Director Legal Services

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Central Maine Healthcare
Published
March 31, 2020
Location
Lewiston, Maine
Job Type

Description

Central Maine Healthcare

Director Legal Services

 

Department

Legal Services

Schedule

Full-time-Exempt

Shift

Day shift

Job Details

Position Summary:

The Director of Legal Services – Regulatory serves as a subject matter expert on fraud and abuse, antitrust, privacy, medical staff governance and other related health care matters while assisting the CMH General Counsel on litigation management, provider alignment and mergers and acquisitions within the organization.

Essential Duties:

  • Serves as a content matter expert on fraud and abuse, antitrust, privacy, medical staff governance and other related matters within the organization.
  • Assists the CMH General Counsel on litigation management, provider alignment, mergers and acquisitions and other strategy based initiatives.
  • Coordinates due diligence on transactions with other colleagues and outside counsel, as assigned.
  • Works cross functionally with the Director of Legal Services – Contracting, Director of Risk Management and Chief Compliance Officer on federal and state regulatory analysis.
  • Follows up consistently on open or overdue requests for legal services.
  • Redlines all draft agreements in accordance with legal/regulatory requirements and in accordance with the best interests of CMH.
  • Meets with CMH end-users & customers to determine their objectives relating to provider alignment and other strategic priorities.
  • Maintains current competencies in areas of healthcare or related law and regulatory matters as assigned.
  • Engages in continuing legal education opportunities specific to healthcare.
  • Collaborates with Compliance to advise stakeholders on regulatory compliance and best practices.
  • Reviews contract templates for repeat transactions for regulatory compliance and best practices.
  • Develops an ongoing target list of cost reduction, process improvement, risk reduction, or regulatory compliance opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and experience:

Degree:                                              Juris Doctorate

Minimum Experience:            7 years of legal experience with at least 5 years of healthcare regulatory experience.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  1. Engages patients and team members utilizing the CMH Experience Standards;
    1. I am creating a warming, caring, and non-judgmental environment
    2. I am actively listening and seeking information
  • I am honest, truthful, and consistent
  1. I am respectful, treating all individuals with dignity and empathy
  2. I am serving as a role model, taking both initiative and ownership when appropriate
  3. I am working collaboratively and demonstrating teamwork

 

  1. Serves as the champion of the patient and team member experience by providing an A+ experience to every patient, every day.

 

  1. Advanced computer knowledge Excel, Word, & MS Outlook; intermediate knowledge in Access environment.
  2. Ability to prioritize workload independently and supervise the legal services staff

Employee Referral Bonus Eligible!

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Central Maine Healthcare Sign-in New Search Logo Director Legal Services Department Legal Services Schedule Full-time-Exempt Shift Day shift Job Details Position Summary: The Director of Legal Services – Regulatory serves as a subject matter expert on fraud and abuse, antitrust, privacy, medical staff governance and other related health care matters while assisting the CMH General Counsel on litigation management, provider alignment and mergers and acquisitions within the organization. Essential Duties: · Serves as a content matter expert on fraud and abuse, antitrust, privacy, medical staff governance and other related matters within the organization. · Assists the CMH General Counsel on litigation management, provider alignment, mergers and acquisitions and other strategy based initiatives. · Coordinates due diligence on transactions with other colleagues and outside counsel, as assigned. · Works cross functionally with the Director of Legal Services – Contracting, Director of Risk Management and Chief Compliance Officer on federal and state regulatory analysis. · Follows up consistently on open or overdue requests for legal services. · Redlines all draft agreements in accordance with legal/regulatory requirements and in accordance with the best interests of CMH. · Meets with CMH end-users & customers to determine their objectives relating to provider alignment and other strategic priorities. · Maintains current competencies in areas of healthcare or related law and regulatory matters as assigned. · Engages in continuing legal education opportunities specific to healthcare. · Collaborates with Compliance to advise stakeholders on regulatory compliance and best practices. · Reviews contract templates for repeat transactions for regulatory compliance and best practices. · Develops an ongoing target list of cost reduction, process improvement, risk reduction, or regulatory compliance opportunities. · Other duties as assigned. Education and experience: Degree: Juris Doctorate Minimum Experience: 7 years of legal experience with at least 5 years of healthcare regulatory experience. Knowledge, skills and abilities: 1. Engages patients and team members utilizing the CMH Experience Standards; i. I am creating a warming, caring, and non-judgmental environment ii. I am actively listening and seeking information iii. I am honest, truthful, and consistent iv. I am respectful, treating all individuals with dignity and empathy v. I am serving as a role model, taking both initiative and ownership when appropriate vi. I am working collaboratively and demonstrating teamwork 2. Serves as the champion of the patient and team member experience by providing an A+ experience to every patient, every day. Advanced computer knowledge Excel, Word, & MS Outlook; intermediate knowledge in Access environment. Ability to prioritize workload independently and supervise the legal services staff Employee Referral Bonus Eligible! HR Use Only *JIUS Back to Top Position Manager v10.7.14 © 2020 HealthcareSource HR, Inc. All Rights Reserved. | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use Central Maine Healthcare Sign-in New Search Logo Director Legal Services

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