Benefits Overview

Beyond a great professional environment, Abington – Jefferson Health offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to full and part-time employees. A few highlights include medical, dental, sick time, vacation and holiday specialty certifications, discount parking, direct deposit, credit union, on-site childcare and more!

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Job #9236117
Assistant Counsel - Abington & Northeast Division - Legal Affairs
University Counsel
Full-Time
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
Primary Function:
As a member of the Office of Legal Affairs (OLA), provide legal input and advice to the Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health community, including all associated campuses, departments and divisions, in connection with contracts, transactions and corporate services across a variety of legal practice areas. This position will focus on the northern divisions (Abington – Jefferson Health and Jefferson Health – Northeast) and interface extensively with business persons.

Essential Functions:
  • Independently reviews, revises, drafts and negotiates contracts and other legal documents.
  • Provides advice and counsel to hospital personnel relating to patient care and business issues.
  • Provides transactional support to the General Counsel and Associate General Counsel, and independently handles transactions as assigned.
  • Independently cultivates and manages client relationships with Jefferson stakeholders and business relationships with external parties.
  • Uses systems supported by OLA, and manages inventories of designated contract types and OLA template documents.
  • Researches and interprets federal, state and local regulatory requirements and their impact on enterprise policies, practices and procedures to ensure enterprise compliance.
  • Provides consulting and advice relevant to business operations.
  • Participate in and attend relevant committees on all campuses.
  • Interacts with co-workers, visitors and other staff consistent with the values of Jefferson.

Educational/Training Requirements:
  • Juris Doctor required.

Experience Requirements:
  • 5 years of law firm or in-house legal department experience negotiating and drafting a myriad of agreements ranging from routine to complex in nature.
  • Background in health sciences/healthcare field strongly preferred.

Additional Information:
  • Proficient in Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and various database systems.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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Benefits Overview

Beyond a great professional environment, Abington – Jefferson Health offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to full and part-time employees. A few highlights include medical, dental, sick time, vacation and holiday specialty certifications, discount parking, direct deposit, credit union, on-site childcare and more!

View more details.