s Health Insurance Program).
Experience: The successful candidate will have a minimum of 7 years of law firm and/or in-house legal department experience negotiating and drafting a myriad of agreements. Experience in health sciences/healthcare field supporting clinical operations and transactions strongly preferred.
Compensation: A competitive compensation package will be offered for this position, consistent with the candidate’s level of experience.
Location: Philadelphia, PA with a hybrid of in office and remote work capabilities.
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