Associate General Counsel at DispatchHealth

| Greater Denver Area
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The associate general counsel will be part of a two attorney, one paralegal legal department, focusing on HIPAA/Privacy, compliance, contracting and health care regulatory matters.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

HIPAA and Compliance:

  • Serve as HIPAA/privacy subject matter expert on assigned matters and projects to support the Office of General Counsel, Privacy Officer, and Security Officer.
  • Develop and maintain a HIPAA-compliant privacy program in collaboration with the Privacy and Security Officers.
  • Ensure the protection of patients’ rights in accordance with federal and state laws.
  • Keep up to date with pertinent state and federal laws.
  • Interface with various company departments on HIPAA/privacy and related issues.
  • Review/negotiate data sharing arrangements with third parties including health systems, payors and others.
  • Lead BAA management and PHI disclosure functions, including compliance review of record requests.
  • Participate in corporate compliance processes and committees.
  • Interact on a regular and collaborative basis with General Counsel, technology/IT, product, and other business unit leaders.

Contracting and Health Care Regulatory:

  • Draft/review/revise and negotiate vendor contracts including technology, service and other arrangements to support company business operations.
  • Lead implementation and management of operational contracting for multiple company subsidiaries.
  • Research and provide guidance regarding health care regulatory, business, IP and other legal matters.
  • Monitor regulatory compliance requirements as applied to company business models and implement systems to promote on-going compliance.
  • Collaborate with General Counsel regarding contractual, regulatory, compliance and other matters based on need.
  • Interact with outside legal counsel as needed in connection with specialized needs.
  • Participate in continuing legal education, as approved.
  • Special projects and other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications/Education:

Required:

  • Juris Doctor Degree (JD) from accredited law school.
  • At least one state bar admission and in good standing, State of Colorado (preferred).
  • Four to six years of HIPAA/health care related experience in law firm or inhouse setting (performing same or similar duties and responsibilities listed above).
  • High-level analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize responsibilities, multitask and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to function independently and as a part of a team.
  • Proactive, customer service attitude when dealing with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment with rapidly evolving priorities and workflows.
  • Able to work whenever needed to assist in time-sensitive matters.

Preferred:

Job Classification:

Sedentary- Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently. A sedentary job involves sitting most of the time.

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