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Associate General Counsel

Company: Fairview Health Services
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewThe Associate General Counsel position, under the general direction of the VP Senior Associate General Counsel, is an integral member of a highly talented team. This role provides valued legal counsel across Fairview's businesses, staff functions and field locations in support of assigned business units. The role involves assistance with all aspects of real estate acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, permitting, development and construction, including drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements; coordinating closings; drafting and negotiating leases, lease amendments, estoppels and SNDAs; drafting and negotiating architect's agreements, construction contacts and work letters; and reviewing title, survey, zoning and other real estate due diligence documentation. Advises management personnel on the legal ramifications of policy decisions or current organization practices. Acts as a liaison with outside counsel. Represents organization at conferences, meetings or functions and may negotiate with other attorneys/officials representing other organizations or agencies. This position will focus on Pharmacy and Shared Services Law and other duties as assigned.As this position offers some ability to telecommute, it is the expectation the following requirements of the remote work policy will be met, including but not limited to:Remote workspace that is clean, safe, and professional.Maintains an internet connection consistent with Fairview standards at remote workspace.Remain productive and responsive during their scheduled work hours.Attend primary Fairview location, as needed. ResponsibilitiesThis position will primarily partner with Fairview's Shared Clinical Services (Pharmacy and Lab) and the Ebenezer service line teams to advise them on a variety of matters, including: drafting, reviewing and negotiating, under the supervision of a Senior Attorney, a variety of contracts including PBM, pharmacy supply, senior services, and laboratory agreements. This position will develop, revise and mature contracting processes and policies as well as train management and executives on an ongoing basis. It will handle multiple legal matters simultaneously and coordinate with others on regulatory, compliance, and operational issues as appropriate. In addition, the position will stay apprised of important changes in law and regulation, and counsel senior attorneys and business leaders on such changes.This position will also assist the Legal Department in other subject areas as needed and other areas as required. QualificationsRequiredEducationJuris Doctorate from an accredited law school with a strong academic record Admission to the Bar in state of MN allowing ability to practice in MN within six months of hireExperience5+ years recent and relevant experience in healthcare transactional and regulatory lawSubstantive knowledge and experience with relevant health care compliance issues in assigned business unitsStrong analytical skills and ability to develop solutions and recommendations quickly and accurately.Excellent judgment and communication skills (both written and oral).Ability to prioritize projects, stay on task, and manage workload in a fast-paced work environment.Pragmatic and business-focused; ability to work collaboratively to effectively manage legal risks. Comfortable working independently and collaboratively as part of a team.Ability and willingness to assist with other projects as assigned by Chief Legal Officer and/or Associate General Counsel.License/Certification/RegistrationLicensed to practice Law in MNPreferredExperienceExperience in both in-house and foundational training obtained in a reputable law firm that focused on healthcare transactional and regulatory areas.Experience working for a large, complex organizationAdditional Requirements (must be obtained or completed within a period of time):Does this job have direct reports: YesDoes this job have indirect reports: Yes

Keywords: Fairview Health Services, St. Paul , Associate General Counsel, Legal , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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