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Associate General Counsel

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Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Category: Professional/Management
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 100687
Date Posted: Mar 9, 2023

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UCHealth is seeking an Associate General Counsel as a healthcare generalist, with broad healthcare transactional and regulatory experience. The applicant will be the initial point of contact for many legal matters arising in UCHealth’s South Region. The applicant will be located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, at UCHealth’s Memorial Central Hospital and will work directly with the Hospital’s leadership team. The position is integrated into the UCHealth Legal Department and provides legal services throughout the UCHealth System. The applicant should have the ability to provide day-to-day healthcare regulatory advice and handle hands-on negotiation and drafting of transactions with minimal oversight. The Associate General Counsel will report to the UCHealth Chief Legal Officer.

The preferred applicant would have proven experience in the following:

· General corporate governance

· Directly advising healthcare leadership

· Healthcare transactions, including physician contracting

· Stark, Anti-Kickback, False Claims Act

· Colorado-specific healthcare laws (or other state-specific laws with ability to learn Colorado law)

· Entity formation and documentation for nonprofit corporations and joint ventures

In addition, the applicant should have familiarity with three or more of the following:

· HIPAA and patient privacy


· Medicare reimbursement

· Academic Medical Centers

· CMS Conditions of Participation

· Joint Commission

· Nonprofit laws

· Patient consent laws

· Medical staff matters


· A minimum of 7 years of proven, in-depth healthcare experience, either with another healthcare company or at a law firm.

· Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited law school.

    · State licensure as an Attorney.

    The pay range for this position is: $84.28 - $134.84 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

    UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee’s contributions to our success in quality, patient experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth. The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in October following completion of five years’ employment.

    UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package:

    • Full medical, dental and vision coverage
    • Retirement plans to include pension plan and 403(b) matching
    • Paid time off. Start your employment at UCHealth with PTO in your bank
    • Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options
    • Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
    • Wellness benefits
    • 5 year incentive bonus
    • Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance
    • Education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of tuition reimbursement each calendar year

    Loan Repayment:

    UCHealth is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program!

    UCHealth provides employees with free assistance navigating the PSLF program to submit their federal student loans for forgiveness through Savi.

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