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ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSEL

Date: Feb 21, 2021

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46205

Organization: HHC

Marion County Public Health Department is an organization that celebrates diversity, and seeks to employ a diverse workforce. We actively encourage all individuals to apply for employment and to seek advancement opportunities. Marion County Public Health Department also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as required by law. For additional questions please contact us at: hrmail@hhcorp.org.

Essential Job Functions
  • Proactively contributes to the Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County’s mission:  Promoting and protecting the health of everyone in the community and providing health care to those who are underserved.
  • Provides development, guidance, and assists in the identification, implementation, and maintenance of legal responsibilities in the division of Long Term Care.
  • Prepare and process Long Term Care state licensure applications and re-applications, as needed.
  • Prepare, process, and review Medicare certification applications, updates, and revalidations.
  • Monitor licensure actions including monetary fines, suspension of admissions, etc. related to survey deficiencies.
  • Participate for Long Term Care in hearings, etc. related to property tax issues for some facilities, easements, etc.
  • Participate in the review of all Long Term Care contracts, engagements, leases, etc.
  • Maintains current knowledge of applicable federal and state laws and accreditation standards related to Long Term Care.
  • Participates in Health and Hospital Corporation’s Long Term Care Committee and provides legal guidance and review of materials distributed.
  • Participate in the Long Term Care Division’s Quality Review Team Visits to facilities and assist Review Teams’ assessments as needed
  • Assists as needed or requested in any litigation matter related to Long Term Care
  • Represent and provide legal advice to Health and Hospital Corporation and Marion County Public Health Department staff members in all departments, including performing research and drafting memoranda or other necessary documents.
  • Drafts contracts, memorandums of understanding and conducts legal review of agreements and proposals.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by General Counsel, including, but not limited to the following: 
  • Investigation of claims or potential claims against Health and Hospital Corporation
  • Participate on Health and Hospital Corporation committees
  • Maintain a positive relationship with Long Term Care manager and contractors
  • Perform like duties upon request for all divisions of Health and Hospital Corporation
  • Issue periodic reports to HHC’s General Counsel and others as he/she designates on Long Term Care or other legal matters
  • Create, organize, and oversee appropriate committees, including instituting performance benchmarks.
     
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Knowledge of HIPAA regulatory standards, trends, and changes.
  • Knowledge of long term care and skilled nursing facilities laws and regulations
  • Demonstrates knowledge and practice of efficient, customer-focused operations.
  • Demonstrates effective and appropriate critical thinking skills and decision-making abilities consistent with the mission and vision of Health and Hospital Corporation 
  • Demonstrates strong leadership, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of federal and state regulations applicable to privacy.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of federal and state regulations regarding public health and health law in general.
  • Analytical skills and ability to understand operational processes and technology concepts.
  • Demonstrates initiative, self-motivation, practical learning skills, enthusiasm, and an ability to complete multiple tasks in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Demonstrates a proven ability to work with all levels of management.
  • Demonstrates professional and effective verbal and written communication skills.  
  • Demonstrates the ability to effectively establish positive working relationship with other HHC/MCPHD departments.
Qualifications
  • A Juris Doctorate degree
  • A minimum of five years of healthcare regulatory experience 
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in healthcare and privacy laws, access, long term care and skilled nursing facilities laws and regulations
  • Litigation experienced preferred
Licenses/Certifications Required
  • License to practice law in the state of Indiana

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis