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Assistant General Counsel: Legal, Risk & Privacy Department for Memorial Healthcare System in Hollywood, FL

Sunday, August 04, 2019 8:58 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

Assistant General Counsel: Legal, Risk & Privacy Department

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Summary:
Provides support for the General Counsel and the organization on a variety of legal matters. Performs job duties consistent with safety, legal and regulatory requirements and the organizations values, standards, culture and business practices.

Detailed responsibilities:
* Conducts research and drafts legal opinions or contracts, collaborating with other counsel as required.
* Investigates and develops solutions to legal issues and reviews/revises basic projects/contracts, as assigned. 
* Serves as a liaison between the Legal Department and management, outside counsel, governmental/regulatory agencies and/or others as requested by the Legal Department. 
* Provides legal advice and counsel to clinical and business units in diverse matters affecting the day-to-day activities of the organization. 
* Participates in various legal projects. 
* May monitor and manage outside counsel and outside legal budgets on assigned matters. 
* Continually evaluates changes in laws and regulations, communicates those changes to business stakeholders and drafts policy changes, as required. 
* Negotiates with outside parties on legal disputes, including settlements. 
* Provides support and assistance in developing and writing Standard Practices and policies. 
* Attends meetings representing the Legal Department and identifies issues related to subject matters discussed. 

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