Corporate Counsel

Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ
Position Details

Department: Legal

Category: Legal/Risk/Reg Compliance

Location: Phoenix

Posting #: 393465

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

Corporate Counsel is responsible for providing a wide range of in-house legal services for Phoenix Childrens Hospital. Primary areas of focus to include health care law, transactions, and litigation.

PCH Values

* Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team

* Excellence in clinical care, service and communication

* Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals

* Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future

* Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

* Provides oversight, direction and support for the Office of General Counsel.

* Assists in developing and implementing departmental goals and objectives, departmental meetings and initiatives, as requested by the General Counsel.

* Educates staff through client conferences, training sessions and oral presentations; advises clients on new developments in the law and proactively identifies problem areas for clients to minimize risks.

* Provides legal advice and counsel in diverse matters affecting the day-to-day activities of the institution by assisting, advising, investigating, researching and resolving legal matters.

* Leads various legal projects and negotiates workable solutions to complex and sensitive legal issues.

* Manages business litigation, including subpoena process, involving Phoenix Childrens Hospital.

* Manages contract review and work flow process and ensures timely review and approval of contracts.

* Assists in the corporate secretarial functions of the Phoenix Childrens Hospital corporate entities and affiliates, including corporate filings, trademark filings, etc.

* Serves as a legal resource to the Risk Management and Compliance departments.

* Assists in negotiating, documenting and closing transactions, including physician practice acquisitions and corporate transactions.

* Assists in the efficient use, management, and evaluation of outside counsel consistent with budgetary projections.

* Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.