Practice Area Attorney, Contracts
Company: Ascension, WI
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: October 13, 2018
Practice Area Attorney, Contracts Job ID: 265345 Practice Area Attorney, Contracts St Louis, Missouri Regular / DayAdditional Job Information Title: Practice Area Attorney, Contracts City, State: St Louis, MO Location: Westport Center Drive Department: Contract Management 001 Additional Job Details: FT, Days About Us Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2017, Ascension provided more than $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 165,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. Ascension's Healthcare Division operates more than 2,600 sites of care - including 153 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities - in 22 states and the District of Columbia, while its Solutions Division provides a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension's own group purchasing organization.Job Description Job Summary: The Practice Area Attorney- Contracts serves as a legal advisor and business partner in a health care organization, providing legal advice and assistance on matters related to contracts, supply chain, services and internet technology. Responsibilities: Supports, promotes and implements legal initiatives Advances the implementation of policies, procedures, and guidelines supporting the supply chain, services and technology for health law practice area Drafts, reviews and negotiates contracts Keeps current with legal developments affecting the supply chain, services and technology health law practice area and incorporates such information into advice, counsel and support for the organization Supports the Practice Area Senior Attorney in the management of outside counsel Collaborates with other attorneys in the organizations matrixed legal function Collaborates with paralegals and other administrative staff on specific projects Qualifications Education: Juris Doctorate is required Work Experience: Four years as a licensed practicing attorney required Two years of experience in a law firm Demonstrated expertise in contract negotiation Willingness to relocate to St. Louis Preferred Work Experience: In-house experience in a heath care organization Experience in supply chain or services or technology contracting for health law Extensive experience with drafting and revising contracts Experience with pharmacy and medical device contracting Experience working with a group purchasing organization (GPO) Solid understanding of STARK, Anti-Kickback laws, Anti-trust and other issues related to healthcare contracting Strong written communication skills Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other internal legal counsel in identifying issues when analyzing complex legal transactions Equal Employment Opportunity Ascension Health is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster: Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants. E-Verify Statement Ascension Health participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information. Share: ->
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